PGA News Archive

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
PGA Museum of Golf Speaker Series to feature 100-year-old Errie Ball
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Errie Ball, 100, the only surviving player from the inaugural Masters in 1934, will be the next featured speaker in the PGA Museum of Golf Speaker Series, on Wed., April 6, at 5:30 p.m.
Play Golf America University continues to host check presentations
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- St. Patrick's Day was a lucky day for Grambling State University in Louisiana as they were presented with a $25,000 check on behalf of 2010 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin.
Sixteen major champions among early entries to 72nd Senior PGA Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Defending Champion Tom Lehman leads a group of 16 major champions who own a combined 31 titles among the early entries for the 72nd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, May 24-29, at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
PGA, LPGA Professionals offer free golf club fittings in April
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- More and more golfers are recognizing that properly fit clubs are the key to improving their golf game, and, ultimately, having more fun on the course.
Asian Tour names ex-European Tour chief Schofield to board of directors
Former European Tour Executive Director Ken Schofield has been appointed to the board of the Asian Tour. Asian Tour Executive Chairman Kyi Hla Han said Tuesday that Schofield would bring expertise on how to strengthen a tour that is drawn from a broad range of countries.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of March 20, 2011
What clubs did Gary Woodland and last week’s other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek inside their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending March 20.
Sorenstam gives birth to baby boy several weeks early, both okay
Annika Sorenstam says she has given birth to a boy a little earlier than expected.
Oosthuizen to miss Andalucia Open title defense as viral infection returns
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has had to pull out of his Andalucian Open title defense this week.
Accenture Match Play stays in Tucson one more year, undecided after that
The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is returning to Dove Mountain in 2012 for the sixth straight year. The PGA Tour said Monday that the World Golf Championship event again will be played at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, where Luke Donald won last month over Martin Kaymer.
Monday, March 21, 2011
PGA Tour ponders several changes to tournaments at end of regular season
The PGA Tour is considering a change to the end of its season in which players who don’t make the FedExCup playoffs would compete for their cards in a series of tournaments against top Nationwide Tour players.
A week's worth of tweets, March 14-20, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Jacquelin closes out one-shot victory at Sicilian Open in Monday finish
France’s Raphael Jacquelin ended a four-year wait for his third European Tour title by winning the weather-delayed Sicilian Open on Monday.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
A Lesson Learned: Better golf by the numbers
This week, "A Lesson Learned" focuses on how Gary Woodland made a series of small changes that created great progress and led to his first PGA victory.
Webb wins Founders Cup crown with rally to edge Lincicome and Creamer
Karrie Webb rallied to win the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup for her second straight victory, shooting a 6-under 66 on Sunday to beat Brittany Lincicome and Paula Creamer by a stroke. Webb won when Lincicome bogeyed the final hole, missing a 10-foot par putt.
Woodland comes up clutch to earn first win at Transitions Championship
Gary Woodland, a pure athlete who only started serious golf competition eight years ago, figured out quickly that hitting the ball from here to the moon was not going to help him win tournaments.
European Tour implements policy on players and caddies betting on events
The European Tour has a new policy in its regulations this year that forbids a player or a caddie to place a bet on any golf tournament in which they are participating. That’s the letter of the law. But it’s not the intent.
PGA Tour Notebook: Ogilvy likes feel of his grips, made from kangaroo
Geoff Ogilvy was curious about a new style of grips that he made the switch to when he was home in Australia late last year. What’s so unusual about the leather grips from The Grip Masters?
Sicilian Open to finish on Monday as spring storm interrupts fourth round
Raphael Jacquelin extended his lead at the European Tour’s inaugural Sicilian Open to two strokes Sunday afternoon, but a weather delay meant he wouldn’t have the chance to seal the title until Monday.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Stanford stretches her lead to three on Day 2 of LPGA Founders Cup
Angela Stanford plays for keeps no matter the stakes.
Rose leads Transitions Championship by one over Simpson and de Jonge
Justin Rose knew he was playing better than his score through the first 27 holes of the Transitions Championship. It wasn't long before he was proven correct.