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Column: New year on the PGA Tour more mysterious than ever

Jan. 03, 2023 14:34 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One moment the splash of a humpback whale's tail pierced the Pacific blue below the Plantation Course at Kapalua. Before long, as players began lining up for practice rounds, a brief shower sent everyone seeking cover. It was a fitting start to a new year on...

LIV Golf adds tournaments at 2 former PGA Tour courses

Dec. 14, 2022 12:48 PM EST

LIV Golf added three more tournaments to its 2023 schedule on Wednesday, two of them at courses and markets where the PGA Tour no longer plays and a third on an Oklahoma course that previously held an LPGA Tour event. The Saudi-funded rival league now has announced seven locations...

Alker claims Schwab Cup by finishing 3rd behind Harrington

Nov. 13, 2022 19:42 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Steven Alker played golf around the world on whatever tour would have him. He started at home in New Zealand in 1989, had stints on the PGA Tour, in Europe, Asia, Canada, minor league circuits — anywhere he could keep alive the dream of playing professional golf. ...

Dow Finsterwald, 1st PGA champion in stroke play, dies at 93

Nov. 05, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

Dow Finsterwald became a footnote in history as the first player to win the PGA Championship in stroke play and the last U.S. captain of a Ryder Cup before continental Europe was invited to join. More than a major champion and Ryder Cup player, he devoted his life to golf as the...