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FILE - Signage for LIV Golf is displayed during the pro-am round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV...
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LIV Golf joins antitrust lawsuit against PGA Tour as 4 players drop off

Saudi-funded LIV Golf joined the antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour in an amended complaint in which four players removed their names.
1 month ago
Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches a putt on the eighth green during the second round of th...
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Rory McIlroy launches remote control ball off green at BMW Championship

It's not every day that a professional golfer gets to show off their arm while out on the course in the middle of a round.
1 month ago
Will Zalatoris of the United States reacts on the 18th green in regulation after putting in to forc...
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Will Zalatoris secures 1st-career PGA win in opening leg of FedEx Cup Playoffs

After a handful of close calls since his arrival on the PGA Tour, Will Zalatoris secured his first win at the FedEx St. Jude Championship.
2 months ago
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 12: Bottles litter the 16th hole after a hole-in-one by Sam Ryder of...
Nikash Nath

2023 WM Phoenix Open set for week of Super Bowl LVII

The 2023 Waste Management Phoenix Open is set for Feb. 6-12 at TPC Scottsdale, with Super Bowl LVII scheduled for Feb. 12 in Glendale.
2 months ago
Cameron Smith, of Australia, holds the claret jug trophy as he poses for photographers on the 18th ...
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Cameron Smith outlasts Rory McIlroy to win British Open at St. Andrews

The show belonged to Cameron Smith with the best closing round the Old Course had ever seen with an 8-under 64.
2 months ago
Viktor Hovland, of Norway, lines up a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the British ...
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McIlroy, Hovland share lead heading to final day at British Open

McIlroy and Hovland, who are at 16-under par, had little trouble Saturday at the British Open at St. Andrews.
2 months ago
Cameron Smith of Australia tees off on the 18th hole during Day Two of The 150th Open at St Andrews...
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British Open sees Cameron Smith leading, emotional exit for Tigers Woods

Cameron Smith can only wonder if the 150th Open at St. Andrews will be his arrival as an undisputed elite player.
3 months ago
Tiger Woods of the US gestures at the end of his second round of the British Open golf championship...
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Teary-eyed Tiger Woods gets emotional sendoff on No. 18 at St. Andrews

Tiger Woods removed his cap a few strides from Swilcan Bridge, knowing Friday might be the last time he crossed over at St. Andrews.
3 months ago
Cameron Young of the US plays from the 3rd tee during the first round of the British Open golf cham...
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Cameron Young back at St. Andrews as pro, opens with a 64

In his British Open debut, Cameron Young plotted his way around the course and finished with a long two-putt birdie for an 8-under 64.
3 months ago
Phil Mickelson of the US prepares to play from the 3rd tee during the first round of the British Op...
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Phil Mickelson at British Open after skipping champions’ meal

Phil Mickelson is among the players who have angered the PGA Tour and the R&A by joining the LIV Golf tour.
3 months ago
US golfer Tiger Woods speaks during a press conference at the British Open golf championship in St ...
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Tiger Woods unsure how many British Opens he has left at St. Andrews

Tiger Woods doesn't know how many British Opens he has left at the home of golf. All that matters is playing this one.
3 months ago
Greg Norman, CEO of LIV Golf, tosses a beer to spectators into the crowd surrounding the 18th green...
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U.S. Department of Justice reportedly looking into PGA Tour-LIV Golf dispute

The dispute between the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series has reportedly caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice.
3 months ago
J.T. Poston of the United States lines up a putt on the 14th green during the third round of the Jo...
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J.T. Poston eagles 17th hole to take 3-shot lead at John Deere Classic

J.T. Poston made up for two bogeys with an eagle on the 17th hole to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the John Deere Classic.
3 months ago
J.T. Poston of the United States plays a shot on the first hole during the second round of the John...
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J.T. Poston takes 4-stroke lead into weekend at PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic

J.T. Poston took a four-stroke lead into the weekend in the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic following an opening 9-under 62 with a 65 on Friday.
3 months ago
Morgan Hoffmann of the United States plays his shot from the second tee during the first round of t...
Haboob Blog

Morgan Hoffmann’s golf ball ricochets off his hat at John Deere Classic

It doesn't matter what your skill level is, sometimes things just don't go your way on the golf course. Just ask Morgan Hoffmann.
3 months ago
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LIV Golf faces hurdles in applying for world ranking points

The OWGR handbook says the board can admit or reject any new tour regardless of compliance and change criteria at its discretion.
3 months ago
Matthew Wolff reacts after a shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the Travelers Champio...
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Matthew Wolff, Ortiz among the latest to join Saudi-backed LIV Golf

The Saudi-funded LIV Golf series has added 23-year-old Matthew Wolff and Oklahoma State's Eugenio Chacarra of Spain.
3 months ago
Phil Mickelson of the United States , second left, waits to play his tee shot on the 16th hole duri...
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British Open allows golfers from Saudi-backed series to play

Players who have joined LIV Golf will still be allowed to compete at the British Open next month, organizers said on Wednesday.
3 months ago
Brooks Koepka reacts to his shot off the 12th tee during the final round of the PGA Championship go...
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Report: Brooks Koepka the latest to join Saudi-backed LIV series

Brooks Koepka, among the first players to denounce a rival league for only 48 players, is the latest PGA Tour player to sign with LIV Golf.
3 months ago
Grayson Murray of the United States plays his shot from the fourth tee during the third round of th...
Haboob Blog

Pro golfer Grayson Murray steals show at U.S. Open with meltdown

Pro golfer Grayson Murray was having a tough go of it Sunday morning at the 122nd U.S. Open. Just ask his golf clubs.
3 months ago
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ASU’s Jon Rahm sits 1 stroke off lead at U.S. Open heading into Sunday

Will Zalatoris and Matt Fitzpatrick avoided the carnage that took down golf's best Saturday at the U.S. Open.
3 months ago
Haboob Blog

M.J. Daffue pulls off shot on hospitality deck at 2022 U.S. Open

When you see a window, sometimes you just have to take it. Even if it's on the hospitality deck at the 2022 U.S. Open.
3 months ago
Haboob Blog

Jon Rahm drops in birdie after 2 kids steal his golf ball at U.S. Open

On top of the U.S. Open's tough conditions Thursday, ASU alum Jon Rahm had to contend with two children who had a case of the sticky fingers.
3 months ago
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Phil Mickelson not giving up on playing PGA Tour

While PGA Tour players have been suspended, Phil Mickelson hasn't ruled out playing on the tour again. He said that should be his decision.
4 months ago