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PGA, Players Championship increase prize money

SEA ISLAND, Ga., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Both the PGA Championship and Players Championship will offer $10 million in prize money next year, it was announced Wednesday.

Golfer Miller Barber dies at 82

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., June 12 (UPI) -- Miller Barber, who won 35 times on the PGA and Champions tours but never a major event, has died, a PGA official said Wednesday. He was 82.
PGA Tour won't suspend Vijay Singh for using deer antler spray

PGA Tour won't suspend Vijay Singh for using deer antler spray

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30 (UPI) -- Golfer Vijay Singh won't be suspended for using deer antler spray, PGA Tour Commission Tim Finchem announced Tuesday.

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PGA Tour won't ban putter anchoring

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The PGA Tour won't follow the R&A and USGA in banning the anchoring of putters, Commissioner Tim Finchem announced Sunday.

PGA drops 'Q-school' as tour pathway

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., March 20 (UPI) -- Players will qualify for the PGA Tour solely through the Nationwide Tour, rather than the annual "Q-school" tournament, the golf body said Tuesday.
Finchem given 4 more years with PGA Tour

Finchem given 4 more years with PGA Tour

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Tim Finchem has been given four more years as commissioner of the PGA Tour, it was announced Wednesday.
PGA Tour announces 2012 schedule

PGA Tour announces 2012 schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The PGA Tour said its 2012 schedule will open with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii Jan. 2-9, the first of 37 events on the calendar.
PGA strikes new CBS, NBC deals

PGA strikes new CBS, NBC deals

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The PGA Tour has new television deals with CBS and NBC, Commissioner Tim Finchem announced Thursday at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Shell Oil sticking with Houston Open

HOUSTON, March 29 (UPI) -- Shell Oil Co. will be the top sponsor of the Houston Open through 2017, it was announced Tuesday.
Furyk named PGA Tour player of the year

Furyk named PGA Tour player of the year

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced Saturday Jim Furyk had been voted the circuit's player of the year.

Nationwide to sponsor PGA's Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Nationwide Insurance said it would end its sponsorship of the PGA Tour's developmental tournaments but will be a sponsor at the main tour's Memorial Tournament.

Finchem: Tour can survive without Woods

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said Thursday he thinks golf's premier circuit can remain healthy no matter how long Tiger Woods stays away.

PGA announces 2010 tour schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Next year's PGA Tour will include a full slate of 37 events despite the ongoing economic doldrums, tour officials announced Tuesday.
U.S. Open champ Orville Moody dies

U.S. Open champ Orville Moody dies

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Orville Moody, who advanced through local qualifying to win the 1969 U.S. Open, has died in Texas at the age of 74.
PGA dropping Atlanta-area tour stop

PGA dropping Atlanta-area tour stop

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., June 9 (UPI) -- PGA Tour officials said Monday they are removing the Atlanta-area tour stop from their 2009 schedule, ending a 42-year association.

Pete Dye to go into Golf Hall of Fame

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 6 (UPI) -- Golf course architect Pete Dye will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in November.
Woods -- again -- wins McCormack Award

Woods -- again -- wins McCormack Award

ORLANDO, Fla., March 13 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods has won his 10th consecutive Mark H. McCormack Award, given the golfer rated No. 1 in the world the most weeks in a calendar year.
Couples, Norman lead Presidents Cup teams

Couples, Norman lead Presidents Cup teams

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Fred Couples will lead the U.S. team and Greg Norman will captain the international team for the 2009 Presidents Cup golf event.
Tigers Woods is PGA Player of the Year

Tigers Woods is PGA Player of the Year

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods won a vote of other golf professionals and was selected the PGA Player of the Year for third consecutive year and ninth time overall.

Hal Sutton given Payne Stewart Award

ATLANTA, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Hal Sutton has been selected to receive the Payne Stewart Award for his successful golf career and charitable efforts off the course.
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Mickelson withdraws from BMW Championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson, one day after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship, withdrew Tuesday from the next round of the PGA's FedEx Cup.

PGA Tour headed for drug testing

CROMWELL, Conn., June 20 (UPI) -- The commissioner of the PGA Tour said Wednesday he thinks the sport of golf is close to initiating a drug-testing policy.

Melbourne to host 2011 Presidents Cup

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 2 (UPI) -- PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced Monday the 2011 Presidents Cup will be played in Melbourne.

The PGA cancels The International

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The PGA Thursday canceled The International -- played annually in Castle Rock, Colo. -- from its annual tour schedule.
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