PGA News Archive

Friday, August 27, 2010
Ryder Cup will open with fourballs, as Montgomerie follows proven tactic
Colin Montgomerie has finally revealed one of his Ryder Cup decisions -- not who will be handed a wild card, but how the match will start. And following the lead of Seve Ballesteros, who considered it one of the masterstrokes of his 1997 success when he changed the format at Valderrama, Montgomer
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Wie has hole-in-one on way to three- shot Canadian Women's Open lead
Michelle Wie had the second hole-in-one of her professional career Thursday on the way to a 7-under 65 and a three-shot lead after the first round of the CN Canadian Women’s Open. “It was the first time I had actually seen it go in a tournament,” the 20-year-old Hawaii native said of her ace on t
Daly in group one shot behind rookie Miller in Nationwide Knoxville stop
Zack Miller took the conservative path Thursday and fired a bogey-free, 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after the initial round of the Nationwide Tour’s Knoxville News Sentinel Open.
2009 champion An into U.S. Amateur quarters, as is NCAA champ Langley
After three rounds of match play, defending U.S. Amateur champ Byeong-Hun An has yet to play either the 17th or 18th holes at Chambers Bay.
Barclays Notebook: Woods unsure on embarking on another swing change
Tiger Woods spent two days with instructor Sean Foley in Florida before coming to the Barclays, this after the Canadian-born coach worked with him during the PGA Championship. Still to be decided is whether Woods wants to revamp his swing. From past experience, Woods knows that takes time.
After Senior Open near-miss, Couples back in northwest for Boeing Classic
Fred Couples was oh-so-close to winning a major championship in his own backyard. The Seattle native was tied for a share of the lead with Germany's Bernhard Langer after three rounds of the U.S. Senior Open at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash., just a month ago.
Heritage Classic to be held same week as nearby Legends of Golf next spring
There will be no shortage of golf along the Georgia-South Carolina coast next April, at lest for one week.
Dyson starts strong at Johnnie Walker in bid to make European Ryder team
Simon Dyson refused to let two late bogeys dampen his spirit at the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship on Thursday. On a day that saw an injury end Ross McGowan's Ryder Cup dream and Italian Francesco Molinari clinch his debut as a result, Dyson continued his 11th-hour charge to make the
Molinari secures a Ryder Cup spot as injury forces McGowan to quit
Francesco Molinari of Italy has been guaranteed a place on Europe's Ryder Cup team following Ross McGowan's withdrawal from the Johnnie Walker Championship because of an injury during Thursday’s first round.
Britain-Ireland trying to win its sixth straight St. Andrews Trophy in Italy
Europe’s finest amateur golfers are set to contest the 2010 edition of the St. Andrews Trophy, the biennial match set for Castelconturbia, near Milan, on Friday and Saturday.
Needing good result to stay alive, Woods plays his best round of 2010
In his first tournament since his divorce, Tiger Woods finally looked like the No.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Greg Norman's Plans for New Golf Academy creates stir in Myrtle Beach
Long known for his larger than life persona, Greg Norman has increased his scope of business success and has entered the arena of golf academies.
A Lesson Learned: Lessons from the PGA Championship
Instruction: Getting the Finger In Kohler...... Among the tremendous occurrences during the week of the PGA Championship, one still stands out amongst the groups of Instructors (from the PGA Center for Learning and Performance) who made the journey to spend hours and hours of time with thousands o
Reigning NCAA champ Langley ousts Jackson in U.S. Amateur stroke play
Amory Davis needed a missed 4-footer and then a birdie on the second playoff hole just to reach the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur. Then nearly seven hours after he first arrived at Chambers Bay on Wednesday, Davis knocked out the top seed in match play.
At Canadian Women's Open, Kane welcomes evolution of women's golf
LPGA Tour veteran Lorie Kane of Canada sees a lot of change in the evolution of her sport. Gone are the days when Americans and Europeans dominated the Tour.
PGA Tour playoffs begin at Barclays, offering high-dollar hope for many
Ernie Els has been atop the FedExCup standings for the last five months, ever since he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his second PGA Tour win of the year.
Woods calls divorce 'sad time' in life; Elin says she 'went through hell'
For the first time all summer, Tiger Woods showed up at a PGA Tour event knowing that his day would not include phone calls from a lawyer or divorce documents to approve. He is only married to his golf now. "This is my job," Woods said Wednesday.
Monty knows who his captain's picks will be, at least until things change
Picking the best wild cards to try to win back the Ryder Cup will be the only thing on Colin Montgomerie's mind this weekend -- not where certain stars are playing. With Paul Casey, Padraig Harrington and Luke Donald sticking to their guns -- they are in America for the start of the PGA Tour’s Fe
PGA Tour Notebook: One simple way for Woods to retain his No. 1 ranking
Tiger Woods is at No. 1 in the world for the 272nd consecutive week. For the eighth time this year, that could change depending on Phil Mickelson. In fact, Mickelson has never been so close to the top. Woods has an average rating of 9.40 over the last two years, while Mickelson is at 9.14.
Bunker issue just latest in long line of bad breaks that Johnson has had
Dustin Johnson has become a quick study at coping with major disappointment. He had a three-shot lead going into the final round of the U.S.