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Pernice Jr. takes 1-shot lead at Schwab

Pernice Jr. takes 1-shot lead at Schwab

SCOTTSDALE, Az. — Tom Pernice Jr. shot a 5-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer and three others in the Champions Tour’s Charles Schwab Cup Championship. “I drove the ball straight [...]

Golf Bag: Karlberg takes CIMB lead

Golf Bag: Karlberg takes CIMB lead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Rikard Karlberg of Sweden birdied his last two holes for a 7-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the opening round of the CIMB Classic. Karlberg also had five birdies [...]

Streb goes extra for first PGA title

Streb goes extra for first PGA title

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Robert Streb made the last of his 10 birdies on the second extra hole, winning a three-way playoff in the McGladrey Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory. Streb [...]

Tweet leads to PGA president’s ouster

Tweet leads to PGA president’s ouster

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter. Bishop was unhappy with comments Poulter made in [...]

Tiger aims toward Dec. 4 return

Tiger aims toward Dec. 4 return

Tiger Woods is hitting full shots on the range again, more than two months after playing his last competitive round at the PGA Championship and saying he would take time to let his ailing back heal. [...]

60-year-old Haas nabs Champions title

60-year-old Haas nabs Champions title

CONOVER, N.C. –  Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic. The [...]

O’Meara among 2015 Hall of Fame class

O’Meara among 2015 Hall of Fame class

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Laura Davies, David Graham, Mark O’Meara and A.W. Tillinghast will be enshrined into the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum as the Class of 2015. The Induction Ceremony will be held [...]

Tiger, Phil on Ryder Cup task force

Tiger, Phil on Ryder Cup task force

The PGA of America wants to take a closer look at its Ryder Cup failures by creating a task force that includes Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, along with three past captains of losing American teams. [...]

PGA forms Ryder Cup task force

PGA forms Ryder Cup task force

President Ted Bishop of the PGA of America told Golf Channel.com in the wake of another Ryder Cup defeat that his organization is in the process of creating a task force to evaluate and make changes [...]

Watson admits to Ryder Cup ‘missteps’

Watson admits to Ryder Cup ‘missteps’

Tom Watson acknowledged missteps as U.S. Ryder Cup team captain Saturday, saying he takes responsibility for mistakes he made while expressing regret that some of his comments to the team may have sent the wrong message. Watson’s [...]