PGA News Archive

Friday, June 10, 2011
Brown takes second-round lead at Nationwide Rex Hospital Open
Scott Brown figures he’s overdue. The 28-year-old from South Carolina began the Rex Hospital Open last year with a course record-tying 9-under 62. He was tied for sixth place after 54 holes but never got the chance to try and catch the leader because rain wiped out the final round.
Westwood among British sports stars honored on Queen's birthday list
Golf star Lee Westwood, horse trainer Henry Cecil and two cricketers from England's victorious Ashes team are among the sports figures honored by Queen Elizabeth II in her birthday list.
Karlsson, second in 2010, grabs three- shot lead at halfway in FedEx St. Jude
Robert Karlsson keeps playing better and better at TPC Southwind. The Swede could be on track for his first PGA Tour title if he keeps it up. Karlsson is focused only on his next round.
Kim maintains two-stroke State Farm Classic lead after four straight birdies
Mindy Kim maintained her two-stroke lead in the LPGA State Farm Classic, following her opening career-low 64 with a 5-under 67 on Friday to reach 13 under. Kim had seven birdies -- four in a row on Nos. 12-15 -- and two bogeys at Panther Creek Country Club.
Tway tames soft greens at Rock Barn, leads Hickory Classic after 63
Bob Tway was walking from the putting green to the first tee at Rock Barn on Friday morning when he saw Mike Goodes shot a 28 on the front nine.
Rock edges one ahead of Wood at halfway mark of BMW Italian Open
Robert Rock claimed sole leadership of the European Tour’s BMW Italian Open after Friday’s second round as he edged a shot clear of the chasing pack.
A Sense of Huber: My Father's Day Gift Tradition
It has always been the most difficult gift to buy. You can get your mother flowers and chocolate. You can get your wife jewelry. You can get your kids pet goats.
Thursday, June 09, 2011
Reifers, Peters and Richardson share lead at Nationwide Rex Hospital Open
Kyle Reifers of Wake Forest, Justin Peters and England’s Matthew Richardson all posted 6-under-par 65s Thursday and share the first-round lead at the Rex Hospital Open on the Nationwide Tour.
Kim leads LPGA State Farm Classic by two after shooting career-low 64
Mindy Kim shot a career-low 64 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round lead of the LPGA State Farm Classic on Thursday.
Mathis ties career-best score, grabs first-round lead at St. Jude Classic
David Mathis is leading a PGA Tour event for the first time, and pressure is not one of his concerns. His focus is on three more days of golf.
Funk's game and spirit rejuvenated after qualifying for U.S. Open
Fred Funk hasn’t been happy with his golf game over the last seven months, and even considered dropping off the pro tour until he straightened things out.
Playing in same pairing, Rock and Wood share BMW Italian Open lead
Englishmen Robert Rock and Chris Wood, playing in the same group, lead the way at the BMW Italian Open after 8-under-par opening rounds on Thursday, giving them both hope of a first European Tour title.
Local Knowledge: 2011 FedEx St. Jude Classic
Making final preparations for the U.S. Open, the PGA Tour pays a visit to Memphis this week for the St. Jude FedEx Classic. In the past, tournaments held the week prior to a major were low on star-power.
Kerr eager to defend her State Farm Classic title after two near-misses
Defending champion Christie Kerr, reigning Player of the Year Yani Tseng and last week's winner Brittany Lincicome headline a loaded field at what is shaping up to be the final LPGA State Farm Classic.
Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Westwood happily back to defend his FedEx Classic title, prep for Open
Lee Westwood enjoys defending titles. So with the FedEx St. Jude Classic scheduled just before the U.S. Open, returning to the TPC Southwind course was a pretty easy decision.
Wadkins and Johnson highlight first edition of Ryder Cup Junior Academy
Twenty-seven students from as far away as Hawaii received a special treat Wednesday morning during the inaugural Ryder Cup Junior Academy at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance.
Harrington hopes to stop slide down rankings with solid play at St. Jude
Tiger Woods isn’t the only top golfer who has been battling a knee issue lately. But while Woods is out of next week's U.S. Open, Padraig Harrington feels ready to return to action at the FedEx St. Jude Classic this week -- and no doubt he will be hoping history repeats itself.
Golf needs Woods, says McDowell as he prepares for U.S. Open defense
Defending U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell calls Tiger Woods’ decision to sit out Congressional and continue to heal as "a massive blow" to the game.
Manassero back at Italian Open, where amazing first year as pro began
Teenager Matteo Manassero returns this week to the course where he struck his first shot as a professional, still pinching himself about how much he has achieved in the 13 months since.
A Quick Nine: Georgia's Best Courses
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