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FedEx Cup playoffs are here and LIV Golf a lingering topic

Aug. 10, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Perhaps it was only fitting that a violent thunderstorm hit the TPC Southwind right about the time a federal judge in California ruled against a motion that would have allowed three players who cashed in on LIV Golf to play for $75 million in bonus money on the PGA Tour. ...

Matsuyama withdraws from Memphis with neck injury

Aug. 10, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama withdrew Wednesday from the FedEx St. Jude Championship because of a neck injury, saying he is hopeful he can return in the postseason. Matsuyama, the first Japanese man to win a major championship, is a two-time winner on the PGA Tour this...

Kamaiu Johnson wins APGA Tour Championship, sweeps honors

Aug. 09, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kamaiu Johnson hit a 97-yard bunker shot to a foot for birdie on the final hole and a 5-under 67 that gave him a one-shot victory Tuesday in the Mastercard APGA Tour Championship and made him the top player on the circuit geared toward minorities in golf. Along...

Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

Aug. 09, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

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

Rickie Fowler decides to part ways with caddie Joe Skovron

Aug. 09, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rickie Fowler narrowly avoided missing the FedEx Cup playoffs for the second straight year, and he will proceed with a new caddie. Fowler is parting ways with Joe Skovron, a childhood friend and the only fulltime caddie he has ever had. “It...

A federal judge rules that three players who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf can't compete in PGA Tour's postseason

Aug. 09, 2022 18:38 PM EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge rules that three players who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf can't compete in PGA Tour's postseason.

PGA Tour postseason begins in Memphis in chase for FedEx Cup

Aug. 09, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PGA TOUR FEDEX ST. JUDE CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Memphis, Tennessee. Course: TPC Southwind. Yardage: 7,243. Par: 70. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

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 17:11 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...

Kim arrives on PGA Tour with 61 to win Wyndham Championship

Aug. 08, 2022 03:26 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The last five weeks feels like three months to 20-year-old Joohyung “Tom” Kim, and for good reason. The South Korean kid who named himself after a cartoon train is on the fast track. He got a rare PGA Tour start in the Scottish Open because of his...