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McIlroy's Masters prep meant saying no to humanitarian trip

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 10:51 AM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Rory McIlroy feels that his last-minute decision to play in last weekend’s Valerio Texas Open has prepared him well for what he hopes will be a successful week at the Masters. But he regrets that to get his game to this point, he had to cancel a scheduled humanitarian visit... Read more

Nicklaus still thinks Woods will break his record for major wins

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 10:37 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fifty years after the first of his six Masters Championships, Jack Nicklaus arrived Tuesday at Augusta National Golf Club and said he still felt that Tiger Woods would break his record of 18 career major championships. Nicklaus, 73, came to town to attend Tuesday night’s... Read more

Woods hopes to gain another Masters green jacket

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 3:24 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – When Tiger Woods slipped on a green jacket in 2005 to mark his fourth title at the Masters, he had to figure that he might be featured in at least one more victory ceremony at Augusta National Golf Club over the next seven years. And if someone had suggested to him then that wouldn’t... Read more

Former president George W. Bush to attend dinner honoring First Tee

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 6:22 PM
Former President George W. Bush is scheduled to be one of the guests at an evening in June honoring the 10th anniversary of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia. The event will take place June 15 at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hill. It coincides with the U.S. Open, which is being contested... Read more

USGA announces Hidden Creek to host 2015 Senior Amateur

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 2:41 PM
Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., has been named as the site of the 2015 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, the United States Golf Association announced Wednesday. Hidden Creek, designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, opened in 2002 and has hosted qualifying for three USGA championships... Read more

USGA announces local qualifying sites for U.S. Open

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 6:44 PM
The first round of qualifying for the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore will take place at 111 sites from May 3 through May 16, the U.S. Golf Association announced Tuesday. The area covered by the Golf Association of Philadelphia will host four local qualifiers: May 9 at Waynesborough... Read more

Rolling Green to host 2016 U.S. Women's Amateur

Monday, November 19, 2012, 12:53 PM
Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Delaware County, has been named as the host site for the 2016 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, the U.S. Golf Association announced Monday. Rolling Green last hosted a USGA championship in 1976, when JoAnne Carner defeated Sandra Palmer in an 18-hole playoff... Read more

First Tee participant to represent Philadelphia at Pebble Beach

Saturday, June 30, 2012, 6:05 PM
Daniel Gentilucci, a 17-year-old senior at Roman Catholic High School and an active member of The First Tee of Philadelphia, will participate in next weekend's Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, Calif., a Champions Tour event. Gentilucci was selected by a national panel of judges who measures... Read more

U.S. Open grounds tickets sold out for championship rounds at Merion

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 3:07 PM
The U.S. Golf Association announced Wednesday that grounds tickets for all four rounds of the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore have sold out. The USGA said the only tickets available for any of the four championship rounds from June 13 through 16 are a limited number of premium Trophy... Read more

Local club pros prepare for PGA of America national championship

Sunday, June 24, 2012, 12:42 AM
The PGA Professional National Championship, the biggest tournament of the year for club professionals, starts Sunday at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses in Seaside, Calif. Thirteen members of the Philadelphia Section PGA are among the contestants in the 312-player field for the 72-hole tournament... Read more
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