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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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Brooks Koepka says more time for physical recovery, changed opinion led to LIV Golf move

Brooks Koepka says more time for physical recovery, changed opinion led to LIV Golf move

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka said Tuesday that he didn’t agree to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series until after playing in the US Open two weeks ago. Koepka — speaking at a news conference before the first LIV Golf tournament in the United States, which starts Thursday at Pumpkin Ridge …

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Bryson DeChambeau wants to move on from LIV Golf drama

Bryson DeChambeau wants to move on from LIV Golf drama

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Bryson DeChambeau has heard and seen the criticism he and his fellow competitors have faced for joining the controversial LIV Golf Invitational Series that’s backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. He even said he respects those comments. But after his press conference Tuesday ahead of the LIV Golf Portland event …

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Asia’s golf history seekers set to benefit from PGA Tour’s enhancements

Asia’s golf history seekers set to benefit from PGA Tour’s enhancements

In golf, they say timing is everything, and golf’s glory hunters from Asia have been in perfect synch and harmony in making the quantum leap from the Korn Ferry Tour to the ultra-competitive and rewarding PGA Tour. With five tournaments remaining in the regular season that rewards the top-25 players with PGA Tour cards and …

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LIV Golf: PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural event

LIV Golf: PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural event

CNN — Following the start of the inaugural LIV Golf event near London on Thursday, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan announced that all golfers playing in the breakaway series have been notified that they are suspended and otherwise no longer eligible to participate in PGA Tour tournaments. “As you know, players listed below did not …

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US Open 2022: Jon Rahm has golf ball stolen on 18th hole, still manages to make birdie |  Golf News and Tour Information

US Open 2022: Jon Rahm has golf ball stolen on 18th hole, still manages to make birdie | Golf News and Tour Information

BROOKLINE, Mass. — A year after holing a long birdie putt to wrap up his first major title, Jon Rahm provided more dramatics on his closing hole during the first round of the 2022 US Open. But the circumstances couldn’t have been more different—especially considering Rahm needed a different golf ball just to finish the …

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The timeless appeal of pro golf is being destroyed by money |  Golf News and Tour Information

The timeless appeal of pro 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. Everywhere you look these days in professional golf, there’s a whole lot of taking going on, coupled with a demand for more. It’s not good for business. The LIV Golf series—Greg Norman presiding; the notorious MBS lurking—is taking various name-brand players from the PGA Tour. The players leaving for greener pastures—Brooks Koepka, …

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Here is why the World Ranking system is so critical to LIV Golf’s longterm viability |  Golf News and Tour Information

Here is why the World Ranking system is so critical to LIV Golf’s longterm viability | Golf News and Tour Information

For now, the threat of the upstart LIV Golf series to golf’s status quo It seems to center around a seemingly endless supply of money that it can throw at prospective players. But there is one thing the Saudi-backed tour currently does not have, and likely needs, to disrupt professional golf further: Official World Golf …

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PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says golfers suspended for LIV Golf affiliation ‘need us’

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says golfers suspended for LIV Golf affiliation ‘need us’

In his first interview since suspending 17 players for competing in the rival LIV Golf Invitational Series, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan defended the punishment in an interview with CBS Sports during the final round of the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday. Six-time major champion Phil Mickelson, two-time major winner Dustin Johnson and longtime PGA …

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