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Zach Johnson wins John Deere Classic in playoff

...British Open.So rather than drive to nearby Rockford for a Monday pro-am and then fly to Mississippi for the PGA Tour tournament, he hopped on the charter that Deere has to ferry players across the Atlantic to the British Open. It will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-15/zach-johnson-wins-john-deere
Rookies will have to wait for PGA Tour debuts

...quick decision. Some fairways and bunkers were filled with large puddles."The golf course is under water," PGA Tour tournament director Mark Russell said. "We've got some more rain coming, and we just didn't think that we could get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-01-13/rookies-will-have-wait-pga-t
Golf | Sports
Players with local ties play for PGA Tour cards

...and former Auburn golfer is seeking his first PGA Tour card after playing in nine Nationwide Tour events and one PGA Tour tournament (tie for 67th at Transitions Championship) this year.On Friday, former Augusta State All-American Patrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-11-29/players-local-ties-play-pga-
Players pounce on soft course

...was drenched again. "If we get any rain during the day tomorrow, we're at what they call field capacity," PGA Tour tournament director Steve Carman said about the course hit by more than 2 inches of rain in the past two days. "The sponge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/25/gol_542089.shtml
Golf
Wind halts final round at Verizon Heritage

...because balls wouldn't remain in place on the 16th, 17th and 18th holes, which are exposed to Calibogue Sound. PGA Tour tournament director Slugger White said the course was hit by gusts as high as 44 mph. Wind off the famous lighthouse hole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/16/gol_124849.shtml
Golf
Alabama signee shoots 57 at junior event

...HERITAGE SUPPORT: Hilton Head Island and Beaufort County could provide a total of $2 million for the Heritage PGA Tour tournament in South Carolina, which is without a corporate sponsor.The Island Packet, of Hilton Head, reported Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-07-28/alabama-signee-shoots-57-jun
Golf | Sports
Furyk takes prize after Davis' playoff penalty

...Furyk said. "Awkward for him to lose that way, and a little awkward for me to win."Davis immediately asked for PGA Tour tournament director Slugger White and shared what he saw on the shot. White consulted with officials who checked TV replays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-04-18/furyk-takes-prize-after-davi
Golf | Sports
South Carolina considers loan for PGA Tour event

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. --- South Carolina lawmakers are defending a proposal to lend the state's only PGA Tour tournament $10 million as budget writers cut deeply into basic programs such as health care for the state's disabled residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-03-04/south-carolina-considers
Government | Golf | Metro | Government
Sun emerges, rookie surges

...Prugh thinks the pro-am format keeps him away from any mental dangers that might otherwise arise from leading a PGA Tour tournament after three rounds. Perhaps helping amateurs with their game prevents him from overthinking his own. Whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/24/gol_564527.shtml
Golf
Heavy rain puts BellSouth Classic on hold

...today. "We were expecting anywhere from a half-inch to an inch-and-a-quarter," said Slugger White, a PGA Tour tournament director. "We got more than that." Much more than that. Close to two inches of rain fell on the course in suburban...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/01/gol_449094.shtml
Golf