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Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

Aug. 09, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California has ruled three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour's postseason. Judge Beth Labson Freeman made her decision Tuesday afternoon in San Jose after attorneys for the sides each...

Column: Monahan underestimated only the loyalty of players

Aug. 09, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

On different occasions in golf's summer of discontent, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy delivered key messages that illustrate what PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan got wrong. McIlroy was asked at the U.S. Open if he had lost respect for players in their prime years who were taking...

PGA Tour says players knew consequences of joining LIV Golf

Aug. 08, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

The PGA Tour asked a federal judge in San Francisco to deny the appeal of three suspended players who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf and now want to compete in the tour's lucrative postseason, arguing the players knew the consequences two months ago. Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson...

Mickelson, others sue PGA Tour over LIV Golf suspensions

Aug. 03, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and nine other players who defected to the Saudi-funded LIV Golf filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against the PGA Tour, the first step in a legal fight that could define the boundaries of where players can compete. The lawsuit, filed in U.S....

Shanshan Feng got everything from golf but a proper farewell

Aug. 02, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Shanshan Feng never wanted to play more than 10 years of professional golf. She went longer than planned, and the only regret for China's happy-go-lucky major champion is the COVID-19 pandemic kept her from a proper farewell. Feng, 32, announced her retirement Tuesday with an...

Column: Temptation of Saudi cash at LIV is in prize fund

Aug. 02, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

Pat Perez said having a chance to be part of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series was like winning the lottery. He wasn't far off. Perez didn't mince words — he rarely does — when explaining his reason for joining. It was a chance to play less and get paid more. He even was seen at a...

Norman says Tiger Woods turned down $700-800M Saudi offer

Aug. 02, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

Tiger Woods turned down an offer that Greg Norman says was "somewhere in that neighborhood” of $700 million to $800 million to take part in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series. During an appearance on Fox News with Tucker Carlson that aired Monday night, Norman confirmed what he told...

Stenson shares LIV lead with Reed as Mickelson has rough day

Jul. 29, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson had a happy return to golf after being removed as European Ryder Cup captain, making eight birdies in his LIV Golf Invitational debut at Bedminster for a 7-under 64 to share the 18-hole lead with Patrick Reed. Phil Mickelson's return to the...

Trump says Saudi-funded tour creates 'gold rush' for players

Jul. 28, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump played another round at his home course Thursday, this one different from so many others. He was part of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational pro-am, put on by a breakaway league he says is creating a “gold rush” for players. ...

Rocket Mortgage Classic gives players a shot before playoffs

Jul. 27, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Rocket Mortgage Classic, nestled between the British Open and FedEx Cup playoffs, could have been a tournament to skip for all of the world's best players. Patrick Cantlay, though, and four more players in the top 20 are in Detroit week. ...