PGA News Archive

Tuesday, December 07, 2010
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.
Daly perplexed by recent bad bounces as he prepares for Australian PGA
The rain finally stopped falling at Coolum on Tuesday, but even the rare rays of subtropical sunshine couldn't change John Daly's disposition.
Monday, December 06, 2010
Mayfair leads 29 players earning PGA Tour cards for 2011 at Q-School
Veteran Billy Mayfair, a five-time PGA Tour winner, birdied his next-to-last hole on Monday to break a three-way tie at the top of the leaderboard and claim medalist honors as the six-day, 108-hole PGA Tour Q-School finals came to an end.
A week's worth of tweets, Nov. 29-Dec. 5
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment. Here is a round-up of some of the most interesting golf equipment-related Twitter entries from the week of Nov. 29-Dec.
Langer named Player of Year with two major wins, Couples voted top rookie
Bernhard Langer has been voted player of the year on the Champions Tour for winning five times, including back-to-back majors against the 50-and-older set. Langer became the first Champions Tour member to win player of the year and lead the money list for three straight years.
Hart's return to action after 18-month layoff ends after only three rounds
Dudley Hart's return to tournament golf after an 18-month layoff due to spinal fusion surgery lasted just three rounds.
Sunday, December 05, 2010
Fowler was correct choice for rookie of the year, says supportive McIlroy
Rory McIlroy wasn't the least bit bothered by getting snubbed as the PGA Tour rookie of the year because the 21-year-old from Northern Ireland never considered himself a rookie.
McDowell upstages Woods in sudden death to win Chevron Challenge
U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell capped off his greatest year with two clutch putts that gave him the greatest comeback ever against Tiger Woods.
Mayfair ties Martin for lead after five rounds at Q-School, one more to go
PGA Tour veteran Billy Mayfair and 2009 U.S.
Hjorth wins LPGA Tour finale, while Tseng clinches Player of Year honors
So much for a frantic finish at the LPGA Tour Championship. Only one person moved up the ranks this week to take home a trophy. That was just fine for Maria Hjorth.
Fujita fends off Taniguchi to capture season-ending Nippon Series JT Cup
Hiroyuki Fujita held off a final-day charge on Sunday from Toru Taniguchi to win the Nippon Series JT Cup. The $1.5 million event marks the conclusion of the official 2010 Japan Golf Tour season.