PGA News Archive

Friday, May 06, 2011
2011 scholarship recipients honored at PMCGC Welcome Dinner
Each year, students from participating schools in the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by Brown Capital Management can apply to receive scholarship awards from State Farm Insurance for their academic excellence at their respective institutions.
Golf legend Seve Ballesteros' condition worsens
MADRID (AP) -- Golf great Seve Ballesteros suffered "severe deterioration" in his recovery from a cancerous brain tumor, a development that brought some players to tears as they considered his massive effect on golf in Europe and around the world.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
Dickerson overcomes difficulties to take Day 1 lead at Stadion Classic
Bubba Dickerson’s opening round at Stadion Classic at UGA on Thursday had all the ingredients for a difficult day.
Wells Fargo Notebook: Garcia hopes strong month puts him in U.S. Open
Sergio Garcia wants to play in the U.S. Open. He hasn't decided whether he'll play in a qualifying tournament, if needed, to do so.
Haas off to hot start, matches Wells Fargo scoring record to lead by two
Of all the times Bill Haas has played Quail Hollow, he never had a round quite like this.
Lehman leads Price and others by one after first round of Regions Tradition
Tom Lehman enjoyed a rather ho-hum day on the course. He finished the first round of the Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek on Thursday with five birdies, no bogeys and a one-stroke lead over Nick Price, Mark Calcavecchia, Wayne Levi and Chien-Soon Lu.
Quiros struggles in Spanish Open, as Jamieson emerges as surprise leader
Scotland's Scott Jamieson, playing just the 11th European Tour event of his career, tops the leaderboard after Thursday’s first round of the Spanish Open.
Wells Fargo Notebook: Watson's advice for Tiger is all in his head
Bubba Watson’s favorite memory from two years ago at Quail Hollow wasn’t how close he came to winning. “That was the first time I beat Tiger Woods,” Watson said Wednesday. “And you can tell him that.”
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Sabbatini in trouble with PGA Tour, could be disciplined, even suspended
Rory Sabbatini could face suspension from the PGA Tour for what was described as a profanity-laced argument with Sean O’Hair during last week’s Zurich Classic in New Orleans.
Wells Fargo Championship course set up to reward aggressive players
No one else at Quail Hollow has won more majors, and no is close to his PGA Tour victories. Not surprisingly, no one had more fans following his every move Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Championship. That used to be the case for Tiger Woods.
Shoal Creek set for major comeback as new host of Regions Tradition
Fred Couples is a couple of decades older since finishing second in the last major tournament at Shoal Creek, and he has the aching back to prove it.
Club Test 2011: Odyssey White Ice Putters
From Golf Magazine (June 2011) Odyssey White Ice Dart Category: High-MOI Mallet Putters We tested: 34", 35" shaft length
South Carolina's Hidden Gems - Hole No. 7: The 17th Hole at The Walker Course
With "tiger paws" painted on all the highways leading into Clemson, you definitely know when you are in Clemson, South Carolina! But even that is not enough for the true Clemson golf fan, yet another tiger paw must be seen to have fully experienced Clemson.
Fitness Month: Q&A with Doug Perron
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Doug Perron, President and Principal Trainer of the Barrington Fitness Studio, sat down with's T.J. Auclair to talk about his work with the Titleist Performance Institute.
Fitness Month: TPI -- a way to get healthy, fit and play better golf
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and The PGA of America is teaming up with the President's Challenge Program to encourage children and families to be active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Quiros hopes Masters boost will aid him in defense of Spanish Open title
Alvaro Quiros will this week try for something last achieved by Max Faulkner in 1953 -- a successful defense of the Spanish Open title.
Young Manassero, veteran Jimenez seek to win their first Spanish title
Europe's new sensation Matteo Manassero will create more history next week when he becomes the youngest player ever to compete in golf's richest event, the $9 million Players Championship in Florida.
Dougherty pulls out of Spanish Open to visit father for help fixing his game
England's Nick Dougherty, yet to make a single penny in nine European Tour starts this year, has pulled out of this week's Spanish Open and flown to Florida in the hope that his father can help bring an end to his nightmare.
A Quick Nine: What is the best golf-themed Mother's Day gift?
In case you had forgotten, let this serve as a friendly reminder -- Mother's Day is this Sunday. There. No you have no excuses.
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
A Sense of Huber: How good is good?
It is always a fleeting thought, no matter how solid the reality underneath. It might not come watching Tiger Woods shoot 63. It might not even come watching Jack Nicklaus shoot 73. But surely it does come. Heck, I think even I could do that.