LIV Golf calls reported deal to show events on FS1 ‘incomplete and inaccurate’

Saudi-funded LIV Golf refuted a report Tuesday that it was close to a US television deal in which it would buy time to be shown on FS1. Golfweek, in a story published Tuesday night, cited multiple sources it did not identify in saying the agreement is still being finalized. It would go against what Greg … Read more

United States builds 4-1 lead over Internationals after Presidents Cup foursome golf matches

CHARLOTTE, NC — The idea was for two of the most reliable American teams to set the tone Thursday in the Presidents Cup, and the result was predictable. Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay made short work of Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama in the opening match. They didn’t make a bogey in a 6-and-5 victory, … Read more

LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in ‘lively’ GOP discussion about Saudi-backed LIV tour

CNN — Greg Norman, the head of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour, faced some conservative criticism on Tuesday after he met with a group of House Republicans behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, on a trip to Washington as part of a public-relations push to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the PGA … Read more

Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth among Davis Love III picks to fill out stacked US roster for Presidents Cup

It won’t quite be Alabama’s top-ranked football team playing Akron on its home field, but the US figures to be an overwhelming favorite to defeat the International team for the ninth straight time in the Presidents Cup in two weeks. US team captain Davis Love III filled out his remaining roster spots Wednesday with six … Read more

Exclusive: PGA Tour Threatens to Ban Japan Golf Tour Players Who Compete in LIV Golf Events

The PGA Tour has told the organizers of the Japan Golf Tour that any of its members who participated in LIV Golf Series events this year or LIV Golf Tour events during the 2022-23 season will be barred from competing in PGA Tour-run tournaments, including the Zozo Championship and the Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Tournament. … Read more

Open champion Cameron Smith, five others leave PGA Tour for LIV Golf

ATLANTA — As Billy Horschel approached the 18th green in Sunday’s final round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, he couldn’t help but wondered whether it was the last time he’d play with his good friend, Cameron Smith, on the PGA Tour. Horschel and Smith both live in Ponte Vedra, Florida. They … Read more

Rory McIlroy apologizes to Scottie Scheffler’s parents after FedEx Cup win

Even Rory McIlroy was surprised when he beat the world no. 1 player, Scottie Scheffler, in the FedEx Cup on Sunday – and he made that known to Scheffler’s parents after all was said and done. “I’m sorry,” McIlroy was seen saying to Scott Scheffler, Scottie’s father, after the victory at East Lake Golf Club … Read more

Cameron Young was ‘very interested’ in LIV Golf, but will remain with PGA Tour

ATLANTA – Cameron Young, the presumptive Rookie of the Year, said Sunday at the Tour Championship that he was “very interested” in LIV Golf but has decided to remain with the PGA Tour. Speaking to a small group of reporters at East Lake, Young was asked about his future plans with rumors and speculation swirling … Read more

Xander Schauffele ends with birdie-birdie-eagle to finish 2 back of Scottie Scheffler at Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Masters champion Scottie Scheffler is playing every bit like the No. 1 player in golf and was on the verge of turning the Tour Championship into a rout. Three holes by Xander Schauffele changed everything going into the weekend at East Lake. Schauffele holed a pair of birdie putts, and then drilled a … Read more

Scottie Scheffler finishes with 3 straight birdies, leads Tour Championship by 5 strokes after 1st round

ATLANTA — Masters champion Scottie Scheffler might have had a roller coaster of an opening round Thursday at the Tour Championship if only he had been paying attention to the scoreboards. Scheffler started with a 2-shot lead as the No. 1 seed in the FedEx Cup. He led by as many as 6 shots on … Read more