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Rory McIlroy not bothered by Masters 'asterisk' comments from LIV Golf's Talor Gooch

Feb. 28, 2024 13:55 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Here’s how things seem to work regarding LIV Golf and Rory McIlroy: Someone says something, the other side responds, and the cycle just keeps repeating from one topic to the next. The latest chapters of the saga came Wednesday, when McIlroy said he...

Anthony Kim is joining LIV Golf for the rest of 2024. And maybe beyond

Feb. 28, 2024 10:47 AM EST

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Kim returns from nearly a 12-year hiatus to join LIV Golf and will play the remainder of the season in the Saudi-funded league as an individual. LIV Golf announced Wednesday that the 38-year-old Californian is joining the...

PGA Tour starts the Florida swing. LIV Golf goes to Saudi Arabia

Feb. 27, 2024 16:19 PM EST

PGA TOUR COGNIZANT CLASSIC IN THE PALM BEACHES Site: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Course: PGA National (Champions). Yardage: 7,147. Par: 71. Prize money: $9 million. Winner's share: $1.62 million. Television:...

Talor Gooch is getting louder. He invests in a Professional Bull Riders team in Oklahoma

Feb. 27, 2024 15:39 PM EST

Music was blaring, light beams danced around the arena and a large video board showed highlights of recent winners. This had the sound and feel of LIV Golf, except it was a little more dangerous and tougher to keep score. This was the Professional Bull Riders series, which 30 years...

Column: Chris Kirk's road to recovery included roommates and Yahtzee

Feb. 27, 2024 14:01 PM EST

Chris Kirk knew the long road back from alcoholism and depression would require support from family at home and from PGA Tour friends on the road. Neither was in short supply. He just didn't know it also would involve Yahtzee. “It had to be Palm Springs two or three...

Anthony Kim returning after 12 years to LIV? Greg Norman drops a tease

Feb. 26, 2024 19:24 PM EST

All signs point toward Anthony Kim ending his 12-year absence by playing the LIV Golf event in Saudi Arabia, with the latest indication a video tease from Greg Norman on Monday. Kim was a raw talent who broke the country club image in golf with his belt buckles and bling, winning...

Jake Knapp holds on to win Mexico Open and earn Masters spot

Feb. 25, 2024 19:15 PM EST

VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Jake Knapp lost a four-shot lead in seven holes and then held it together with a remarkable short game Sunday, closing with an even-par 71 to win the Mexico Open at Vidanta and earn a trip to the Masters. Knapp said he still sends a text...

Golfer ranked 2,930th goes from delivering groceries to earning $216K with 2nd place at Kenya Open

Feb. 25, 2024 17:11 PM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Only a week after he was delivering groceries to make ends meet, the 2,930th-ranked golfer Joe Dean finished tied for second at the Kenya Open on Sunday to earn himself more than $200,000 and a huge shot of confidence for the future. “I don’t think it’s...

Patty Tavatanakit takes a 3-stroke lead after three rounds of her home LPGA event in Thailand

Feb. 24, 2024 08:44 AM EST

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Local favorite Patty Tavatanakit shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Thailand tournament. Tavatanakit had a three-round total of 16-under 200 on the Siam Country Club Old Course at Chonburi southeast...

Alvaro Ortiz goes for a big win at home. He shares the lead in Mexico Open

Feb. 23, 2024 20:11 PM EST

VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Alvaro Ortiz got off to a strong start and did just enough right at the end for a 7-under 64, giving him a share of the lead Friday in the Mexico Open as he goes for yet another victory in his home country. This would be the biggest of all for Ortiz, who won...