PGA News Archive

Monday, July 05, 2010
Six players get into British Open field, with two spots up for grabs on Sunday
England’s Justin Rose has earned a late exemption into the British Open after his victory at the AT&T National on Sunday.
Sunday, July 04, 2010
A Lesson Learned: Breaking out of a putting slump
It was another exciting week for golf, starting with our own Illinois' Mike Small winning his third PGA Professional National Championship, the ladies had an exciting four-person playoff and Justin Rose wins his second tournament (and probably should have been third) in the last six weeks.
Moore qualifies for British Open with big finish; Rose and Watson also in
Ryan Moore is off to St. Andrews.
AT&T National Notes: Points relives his first experience with Tigermania
D.A Points saw the fans stuffed four deep, all around the tee, all down the fairway and all around the green just to catch a glimpse of Tiger Woods. He knew Tigermania would become a phenomenon on the PGA Tour. This time, though, was at the U.S.
Rose sweats out one-shot victory at AT&T National for second of 2010
Clinging to a one-shot lead, Justin Rose stood over his tee shot on the 18th hole at the AT&T National when he heard fireworks in the distance.
Rose builds another big lead at AT&T National
Justin Rose asked himself some tough, honest questions last week after he blew a three-shot lead in the final round.
Choi loses lead, then tops three Kims to win Jamie Farr Classic in playoff
In each of her two previous LPGA Tour victories, Na Yeon Choi birdied the last hole to win. It took a little bit longer at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic, but she did it again. Choi made a 2-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat fellow South Koreans In-Kyung Kim and
Mize gets first senior win, by one over Cook at Montreal Championship
Larry Mize won the inaugural Montreal Championship for his first Champions Tour victory, closing with an 8-under 64 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over John Cook at Fontainebleau Golf Club. The 51-year-old Mize, the 1987 Masters champion, had an eagle, seven birdies and a bogey in the final r
Woods sets another personal mark at AT&T National, but not one he wants
Changing out of his golf shoes after another frustrating round at Aronimink, Tiger Woods couldn’t think of the last time he failed to finish a regular PGA Tour event without breaking par. "Maybe a Tour Championship?" he asked. Not quite.
Jimenez wins French Open in playoff on calamitous final day for contenders
Miguel Angel Jimenez became the oldest-ever winner of continental Europe's oldest golf title on Sunday -- but he did it the hard way after making a real mess of the final hole. The 46-year-old Spaniard captured the Alstom French Open at Le Golf National by beating compatriot Alejandro Canizares a
European Notebook: Leg pain sends Westwood back home to England
Lee Westwood flew home to England on Sunday to have immediate treatment and probably a scan on the right leg injury that bothered him all week at the Alstom French Open. The world No. 3, second favorite to Tiger Woods for the upcoming British Open at St.
Saturday, July 03, 2010
AT&T National Notebook: Allenby’s all over the place on a wild Saturday
Robert Allenby was all over the place on his way to a 1-over 71. The four pars and seven birdies could have kept him in serious contention Saturday at the AT&T National.
Woods getting more length with new Nike ball with harder cover, less spin
Tiger Woods has switched to a Nike golf ball that has a slightly harder cover and spins less than his previous model, which might explain why he has been hitting his tee shots farther than he has all year. Woods says his swing has something to do with it, too.
Rose builds another big lead at AT&T National, as Woods again languishes
Justin Rose asked himself some tough, honest questions last week after he blew a three-shot lead in the final round.
Hole-in-one keeps Choi one ahead at Jamie Farr as Kim charges to second
It doesn't sound as if Christina Kim intends to play it safe in the final round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic. "I'm out for blood -- but not necessarily anybody's blood -- other than the golf course's," she said Saturday after erasing all but one shot of a five-stroke deficit to leader
Cook leads Montreal Championship by one stroke after second straight 66
John Cook shot his second straight 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Russ Cochran in the inaugural Montreal Championship on Saturday. The 52-year-old Cook, a four-time winner on the Champions Tour after winning 11 times on the PGA Tour, eagled the par-5 seventh hole and had four birdies i
Canizares coughs up his French Open lead to Kaymer on final three holes
Spaniard Alejandro Canizares went into the water twice on the last three holes Saturday to toss away a three-stroke lead at the Alstom French Open. One of the most dramatic finishing stretches in European golf -- which could be the venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup -- claimed yet another victim and le
Friday, July 02, 2010
AT&T National Notebook: Pernice gets payback just in time to make the cut
Tom Pernice Jr. was right on the cut line of 3 over at the AT&T National.
Confident Choi boosts lead to two at halfway point of Jamie Farr Classic
Na Yeon Choi is looking forward to the weekend. So is Paula Creamer, but for an entirely different reason. Choi followed an opening 7-under 64 with a 67 on Friday in the second round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic to forge a two-stroke lead.
Rose right back in hunt, leads AT&T National while Woods struggles again
Justin Rose was happy to be leading the AT&T National, especially because it was only five days ago that he threw away a chance to win with a surprising meltdown in the final round. Tiger Woods?