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

Feb. 28, 2024 19:41 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...

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: Golf has a fractured landscape. Not even the majors can put it back together

Feb. 20, 2024 17:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grill room at a California municipal golf course had one TV showing LIV Golf in Las Vegas, another showing the PGA Tour in Phoenix. A half-dozen people shifted eyes watching both, the former with fewer commercials on a network known more for “Young Sheldon” reruns. ...

Cantlay leads at Riviera with a 64. Tiger Woods ends his return to golf with a shank

Feb. 15, 2024 20:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of fans watching Tiger Woods in his 2024 debut missed out on the best golf Thursday at the Genesis Invitational. In the group ahead of Woods was Patrick Cantlay, looking as though he wants to be the next Southern California native to win at Riviera. ...

Column: Rory McIlroy and Jay Monahan have trust issues in golf's big divide

Feb. 06, 2024 11:50 AM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The obnoxious money ruining golf was sure to create trust issues with the leadership, and that lingers even as PGA Tour Enterprises is now flush with cash from its new minority investor. Now it might be a question of who has lost the locker room: Jay...

Patrick Cantlay takes off PGA Tour board hat, shoots 64. He trails Thomas Detry by 1 at Pebble Beach

Feb. 01, 2024 20:38 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay has spent about as much time on the phone as the golf course this week as a PGA Tour board member trying to nail down a deal for a $3 billion investment. It didn't seem to affect his day job at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. On a...

Rory McIlroy says the PGA Tour is cheapened without LIV Golf players. He doesn't want them punished

Jan. 30, 2024 19:17 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy wants golf put back together again as quickly as possible, saying Tuesday that even winning one of the PGA Tour's signature events would feel cheapened because it didn't have all the best players in the world. McIlroy also said he would be...

Justin Thomas goes from the sidelines to rejoining PGA Tour's advisory group

Jan. 30, 2024 12:18 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Thomas expressed faith and trust in the six players serving on the PGA Tour policy board, content to spend the bulk of his time worrying about his golf game. One month later, he's now part of the action. Thomas was among 16 players...

Pebble Beach has a weekend without amateurs. LIV starts in Mexico

Jan. 30, 2024 12:01 PM EST

PGA TOUR AT&T PEBBLE BEACH PRO-AM Site: Pebble Beach, California. Courses: Pebble Beach GL (Yardage: 6,972. Par: 72) and Spyglass Hill GC (Yardage: 7,041. Par: 72). Prize money: $20 million. Winner's share: $3.6 million. ...