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Report: LIV draft contract has restrictions and major bonus

Aug. 17, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A draft contract to play for Saudi-funded LIV Golf includes clauses that require players be available to recruit other players to the league and to get permission before granting exclusive interviews, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The Journal...

BMW Championship a pivotal playoff event on unfamiliar turf

Aug. 17, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Justin Thomas is among the few who have experience at Wilmington Country Club. He was 20, still officially in college at Alabama, when he played in the 2013 Palmer Cup. Thomas didn't recall much when he returned for the BMW Championship, the second stop in...

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. ...

Column: No PGA Tour for LIV golfers, maybe a long road back

Aug. 16, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Long before the PGA Tour's postseason opener ended with a winning bogey in a three-hole playoff, the biggest drama was in the clubhouse at the TPC Southwind. A dozen or so players gathered around a screen to watch the outcome in the first of what figures to...

FedEx Cup playoffs head to Delaware for BMW Championship

Aug. 16, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

PGA TOUR BMW CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Wilmington, Delaware. Course: Wilmington CC (South). Yardage: 7,534. Par: 71. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Cameron Smith out of BMW Championship with sore hip

Aug. 15, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith pulled out of the BMW Championship on Monday with what his manager described as a “hip discomfort” that Smith had been feeling the last few months. Smith is No. 3 in the FedEx Cup, assured of a spot in the Tour...

Japan's Saki Baba wins US Women's Amateur in blowout

Aug. 14, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Saki Baba routed Monet Chun of Canada 11 and 9 on Sunday to become the second Japanese winner in U.S. Women’s Amateur history. The 17-year-old Baba won the last six holes, ending the match with a birdie on the par-3 27th hole at Chambers Bay. ...

Will Zalatoris gets 1st PGA Tour win in playoff at Memphis

Aug. 14, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The 10-foot par putt in regulation was so crucial and the moment so important that Will Zalatoris doesn't remember screaming out when he made it, “What are they gonna say now?” It took three playoff holes to get the answer Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude...