Branden Grace wins first US-based event for controversial LIV Golf tour, takes home a total of $4,375,000

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

LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first US stop

Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States. This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in the tiny North Plains, nestled in the rolling hills west … Read more

In Gee Chun perseveres, holds off Lexi Thompson to win the Women’s PGA Championship

BETHESDA, Md. – In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizeable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at Congressional, but that was enough to win her third … Read more

Brooks Koepka becomes latest star golfer to leave PGA Tour for LIV Golf Series, sources confirm

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka is the latest golfer to defect from the PGA Tour to the LIV Golf Invitational Series, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Koepka, 32, is one of the highest-profile players to join the breakaway circuit, which is being funded by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and is fronted by two-time Open … Read more

Brooks Koepka joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour

The turbulent times for the PGA Tour roll on as yet another one of its big-name stars is poised to join the Greg Norman-led LIV Golf series, according to The Telegraph. The United Kingdom paper reports that Brooks Koepka is joining the controversial Saudi-backed tour, joining the likes of Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau … Read more

Brooks Koepka joining Saudi-backed LIV Tour

The turbulent times for the PGA Tour roll on as yet another one of its big-name stars is poised to join the Greg Norman-led LIV Golf series, according to The Telegraph. The United Kingdom paper reports that Brooks Koepka is joining the controversial Saudi-backed tour, joining the likes of Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau … Read more

Will Zalatoris addresses Instagram morons after US Open loss

Will Zalatoris addressed “Instagram morons” following his second-place finish at the US Open on Sunday. “I’m sure all the Instagram morons are going to say it has something to do with my left wrist flexion coming down, but I promise you, it’s got nothing to do with it,” Zalatoris told reporters of his missed putt … Read more

Matt Fitzpatrick’s first major win, Phil Mickelson and the biggest takeaways from the 2022 US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. – Before Sunday, England’s Matt Fitzpatrick had never won a professional golf tournament in the United States. Now, he has won two of the biggest golf events in the world on the same course. Nine years after winning the US Amateur at The Country Club outside Boston, Fitzpatrick captured his first PGA Tour … Read more