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Woods misses cut as Americans dominate PGA leaderboardupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 20:50:00

Former world number one Tiger Woods missed the cut for only the third time in a major tournament as American duo Jason Dufner and Keegan Bradley lead the way after the second round of the U.S. PGA at Johns Creek, Atlanta.

Els cashes in at PGA Grand Slam of Golfupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 11:23:00

Ernie Els took full advantage of his unexpected invitation to the PGA Grand of Golf by claiming a one-shot victory in Bermuda.

Matt Kuchar leads the PGA fieldupdated: Sat Aug 14 2010 13:01:00

CNN's Patrick Snell one-on-one with PGA Championship leader Matt Kuchar.

SI.com: Frank Deford: New heart keeps promising pro golfer competingupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 19:26:00

In May, two years ago, Isaac Klosterman, 26 years old, a fine young man, a former college volleyball player, was riding his motorcycle one night in Florida when a hit-and-run driver pounded the bike from the rear. Isaac never saw what hit him.

Local Knowledge: Sawgrass and the Players Championshipupdated: Thu May 06 2010 13:26:00

This week marks one of the most-exciting non-major events of the golf season -- the Players Championship at the famed TPC Sawgrass.

A way through the roughupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 10:48:00

Golf has always had the ability to inspire players and fans alike, but now the sport's motivational qualities are being used to attract and help those on the fringes of the game.

Sex drive vs. golf drive: Player sues PGA over testosteroneupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 09:52:00

Should a man have to choose between his golf drive and his sex drive?

How to choose a golf instructorupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 10:04:00

Just as there are many choices of drivers, putters, balls, and other equipment; there are just as many choices of golf instructors.

Yang Yong-Eun's U.S. PGA victory in imagesupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 13:16:00

South Korea's Yang Yong-Eun's historic victory over Tiger Woods in the U.S. PGA Championship ensured he became the first Asian-born male winner of a major and prompted an excited reaction across the world of golf.

South Korea president honors Yang's U.S. PGA winupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 13:08:00

South Korea's Yang Yong-Eun's historic victory over Tiger Woods in the U.S. PGA Championship ensured he became the first Asian-born male winner of a major and prompted an excited reaction across the world of golf.

Injured No. 3 Casey ruled out of PGA startupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 11:30:00

The world's third-ranked golfer, Paul Casey, was forced to withdraw from the U.S. PGA Championship ahead of Thursday's opening round due to a rib injury.

Top ten strangest golf coursesupdated: Mon Aug 03 2009 07:52:00

The best golfers on the planet can expect beautifully manicured greens and perfect fairways when they take to the Hazeltine National Golf Club course in Minnesota for the U.S. PGA Championship next month.

PGA Fall Expo to feature a $25K Pro eventupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 07:06:00

A first-place prize among the largest of any PGA Section event is the cornerstone of a new golf tournament exclusively for PGA Professionals at the 2009 PGA Fall Expo.

A guide to golf's 'major' tournamentsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 06:55:00

U.S. Masters -- April 9-12, 2009

Wilkinson leads storm-hit Aussie PGA eventupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 11:43:00

New Zealand left-hander Tim Wilkinson shot a fine six-under-par 66 to take a one-shot clubhouse lead after the first round of the weather-hit Australian PGA Championships in Queensland.

Surfing accident sidelines Aussie Scottupdated: Wed Dec 03 2008 00:17:00

Top Australian golfer Adam Scott will miss his country's PGA Championship after injuring his knee in a surfing accident.

New season schedule announcedupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 12:34:00

As one thrilling season draws to a close, it's time to look toward next year and what is set to be a packed calendar.

Norman mulls over invite to PGA Championshipupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 13:40:00

Greg Norman says he has to tell the U.S. PGA by Thursday whether he will accept their invitation to play in the final major of the year, the PGA Championship.

SI.com: Damon Hack: The Courage of Lee Elderupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 09:40:00

Through the mist he appeared in a doorway of the Augusta National clubhouse, his forehead creased, his eyes heavy from haunted sleep. Out stepped Lee Elder, dressed in shades of green, carrying his thoughts into the moist Georgia morning. For months the hate mail had said he would never make it to this day in April 1975. Watch your step when you get to Augusta, other letter writers warned him. There will be blood.

Row escalates over rival Asian golf tour updated: Tue Mar 18 2008 05:22:00

Asian tour golf chiefs are furious over plans by the PGA of Australia to expand its activities in their region and are to appeal to the international federation to stop the proposed rival tour.

Tour breaks new ground in Korea updated: Tue Jan 15 2008 11:04:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington and local favorite K.J. Choi will lead the field for the European tour's inaugural Ballantine's Championship on the southern resort island of Jeju in March.

Harrington leading PGA Grand Slamupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 16:32:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington fired a three-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Open champion Angel Cabrera of Argentina in the first round of the 36-hole PGA Grand Slam at Mid-Ocean in Bermuda.

Golfers are geared up for playoffsupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:18:00

The U.S. PGA Tour's inaugural FedExCup playoff series starts on Thursday with the Barclays Classic, and golfers like Woody Austin are hoping that the four-tournament season finale will get off to a good start.

Matchplay fields major attractionsupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 04:43:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington and U.S. Open winner Angel Cabrera will compete at the World Match Play Championship at Wentworth in October, organizers said on Friday.

SI.com: Mickelson says the best is ahead of himupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 04:30:00

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- At times Tuesday, it was hard to tell if Phil Mickelson was a promoter for the PGA Tour or a contender for the PGA Championship.

SI.com: Colonial Timesupdated: Tue Aug 07 2007 21:25:00

TULSA, Okla. -- Phil Mickelson was just off the course Tuesday when he was asked if Southern Hills, site of the 89th PGA Championship this week, reminded him of Colonial Country Club, the cozy little track in Ft. Worth, Texas, that also features more doglegs than the Westminster Kennel Club.

SI.com: Tip of the Day: Preview Your Swingupdated: Tue Aug 07 2007 02:30:00

We've all hit so-so shots around the green, then plopped down a second ball and hit that one absolutely perfect. The reason you play your second ball so well is the power of hindsight -- you know how the ball and clubface will react given the lie, how far the ball will fly, how soft or firm it will land, and how far it will roll. That information, coupled with a fresh understanding and feel for the shot, makes it much easier to hit a second shot from the same place with better results.

SI.com: Still a Tossupupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 21:50:00

TULSA, Okla. -- It seemed like 2000 again in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday, when Tiger Woods won the Bridgestone Invitational by eight strokes, lapping the field at Firestone Country Club. It was the sixth time he's won on Firestone's South Course.

SI.com: The Making of a Majorupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 21:45:00

The PGA's modern era has produced a litany of wild and wonderful moments. Here's a look at a few of each.

SI.com: Candidates for Presidentsupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 00:15:00

AKRON, Ohio -- The Presidents Cup logo hasn't appeared on the side of a milk carton yet under the headline, "Missing!" But it's close. In what constitutes a great piece of trivia, the Presidents Cup is going to be held -- shhhh! -- next month in Montreal.

SI.com: Amex dumps Woods, signs PGAupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 23:00:00

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- No longer affiliated with Tiger Woods or the tournament he won five times, American Express signed an endorsement deal Friday with the PGA of America that showed how it has shifted its strategy in golf.

SI.com: Chef tells how he pocketed Tiger's ballupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 23:00:00

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- No longer affiliated with Tiger Woods or the tournament he won five times, American Express signed an endorsement deal Friday with the PGA of America that showed how it has shifted its strategy in golf.

SI.com: Sexy Swingersupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 08:55:00

We asked the PGA Tour's biggest stars to name the female celebrity they'd most like to, ahem, give a lesson to. No one was brave (or foolish) enough to pick Tiger's wife, but these dream dates are more at home being knockouts on the red carpet than hitting knockdowns on the range. Click here to find out which PGA pro has a 'Rollergirl' fantasy.

SI.com: PGA Championship Confidentalupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 06:45:00

The knock on Woods

SI.com: Triple Threatupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 06:45:00

Two things to know about Southern Hills: (1) Contrary to its name, it's notall that hilly, and (2) Come summer, it can be hotter than a habanero in adeep fryer.

Woods on 3rd round playupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 01:45:00

Woods on 3rd round play

SI.com: Dom Bonvissuto: The 2000 PGA Championshipupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 23:07:00

Editor's note: We asked SI.com writers to share their memories from the best game they've ever seen. Here are their stories:

SI.com: Bill Syken: updated: Thu Jun 21 2007 03:57:00

When I read the golf news Wednesday, I had to double check to make sure I wasn't reading an Onion article. Or a legitimate news story written by a reporter who had been duped by an Onion article -- like the time a Beijing newspaper journalist, after seeing the Onion and not recognizing it as a parody, wrote that the American government was moving from Washington D.C. to Memphis in an effort to attract better talent.

Monty facing PGA Championship exitupdated: Fri May 25 2007 08:25:00

Colin Montgomerie looked like missing the cut at the PGA Championship for only the second time in his career after tumbling to a four-over-par 76 in the second round on Friday.

SI.com: Explosion at Senior PGA site injures fourupdated: Fri May 18 2007 15:00:00

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C.(AP) A gas explosion inside the kitchen of the new clubhouse at Kiawah Island Golf Resort injured four construction workers Friday, course officials said.

SI.com: Norman skips Senior PGA for personal issuesupdated: Wed May 16 2007 17:00:00

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Former British Open champion Greg Norman has withdrawn from next week's Senior PGA championship for personal reasons.

Singh targets unique 'PGA' doubleupdated: Mon Apr 30 2007 14:34:00

World number seven Vijay Singh will be going for a unique double in the PGA Championship at Wentworth next month.

SI.com: PGA West (Stadium course)updated: Mon Mar 26 2007 16:01:00

SERVICE

Stenson plans own path to successupdated: Wed Mar 21 2007 04:29:00

European number one Henrik Stenson is taking great care to live up to his own expectations, and not those of others.

PGA Tour will return to Washingtonupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 15:41:00

The PGA Tour will return to Washington D.C. this year as part of a new long-term agreement, officials have confirmed.

PGA prize fund given a big boostupdated: Thu Feb 22 2007 15:23:00

A record prize fund of 4.35 million euros ($5.72 million) will be on offer at this year's PGA Championship, the European Tour has announced.

SI.com: Who killed The International?updated: Thu Feb 08 2007 16:27:00

You may be shocked to learn that The International, a first-class stop with one of the loveliest courses on Tour in Castle Pines, is dead. Tournament founder Jack Vickers and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem joined forces Thursday in Denver to make the announcement.

SI.com: Young Gunsupdated: Sun Feb 04 2007 22:26:00

The shadow of Tiger Woods is a black hole from which nothing can escape. Maybe that's why the world's golfers under 30 years of age aren't getting much respect -- because your aging Tiger is now 31 and no longer a twenty-something.

SI.com: How to blast from super-deep bunkersupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 10:28:00

The situation

Donald leads birdie assault at PGAupdated: Sat Aug 19 2006 17:08:00

Briton Luke Donald led a birdie assault on the softened Medinah course to take a two-shot lead over Tiger Woods, Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel midway through Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship.

Elkington withdraws from U.S. PGAupdated: Wed Aug 16 2006 11:30:00

Former champion Steve Elkington is one of four players to withdraw from the 88th PGA Championship at the Medinah Country Club.

Mickelson: last major is wide openupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 04:13:00

Phil Mickelson, who will defend his PGA Championship title next week at Medinah Country Club's No. 3 Course in Illinois, does not expect the ultra-long, tree-lined layout to favor any particular style of player.

Ryder Cup hopefuls look for pointsupdated: Thu Aug 10 2006 03:27:00

South African Retief Goosen defends his title at the £5.5 million PGA tour event in Castle Rock, Colorado but the main domestic focus will center on U.S. players looking to seal their places in their Ryder Cup team.

Toms withdraws from British Openupdated: Fri Jul 07 2006 14:54:00

David Toms has withdrawn from this month's British Open, the 2001 PGA Championship winner's nagging back problems preventing him from making the trip to England.

Ogilvy edges into one-stroke leadupdated: Sun Jun 18 2006 16:32:00

Australian Geoff Ogilvy edged into a one-stroke lead at two under par after eight holes of the final round of the U.S. Open at Winged Foot.

Canada PGA Championship called offupdated: Wed May 24 2006 16:28:00

The Canadian PGA Championship, which lists Arnold Palmer and Lee Trevino among its former winners, has been cancelled for this year, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association (CPGA) said on Wednesday.

Mickelson focuses on PGA strategy updated: Wed May 17 2006 07:03:00

Phil Mickelson believes strategy rather than power will decide this year's U.S. PGA Championship at the ultra-long Medinah Country Club in Illinois.

Palmer withdraws from Senior PGAupdated: Wed May 17 2006 06:41:00

Arnold Palmer has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior PGA Championship because he fears he would not be sufficiently competitive.

Wie has another tilt at PGA eventupdated: Sat Apr 22 2006 08:07:00

Teenage prodigy Michelle Wie will take on the men again in a PGA tour event in September, the organizers of the PGA 84 Lumber Classic announced.

Medinah to stage the longest majorupdated: Wed Apr 12 2006 04:20:00

New Masters champion Phil Mickelson will have to defend his U.S. PGA title on the longest course in major history when Medinah Country Club hosts this year's championship.

Fortune: Kinks on the Linksupdated: Wed Mar 29 2006 10:55:00

Getting a hand on the golf course has never been quite so easy. At CordeValle, a Rosewood Resort in San Martin, Calif., a masseuse will meet you at any hole for the new $45, 15-minute Pre-Shot Rout...

Perez sizzles to superb opening 60updated: Thu Jan 19 2006 11:29:00

American Pat Perez birdied his last three holes for a sizzling 12-under-par 60 to take a three-shot lead in the Bob Hope Classic first round.

Norman named golfer of the centuryupdated: Tue Nov 22 2005 07:04:00

Greg Norman has been named Australia's golfer of the century, after a vote by members of the country's PGA.

Campbell to play in Australian PGAupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 09:27:00

U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell has confirmed he will play the Australian PGA Championship in Coolum, Queensland in December.

Falling limb injures man at golf championshipupdated: Fri Aug 12 2005 15:40:00

A falling tree limb injured a man Friday at the Professional Golfers' Association championship.

Woods paired with Campbell/Normanupdated: Sat Aug 06 2005 13:24:00

Tiger Woods has been drawn with U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell and veteran Greg Norman for the first two rounds of next week's U.S. PGA Championship.

Singh is named player of the yearupdated: Mon Dec 06 2004 11:01:00

World number one Vijay Singh, golf's top player over the last 18 months, has been named the 2004 PGA Tour player of the year.

Woods equals record at number oneupdated: Sat Aug 07 2004 11:51:00

Tiger Woods has equalled Greg Norman's record total of 331 weeks as world number one after the American again topped the rankings list announced on Monday.

Holder Micheel finds it difficultupdated: Fri Aug 06 2004 06:42:00

Shaun Micheel would be delighted to prove that his first Major victory was no fluke by successfully defending his title at the PGA Championship next week.

CNNMoney: Wie bigger than Tiger?updated: Fri Jun 25 2004 12:02:00

Michelle Wie has the potential to leave Tiger Woods in the dust -- in economic impact on the sport, if not on the golf course itself.

Perks leads way after faultless 64updated: Fri May 21 2004 05:42:00

New Zealand's Craig Perks fired a flawless six-under-par 64 to take the lead after the first round of the Colonial PGA tournament.

Injured Langer will miss Volvo PGAupdated: Mon May 17 2004 08:20:00

European Ryder Cup captain Bernhard Langer has pulled out of next week's Volvo PGA Championship with a wrist injury.

Money Magazine: What to do: May 2004updated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

TEE FOR FREE Refine your game--or start learning golf--during the PGA's Free Lesson Month. To find participating pros for a free 10-minute lesson, go to playgolfamerica.com.

Fortune: August Linux lovers do a group grope, United goes to bankruptcy court, fashionistas flock to Las Vegas--and updated: Mon Aug 11 2003 00:01:00

1 August is officially golf month, which is a good thing since we'd have declared it so anyhow. The Buick Open is already underway at Warwick Hills in Saginaw, Mich. If you're following the action,...

Fortune: Score! Kate Meyers highlights the coolest new golf gear--so you can shop the pro shop like a pro.updated: Mon Apr 28 2003 00:01:00

--The MAC Powersphere from Burrows Golf attracted buzz at the PGA Show, and not just because the indent on the bottom looks as if it could hold a scoop of Jamoca Almond Fudge. Burrows applied Newto...

FSB: Splendor In the Grass Is Pinehurst's No. 2 the best golf course in the country? You don't need a PGA tour card updated: Mon Jul 01 2002 00:01:00

There are a lot of places to play golf. For some, the venue is an upscale country club. For folks like me, it's usually a public course or any number of midlevel resorts that vary only by the numbe...

Fortune: Golfers To PGA: We're Playing Throughupdated: Mon Mar 19 2001 00:01:00

With a Tiger in its tank, golf's PGA tour has become the great growth business of pro sports. Its TV package could swell to $1 billion when new four-year network deals are negotiated later this yea...

Fortune: Eagle Eye David Rynecki scoured the recent PGA expo in Orlando for the hottest new products.updated: Mon Mar 05 2001 00:01:00

ODYSSEY'S TRIHOT PUTTER combines soft-carbon steel, nickel plating, and, for extra feel, the same material in Callaway golf balls ($315; callawaygolf.com).

Fortune: E-Commodating The Disabled In the Workplaceupdated: Mon May 15 2000 00:01:00

Your company's intranet is horribly designed. Those tiny fonts hurt your eyes and give you headaches; the constant clicking cramps your fingers; the lousy layout undermines your concentration. Unha...

Fortune: A Humbled Industry's New Hope: Golf Ballsupdated: Mon May 10 1999 00:01:00

Golf is supposed to be in its golden era--more people playing than ever before, the PGA loaded with telegenic Tiger Woodses, new courses seeming to pop up everywhere, and so forth. But there are tw...

Money Magazine: HOW I PLAYED GOLF JUST LIKE A PRO (EXCEPT FOR MY SCORE) A NEW AMATEUR TOUR LETS DUFFERS PLAY TOURNAMENT GOLF AT SOME OF THE BESTupdated: Tue Jul 01 1997 00:01:00

It's 9:50 on a crisp May morning. I'm standing, driver in hand, on the first tee of the River Course at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., one of the finest golf courses in the country. Images ...

Money Magazine: WISE UP STOP PAYING MORE THAN YOU SHOULD FOR GOLF BALLSupdated: Sat Jul 01 1995 00:01:00

Do you fantasize about outdriving Nick Price? Then you're likely obsessed with that crucial piece of golf equipment: the ball. America's 24.5 million recreational golfers, up from 16.5 million in 1...

Money Magazine: Different Strokes for Different Folks Whether you're looking for a Masters-level short game or just a great escape, a golf schooupdated: Sat Apr 01 1989 00:01:00

Bob Johnson has hit as many golf balls in the past five days as he's hit in his entire 2 1/2 years of playing the game. But as he stands on the practice tee at John Jacobs' Practical Golf School in...

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