PGA News Archive

Saturday, July 31, 2010
California rookies share 54-hole lead at Nationwide's Cox Classic in Omaha
It took most of the day to untangle the mess on the leaderboard, but when the dust finally settled on the third round of the Nationwide Tour’s Cox Classic, two players were tied for first and the rest of the field had moved within shouting distance, if not closer.
Couples and Langer share U.S. Senior Open lead, only two players under par
Fred Couples shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the U.S. Senior Open lead, feeding off a raucous hometown crowd hoping the native son can win his first U.S.
Overton keeps his lead at Greenbrier Classic, where Holmes shoots a 60
Jeff Overton saw J.B. Holmes and D.A.
Tseng leads Women's British Open by four after her third straight 68
Yani Tseng shot her third straight 4-under 68 on Saturday, and will take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open. The 21-year-old star from Taiwan took advantage of the short, 472-yard, par-5 final hole by hitting an 8-iron to within 20 feet with her second shot.
Fisher's lead down to one stroke over Wood and Molinari in Irish Open
Ross Fisher had mixed feelings after seeing his lead trimmed to a solitary stroke as his third round at the 3 Irish Open tailed off aftr a flying start. The Englishman held a three-shot overnight lead over Francesco Molinari after a stunning second round of 61, and he continued his momentum after
Friday, July 30, 2010
Notebook: How is Donald different from others at top of world ranking?
All of the top 10 players in the world ranking have multiple victories over the last two years -- except Luke Donald. So what is the Englishman doing at No.
Langer takes U.S. Senior Open lead in quest for second straight major title
Bernhard Langer overcame a shaky front nine Friday with an eagle and birdie on the inward half to take the lead at 3 under in the second round of the U.S.
Thompson, Chappell share halfway lead in Nationwide Cox Classic
Kyle Thompson and Kevin Chappell share the halfway lead at the Nationwide Tour’s Cox Classic, an annual birdie fest that traditionally produces some of the lowest scores of the year.
Overton overwhelms Old White, leads Weekley by four at Greenbrier
Jeff Overton shot an 8-under 62 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead midway through the inaugural Greenbrier Classic. Overton, winless in five years on the PGA Tour, shot the low round of the tournament, using wedges on all but one approach shot during a bogey-free round on the Old White Course.
Fisher reels in a 61 to lead Irish Open over Molinari by three at halfway
England's Ross Fisher erupted into life again with a 61 in Friday’s second round of the Irish Open -- and he needed nobody to tell him it could have been an historic 59. One of Europe's great talents has been somewhat dormant since winning the Volvo World Match Play in Spain last November.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Vaughan steals first-round show from Couples and Watson at Senior Open
The fans following Fred Couples and Tom Watson early Thursday morning were sometimes six- and seven-deep, wedging themselves between tree trunks and ducking under limbs. Very quietly, and without much attention, Bruce Vaughan was the player taking early control of the U.S.
Bowditch and Thompson tied for first at Nationwide Cox Classic in Omaha
Steven Bowditch hadn’t been in the interview room after a round to talk with the media in quite a while. Kyle Thompson has been in plenty of interview rooms over the years but had no idea where it was located at the Cox Classic despite playing in the tournament six times.
Compton and Every shoot 63s to grab lead in inaugural Greenbrier Classic
Erik Compton is a walking billboard for organ donation and sheer determination.
Tseng and Hull both eagle final hole to share lead at Women's British Open
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng and Australian Katherine Hull posted 5-under 68s Thursday to lead by a stroke after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale. Tseng, twice a major winner in this year’s Kraft Nabisco Championship and the 2008 LPGA Championship, staked her claim to a
Howell leads Clarke and McIlroy on a surprising opening day at Irish Open
Former Ryder Cup star David Howell's determination not to let his career sink without trace finally paid rich dividends on Thursday.
Couples back in Seattle for US Senior Open as favorite and hometown hero
Fred Couples arrived at the U.S.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Teen shoots 14-under 57 in Alabama Boys State Junior Championship
Bobby Wyatt shot a 57 at the Alabama Boys State Junior Championship. The University of Alabama-bound teen, who turns 18 this weekend, had 12 birdies, an eagle and five pars Wednesday on the par-71, 6,628-yard course at the Country Club of Mobile.
Furyk looks to take FedExCup points lead with win at Greenbrier Classic
Carl Pettersson felt as if someone had turned back the clock when he arrived at West Virginia’s historic Greenbrier resort this week. There’s the white facade of the regal hotel, quaint cottages, horses towing carriages along tree-lined streets, and the Sam Snead’s personal playground: the 96-yea
Defending champion Woods confirms entry into Bridgestone Invitational
Tiger Woods has entered the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational next week at Firestone, where he is the defending champion and a seven-time winner. Woods won last year by rallying to beat Padraig Harrington, becoming the first player to win a PGA Tour event seven times on the same course.
Turner Sports, PGA to Offer 3D Coverage of PGA Championship
When the best golfers in the world head to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc., in August for the year’s final major championship – the 92nd PGA Championship – fans will be able to experience the game like never before.