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Top 50 at end of year looms and Oosthuizen needs a big week

Dec. 06, 2022 18:58 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Augusta National has not said if it intends to keep the same criteria for its field, which includes the top 50 in the world at the end of the year. Sometimes no news is good news, especially for a small group of LIV Golf players. Talor Gooch was No. 35 when...

Column: Adam Scott makes sense without making enemies

Dec. 06, 2022 13:14 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The player everyone assumed was a lock to join LIV Golf is still a PGA Tour member and might be the only one capable of making sense without making enemies. Adam Scott speaks without an agenda, and in these acrimonious times, that can make it difficult to...

Players from all 3 US tours get together for QBE Shootout

Dec. 06, 2022 09:53 AM EST

PGA TOUR QBE SHOOTOUT Site: Naples, Florida. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 7,382. Par: 72. Prize money: $3.8 million. Winning team's share: $950,000. Television: Friday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (Golf...

QBE Shootout to be mixed-team event for PGA and LPGA tours

Dec. 05, 2022 06:04 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson are representing the LPGA Tour this week in the QBE Shootout. Next year, they will have plenty of company. The QBE Shootout will become a mixed-team event starting in 2023, returning such a format to the schedule for the first...

Hovland hangs on to become repeat winner of World Challenge

Dec. 04, 2022 18:35 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Viktor Hovland led by four shots at the turn. No one got closer to him than two shots during the final nine holes at the Hero World Challenge. It sounds easy. Far from it. Hovland pulled a 6-iron from an awkward lie into the water on the 18th...

Lawrence hangs on to win South African Open

Dec. 04, 2022 13:33 PM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thriston Lawrence held on to win his home South African Open by one shot despite a final-round 2-over 74 at the Blair Atholl course on Sunday. Lawrence started the day with a two-shot lead over Clement Sordet of France and despite extending his advantage to five...

McIlroy says Norman rift began with his 'brainwash' comment

Dec. 04, 2022 09:35 AM EST

Rory McIlroy thought his differences with Greg Norman over a Saudi-funded rival golf league had been patched up. That changed when Norman accused him of being “brainwashed” by golf's ruling brass. “I thought, You know what? I'm going to make it my business now to be as much of...

Tiger Woods doesn't 'have much left in this leg' to compete

Nov. 30, 2022 02:57 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods painted an uncertain picture about how much golf he can play, saying Tuesday that “I don't have much left in this leg.” He also doesn't have much hope the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded rival league can get along unless Greg Norman is out as...

Column: Major champions and the significant shots they hit

Nov. 29, 2022 11:49 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — All it takes is one shot to settle the nerves, to create momentum or restore confidence, or in the case of Justin Thomas, to stop the bleeding. Thomas has won the PGA Championship twice, and both times he looked back to a moment before the final round that...

Strong field minus Woods in Bahamas, Australia a mixed event

Nov. 29, 2022 10:30 AM EST

PGA TOUR HERO WORLD CHALLENGE Site: Nassau, Bahamas. Course: Albany Golf Club. Yardage: 7,414. Par: 72. Prize money: $3.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. (Golf Channel);...