Category: PGA Tour

Luke Donald Wins PGA Tour Player of The Year

Englishman Luke Donald who won the money title both on the US and European tours in the same year was named PGA Player of the Year award by a vote of fellow US PGA golfers. Donald is the first Briton to claim this award. The Englishman earned the US PGA title after winning the last [...]

Dane Hansen Prefers Home to PGA Tour

Anders Hansen has preferred to stay home instead of going to America to play on the PGA Tour after giving his word to his children that he would not to leave Europe. The 41-year-old Dane earned enough victories in just three summer tournaments to get a place in the top 125 on the PGA Tour [...]

Tiger Woods’ Ex-Caddie Forgiven for Racial Slur

Golf has always been an aristocratic game, but sometimes it arouses brutish emotions. Tiger Woods’ ex-caddie Williams made a racial slur at a banquet for caddies that came for the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai, China. When asked about why he said that the Bridgestone Invitational victory with Australian Adam Scott has been better than [...]

Bradley Takes Early Lead at Shanghai Championship

America’s Keegan Bradley opened with a 7-under- par 65 Thursday, claiming the lead at the WGC Champions tournament in Shanghai. Bradley managed to best world no. 2 Lee Westwood by four shots. In the meantime, McIlroy who hopes to win the tournament opened with a 70. Sweden’s Freddie Jacobson and Alex Noren and America’s Bo [...]

LPGA’s Yani Tseng Wouldn’t Mind Playing vs. Men

Top-ranked LPGA golfer Yani Tseng said that she wouldn’t mind playing against men in an interview to a Chinese news agency. The Taiwanese golfer playing on the US-based LPGA Tour sees this as a way to improve her performance and claims that the results wouldn’t matter. It’s hard to imagine why Tseng would need to [...]

McDowell: McIlroy Management Split Nothing to Do with Me

Graeme McDowell has denied persuading countryman Rory McIlroy to switch management companies ahead of the defence of his Andalucía Masters title. McIlroy, previously managed by Chubby Chandler’s International Sports Management (ISM), switched to join McDowell at the Dublin-based Horizon. “I’ve heard I’m supposed to have enticed Rory, well I purposely took a back seat in [...]

Donald Captures Advantage in Disney Classic’s Duel with Simpson

World No. 1 Luke Donald captured an early lead in the Disney Classic staged at Lake Buena Vista in Florida, edging out 14-th ranked Webb Simpson. The Englishman agreed to participate in this event only when he learnt that his top position on the PGA Tour money list was threatened. Donald did not seem to [...]

McIlroy, Bradley on Grand Slam Leaderboard

It seems like McIlroy’s wish to win one or a few tournaments before the end of the season might come true. The Northern Irishman added his name to the PGA Grand Slam leaderboard together with American Keegan Bradley after the opening round. The US Open champion turned in a four-under par 67, the same result [...]

Woods Suffers his Worst Putting Experience at Frys.Com Open

Despite panning on making a grand comeback to golf, Tiger Woods failed miserably in the first round at Frys.Com Open. Woods marked his first PGA Tour appearance in seven weeks with a two-over-par 73 record, making a double-bogey, two bogeys and just two birdies. Woods made a quite promising start and hit a good putt, [...]

Woods Makes Return to Golf and Signs New Endorsement Deal

Tiger Woods is finally back to the golf course after a two-month break. The former world No. 1 competes in the US PGA Open with a $5 million prize purse and is eager to prove that better days are ahead of him. He made his last appearance two months ago when he failed to [...]

Lexi Thompson Sets New LPGA Tour Record

Sixteen-year-old Lexi Thompson was granted a full-year LPGA Tour exemption for winning the Navistar LPGA Classic in September. A win like would normally be enough for any golfer to get automatic membership on the LPGA Tour. But Lexi Thompson is not like any other golfer. She is just sixteen years old, and Tour rules state [...]

Luke Donald Plans on Heading Money Lists both in Europe and America

World number one golfer Luke Donald plans on accomplishing a feat that nobody has ever achieved before – getting to the top of money lists of the US PGA and European Tours in the same season. Donald would be closer to achieving his aim if he won the FedEx Cup and its $10-million prize check [...]

Woods Named to U.S. Presidents Cup Team Along with Allenby, Haas and Baddeley

Tiger Woods and FedEx Cup winner Bill Haas were picked for the Presidents Cup by U.S. team Fred Couples while Aussies Aaron Baddeley and Robert Allenby were named to the international team by Greg Norman. America’s captain Fred Couples had already made an announcement that one of the spots on his squad was reserved for [...]

Keegan Bradley Claims Tour Championship Lead

American Keegan Bradley is having a very good time of life. A month after seizing a win in the 2011 PGA Championship, Bradley captured a two-shot lead in the first round of the season-ending PGA Tour Championship. The 25-year-old golfer who was the first player to win a major tournament with a long putter recorded [...]

Thirty Players Vie for FedEx Cup and $10 Million

Only thirty golfers have managed to reach the Tour Championship after a tough struggle and while, hypothetically, all of them have a chance to get $10 million prize check that comes with the FedEx Cup, the top-seeded players have a better shot. America’s Webb Simpson is the top seeded player, followed by America’s Dustin Johnson, [...]

Golf World Changes with no Tiger but PGA Okay with That

The US PGA Tour has endured the weight of the global economic crisis, despite the rough patch for Tiger Woods that has lasted for over 22 months. Despite the deterioration of the form of the once-world No. 1 golfer, sponsors chose to stay with the PGA Tour. The Tour signed a nine-year $280 million deal [...]

Sixteen-Year-Old Wins Navistar LPGA Classic

Youth seems to triumph over experience. Lexi Thompson won the Navistar LPGA Classic and became the youngest golfer to win an LPGA event. The youngster edged out her closest opponent, Tiffany Joh, 25, by five strokes after posting a two under 70. Angela Stanford, 33 recorded a 66 to take third position and finished at [...]

Rose Shines in First Round of $8 million BMW Championship

The first round of the BMW Championship with an $8 million prize fund was held on Thursday, and South African-born English golfer Justin Rose spared no effort to complete it successfully. The 31-year-old golfer recorded an eight-under-par 63 and claimed the lead in the opening round. However, Rose will have to sweat if he wants [...]

Yani Tseng Defends NW Arkansas Championship Title

World No. 1 female golfer Yani Tseng claimed another NW Arkansas Championship title on the LPGA Tour, edging out Korean-born Amy Yang in the playoff with a four-foot birdie. The two golfers headed into the playoff after closing with a three-under 68. But Yang who has yet to claim a win on the LPGA Tour [...]

World No. 1 Yani Tseng Looking for This Year’s Eighth Title

Top-ranked Yani Tseng of Taiwan will try to capture her eighth title of the year at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship that will kick off this Friday. The 22-year-old Taiwanese golf player became the youngest golfer to seize five major titles by winning the top event in women’s pro golf, the Women’s British Open. Yani [...]

PGA Tour Gets 5-Year Extension with Television Networks

Even with Tiger Woods out of his top shape, the PGA Tour managed to secure the longest deal in sports television history that will allow television networks to broadcast PGA Tour events for the next decade. The PGA Tour signed a nine-year agreement with NBC Sports and CBS Sports. Financial details were not disclosed, but [...]

Rain Contributes to Dustin Johnson’s Win at The Barclays

Hurricane Irene threw itself across the Atlantic, approaching The Barclays, the first playoff event of the PGA Tour. With rain in the air, Dustin Johnson shot a 19-under-par and grabbed the 54-hole lead. Matthew Gregory Kuchar placed second, two strokes away from Dustin Johnson after leading in the opening two rounds. The tournament might have [...]

Woods Gets Picked for Presidents Cup

Apparently, golf is not always about good results and sometimes about fame and relations. Though Tiger Woods’ performance over this season has not been so good, Tiger Woods got picked by United States captain Fred Couples for the Presidents Cup. There is no doubt that Tiger did not really deserve to get on the U.S. [...]

McIlroy Temporarily out of Golf Game with Injury but Back in Dating Game

U.S. Open winner Rory McIlroy will not be able to perform until next week due to a wrist tendon injury and has used his free time to arrange his love life. The golfer who suffered an injury in the first round of this month’s PGA Championship has confirmed to the media that he is dating [...]

Michelle Wie Defends her Title at the Canadian Open, Yani Tseng Will Challenge

LPGA Tour leader Yani Tseng may be the Canadian Women’s Open favourite but Michelle Wie is bent on defending her title. Taiwan’s 22-year-old golfer has dominate this season with four victories including her three victories in the last six events. “World No. 1 has been my goal since I was 12,” Tseng said Wednesday. “To [...]