PGA News Archive

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
University of Miami takes 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge
Adams adds Idea Super DHy driving hybrid
Given the vast array of drivers, fairway clubs, hybrids and irons in the Adams Golf arsenal, it might seem like there's no room for anything else. Ah, but there is. Adams has unveiled the Idea Super DHy – a driving hybrid for low- to mid-handicap players.
PGA Professionals open their doors for Welcome to Golf Month in May
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – May has been designated "Welcome to Golf Month" and PGA Professionals across the country are helping make golf more fun and accessible for golfers of all abilities, as well as celebrating how easy it is to enjoy the game.
PGA of America special, "Beyond the Green," set to air Sunday on CBS
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – "Beyond the Green," a look at how golf and PGA Professionals have nurtured future leaders and transformed lives, will be presented in a series of documentary-style profiles by CBS Sports, Sunday, May 5, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
PGA Tour issues statement regarding Vijay Singh deer antler spray case
Editor's Note: Here is the statement released by the PGA Tour regarding Vijay Singh on April 30:
PGA Tour drops doping case against Vijay Singh
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The PGA Tour dropped its doping case against Vijay Singh on Tuesday based on new information from the World Anti-Doping Agency, which said using deer antler spray is no longer prohibited because it contains such small amounts of a growth hormone fa
Mercedes-Benz replaces ExxonMobil as one of three main Masters sponsors
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its corporate involvement at the Masters by becoming one of three global sponsors, allowing the Germany-based automaker to air television ads during the limited commercial space in domestic telecasts. 
A Quick Nine: College football coach you'd most like to play golf with
Some of our staff were able to check out some of college football's top coaches in the Chick-fil-A Bowl Coaches Challenge at Reynolds Plantation on Monday in Greensboro, Ga.
Simpson hopes experience at Merion will help him defend U.S. Open title
ARDMORE, Pa. -- Webb Simpson has already played for an amateur championship at Merion. He's ready to win a major there on his next visit.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Ping Nome TR putter features True Roll grooves
In the spring of 2012, Ping Golf rolled out its Nome putter – a mallet-style high-MOI flatstick designed to be easy to aim and stable throughout the stroke.
Three die in golf team van collision
A high school golfer from Michigan and his coach died Monday when the minivan they were riding in collided with another van on a rural road near Traverse City, Mich.
British Open at Muirfield to have fewer exemptions, lengthened layout
MUIRFIELD, Scotland – British Open organizers have reduced the number of exemptions into this year's event at Muirfield after almost having too many players last year at Royal Lytham.
A week's worth of golf equipment tweets, April 22-28, 2013
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Merion to keep wicker basket pins in place for 2013 U.S. Open
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 28, 2013
What equipment did Billy Horschel and last week's other winners 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 April 28:
Sunday, April 28, 2013
A Lesson Learned: Timing is everything
Wilcox wins South Georgia Classic by four shots over three runners-up
VALDOSTA, Ga. -- Will Wilcox fired a 1-over-par 73 Sunday and cruised to a four-stroke win at the South Georgia Classic, his first career title on the Tour.
Horschel wins Zurich Classic by one shot over Points, Guan finishes 71st
AVONDALE, La. -- Billy Horschel shot an 8-under 64 in the final round of the Zurich Classic, maintaining his composure through a pair of weather delays for his first-career PGA Tour victory on Sunday. 
Park wins North Texas Shootout, edging Ciganda for third season title
IRVING, Texas -- Inbee Park was already preparing to congratulate Carlota Ciganda for winning the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout. 
Sluman-Faxon team wins Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf by one shot
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- After teaming with Craig Stadler for two runner-up finishes in three tries at the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf, Jeff Sluman decided it was time for a change.