Pga Tour

  • American Every clinches upset victory over Scott at Bay Hill 24-03-2014 09:31 AM

    An emotional Matt Every clinched his first PGA Tour victory in dramatic fashion when he surged past a faltering Adam Scott to win the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational by one stroke in Florida on Sunday. "It's tough man. You just never know if it's going to happen," a teary-eyed...
  • Kevin Stadler wins maiden title in Phoenix by one shot 03-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Burly American Kevin Stadler overhauled playing partner Bubba Watson, then survived a mix of the good, bad and ugly after the turn to win his first PGA Tour title by one shot at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday. Two strokes behind the pacesetting Watson overnight, Stadler birdied...
  • Jones and Watson share lead in Phoenix Open golf 01-02-2014 08:37 AM

    Australian journeyman Matt Jones, bidding for his first PGA Tour title, made the most of his local knowledge to charge into a two-way tie for the lead in Friday's second round of the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale resident Jones, who attended Arizona State University and is a club...
  • Walker wins on PGA Tour and gets trip to Masters 15-10-2013 09:27 AM

    San Martin: Jimmy Walker finally won on the PGA Tour in his eighth year and 188th tournament, and with a little help from Brooks Koepka. Tied for the lead with four holes to play Sunday, Walker rolled in a 6-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to take the lead...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award 24-09-2013 08:24 AM

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson are among the five nominees for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, the tour said on Monday. British Opener winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Matt Kuchar, who finished third on the money list, have also been nominated for the honour, known...
  • Stenson takes 4-shot lead at East Lake 22-09-2013 08:58 AM

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson was so flawless that he built a nine-shot lead at the turn in the Tour Championship on Saturday. Four bogeys in the rain on the back nine at East Lake put him right back where he started the day and injected some hope for the rest of...
  • Tiger Woods targets sixth win to lock up Player of Year 18-09-2013 11:28 PM

    Tiger Woods heads into this week's Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club with his sights set on a sixth victory of the season which, in all likelihood, would secure him PGA Tour Player of the year honours. Though he has not claimed a major title since the 2008 U.S....
  • Snedeker dumbfounded by Furyk's 59 at BMW Championship 14-09-2013 09:00 AM

    Lake Forest: Brandt Snedeker was the forgotten man at the BMW Championship on Friday, despite ending the second round tied for the lead, after he was totally overshadowed by co-leader Jim Furyk's magical 59. While Snedeker played well in tricky, gusting conditions to shoot a three-under-par 68 at Conway Farms...
  • Rory McIlroy's woes continue at Conway Farms 14-09-2013 08:29 AM

    Lake Forest: Rory McIlroy's dwindling hopes of qualifying for next week's season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta all but disappeared on Friday after he struggled once again at the BMW Championship. The Northern Irish world number four, winner here last year during a storming finish to his 2012 campaign, battled to...
  • Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson 05-09-2013 01:14 PM

    New York: Slow play has emerged as the biggest problem on the US PGA Tour and the game needs to speed up even at the amateur level, according to 2012 US Masters champion Bubba Watson. The rule-makers of golf have outlawed the anchoring of putters from 2016 but Watson felt...
  • Australia's Scott wins Barclays in tight finish 26-08-2013 09:45 AM

    Jersey City: Masters champion Adam Scott of Australia won The Barclays after a nail-biting finish, claiming the title on Sunday by one stroke over four rivals in the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Early finisher Scott posted a five-under-par 66 at Liberty National for an 11-under-par total of 273...
  • Stadler finishes long day in the lead at Barclays 23-08-2013 08:54 AM

    New Jersey: Kevin Stadler teed off just after breakfast and finished right before dinner. It took him nearly 11 hours to complete a 7-under 64 at Liberty National, his lowest score on the PGA Tour since the first week of February. And he still isn't guaranteed to be the first-round...
  • Australasian tour suffers under PGA Tour heat 21-08-2013 09:55 AM

    Greensboro: As the heavyweight US PGA Tour revamps its schedule and continues to expand internationally, it is becoming increasingly difficult for the world's other tours to survive, let alone thrive. Nowhere are the problems more acute than in Australia, a proud golfing nation that has produced some of the game's...
  • Elusive 15th major title proving toughest to win for Woods 07-08-2013 08:20 AM

    Rochester: The stars could hardly be better aligned for Tiger Woods to end a five-year major title drought at this week's PGA Championship, though he feels the task has been the most difficult of his career. Woods has not won one of golf's elite championships since his remarkable playoff victory...
  • John Daly withdraws from British Open with elbow injury 08-07-2013 11:19 PM

    John Daly has withdrawn from the British Open because he will have elbow surgery that will end his PGA Tour season. Daly says the surgery on his right elbow is scheduled for Thursday. He says doctors have told him he could start rehabilitation in early September and could return to...
  • US tour to support new rule involving long putters 02-07-2013 09:20 AM

    Jacksonville, Florida: The US PGA Tour will follow a new rule that bans the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, asking instead on Monday for a temporary reprieve for those who play the game for fun. The announcement after a tour board meeting is...
  • Woods leads strong field for next week's Memorial 25-05-2013 09:34 AM

    Next week's Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio will feature one of the season's strongest fields with the world's top six players all taking part in the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Top-ranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two...
  • Vijay Singh sues PGA Tour over handling of doping case 08-05-2013 11:43 PM

    Former world number one Vijay Singh sued the PGA Tour on Wednesday, a week after golf's premier tour dropped a doping a case against the three-times major winner. Singh was initially found by the PGA Tour to have breached the sport's doping rules after using a spray, which contains a...
  • Vijay Singh withdraws from Wells Fargo, day after exonerated 02-05-2013 09:11 AM

    Charlotte: Vijay Singh withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship because of a sore back Wednesday, one day after the PGA Tour said it would not punish the Fijian for his admission that he used deer antler spray. The tour said on Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency informed it that the...
  • Masters widens weekend field, sidesteps putter controversy 11-04-2013 03:23 AM

    Augusta, Georgia: The Masters is widening the weekend field for this week's tournament and granting automatic entry next year to more PGA Tour winners, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne said on Wednesday. The cut for the 93-player field will be expanded by six to the top 50 and ties, along...
  • Atwal fails in bid to get to PGA Tour, Web.com 05-12-2012 07:25 PM

    La Quinta: Despite carding a seven-under 65 in the final round, Arjun Atwal failed to earn a status on either the PGA Tour or the Web.com Tour for 2013. He finished with a six-round total of nine-under 423, the same as Daniel Chopra. The duo ended tied 87th. Atwal's rounds...