PGA News Archive

Thursday, December 09, 2010
Bensel captures PGA Tournament Series' second event by three shots
 
Hall of Wales leads by one at Dubai Ladies Masters, Wie's back hurting
Lydia Hall of Wales, looking for her first top-five finish on the Ladies European Tour, shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to take a one-shot lead over Anna Nordqvist of Sweden in the second round of the Dubai Ladies Masters.
Gates shares lead with Buckle after run-in with kangaroo in Aussie PGA
American Bobby Gates overcame an Australian wildlife experience to shoot an 8-under-par 64 and a share of the first-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
As new season begins, European golf can bask in perhaps its best year ever
What a season for European golf -- the best ever in most people's view. Winning the Ryder Cup back would have been enough, really, especially given the nail-biting drama at Celtic Manor.
Titleist and FootJoy could be spun off or sold as parent company breaks up
Fortune Brands plans to sell or spin off the Acushnet Co., the parent company of the Titleist and FootJoy brands, company officials announced on Wednesday.
Oosthuizen looks to gain momentum as 2011 schedule kicks off in Africa
Louis Oosthuizen is hoping to use this week's Alfred Dunhill Championship to continue building momentum after a recent ankle injury.
Late triple puts Wie four behind Pace after Day 1 at Dubai Ladies Masters
England’s Florentyna Parker shot a 5-under 67 to take a one-shot lead in the opening round of the Dubai Ladies Masters, while a late triple bogey dropped Michelle Wie down the leaderboard on Wednesday.
A Quick Nine: What golf gift would you give?
Based on last week's, 'A Quick Nine,' feature, we know what it is that you want to receive this holiday season on the golf front. Hopefully, your loved ones and Santa took notice as well.
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
USA vs. Europe rivalry didn't end at Ryder Cup, going strong into winter
Europe was 1 up when three of its top players decided not join the PGA Tour next year. America went all square by voting one of its own as rookie of the year over a European who had a superior season. Never mind that the Ryder Cup ended two months ago.
McDowell and Kaymer voted as co- winners of European Golfer of Year
Graeme McDowell and Martin Kaymer have been voted as co-winners of the 2010 European Tour Golfer of the Year award -- the first time the prize has been shared in its 26-year history.
Davies and Pace to decide European money title at Dubai Ladies Masters
Even at 47, England’s Laura Davies remains a force to be reckoned with in women’s golf.
Jammed schedule at end of next year poses problems for several big events
Graeme McDowell would love nothing more than to defend his title in the Chevron World Challenge, especially because of all it has done for him the last few years. It might be too much to ask him to return -- along with a lot of other European Tour members.
European Tour's Desert Swing draws Americans away from PGA Tour
The strongest part of the European Tour schedule is early in the year when it makes its “desert swing” through Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain and Dubai. Next year, it figures to get even stronger by adding some of the best Americans.
McIlroy discusses future in America in peculiar conversation with Finchem
Rory McIlroy was surprised to learn that despite fulfilling his PGA Tour obligations this year, by not taking up membership in 2011 he will only be able to play 10 tournaments. The Players Championship would not count toward that number if he chooses to play.
Forty-five individuals form the latest class to graduate in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program
 
Eleven PGA Professionals enhance skills with certifications from the PGA Certified Professional Program
With the latest rounds of the PGA Proficiency Test completed at the end of October, 11 PGA Professionals received 13 certifications from The PGA of America’s Certified Professional Program.
Nicklaus/PGA of America teaching grants awarded to five chapters of The First Tee
 
2012 PGA Championship Saturday tickets already sold out
The 2012 PGA Championship today announced a historic first: all daily grounds tickets for Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, have been sold approximately 20 months prior to the event.
Dramatic finishes, PGA Professionals highlight 2010 PGA Year in Review
A wave of emotional performances among veterans and young stars from around the globe, national award winners of impact and the election of a new president form the script for The PGA of America’s 2010 Year in Review.
Skinner opens 2010 PGA Tournament Series with playoff victory
Sonny Skinner of Sylvester, Ga., made a two-putt par on the first playoff hole Tuesday (Nov. 30) to win the opening event of the 34th annual PGA Tournament Series.