PGA News Archive

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Transcript from announcement of Quail Hollow as host of 2017 PGA Championship
JOHNNY HARRIS: Good morning. This is an exciting day for all of us here in North Carolina. I'm Johnny Harris and I would like to welcome everyone to Quail Hollow Club and thank you very much for taking the time out of your day.
Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte to host 2017 PGA Championship
CHARLOTTE, N.C.
PGA Tour does about-face on pro-am policy, changes 'Furyk rule' penalty
Retief Goosen knows what a lousy feeling it is to oversleep and miss a pro-am time on the PGA Tour. The reigning U.S. Open champion recalls hustling to Riviera, arriving when his group was on the first green. Because of a then-new tour regulation, Goosen was ineligible for the 2005 Nissan Open.
Monday, August 30, 2010
Begay's popularity among players is big reason his charity event succeeds
Notah Begay III always thought he would make a name for himself on the golf course. He has, but not necessarily in the way he first envisioned.
Montgomerie deserves respect for his team-first captain's picks, says Malley
There are those who wondered how Colin Montgomerie could leave the ninth-best player in the world in Paul Casey out of his Ryder Cup team. And others who believed Justin Rose should be at Celtic Manor teeing off on Oct.
All his Ryder rookies will play before the Sunday singles, says Monty
Europe's six Ryder Cup rookies can all expect to play at least one match before the singles at Celtic Manor. Half of Captain Colin Montgomerie's side has never played in the Ryder Cup before, and that is the rookies Europe has paraded since there were seven in Boston in 1999. On that occasion,
With captain's picks made, it's time to rally around the team, says Poulter
Ian Poulter feels "gutted" for Justin Rose and Paul Casey, but wants the focus now to be on those who will be at the Ryder Cup rather than those who will not. Rose and Casey were the two members of the 'FedEx Four' whose decisions not to return to Europe for the final qualifying event last week p
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Unstoppable Langer pulls away to three-shot triumph at Boeing Classic
Bernhard Langer might want to start campaigning for more Champions Tour events in the Pacific Northwest. Langer pulled off a Seattle sweep with a final-round 69 as he pulled away from Nick Price down the stretch to win the Boeing Classic on Sunday.
A Lesson Learned: The most important shot of a tournament? The next one you're going to hit.
There will be a great deal of attention focused on Martin Laird’s three putt on the 72nd hole, especially that lag putt that ran 7 feet past the hole, or the second putt that never touched the cup.
Knoxville native Kirk wins by two in Knoxville's Nationwide Tour stop
It was tongue-in-cheek, but Tahnee Kirk was semi-serious about how she wanted to celebrate her first wedding anniversary. If she was going to watch husband Chris play the final round of the Knoxville News Sentinel Open, he’d better figure out a way to win the tournament.
Oklahoma State's Uihlein tops Chung of Stanford in U.S. Amateur finale
The top-ranked amateur in the world now has a title worthy of his lofty ranking. Oklahoma State's Peter Uihlein also has quite the 21st birthday celebration awaiting. Uihlein won the 110th U.S.
Ryder Cup player Kuchar tops Laird on first playoff hole to win Barclays
Matt Kuchar's fortunes took quite a turn Sunday, and so did his golf ball.
Wie wins Canadian Women's Open for second victory of her LPGA career
Michelle Wie closed with a 2-under 70 Sunday for a three-shot win at the CN Canadian Women's Open, her second career victory on the LPGA Tour. Wie, who was 12 under for the tournament, earned the winner's check of $337,500 in the $2.25-million event at the St.
Casey and Rose left out of Ryder Cup team as Monty makes tough choices
Paul Casey had not checked his cell phone after his final round at The Barclays to see if he had made the Ryder Cup team for Europe. He didn't have to.
Harrington, Donald and Molinari are in as wild cards on European team
Colin Montgomerie selected Luke Donald, Padraig Harrington and Edoardo Molinari, Aug.
E. Molinari wins Johnnie Walker, Hanson and Jimenez earn Ryder spots
Edoardo Molinari won a dramatic Johnnie Walker Championship with three closing birdies at Gleneagles Sunday -- and then waited to see if it had earned him a Ryder Cup wild card. The 29-year-old Italian, whose brother Francesco is already on the team, was two behind Australian Brett Rumford with t
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Langer zips past Price with 63, takes one-shot lead at Boeing Classic
Bernhard Langer fired a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Nick Price after the second round of the Champions Tour's Boeing Classic on Saturday. Price struggled to make birdies on the back nine, allowing Langer to overtake the opening-round leader.
Wie tied with Shin for 54-hole lead at rainy CN Canadian Women's Open
Overnight leader Michelle Wie shot an even-par 72 to share the lead with South Korea's Jiyai Shin after Saturday's third round of the CN Canadian Women's Open. Both players suffered plenty of mosquito bites after a rainy round that saw them finish tied at 10 under for the tournament at St.
Hometown hero Kirk takes over top spot at Nationwide’s Knoxville stop
Knoxville native Chris Kirk matched the course record Saturday and moved into sole possession of the lead after 54 holes of the Nationwide Tour’s Knoxville News Sentinel Open. Kirk posted a 9-under 63 and stands at 15-under 201 following three rounds at the Fox Den Country Club.
Chung takes out defending champion, will face Uihlein in U.S. Amateur final
First David Chung ousted the NCAA individual champion. Then he sent the defending U.S. Amateur champion packing. Next on Chung's agenda: 36 holes with the top amateur player in the world.