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Morikawa caring less about No. 1 and more about winning

Jul. 06, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Collin Morikawa was one round away from reaching No. 1 in the world, staked to a five-shot lead in the Bahamas and needing only to win. Seven months later, No. 1 feels like a mile away. Morikawa shot 76 in the final round last December...

PGA Tour, LPGA Tour cancel tournaments in China in October

Jul. 06, 2022 09:23 AM EDT

The PGA Tour and LPGA Tour have canceled their tournaments in Shanghai that were scheduled for October because of ongoing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The HSBC Champions, part of the World Golf Championships series, was canceled for the third straight year. It was...

Tiger Woods looking at British Open as historic occasion

Jul. 05, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

The British Open is scheduled for Royal Liverpool, Royal Troon and Royal Portrush over the next three years. The Old Course at St. Andrews typically is used every five years. That adds to the perspective of Tiger Woods playing this year. When he said Tuesday that...

Column: Biggest disruption of Saudi tour is words, not golf

Jul. 05, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

The theme of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series is, “Golf, But Louder.” Money talks, loud enough for Dustin Johnson to get an offer he couldn't ignore, for Brooks Koepka to do an about-face within a week, for Pat Perez to be smiling after shooting 80. Inflated...

PGA Tour and Europe get together in Scotland and Kentucky

Jul. 05, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

EUROPEAN TOUR AND PGA TOUR GENESIS SCOTTISH OPEN Site: North Berwick, Scotland. Course: The Renaissance Club. Yardage: 7,237. Par: 71. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 8:30...

Poulter, 2 others win court stay to play in Scottish Open

Jul. 04, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Ian Poulter and two other players who signed up for the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series won a stay Monday from a British court that allows them to play in the Scottish Open. Poulter, Adrian Otaegui of Spain and Justin Harding of South Africa challenged...

JT Poston goes wire-to-wire in John Deere Classic

Jul. 03, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

SILVIS, Ill, (AP) — J.T. Poston completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the John Deere Classic for his second PGA Tour title and a spot in the British Open. Three strokes ahead entering the day at TPC Deere Run, Poston closed with a 2-under 69 for a three-stroke margin over...

Branden Grace wins LIV Golf's first US tournament

Jul. 02, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Branden Grace won LIV Golf's first stop on American soil, an event that drew critics and protestors alike because of the upstart series' funding by Saudi Arabia. Grace closed with a 7-under 65 on Saturday to finish at 13 under in the 54-hole tournament at...

England's Paul Casey joins Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour

Jul. 02, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Paul Casey, the Englishman ranked No. 26 in the world, has joined the Saudi Arabia-funded LIV Golf tour. Casey, who hasn't played a tournament round since March because of injuries, plans to make his LIV debut this month at the Trump National Golf Club in...

Poston eagles 17th, takes 3-shot lead in John Deere Classic

Jul. 02, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — J.T. Poston made up for two back-nine bogeys with an eagle on the par-5 17th, shooting a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the John Deere Classic. Trying to complete a wire-to-wire victory after tying for second last week...