Rory McIlroy’s drought is complicated after the almost lost US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. — What do we think of Rory McIlroy? It’s hard to call him an underachiever when he’s won 21 career tournaments, including four major championships, and will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on roller skates. Problem is, it’s been eight years and counting since McIlroy won the last of … Read more

Luxurious homes and riches from golf’s greediest by joining LIV

It is the competition that has started a civil war in professional golf. Funded by the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, organizers of the LIV Golf Series have pledged $2 billion in the new venture which has, unsurprisingly, caught the attention of many golfers, even though it is targeted by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, … Read more

Phil Mickelson’s sympathy is ‘insulting’: 9/11 widow

Twenty years before Tom Strada, 41, found himself as a bond broker for Cantor Fitzgerald on the 104th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, he was a golfer and assistant pro at Meadow Brook Country Club. There he met his future wife, Terry, a … Read more

Phil Mickelson, other LIV golfers set to meet PGA Tour rivals at US Open

So… return to the usual programming in the world of golf. Even if it’s only for a week. A big championship will be played next week, with the US Open starting Thursday at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts. Surely, there will still be residual talk about the controversial and white-hot Golf LIV Invitational Series … Read more