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US Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson casts doubts on LIV golfers’ hopes for 2023 event

US Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson casts doubts on LIV golfers’ hopes for 2023 event

United States Ryder Cup team captain Zach Johnson has warned American golfers on the Saudi-backed LIV Golf International Series that they may not be picked 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 …

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Sept.  11 families planning protest as LIV golf series gets set for first US event in Portland

Sept. 11 families planning protest as LIV golf series gets set for first US event in Portland

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — LIV Golf’s first US event is set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour. Brett Eagleson was 15 years old when he lost …

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Bryson DeChambeau joining LIV Golf Invitational Series

Bryson DeChambeau joining LIV Golf Invitational Series

Bryson DeChambeau, the 2020 US Open Champion, is joining the LIV Golf Invitational Series, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. Patrick Reed, the 2018 Masters champion, is also joining the LIV series, according to multiple reports. DeChambeau and Reed are expected to compete in LIV Golf’s first United States-based event, scheduled at Pumpkin Ridge …

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LIV Golf members allowed to play 150th Open Championship at St. Louis.  Andrews, R&A announces

LIV Golf members allowed to play 150th Open Championship at St. Louis. Andrews, R&A announces

Players involved in the LIV Golf Invitational Series will be allowed to compete at the 150th Open Championship at St. Andrews next month, the R&A announced Wednesday. The decision follows the USGA allowing players who have joined the LIV Golf Series, which is financially backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, to play at last …

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

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 …

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