Carl Pettersson

5 Things: McIlroy on top; Scott returns; more

A 63 in the afternoon vaulted none other than Rory McIlroy, he of the noted withdrawal a year ago, to the top of The Honda Classic leaderboard during Thursday's first round. Here are 5 Things to know from PGA National.

Pettersson drops anchored stroke, switches to short putter

After using a long putter since 1998, Carl Pettersson used the short, conventional putter on a trial basis Sunday and liked the results enough that he is using it again this week at the Open Championship at Muirfield.

Pettersson (62) leads at Wyndham

If any member’s bounces went Carl Pettersson’s way Thursday at Sedgefield Country Club, well, there’s a good reason for that.

Pettersson runs out to one-shot lead behind 66

Carl Pettersson made the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island look downright pedestrian on Thursday, firing a 6-under 66 to take an early one-shot lead at the PGA Championship.

Pettersson won't leave family to chase Ryder Cup

PGA Tour notebook: Carl Pettersson could be No. 10 in the Ryder Cup standings, but his lack of Euro Tour membership and his commitment to his family will keep the Swede away from Medinah.

5 Things: Pettersson wins Heritage behind putter

5 Things: Carl Pettersson cruises to victory behind his hot putter; players choose to play Harbour Town without driver in hand; and another change at No. 1.

Pettersson cruises to victory at RBC Heritage

Carl Pettersson had another fast start and finished with a 2-under 69 for a five-shot victory over Zach Johnson on Sunday in the RBC Heritage.

Pettersson avoids penalty in Kapalua

Camilo Villegas is not the only one that had the eye of a rules official cast his way during opening week on the PGA Tour.

Byrd, Pettersson take early Kapalua lead

Jonathan Byrd and Carl Pettersson took the early lead at Kapalua, each shooting 66 in the first round of the 2011 PGA Tour season.

Pettersson to skip Bridgestone for beach

Carl Pettersson won’t be in Akron next week playing at the Bridgestone Invitational, but instead playing with his kids at the beach.

Pettersson goes 60-67 to win Canadian Open

Carl Pettersson rallied to win the Canadian Open for his fourth PGA Tour victory, following his tournament-record, 10-under 60 with a 67 for a one-stroke victory over Dean Wilson.

After 60, Pettersson 4 back at Canadian Open

Dean Wilson shot his third straight 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead over record-setting Carl Pettersson, Tim Clark and Bob Estes in the Canadian Open, pulling away with three straight birdies at rainy St. George’s.

Pettersson fires record 60 at Canadian Open

Carl Pettersson shot a 10-under 60 to break the Canadian Open record, missing a 59 when his 30-foot birdie putt from the fringe on 18 grazed the left edge.

How to shoot 68 in just over two hours

Who says you can’t play 18 holes in under 2 hours, 15 minutes? Just ask Carl Pettersson.

2006: PGA - Off the bubble

Nine months ago, Carl Pettersson was a man on the outside looking in, sitting on the wrong side of the top 150 bubble on the PGA Tour’s money list as Labor Day approached and the homestretch of a long season beckoned.

2005: Pettersson, first-timers in driver’s seat

With the PGA Tour bound for the negotiating table to decide what the autumn schedule will look like in 2007, know this about 2005: It was a huge month for three first-time winners.