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World ranking rejects last-minute LIV Golf bid for points

Oct. 06, 2022 09:24 AM EDT

The Official World Golf Ranking won't be awarding points to LIV Golf events this year, denying the MENA Tour's request to immediately add the Saudi-funded series to its schedule. The OWGR said in a statement Thursday the MENA Tour did not give it sufficient notice and there would not...

US captain Johnson: Woods will have role with Ryder Cup team

Oct. 04, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Whether Tiger Woods makes it to Italy or not for next year’s Ryder Cup, he’ll be an integral member of the U.S. team, captain Zach Johnson said Tuesday at the year-to-go ceremonies. “Given who he is and what he’s all about, I can tell you right now, I don’t...

Tiger Woods yet to announce if he joins strong Bahamas field

Oct. 04, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

Tiger Woods has another loaded field for his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Woods on Tuesday announced 17 players for the 20-man field, and all but four are from the top 21 in the world ranking. Still to be announced is whether the player at No. 1,195 in the world — Woods —...

PGA Tour to Las Vegas, LIV Golf heads overseas to Bangkok

Oct. 04, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

PGA TOUR SHRINERS CHILDREN'S OPEN Site: Las Vegas Course: TPC Summerlin. Yardage: 7,255. Par: 71. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1,440,000 Television: Thursday-Sunday, 5-8 p.m. (Golf Channel). ...

Behind the stripes: What 3 NHL officials enjoy off the ice

Oct. 02, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

It has been almost three decades since the NHL took the names off the back of officials' jerseys and replaced them with numbers. Since then, with the notable exception of Wes McCauley and his popular, flamboyant calls, most referees and linesmen generally fly under the radar and...

Americans can count on turnover for the Ryder Cup team

Sep. 27, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Before the Presidents Cup party could even get started, the Americans couldn't escape questions about what comes next. The Ryder Cup is one year away in Rome, and while the Americans demolished an aging European team at Whistling Straits last year, they have...

McIlroy returns to St. Andrews for Dunhill; LPGA in Texas

Sep. 27, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

EUROPEAN TOUR ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: St. Andrews, Scotland. Courses: St. Andrews (Yardage: 7,318. Par: 72); Carnoustie GL (Yardage: 7,394. Par: 72); Kingsbarns GL (Yardage: 7,227. Par: 72). Prize money: $5 million....

Spieth, Thomas combo unbeatable in Presidents Cup team play

Sep. 24, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas could only shake his head in disbelief and chuckle as Jordan Spieth’s chip from the short side of the green Saturday rolled into the cup on No. 15, helping the duo to a record-tying fourth straight team win this week at the Presidents Cup. As...

US builds 4-1 lead over Internationals in Presidents Cup

Sep. 22, 2022 20:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — American red numbers filled the electronic scoreboards Thursday in the Presidents Cup, an outcome that surprised no one for these one-sided matches. “Somebody came on the radio and said, ‘Yeah, but we’re 1 up in three matches and those can flip real...

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...