Latest Tiger Woods News

Players-only private meeting was all about a better PGA Tour

Aug. 17, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed up for a private meeting of top PGA Tour players dressed in jeans and a long-sleeved plaid shirt. By the sound of his impact, he might as well have been wearing a Sunday red shirt. “I think it's pretty apparent that whenever we all get...

AP sources: Tiger meets with top players against LIV Golf

Aug. 16, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The PGA Tour is in Delaware for the first time and the buzz still surrounded Tiger Woods, even if he didn’t have clubs and wasn’t even at the golf course. Woods flew to Wilmington on Tuesday for a private meeting of top players to discuss the threat of...

BMW Championship last qualifying week for the Presidents Cup

Aug. 16, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Getting to the Tour Championship isn't all that's at stake this week in the second FedEx Cup playoff event. The BMW Championship also is the final event to earn one of six spots on the U.S. team and eight spots on the International team for the Presidents Cup next month. ...

FedEx Cup playoffs are here and LIV Golf a lingering topic

Aug. 10, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Perhaps it was only fitting that a violent thunderstorm hit the TPC Southwind right about the time a federal judge in California ruled against a motion that would have allowed three players who cashed in on LIV Golf to play for $75 million in bonus money on the PGA Tour. ...

Column: Monahan underestimated only the loyalty of players

Aug. 09, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

On different occasions in golf's summer of discontent, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy delivered key messages that illustrate what PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan got wrong. McIlroy was asked at the U.S. Open if he had lost respect for players in their prime years who were taking...

Shanshan Feng got everything from golf but a proper farewell

Aug. 02, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Shanshan Feng never wanted to play more than 10 years of professional golf. She went longer than planned, and the only regret for China's happy-go-lucky major champion is the COVID-19 pandemic kept her from a proper farewell. Feng, 32, announced her retirement Tuesday with an...

Column: Temptation of Saudi cash at LIV is in prize fund

Aug. 02, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

Pat Perez said having a chance to be part of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series was like winning the lottery. He wasn't far off. Perez didn't mince words — he rarely does — when explaining his reason for joining. It was a chance to play less and get paid more. He even was seen at a...

Women go to Muirfield, regular-season finale for PGA Tour

Aug. 02, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB AND LPGA TOUR AIG WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN Site: Muirfield, Scotland. Course: Muirfield. Yardage: 6,649. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.8 million. Winner's share: $1.02 million. Television:...

Norman says Tiger Woods turned down $700-800M Saudi offer

Aug. 02, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

Tiger Woods turned down an offer that Greg Norman says was "somewhere in that neighborhood” of $700 million to $800 million to take part in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series. During an appearance on Fox News with Tucker Carlson that aired Monday night, Norman confirmed what he told...

PGA Tour nearing $500 million in prize money next season

Aug. 01, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

The PGA Tour is closing in on $500 million in prize money for next season, with eight tournaments offering $15 million or more and limited spots available for the postseason. It will be the final time for a wraparound season that has nine tournaments starting on Sept. 15, has a...