PGA News Archive

Friday, October 28, 2011
A Sense of Huber: Long putters
The giant stick felt very heavy and awkward as I tried to figure out just where my hands should be and where the butt end should poke. Keegan Bradley stood beside me, like a fresh-faced father.
McIlroy holds onto lead at Shanghai Masters, despite front-nine struggles
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the big-money Shanghai Masters.
Overton shares halfway lead in CIMB Asia Pacific Classic with Jacobson
American Jeff Overton shot a course-record 9-under 62 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Sweden’s Fredrik Jacobson in the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Local favorite Anderson grabs lead at Nationwide Tour Championship
Mark Anderson is going to need more tickets. The South Carolina native shot a 6-under-par 66 Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Nationwide Tour Championship at Daniel Island, about 60 miles from his home in Beaufort.
Ramsay leads Andalucia Masters by two, Garcia five back after first day
Richie Ramsay shot a 6-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Andalucia Masters on the European Tour.
LPGA Tour to co-sanction Women's Australian Open starting in 2012
The LPGA Tour is returning to Australia, co-sanctioning the Women’s Australian Open in February at Royal Melbourne.
McIlroy leads big-money Shanghai Masters by one shot over Mahan
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Shanghai Masters, the lucrative invitational tournament that isn’t sanctioned by any of the major tours.
Bogey-free Allenby leads CIMB Asia Pacific Classic by one over Vegas
Australia’s Robert Allenby shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas after the first round of the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, the second-year event sanctioned by the PGA Tour and Asian Tour.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Donald upset at PGA Tour's decision to delay voting on Player of the Year
Luke Donald is questioning the PGA Tour’s decision to delay the voting for its Player of the Year Award.
Garcia leads charge of Spanish players seeking victory at Andalucia Masters
Sergio Garcia leads a strong Spanish contingent intent on a Valderrama victory at this weekend's Andalucia Masters, where defending champion Graeme McDowell heads the challengers.
A Quick Nine: What's the scariest shot in golf?
It's a spooky time of year, isn't it? Halloween is just around the corner. For some of us, it's a haunting thought because it means our golf season is winding down. Boo!
Furyk taking long road – really long road – to play in Presidents Cup
If there was an award for who traveled the farthest to get to the Presidents Cup, then Jim Furyk would be a candidate.
Sorenstam picked to receive Bob Jones Award, USGA's highest honor
Annika Sorenstam, universally regarded as one of the most dominant players in the history of women’s golf, has been selected as the recipient of the U.S. Golf Association’s 2012 Bob Jones Award, USGA officials have announced. The award will be presented Feb.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Top Americans avoiding WGC-HSBC Champions, but Europeans will play
The World Golf Championships were introduced in 1999 to bring the game's top players together more often. By and large they have achieved that, because by and large they have been held in the United States. When they have gone global, though, it has been a different story.
Player of Year still up in air, but most year-end honors easy to identify
The PGA Tour was going to send its postseason awards ballot to the players on Tuesday until realizing the World Golf Championship in Shanghai counts as official if a PGA Tour member wins. So it will wait until after the WGC-HSBC Champions next week.
PGA Tour players concerned about heat at CIMB Asia Pacific Classic
Soaring temperatures and humidity levels are causing concern for the stellar field assembled for this week's CIMB Asia Pacific Classic
Volvo Champions moves from Bahrain to S. Africa, at least for 2012
South Africa will host the European Tour’s high-profile Volvo Golf Champions event next year after it was moved out of Bahrain because of security concerns.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 23, 2011
What clubs 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 October 23:
Monday, October 24, 2011
A week's worth of tweets, October 17-23, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Donald's sizzling Sunday earns PGA Player of the Year and Vardon Trophy
Luke Donald, despite missing a bid to capture one of golf’s four major championships, combined steady play and two victories – including a sterling final-round 64 in the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic on Sunday, to capture both the 2011 PGA of America Player of