PGA News Archive

Monday, August 02, 2010
Wronowski Blog: Exciting, inspiring start to prestigious championship
I am here at the 35th Junior PGA Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind. From the drive into the clubhouse, it is easy to tell you are somewhere very special.
Golf legend Annika Sorenstam gives inspirational speech at 35th Junior PGA Championship
Some inspirational words from a World Golf Hall of Famer highlighted what was the beginning of an important week in junior golf. Annika Sorenstam, who amassed 89 worldwide professional victories, including 72 LPGA wins, 10 of which were Major Championships, addressed players, parents and guests a
Turning Stone CEO Halbritter gives up controversial PGA Tour exemption
Turning Stone Resort CEO Ray Halbritter has withdrawn from the field for this week's Turning Stone Resort Championship. Halbritter, who also serves as the CEO of the Oneida Nation Enterprises, announced his decision Sunday night and says he will give the exemption into the PGA Tour event to anoth
Sunday, August 01, 2010
U.S. Senior Open Notebook: Despite stumble, Couples loves being home
Fred Couples joked that most of his fans probably left after he took a triple-bogey 8 on the second hole Sunday. They stuck around, giving the Seattle native a rousing ovation at every hole during Sunday's final round of the U.S.
A Lesson Learned: What you don't think about when you are going low
The seemingly abundent number of low scores in recent weeks will trigger a flurry of questions from golf fans; most notably, are the players getting better or are the courses getting easier?
Piller comes from behind to win Cox Classic for his second victory of 2010
Martin Piller capped off a glorious weekend with a 7-under 64 Sunday to come from behind and win the Nationwide Tour’s 15th annual Cox Classic by two strokes over veteran Dicky Pride.
Langer pulls away from Couples to win U.S. Senior Open by three
Bernhard Langer was more than willing to be the villain if it meant winning the U.S.
Appleby shoots closing 59 to edge past Overton and win Greenbrier Classic
Stuart Appleby hit golf's magic number Sunday, shooting a 59 to win the Greenbrier Classic and become the fifth PGA Tour player to reach the low-round record. The Australian player birdied the final three holes with putts of 15 feet or less to win the tournament by a stroke and get down to 59.
Fisher holds off Harrington to capture Irish Open title in record-tying style
England's Ross Fisher proved himself under pressure on Sunday, winning the 3 Irish Open in record-equalling style -- despite all that Padraig Harrington threw at him. From three behind, Harrington might have thought a closing 7-under-par 64 would seal his national title for the second time in fou
Final-hole par gives Tseng one-shot win in Women's British Open
Yani Tseng of Taiwan made a 6-foot putt at the last hole Sunday to win the Ricoh Women's British Open by one stroke after holding off Katherine Hull of Australia. Hull had reduced her overnight deficit to Tseng from four strokes to one coming down the 18th.
Woods confirms he will play in 2011 Dubai Desert Classic next February
Tiger Woods on Sunday confirmed he will be returning to the European Tour to compete in the 2011 Omega Dubai Desert Classic, set for Feb. 10-13 at the Emirates Golf Club. Since making the first of five visits to the event nine years ago, the world No.
Saturday, July 31, 2010
U.S. Senior Open Notebook: Lu all the way back from his chronic bad back
Chien Soon Lu shot a 2-under 68 on Saturday to move into a tie for third in the U.S. Senior Open, five strokes behind leaders Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer with one round left.
California rookies share 54-hole lead at Nationwide's Cox Classic in Omaha
It took most of the day to untangle the mess on the leaderboard, but when the dust finally settled on the third round of the Nationwide Tour’s Cox Classic, two players were tied for first and the rest of the field had moved within shouting distance, if not closer.
Couples and Langer share U.S. Senior Open lead, only two players under par
Fred Couples shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the U.S. Senior Open lead, feeding off a raucous hometown crowd hoping the native son can win his first U.S.
Overton keeps his lead at Greenbrier Classic, where Holmes shoots a 60
Jeff Overton saw J.B. Holmes and D.A.
Tseng leads Women's British Open by four after her third straight 68
Yani Tseng shot her third straight 4-under 68 on Saturday, and will take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open. The 21-year-old star from Taiwan took advantage of the short, 472-yard, par-5 final hole by hitting an 8-iron to within 20 feet with her second shot.
Fisher's lead down to one stroke over Wood and Molinari in Irish Open
Ross Fisher had mixed feelings after seeing his lead trimmed to a solitary stroke as his third round at the 3 Irish Open tailed off aftr a flying start. The Englishman held a three-shot overnight lead over Francesco Molinari after a stunning second round of 61, and he continued his momentum after
Friday, July 30, 2010
Notebook: How is Donald different from others at top of world ranking?
All of the top 10 players in the world ranking have multiple victories over the last two years -- except Luke Donald. So what is the Englishman doing at No.
Langer takes U.S. Senior Open lead in quest for second straight major title
Bernhard Langer overcame a shaky front nine Friday with an eagle and birdie on the inward half to take the lead at 3 under in the second round of the U.S.
Thompson, Chappell share halfway lead in Nationwide Cox Classic
Kyle Thompson and Kevin Chappell share the halfway lead at the Nationwide Tour’s Cox Classic, an annual birdie fest that traditionally produces some of the lowest scores of the year.