Branden Grace Wins LIV Golf’s Portland Event and Takes Home $4.375 Million | Golf news and tour information

It wasn’t the best shot of his career. Nor was it the most significant historically. But when it came to dollars and cents, the dominant theme in the modern professional golf zeitgeist, it was the most profitable. By a comically large margin. Branden Grace chipped in from the 16th hole for a birdie that ensured … Read more

DP World Tour responds to LIV Golf players’ legal threat in scathing open letter | Golf news and tour information

DP World Tour CEO Keith Pelley has responded to a contingent of European players defecting to LIV Golf after the group threatened legal action against Pelley and the tour. The defectors sent a letter to the Pelley and DP World Tour board members that was leaked to several European outlets earlier this week. In the … Read more

Ricky Barnes is out of the desert, JT Poston is keeping a torrid pace and a Monday qualifier is making some noise | Golf news and tour information

Ricky Barnes hasn’t played a full schedule on the PGA Tour since the 2017-18 season and is therefore struggling to build any kind of momentum in his golf game. Which explains why he had recorded three rounds in the 60s this season and hasn’t made the cut in five of the six events in which … Read more

I put on flip flops and a t-shirt to play in a tournament with scratch golfers | Golf Equipment: Clubs, Balls, Bags

When we turned around during the second round of the Linksoul LS2MAN, I was starting to lose feeling in my feet. My favorite pair of golf shoes decided to betray me and I left my spare pair at the hotel. That’s when I did something I never thought I’d do, I took out my flip … Read more

In Pumpkin Ridge, it’s one big LIV party, but hard feelings and controversy hang over golf | Golf news and tour information

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Aside from three tense half-hour press conferences, the atmosphere at Pumpkin Ridge has been remarkably stress-free. The caddies can’t believe how well they’re being taken care of. Trainers, too. On the PGA Tour, they paid for his travel and lodging. At LIV, you’re careful. Members and employees are ecstatic to see … Read more

In Pumpkin Ridge, it’s one big LIV party, but hard feelings and controversy hang over golf | Golf news and tour information

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Aside from three tense half-hour press conferences, the atmosphere at Pumpkin Ridge has been remarkably stress-free. The caddies can’t believe how well they’re being taken care of. Trainers, too. On the PGA Tour, they paid for his travel and lodging. At LIV, you’re careful. Members and employees are ecstatic to see … Read more

Something fishy happened at the Missouri Am, raising concerns about golf favoritism | Golf news and tour information

An unfortunate case of favoritism shattered the dreams of a handful of Missourians hoping to play a wish-list course, offering a window into how parish golf organizations sometimes operate when they think no one is watching. Hosted at Bellerive Country Club, site of the 2018 PGA Championship, the recent Missouri Amateur drew a great deal … Read more

Why the PGA Tour needs to strengthen its ties with college golfers | Golf news and tour information

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Michael Thorbjornsen had a very strong sophomore season at Stanford, but it wasn’t particularly special. He finished the year ranked 17th in the nation and tied for 32nd in the individual portion of the NCAA Championship. First Team All Pac-12 and Second Team/Honorable Mention All-American, depending on which publication you trust. … Read more

Many of the world’s best players have started playing a 7-wood, so why not you? | Golf Equipment: Clubs, Balls, Bags

Arne Thomas remembers the moment three years ago when he realized he had found a valuable addition to his bag. Playing at Oakmont Country Club, where he has a 2.4 handicap rating, Thomas hung 205 yards on the slightly uphill par-5 ninth. The hole was playing in a breeze with the pin behind the right … Read more

Patrick Reed, Pat Perez Smash PGA Tour at First LIV Golf Press Conference | Golf news and tour information

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Patrick Reed bets on LIV Golf. He has signed a multi-million dollar contract to play in all LIV events. He wears the logo on his hat, shirt collar, and left sleeve. And he’s throwing serious shadows on his old grounds as a parting gift. It’s no surprise that Reed and the … Read more

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