Tiger Woods ready to see what shape his game is in

...The first stop is Firestone, where Woods is an eight-time winner and the defending champion. After that, he heads to Valhalla Golf Club for the PGA Championship, where he won in 2000 on his way to an unprecedented sweep of the majors.At stake is...

Tiger Woods, others facing key stretch

...that out.Not with two big tournaments at courses where he has won, starting with Firestone and then the PGA Championship at Valhalla, where Woods took the title in 2000."Is there any added pressure coming into this event? No," Woods said Monday...

Ben Crane throws himself party to celebrate St. Jude victory

...it refers to as "special invitations." Translation: Anyone ranked in the top 100 on the world.The 156-man field at Valhalla next week will include the top 100 players from the world ranking, barring anyone having to withdraw.It goes even deeper...

Valhalla's head pro is an Augusta native

The head pro at Valhalla Golf Club, site of this week's PGA Championship...Courier-Journal of Louisville, Keith Reese worked at Valhalla as an assistant for six years. But just before the 1996 PGA at Valhalla, Reese took a job as head pro at nearby...

Valhalla an exception in more ways than one

...Ky. -- Jim Furyk has not been to Valhalla Golf Club since the PGA Championship...played the course," he said. Indeed, Valhalla is an exception in more ways that one...that is hardly steeped in tradition. Valhalla only opened 14 years ago. The last time...

Valhalla electric even without power

...fairway of the 594-yard 10th hole at Valhalla and pounded a tee shot Monday with such...Faldo said. Of equal concern was getting Valhalla Golf Club dressed up for its biggest...RYDER CUP WHEN: Friday-Sunday WHERE: Valhalla Golf Club; Louisville, Ky. FORMAT...

Sergio Garcia takes his latest close call in stride

...contending at a major made Garcia feel alive, though, and he has renewed hope heading into next month's PGA Championship at Valhalla."I try to look at the positives. And there's always a lot more positives than negatives," he said.''Sunday in a...

Tiger Woods makes early return to Royal Liverpool

...chance on the back nine at Muirfield last year until Mickelson pulled away.Woods is playing only the final two majors this year, both on courses where he previously won ? Hoylake in 2006 and Valhalla for the PGA Championship in 2000.

May struggles to recapture magic of Valhalla

...direction, showing few signs of being the player he was at Valhalla. Much of the blame rests with an aching back, which forced...May is only 32, so he's hardly willing to concede that Valhalla will be the pinnacle of his career. Somewhere down the road...

Murota unlikely leader at Valhalla

...Murota.The 55-year-old golf teacher and touring pro surprised even himself by shooting 6-under-par 66 on Thursday at Valhalla to overshadow stars such as Mark O'Meara and Tom Watson and grab the first-round lead in the weather-plagued senior major...