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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...

LIV Golf denies report of deal to buy TV time on FS1

Sep. 28, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

Saudi-funded LIV Golf denied a report Tuesday that it was close to a U.S. television deal in which it would buy time to be shown on FS1. Golfweek cited multiple sources it did not identify in saying the agreement is still being finalized. It would go against what Greg...

Newcomers Young, Homa help US take Presidents Cup lead

Sep. 22, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Young didn’t flinch in his first Presidents Cup. Neither did Max Homa. They are among the new blood on the United States team and they made the most of their opportunities on Thursday in alternate-shot play, earning points to help the...

US guarding against overconfidence in Presidents Cup

Sep. 20, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The American team room at Quail Hollow has photos of winning teams from the Presidents Cup over the years, and it's a wonder there's room for all of them. The matches began in 1994. The Americans have lost just once. Captain Davis Love III...

Everything stacked in US favor at another Presidents Cup

Sep. 19, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The last Presidents Cup was so close the International team walked away with renewed hope that it had enough game and enough fight to conquer the mighty Americans. That now seems so long ago. Sure, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the Presidents...

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,...

Column: Jimmy Walker steps away, LIV gives him path back

Sep. 13, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

Jimmy Walker quietly stepped away from the PGA Tour in April, not sure whether it was lingering effects of Lyme disease or mounting frustration — probably both — that led to the decision. He just knew he needed to get away for the rest of the year, maybe two, maybe longer. And...

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...

Column: Golf's season of discontent ends, but more to come

Aug. 26, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Golf's season of discontent reaches its official stopping point this weekend at the Tour Championship. Predicting where the sport goes from here is sort of like trying to hole a shot from the fairway. The PGA Tour was woefully slow in reacting to the...