PGA News Archive

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
A Quick Nine: Hawaii's best golf courses
The 2016-17 PGA Tour season resumed this week with the SBS Tournament of Champions in Maui, Hawaii. To those who know golf in Hawaii, our, 'A Quick Nine,' feature this week is centered around the question: What's your favorite course to play in our 50th state?
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Former Champions Tucker, Logue capture 2010 PGA Quarter Century Championship
Two former winners, Jerry Tucker of nearby Stuart, Fla., and Jim Logue of Canton, Ohio, rose to the top last week to again capture the 57th annual PGA Quarter Century Championship presented by Premier Golf and United Rentals at PGA Golf Club.
Estes to offer rare teaching opportunity at 12th PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit
Els plans to trim European schedule, will play more in Asia and America
Ernie Els has reached a point in his career where he will not be traveling as far, and making decisions based as much on his business ventures as the golf itself. One of the first tournaments to go is the Scottish Open, which he has won twice and played the last nine years.
Even in defeat, Garrigus has plenty of reasons to be upbeat about his life
The day after missing a 3-foot putt to lose in a playoff, Robert Garrigus couldn’t eat.
McDowell pleased with his new clubs and third-place showing in Hawaii
Graeme McDowell was delighted with his display at the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, despite agonizingly missing out on a playoff.
Mickelson's caddie Mackay serves as "camera caddie" at BCS title game
Jim “Bones” Mackay is best known to sports fans as the caddie who has been at Phil Mickelson’s side as he won four majors and became one of the biggest names in golf.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of Jan. 9, 2011
What equipment did Jonathan Byrd and Louis Oosthuizen use to achieve victory in the first week of the 2011 season? We check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending Jan.
Millar, Barnes and Kulacz earn spots in British Open at Australian qualifier
Australians Matt Millar, Kurt Barnes and Rick Kulacz have earned their places in the 2011 British Open at Royal St. George's in July after they finished in the top three spots in the Australasian edition of International Final Qualifying at Kingston Heath Golf Club on Tuesday.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Hyundai win has Byrd eager to step up into company of PGA Tour's elite
Only the PGA Tour winners from the previous year are invited to Kapalua to begin the season at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. That wasn’t enough for Jonathan Byrd.
A week's worth of tweets, Jan. 3-9, 2011
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game. Here is a round-up of some of the most interesting golf-related Twitter entries from the week of Jan.
Sunday, January 09, 2011
Byrd wins PGA Tour season-opener after two missed putts by Garrigus
Jonathan Byrd had a silver trophy at his side and a lei draped around his neck, a winner Sunday in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, even if the playoff didn't end the way anyone imagined. "Pretty overwhelmed," he said.
A Lesson Learned: Hitting a driver off the deck
Congratulations to Jonathan Byrd on opening the 2011 PGA Tour season with a great playoff win.
Called-in report of Villegas' violation prompts spirited debate over rules
Dave Andrews says he is not a snitch. He’s not an expert on the rules of golf, either.
Oosthuizen claims Africa Open title on first hole of three-man playoff
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen won a three-man playoff for the Africa Open on Sunday as rising English star Chris Wood narrowly missed out on his first professional victory.
Europe retains Royal Trophy after dominating Asia in closing singles
Europe dominated Sunday’s singles matches to produce an unlikely comeback over Asia and defend its Royal Trophy title with a 9-7 victory at the Black Mountain Golf Club.
Saturday, January 08, 2011
Stricker among trio of Americans on top after three rounds at Kapalua
One shot to start his round, and Robert Garrigus was reeling. One shot at the end had him celebrating.
Oosthuizen shares Day 3 Africa Open lead, even after bogey on final hole
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen bogeyed his last hole Saturday to fall into a tie for the lead of Africa Open with Markus Brier of Austria heading into the final round.
Clean sweep on Saturday gives Asia commanding 6-2 Royal Trophy lead
Asia swept all four points in the fourballs on Saturday to build a 6-2 lead over Europe in the three-day Royal Trophy match-play tournament.
Friday, January 07, 2011
LPGA Tour's Lincicome enters men's mini-tour events to keep game sharp
Brittany Lincicome will play in a men’s tournament next week as part of her preparations for the LPGA Tour season.