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LIV Golf announces TV partnership with The CW network

Jan. 19, 2023 14:19 PM EST

Saudi-funded LIV Golf has a television partner five weeks before the start of its second season, announcing Thursday it has an agreement with The CW to air tournaments on the weekend and stream the first rounds on The CW's app. A U.S. television deal was seen as critical for the...

PGA Tour commissioner on LIV: 'It's product versus product'

Jan. 08, 2023 19:11 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan described a landscape Sunday of two rival leagues going down different paths, even as the PGA Tour is still trying to formulate plans for a revamped structure in 2024. “We're at a point now where it's product versus...

Masters champions could be in for dinner unlike any other

Jan. 05, 2023 06:04 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — This exclusive field of champions might be the most anticipated event of the year. And it's nowhere near the Pacific shores along Kapalua. The Masters Club is the formal name of the annual dinner Tuesday night at Augusta National during the Masters in April,...

Column: Adam Scott makes sense without making enemies

Dec. 06, 2022 13:14 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The player everyone assumed was a lock to join LIV Golf is still a PGA Tour member and might be the only one capable of making sense without making enemies. Adam Scott speaks without an agenda, and in these acrimonious times, that can make it difficult to...

McIlroy says Norman rift began with his 'brainwash' comment

Dec. 04, 2022 09:35 AM EST

Rory McIlroy thought his differences with Greg Norman over a Saudi-funded rival golf league had been patched up. That changed when Norman accused him of being “brainwashed” by golf's ruling brass. “I thought, You know what? I'm going to make it my business now to be as much of...

Tiger Woods doesn't 'have much left in this leg' to compete

Nov. 30, 2022 02:57 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods painted an uncertain picture about how much golf he can play, saying Tuesday that “I don't have much left in this leg.” He also doesn't have much hope the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded rival league can get along unless Greg Norman is out as...

Column: 3 great years in golf, 2 of them already forgotten

Nov. 22, 2022 13:51 PM EST

The PGA Tour's social media army probably meant well. The tweet it sent Monday night celebrated big years by Rory McIlroy and Lydia Ko, and for good reason. Both delivered some of their best, most consistent golf. Both won the points race on their respective tours and the trophy for...

LPGA purses will top $100M in 2023, a record for tour

Nov. 18, 2022 16:26 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — More than $100 million will be awarded to LPGA players for the first time in 2023, an increase of about 18% over what was planned for this season and more than doubling what was paid out on the tour just a decade ago. And in the eyes of LPGA Commissioner Mollie...

Qatar's World Cup denounced for 'washing' country's image

Nov. 16, 2022 13:59 PM EST

Qatar's decision to launch itself into hosting the 2022 World Cup was a head-scratcher from the start. Why, some wondered, would a Middle Eastern emirate with fewer than 3 million people and little soccer tradition want to host the sport's biggest event? Skeptics say the country...

Gemma Dryburgh learns how one good break can go long way

Nov. 15, 2022 15:49 PM EST

Gemma Dryburgh of Scotland is the latest example of how one good break can lead to places she never imagined. She decided to go to Las Vegas as the first alternate for the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play and received word at 9 p.m. on the eve of the first round that Anna Nordqvist had...