Latest Greg Norman News

Dustin Johnson looking to get back on track at PGA

May. 19, 2022 02:02 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth are examples of how quickly the landscape can change. Look back one year, and Johnson was the No. 1 player in the world who had been runner-up in the previous two PGA Championships and among the favorites every time he played. ...

Tiger Woods says he's all about majors, a Mickelson rebuke

May. 17, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is all about majors and legacy, a point he drove home Tuesday in a sharp rebuke of Phil Mickelson and his support of a Saudi-funded golf venture that led to Lefty not defending his title at the PGA Championship. Even as Woods resumes a remarkable...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '22: Capsule look at Southern Hills majors

May. 16, 2022 11:45 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A capsule look at major championships held at Southern Hills, site of the PGA Championship being played Thursday-Sunday: 1958 U.S. OPEN Winner: Tommy Bolt Score: 283 Runner-up: Gary Player Margin of...

Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

May. 14, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

Phil Mickelson withdrew Friday from the PGA Championship, electing to extend his hiatus from golf following incendiary comments he made about a Saudi-funded rival league he supports and the PGA Tour he accused of greed. Mickelson authored one of the most stunning victories last year...

Greg Norman's comments on Khashoggi killing spark backlash

May. 12, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Greg Norman's brushing off of Jamal Khashoggi's killing as a “mistake” has been condemned by the fiancee of the late Washington Post columnist. The former No. 1 golfer is leading a series of Saudi Arabia-funded tournaments in England and has come under criticism...

Westwood, Poulter mum over PGA Tour's stance on Saudi league

May. 11, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter didn't want to talk about the PGA Tour's decision to deny releases to members who asked to play in the first of a series of Saudi-funded tournaments next month in England. Tour loyalists were happy to weigh in at the Byron Nelson...

PGA Tour denies releases for players in Saudi-funded event

May. 10, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

The PGA Tour is denying releases to golfers who asked to play in the first of a series of Saudi-funded tournaments next month in England, a bold move by Commissioner Jay Monahan in trying to quash Greg Norman’s latest bid to start a lucrative rival league. The first LIV Golf...

Report: Mickelson had $40 million in gambling losses

May. 06, 2022 07:44 AM EDT

Federal auditors investigating Phil Mickelson's role in an insider trading scheme found his gambling losses totaled more than $40 million from 2010 to 2014, according to an excerpt from Alan Shipnuck's forthcoming biography. Shipnuck posted the excerpt on his “Firepit Collective”...

Westwood requests release to play in Saudi-funded event

May. 04, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

SUTTON COLDFIELD, England (AP) — Lee Westwood has requested a release to play the first event of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational series in Britain next month. Westwood said he has asked both the European tour and the PGA Tour for the release required to contest the $25...

Record crowd of nearly 300K expected for Open at St. Andrews

Apr. 26, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

The 150th edition of golf’s oldest championship really is cause for celebration. The R&A reports Tuesday it anticipates a record 290,000 spectators at St. Andrews for the British Open this summer. That would smash the previous record of 239,000 fans who watched Tiger Woods...