Branden Grace wins the first event in the US for the controversial LIV Golf tour, taking home a total of $4,375,000

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Branden Grace won the first stop of LIV Golf on US soil, an event that drew critics and protesters alike because Saudi Arabia funded the new series. Grace closed out a 7-under 65 on Saturday to finish 13-under in the 54-hole tournament at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. The fledgling LIV series, … Read more

Dustin Johnson, Carlos Ortiz lead entering final round of LIV Series event at Pumpkin Ridge

The clamor that ushered in the first American stop of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Series died down a bit on Friday, putting the spotlight on the game at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Modest crowds and mild temperatures in the mid-70s welcomed players to the new series, funded by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, which is … Read more

US Ryder Cup Captain Zach Johnson Casts Doubt on LIV Golfers’ Hopes for 2023 Event

United States Ryder Cup team captain Zach Johnson has warned American golfers at the Saudi-backed LIV International Golf Series that they may not be chosen for next year’s matches in Italy. A total of 17 players were suspended by the PGA Tour ahead of LIV’s inaugural event in St. Albans, England, earlier this month. Some … Read more

Sept. 11 Families planning to protest as LIV Golf Series gears up for first-ever US event in Portland

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — LIV Golf’s first US event is scheduled to kick off Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the 9/11 terrorist attacks planning to gather in a nearby park to speak out against Saudi Saudi. – tour financed. Brett Eagleson was 15 years old when he … Read more

Brooks Koepka says more time for physical recovery, change of heart led to LIV Golf move

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. – Four-time Grand Slam champion Brooks Koepka said Tuesday that he did not agree to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series until after playing at the US Open two weeks ago. Koepka, speaking at a news conference ahead of the first LIV Golf tournament in the United States, which begins Thursday at … Read more

Xander Schauffele wins the Travelers Championship after Sahith Theegala’s double bogey on the 18th

CROMWELL, Conn. — Xander Schauffele celebrated his first wedding anniversary on Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-shot swing on the final hole, batting 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala hit two shots out of a bunker and double-bogeyed into the front pack. Leading … Read more

Padraig Harrington Outclasses Fellow Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker At US Senior Open; Bernhard Langer misses the cut

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker are going to do it again on a big stage, and this time they have more of a say in the outcome of the US Senior Open. The two Ryder Cup captains at Whistling Straits last September will be in the final group before the weekend at … Read more

Rory McIlroy, JT Poston share the Travelers Championship lead at 8-under 62 after the first round

CROMWELL, Conn. — Rory McIlroy battled a sinus problem to shoot an 8-under 62 on Thursday and share a first-round lead with JT Poston in the Travelers Championship. Coming off a tie for fifth on Sunday at the US Open after winning the Canadian Open the previous week, second-ranked McIlroy had a bogey-free morning round, … Read more