PGA News Archive

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Top Brands Return, Buyer Pre-Registration Increases and Paul Azinger Headlines at Next Week's PGA Fall Expo
Next week's PGA Fall Expo is expected to draw more influential buyers and business leaders to the industry's annual marketplace that has attracted the renewed participation of golf's top brands among some 200 vendors during Las Vegas "fashion week" at the Venetian Resort Casino Hotel, August 16-18.
Countdown to Whistling Straits: Meet the Top 20 PGA Professionals - Part 4
The 92nd PGA Championship field features 20 PGA Professionals who earned a berth through the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship, June 27-30, at French Lick (Ind.) Resort. PGA NEWS follows the path of the 20 to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., and today continues a four-part series that
PGA Community Relations Youth Clinic, Touching Multiple Charitable Organizations
Approximately 215 youth representing 35 Greater Milwaukee charitable organizations visited Whistling Straits Monday while getting expert golf instruction by a PGA Professional. What made this year's PGA Community Relations Youth Golf Clinic – hosted on the Irish Course – that more special is the
Golf Provides 38,000 Jobs in Wisconsin, $2.4 Billion in Total Economic Impact
While the sports world is focused upon Whistling Straits this week for the Season"s Final Major, The PGA of America announced the results of Wisconsin"s Golf Economy Report that underscores the significant impact the game has on the state of Wisconsin. While events such as the PGA Championship pr
A Snapshot For All Time: 20 PGA Club Professionals Gather for Historic Photo
Waking up at the crack of dawn Tuesday to take part in a group photo at Whistling Straits had more than a little significance for Bruce Smith of Frisco, Texas.
Record International Assault Set for 92nd PGA Championship
Six years ago, golf's premier players navigated their way around the Straits on Lake Michigan, and found that Whistling Straits was worthy of serving as a respected new player on the roster of major championship venues.
European Tour presses UK leaders on tax law that could hamper Ryder Cup
European Tour officials are in talks with the British government to change tax rules that potentially could deter leading golfers from playing in the Ryder Cup in October. "These tax rules are discouraging leading sportsmen and sportswomen from competition in Britain," Mitchell Platts, the tour's
Monday, August 09, 2010
Woods to talk to Pavin as U.S. Ryder Cup points race nears its end
Tiger Woods is scheduled to meet U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin at the PGA Championship this week with his golf game now appearing to resemble what has happened to his private life this past year -- a total shambles.
Woods to join Mickelson in returning to HSBC Champions in Shanghai
Tiger Woods will play in the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai in November. It will be Woods’ fourth visit to the Sheshan International Golf Club.
Senior Players Championship offers free admission to all fans this season
Admission will be free at this year’s Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship. The PGA Tour announced Monday that tickets are on the house for all spectators during the entire week at this year’s final major on the Champions Tour. The Senior Players Championship will be held Oct.
Rohanna sets scoring record on first day of Women's Amateur stroke play
A touch of luck and a ton of confidence from a 25-foot birdie putt to on the first hole were all Rachel Rohanna needed to beat the heat. Rohanna, an all-Big Ten player at Ohio State, set a U.S.
Sunday, August 08, 2010
A Lesson Learned: Stay true to your strategy
It was fortunate for Hunter Mahan that he made a bunch of key putts down the stretch at Firestone, because several times it looked to like he either didn't have a pre-set strategy to play the final holes, or if he did, he didn't stick with it.
Vegas comes from way back to win Nationwide's Wichita Open by a shot
Jhonattan Vegas had waited a full year to win the Nationwide Tour’s Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, a tournament he let slip away on the final day in 2009.
Montgomerie pondering Langer as a captain's pick for Ryder Cup team
European Captain Colin Montgomerie is considering handing a Ryder Cup wild card to Bernhard Langer, even though the German is now on the Champions Tour. The 53-year-old Langer played the last of his 10 Ryder Cups at The Belfry in 2002. In the last three weeks, however, he has won both the Seni
See ya later: Garcia to take two-month break after PGA Championship
Faced with choosing between the start of the FedExCup playoffs on the PGA Tour or the final Ryder Cup qualifying event on the European Tour, Sergio Garcia reached a surprising decision. He's not playing either. Garcia said Sunday he plans to take a two-month break after the PGA Championship ne
Frost rides final-round 61 to record- setting victory at 3M Championship
Midway through his final round, the only question was whether David Frost could set a 3M Championship scoring record. He did so with his final stroke. Frost made a 25-foot putt for eagle on the 18th hole to finish an 11-under 61 on Sunday and win the title in record-setting fashion. "The ho
Gustafson trimphs in AIB Ladies Irish Open at site of 2011 Solheim Cup
Sophie Gustafson shot a superb final-round 66 Sunday to win a thrilling AIB Ladies Irish Open by a single shot at Killeen Castle.
Mahan wins WGC-Bridgestone, nails down spot on U.S. Ryder Cup team
Hunter Mahan is doing things he never imagined possible, on and off the golf course. He thought it was "crazy talk" when friends told him he would know immediately when he fell in love, until he met former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Kandi Harris in December and proposed to her in June. How abo
Lunde rallies for first win, by one over Henry at Turning Stone Resort
Less than five years after Bill Lunde quit competitive golf, he earned a spot in next week's PGA Championship by winning the Turning Stone Resort Championship on Sunday. Lunde shot 6-under 66 and rallied for the come-from-behind victory with a 17-under 271 total on the 7,482-yard Atunyote Golf Cl
Woods finishes dismal week with 77, ends up in second-to-last place
Tiger Woods has never looked worse. As he has done so often on Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Woods doffed his cap as he walked up toward the 18th green to warm applause from fans who occupied every seat in the grandstand. Only there was no trophy waiting for him.