News for Sunday, August 7, 2011



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No. 36: Pepperdine men, Colorado women

College golf is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman is breaking down the top 60 men's and women's teams. Today, it's No. 36 on the board with the Pepperdine men and Colorado women.

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Piercy wins Reno-Tahoe Open by 1 over Perez

Scott Piercy squandered a three-stroke lead, then dodged more trouble down the stretch before making a 7-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Reno-Tahoe Open by one stroke.

Killeen wins 2nd straight on Nationwide Tour

J.J. Killeen shot a 3-under 69 to win for the second straight week on the Nationwide Tour, two-putting from 90 feet on the final hole to avoid a five-way playoff at the Cox Classic on Sunday.

Video: Scott talks about his big Bridgestone win

Our partners at caught up with Adam Scott to talk about his dominating performance at the Bridgestone Invitational.

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5 Things: Don't forget about Scott's stellar win

Lost in the Steve Williams circus Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was an incredible performance by Adam Scott. 5 Things to take away from the week that was . . .

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Williams: 'This is the most satisfying win ever'

Steve Williams says that he was fired by phone, not in person. And despite 73 PGA Tour wins and 13 major victories with Tiger Woods, Williams says winning in Akron with Adam Scott was the best yet.

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Haas birdies final hole to win 3M Championship

Jay Haas birdied the final hole Sunday to win the 3M Championship by one shot over Tom Lehman, Kenny Perry and Peter Senior.

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Scott runs away with Bridgestone victory

Steve Williams is familiar with winning WGC titles, winning seven with Tiger Woods. He said that this week, with Adam Scott taming Firestone for a four-stroke win, was his greatest ever.

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Complete coverage: 93rd PGA Championship

From Jeff Rude's take on Dustin Johnson's ability to shake off disappointment to our review of Atlanta Athletic Club, check out our complete preview coverage of the 93rd PGA Championship.

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USGA names three more to Walker Cup team

Three more spots on the Walker Cup team were filled with the selection of Patrick Rodgers, Nathan Smith and Chris Williams.

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Rater's Notebook: Atlanta Athletic Club

From its first major to today, Atlanta Athletic Club has been fine-tuned for toughness. Bradley S. Klein

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Johnson remains positive despite major setbacks

Dustin Johnson, worry? Not even three Sunday setbacks in recent majors have rattled his durable psyche. Jeff Rude

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93rd PGA: A look at 20 top contenders

A capsule look at 20 players who could contend in the PGA Championship, to be played Aug. 11-14 at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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Another sloppy day leaves Woods in middle of pack

Tiger Woods finished his first tournament in four months with an even-par 70 at Firestone to finish in the middle of the pack at the Bridgestone Invitational.

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93rd PGA: Celebrating five anniversaries

A look back at key anniversary dates for the PGA Championship:

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93rd PGA: Hole-by-hole, with fly-overs

A hole-by-hole look at Atlanta Athletic Club, site of the 93rd PGA Championship to be played Aug. 11-14.

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2011 PGA Championship at a glance

Quick facts and figures for the 2011 PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club:

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Daly still unpredictable 20 years after PGA win

John Daly was just happy to get into the field at the 1991 PGA Championship. The game of golf hasn't been the same since his improbable victory at Crooked Stick.

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93rd PGA: Woods has one last shot at '11 glory

Atlanta Athletic Club will present Tiger Woods with a shot at moving closer to the only record he cares about - Jack Nicklaus' 18 majors.

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No. 37: Indiana men, Northwestern women

College golf is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman is breaking down the top 60 men's and women's teams. Today, it's No. 37 on the board with the Indiana men and Northwestern women.

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No. 38: Chattanooga men, Louisville women

College golf is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman is breaking down the top 60 men's and women's teams. Today, it's No. 38 on the board with the Chattanooga men and Louisville women.

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Ishikawa could win, not play in FedEx Cup playoffs

Ryo Ishikawa might win the Bridgestone Invitational today, but you won't see him in the FedEx Cup playoffs.