PGA News Archive

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
PGA Expo resonates with industry as 2011 edition wraps up in Las Vegas
Thousands of PGA Professionals, golf buyers and specialty retailers uncovered the newest merchandise and trends for golf enthusiasts worldwide at the 27th PGA Expo in Las Vegas, August 23-24, 2011.  Business was brisk as vendor appointment calendars were full, the aisles were busy and ind
Club Test 2011: Wilson Staff Di11 Irons
From Golf Magazine (April 2011) Category: Max Game-Improvement Irons We tested: 4-GW with Half-and-Half steel/graphite shaft
Els goes from top to bottom of FedEx standings without losing hope
Ernie Els sure didn't look to be down in the dumps for someone who has tumbled so far in the FedExCup standings.
No. 1 Tseng favored at CN Canadian Open, an event she's yet to win
Michelle Wie will defend her CN Canadian Women’s Open title, while LPGA Tour leader Yani Tseng is the favorite. The 22-year-old from Taiwan has dominated with four victories this season, including wins in three of the last six events.
PGA Expo opens with a bang, as full schedule of activities marks Day 1
The 2011 PGA Expo began with a bang Tuesday, with a star-studded cast of special guests and events welcoming PGA Professionals, buyers and industry leaders at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip.
Fashion FOREward Spotlight creates forum focusing on trends and styles
The apparel hall of the PGA Expo has added the new Fashion FOREward Spotlight to provide a forum to focus on new trends, styles and designs.
Molinari back at Johnnie Walker in search of winning form from last year
Edoardo Molinari is under a different kind of pressure as he returns to Gleneagles to defend the Johnnie Walker Championship title he won in dramatic circumstances last year.
Monty to players: Focus on America could endanger your Ryder Cup spot
Every European star basing himself in the United States -- and that includes Rory McIlroy again next season -- runs the risk of not making the Ryder Cup. That was the warning from Colin Montgomerie a week before the 2012 qualifying race starts in Switzerland.
Popular Irishman McGinley appears as favorite as 2014 Ryder Cup captain
Europe isn’t lacking potential captains for future Ryder Cups, but it appears popular Irishman Paul McGinley is in the driving seat for the role in 2014 at Gleneagles.
South Carolina's Hidden Gems - Hole No. 15: The 2nd Hole at The Preserve at Verdae
It's a great honor and thrill for all of us at The Preserve at Verdae to be a part of "The Dream 18 of South Carolina: Hidden Gems." Allow us to share a bit about our most photographed, talked about and anticipated hole on the course: our Hole No. 2.
Scene and Heard: Wednesday at the 2011 PGA Expo
LAS VEGAS -- On this closing day of the 2011 PGA Fall Expo, my first stop is at the booth of "The Little One" by PSP Golf (stands for Pure Solid Perfect).
PGA Golf Club to host 5th Annual Patriot Golf Day opening ceremonies
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla., will once again host the Opening Ceremonies celebration for the 5th Annual Patriot Golf Day Weekend at the PGA Golf Club on Sat., Sept. 3, at 8 a.m.
Attendees of the 93rd PGA Championship took steps toward better health
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Golf fans at the 93rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club took millions of steps as they followed their favorite players around the course.
Westin Hotels named official hotel and resort of The PGA of America
PGA official patrons' fan experiences attract more than 100,000
Wie set to defend Canadian Women's Open title this week in Quebec
When she was pounding the ball off the tee as a 15-year-old, it was thought that Michelle Wie would be well into a dominating golf career by the time she was 21.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Playoffs likely to determine Player of Year, in time of PGA Tour parity
If the PGA Tour really wanted to put a positive spin on the playoffs, it could claim that three of the four FedExCup champions were voted player of the year. That would be accurate, although it would require an asterisk.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of August 21, 2011
What clubs did Webb Simpson and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of August 21:
Donald switches his focus to trying to win money races on two circuits
Luke Donald has no trouble finding more targets now that the majors have eluded him for yet another year. When England's world No. 1 starts the FedExCup playoffs this week at The Barclays, he will be out to make up for being edged out by Jim Furyk last year.
At site of 2014 Ryder Cup, Monty dares to dream of one more moment
Colin Montgomerie is still hoping to play in the Ryder Cup one more time, six years after his last appearance on the European team.