PGA News Archive

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Ted Bishop: Jack Nicklaus still leading the way
To say that Jack Nicklaus needs no introduction to golfers or even sports fans would be the greatest understatement of the year. "The Golden Bear" has won 18 major golf championships while amassing 115 professional wins in his celebrated career.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Eubanks: The King and I
Most of us turn down more golf than we accept. It's the nature of the game. If we said "yes" to every invitation, there would be no time left for living.
PGA Tour makes sweeping changes to Q-School, season schedule and more
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, saying it was "time to get better," announced Tuesday sweeping changes that will end nearly 50 years of Q-School as a way to get to golf's biggest tour.
Local Knowledge: 2012 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard
The Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla., plays host to this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. As you would expect, many of the biggest names in golf, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will be on hand.
Aguilar first non-European named to European Tour players committee
Felipe Aguilar of Chile will become the first non-European golfer to sit on the European Tour's prestigious Tournament Players Committee in May.
Iberdrola Open canceled due to lack of sponsor, Madeira event takes spot
British Open champion Darren Clarke and Javier Ballesteros, the son of the late Seve Ballesteros, have been denied the chance to compete in Mallorca because the Iberdrola Open in May has been canceled.
Monday, March 19, 2012
What's in the winners' bags for the week of March 18, 2012
What equipment did Luke Donald 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 March 18:
Haney portrait of Woods in book: Big picture of a player never satisfied
Tiger Woods' fascination with the Navy SEALs and how he might have incurred his leg injuries are sure to generate plenty of buzz when Hank Haney's book goes on sale next week.
Will big name win first major of 2012? Odds are against it, says Garrod
The first major of the year is fast approaching, and after recent events the bookmakers have made Rory McIlroy a firm favorite ahead of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. But before deciding where to place your bet for the Masters, here is a piece of advice. Think carefully.
Molinari facing surgery on injured left wrist in fall, has hurt for years
Edoardo Molinari, a member of the Europe's 2010 Ryder Cup-winning team, is facing surgery later this year on an injured left wrist.
Ishikawa takes special membership on PGA Tour, aims to get on full-time
Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa has decided to take special temporary membership on the PGA Tour, which allows him to accept as many sponsor exemptions as he wants for the rest of the 2012 season.
TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company to acquire Adams Golf
HERZOGENAURACH AND CARLSBAD, Calif. -- The adidas Group and Adams Golf, Inc.
Bisher, famed Georgia writer honored for covering golf, dies at 93
Famed Georgia sportswriter Furman Bisher, who covered everything from major golf tournaments to the Triple Crown during a career that spanned six decades, died Sunday of a massive heart attack outside Atlanta. He was 93.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Roberts earns 13th Champions title by two shots at Toshiba Classic
Loren Roberts shot a 69 on Sunday to win the Toshiba Classic by two strokes over Mark Calcavecchia, Tom Kite and Bernhard Langer. Roberts made a 5-foot birdie putt on the final hole to ensure the victory after bogeys on three of the previous four holes.
Tseng tops Miyazato and Choi to win RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng two-putted for par from 40 feet in fading light and cold to hold off Ai Miyazato and Na Yeon Choi by a stroke Sunday in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
A Lesson Learned: Finish your round strong
Just when you thought that the PGA Tour couldn't get more exciting...eight players who were tied for the lead at some point on Sunday, a four-man playoff, a possible return to world No. 1 by Luke Donald at stake. Wow!
Donald wins four-way playoff at Transitions, returns to No. 1 in world
One great round. One solid swing out of the rough. One clutch birdie putt. That's what Luke Donald needed to win the Transitions Championship in a playoff and get back to No. 1 in the world.
A week's worth of tweets, March 12-18, 2012
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Quesne ties course record to win by two over Manassero at Andalucia
Julien Quesne, a little known player from France, tied the course record with an 8 under 64 Sunday to capture his first European Tour title at the Andalucia Open.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Calcavecchia leads Toshiba Classic by two after second straight round of 67
Mark Calcavecchia shot his second straight 4-under 67 in rainy conditions Saturday to take a two-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.