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

International gets Bolton permit for LIV Golf event on Labor Day weekend

BOLTON, Mass. — With thousands expected to visit Bolton and The International Golf complex Labor Day weekend for the Saudi Arabia-based LIV Golf tournament, the Bolton Select Board gave its approval at the June 16 board meeting. Acting under a statute that would allow the event unless the board deemed it detrimental to the city, … 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

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

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

Here’s why the World Ranking system is so critical to LIV Golf’s long-term viability | Golf news and tour information

For now, the threat of the new LIV Golf series to the golf status quo it seems to focus on a seemingly endless supply of money that you can throw at prospective players. But there’s one thing the Saudi-backed tour currently doesn’t have, and likely needs, to further disrupt professional golf: golf’s official world ranking … Read more

The eternal lure of professional golf is being destroyed by money | Golf news and tour information

Take-take-take-take-take-take-take-take-take. Also: more-more-more-more-more. Wherever you look these days in professional golf, there is plenty to do, along with a demand for more. It’s not good for business. The LIV Golf Series, chaired by Greg Norman; the notorious MBS on the prowl—is taking on several brand name players from the PGA Tour. Players off to greener … Read more

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