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Calvin Peete, winner of 12 PGA Tour events, dies at 71

Calvin Peete, winner of 12 PGA Tour events, dies at 71

Before the emergence of Tiger Woods, there was another name which shone brightly in the golf world. One of the most successful African-American golf player, Calvin Peete died Wednesday, aged 71 in hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Apr 30, 2015, 01:57 AM IST
Tim Finchem says PGA Tour will prosper without Tiger Woods

Tim Finchem says PGA Tour will prosper without Tiger Woods

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says Tiger Woods` legacy is on solid ground and the sport will continue to prosper even after the 14-time major winner eventually steps away for good.

Mar 09, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Former PGA pro retracts Tiger Woods' ban claims

Former US PGA Tour player Dan Olsen on Monday retracted a claim that Tiger Woods has been suspended for a month after Woods` agent and tour officials strongly denied the statement.

Mar 03, 2015, 01:24 AM IST
We can do better for caddies, says PGA Commissioner

We can do better for caddies, says PGA Commissioner

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem believes the tour could do more for caddies but stood by the current system in the wake of a class action lawsuit filed this week.

Feb 05, 2015, 12:46 PM IST
Burnout not the reason for US Ryder woes: PGA Tour chief

Burnout not the reason for US Ryder woes: PGA Tour chief

U.S. Ryder Cup failure at Gleneagles this year had little to do with player burnout from the PGA Tour`s burgeoning schedule and was simply a case of Europe dominating the foursomes and making more birdies, Tour chief Tim Finchem said on Wednesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 13:16 PM IST
Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row

Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row

PGA commissioner Tim Finchem and the LPGA both came out solidly Saturday in support of the firing of Ted Bishop as PGA of America president after "inappropriate" remarks on Twitter.

Oct 26, 2014, 00:16 AM IST
PGA`s Tim Finchem copes with no Tiger Woods, fewer viewers

PGA`s Tim Finchem copes with no Tiger Woods, fewer viewers

US PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem pondered the post-Tiger Woods era and lower television viewership on Tuesday ahead of the season-ending Tour Championship.

Sep 10, 2014, 10:06 AM IST
Nick Faldo wins Payne Stewart Award for impact on game

Nick Faldo wins Payne Stewart Award for impact on game

 Former world number one Nick Faldo, a six-times major champion whose Faldo Series has given a huge boost to junior golf worldwide, was named the recipient of the 2014 Payne Stewart Award on Tuesday.

Sep 10, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

PGA Tour commissioner and Tiger Woods hope for big 2014 finish

Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is as keen as the former world number one himself that he has a big 2014 finish.

Jul 30, 2014, 15:20 PM IST

Golf: Match Play gets new format for 2015

Golf`s Match Play Championship has a new venue and a revised format for 2015, the US PGA Tour announced on Wednesday.

Jul 03, 2014, 10:14 AM IST

PGA Championship gets prize money boost to $10m

Prize money for the PGA Championship and US PGA Tour Players Championship will rise to $10 million next year, making them the richest events in the professional golfing calendar, officials said Wednesday.

Nov 07, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

US dominance puts Presidents Cup relevance on the line

Another United States victory at the Presidents Cup raises questions about the relevance of the biennial team competition.

Oct 08, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

PGA Tour denies talk of European Tour buy-out

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem on Tuesday denied the US circuit had made a bid to acquire golf`s European Tour, but said US tour officials continue to pursue collaborative efforts with other tours.

Aug 14, 2013, 13:50 PM IST

Controversy brews over PGA Tour stand against ‘belly putter’ ban

A major controversy is brewing in the world of golf after the PGA Tour took a stand against proposed plans to ban belly putters.

Feb 27, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Total parity on PGA Tour since Tiger`s slide, says Finchem

One of the most significant changes on the PGA Tour since the downfall of Tiger Woods has been a return to "total parity" among the players, according to Tour commissioner Tim Finchem.

Sep 21, 2011, 12:39 PM IST