PGA News Archive

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Notebook: Watney hooked on surfing, can't wait to catch his next wave
Nick Watney has no plans to leave Las Vegas for the North Shore, but one venture into some rather tiny waves was all it took for him to get hooked on surfing.
Freeman earns medalist honors at 2011 Champions Tour Qualifying Tournament
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 29, 2011) -- Jeff Freeman of Windermere, Fla., closed with a fourth consecutive 5-under-par 66 to claim medalist honors at the 2011 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament, Nov. 20, at the par-71 TPC Scottsdale's Champions Course.
Dates announced for 2014 Ryder Cup at historic Gleneagles
Nov. 29, 2011 -- The Ryder Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland, will be conducted Friday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. It will mark the second time in history that golf's premier team event will be hosted in Scotland.
Johnson has surgery to fix cartilage in right knee, out until January
Dustin Johnson has undergone surgery to repair cartilage in his right knee. He is expected to be out of competition until sometime in January.
McIlroy hopes to emulate Donald and excel on PGA and European tours
Rory McIlroy intends to spend more time playing in the United States next year, juggling his commitments with the European Tour as he seeks to make an impact on both sides of the Atlantic.
Ogilvy and Allenby exchange angry words over Presidents Cup showing
Robert Allenby and Geoff Ogilvy were involved in a heated row after the Australian PGA Championship on Sunday.
2014 Ryder Cup dates set, event to be played in late September in Scotland
Howling winds and torrential rains accompanied Tuesday's date announcement for the 2014 Ryder Cup, but organizers dismissed fears of another weather-disrupted event in Britain.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Duval goes where he's never been in quest to return to PGA Tour stardom
The text message from David Duval arrived just as the Americans began to seize control for good in the Presidents Cup. The last time it was held at Royal Melbourne, he was the top qualifier for the U.S. team.
A week's worth of tweets, November 21-27, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of November 27, 2011
What clubs did Greg Chalmers and Hennie Otto use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of November 27:
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Local favorite Otto wins South African Open with par on final hole
Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday. Home favorite Otto finished with an even-par 72 and a 14-under total of 274 for his second European Tour title.
Chalmers wins Australian PGA title in playoff for second straight triumph
Greg Chalmers claimed his second major tournament Down Under in two weeks by winning the Australian PGA Championship on Sunday, making par in a three-man playoff while his rivals found trouble off the tee.
Kuchar-Woodland team wins World Cup, ending 11-year drought for USA
Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland ended the United States’ 11-year drought in the Omega Mission Hills World Cup on Sunday by shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win by two strokes.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Notebook: Inaugural Thailand Golf Championship attracting big names
Charl Schwartzel and Sergio Garcia have added further star power to the Asian Tour’s inaugural Thailand Golf Championship next month.
Otto surges to lead as Els and Goosen stumble at South African Open
Home favorite Hennie Otto surged into a three-shot lead with a 7-under 65 at the third round of the South African Open on Saturday as Retief Goosen and Ernie Els both stumbled.
Ireland leads World Cup after Day 3, USA, Germany, S. Africa close
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will head into the final round of the Omega Mission Hills World Cup with a two-stroke lead after a convincing performance for Ireland in the fourballs on Saturday.
Kim passes Watson, takes 54-hole lead at Australian PGA Championship
K.T. Kim played steadily over the back nine while other challengers fell around him, shooting a bogey-free 5-under-par 67 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Bubba Watson into the final round of the Australian PGA Championship.
Friday, November 25, 2011
O'Hara clings to one-shot lead over Goosen at South African Open
Steven O’Hara held a one-shot lead over Retief Goosen and Merrick Bremner at the halfway mark of the South African Open on Friday.
Final-hole bogey drops Watson one shot behind Fraser at Australian PGA
Bubba Watson trails European Tour regular Marcus Fraser by two strokes after the second round of the Australian PGA Championship.
McIlroy-McDowell team gains share of lead at halfway point of World Cup
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell shot a 4-under 68 in the second round Friday to give Ireland a share of the lead with Australia at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup.