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Icons Series unites 24 pro athletes for Ryder Cup-type golf

Jun. 29, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — For those tired of the dispute between the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series, Tom Brookes has something that might be of interest. The chief executive of Icons Series is bringing a two-day tournament to Liberty National that features 24...

Padraig Harrington powers to 5-shot lead in US Senior Open

Jun. 25, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington finally knows what it's like to overpower a golf course, and it has the Irishman on the verge of a U.S. Senior Open title. Harrington reached both par 5s in two, hitting 5-wood to 7 feet on the 608-yard 12th hole at Saucon Valley, and his...

Ryder Cup redux: Harrington leads Stricker in US Senior Open

Jun. 24, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker are going at it again on a big stage, and this time they have more say over the outcome at the U.S. Senior Open. The two Ryder Cup captains from Whistling Straits last September will be in the final group going into the...

US Open updates | Rahm worried about future of Ryder Cup

Jun. 14, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): ___ 1:05 p.m. Defending U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm says one of his biggest concerns about the schism in golf is how it might impact the Ryder Cup. Rahm won three...

US OPEN '22: Facts & figures for golf's second-oldest major

Jun. 10, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Facts and figures for the 122nd U.S. Open golf championship: Dates: June 16-19. Site: The Country Club. Length: 7,264 yards. Par: 70. Cut: Top 60 and ties. Playoff (if necessary):...

Dustin Johnson quits PGA membership to play in Saudi league

Jun. 07, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

ST. ALBANS, England (AP) — Two-time major winner Dustin Johnson has resigned his PGA Tour membership to participate in the new golf series backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. The first LIV Golf Invitational, which offers $25 million in prize money, is taking place...

DeChambeau feeling good about his hand, not so much his game

Jun. 07, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau launched his first tee shot that mattered seven weeks after he had surgery on his left hand for a broken hamate bone. The swelling was going down, he felt no pain even hitting a hybrid out of the rough and he was impressed with all but one thing. ...

Canada a final pre-Open test as Saudi-backed series starts

Jun. 07, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

PGA TOUR RBC CANADIAN OPEN Site: Toronto. Course: St. George's Golf & CC. Yardage: 7,014. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.7 million. Winner's share: $1.566 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Ryder Cup captain Stenson seeks out gladiator spirit in Rome

May. 30, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Europe’s Ryder Cup team usually relies on teamwork and unity to challenge the powerhouse American squad. For next year's edition on the outskirts of Rome, European captain Henrik Stenson might use history — ancient history — for motivation,...

Steve Stricker out of Senior PGA with positive COVID-19 test

May. 24, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker has pulled out of the Senior PGA Championship after testing positive for the coronavirus. Stricker revealed his positive test Tuesday on Twitter, saying he was “super bummed” and that it was “just a small...