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.
If any member’s bounces went Carl Pettersson’s way Thursday at Sedgefield Country Club, well, there’s a good reason for that.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Byrd and Carl Pettersson took the early lead at Kapalua, each shooting 66 in the first round of the 2011 PGA Tour season.
Carl Pettersson won’t be in Akron next week playing at the Bridgestone Invitational, but instead playing with his kids at the beach.
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.
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.
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.
Who says you can’t play 18 holes in under 2 hours, 15 minutes? Just ask Carl Pettersson.
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.
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.