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LIV Golf asking world ranking board for retroactive points

Sep. 20, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LIV Golf is turning up the heat on the Official World Golf Ranking, asking in a letter to Chairman Peter Dawson that its results be included retroactively in the world ranking. LIV Golf, which has 48-man fields that play 54 holes with a shotgun start each...

PRESIDENTS CUP '22: Capsule look at the American team

Sep. 19, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A capsule look at the U.S. team for the Presidents Cup, which starts Thursday at Quail Hollow Club: Sam Burns Age: 26. World ranking: 12. Worldwide victories: 4. 2022 victories: Valspar Championship,...

Cameron Smith wins LIV Golf in 2nd start with rival league

Sep. 18, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith made his decision to leave the PGA Tour for LIV Golf pay off Sunday when he closed with a 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in the LIV Golf Invitational-Chicago. Smith was only briefly threatened in the third and final...

Smith overtakes Johnson for 2-shot lead in LIV Golf

Sep. 17, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Cameron Smith made a pair of 7-foot birdie putts to finish off his round of 4-under 68 and allow him to overtake Dustin Johnson going into the third and final day of the LIV Golf Invitational-Chicago. As easy as Johnson made it look in the opening round,...

Dustin Johnson stays in groove, opens with 63 at LIV-Chicago

Sep. 16, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Dustin Johnson already is approaching $10 million in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series and he's playing like that number is going to keep soaring. Johnson ran off nine birdies Friday, none longer than about 12 feet, and posted a 9-under 63 at Rich Harvest...

Shane Lowry secures win 'for the good guys' at Wentworth

Sep. 11, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Shane Lowry tapped in for birdie at the 18th hole and then had to wait and see if Rory McIlroy could produce something special to force a playoff at Wentworth. McIlroy gave himself a chance and the crowd cheered as his long eagle putt on the final...

Scheffler overwhelming choice as PGA Tour player of the year

Sep. 10, 2022 10:03 AM EDT

Scottie Scheffler went 58 tournaments over more than two years between getting a PGA Tour card and getting his first win at the Phoenix Open. That turned out to be just the beginning of a year that topped all others in golf. A month later, Scheffler went to No. 1 in the world. Two...

Immelman picks 5 rookies to fill out depleted PCup team

Sep. 06, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

Trevor Immelman used five of six captain's picks on Presidents Cup rookies on Tuesday to fill out his International team decimated by defections to Saudi-funded LIV Golf. The task of beating the Americans, who have lost only one time since the Presidents Cup began in 1994, doesn't...

Justin Suh finally makes his way onto the PGA Tour

Sep. 06, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

Justin Suh was part of four college stars at the Travelers Championship in 2019, all playing on exemptions with big expectations. Matthew Wolff won two weeks later in Minnesota. Collin Morikawa won two weeks after that at the Barracuda Championship. Viktor Hovland earned his card at...

Gooch has 1-shot lead over Niemann in LIV Golf Boston event

Sep. 03, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

BOLTON, Mass. (AP) — Talor Gooch had a 5-under 65 on a day of low scoring and most players wearing shorts, building a one-shot lead Saturday over newcomer Joaquin Niemann after two rounds of the LIV Golf Invitational-Boston. Gooch was among the first players to sign up with the...