Golf

Why world rankings points are essential to both sides of LIV divide

Judge Smails Ty, what did you shoot today? Ty Webb Oh judge, I don’t keep score. Judge Smails Then how do you measure yourself with other golfers? Ty Webb By height. – Caddyshack (1980) Distilled down to its elemental state, sport constitutes the process of measurement. The dark art of determining and comparing the particular and cumulative performances of athletes, against the corresponding achievements of their confrères. For it’s through

Reed refiles $750M defamation suit vs. network

Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Golfer Patrick Reed’s attorneys refiled his $750 million defamation lawsuit against the Golf Channel and analyst Brandel Chamblee in federal court in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday, while adding other Golf Channel employees and media groups to the complaint. The lawsuit accuses the Golf Channel, Golfweek and its parent company Gannett, as well as

Report: LIV nears deal to buy time on Fox Sports

The controversial LIV Golf circuit has signed many big names and sparked widespread conversation over the last several months, but one thing it hasn’t had is a deal to broadcast its events on television. That, according to a report Tuesday night, may be changing soon. Golfweek, citing multiple sources, reported that LIV Golf is nearing a deal to buy air time on Fox Sports, one that would see its events

Takeaways from the 2022 Presidents Cup

Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia The U.S. team captured the Presidents Cup again, taking down the International team 17½ to 12½ at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday. It was the Americans’ ninth straight victory and 12th in 14 editions of the event. Over five days, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas emerged as the face

Presidents Cup 2022: Best moments, sights and sounds from Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Round 2 of the Presidents Cup was more competitive than the first, but the U.S. team still piled up four more points to take an 8-2 lead heading into the weekend at Quail Hollow Club. There are still 20 points at stake over the next two days, so the International team isn’t completely out of it. But it’s going to take one of the biggest comebacks in

What you need to know ahead of the 2022 Presidents Cup

Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Much has changed since the last Presidents Cup was played, when captain Tiger Woods led the 2019 U.S. team to a 16-14 victory at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. In just the past week, it was announced Greg Norman is going to Congress to advocate for LIV Golf, Cameron

Smith rallies to take lead at Chicago LIV Golf stop

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — Cameron Smith made a pair of 7-foot birdie putts to finish off his round of 4-under 68 and allow him to overtake Dustin Johnson going into the third and final day of the LIV Golf Invitational-Chicago. As easy as Johnson made it look in the opening round, Saturday at Rich Harvest Farms was such a struggle that he shot over par for the first time in

Love fills out stacked U.S. Presidents Cup roster

Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia It won’t quite be Alabama’s to-ranked football team playing Akron on its home field, but the U.S. figures to be an overwhelming favorite to defeat the International team for the ninth straight time in the Presidents Cup in two weeks. U.S. team captain Davis Love III filled out his remaining roster spots Wednesday

Mickelson roasts PGA Tour in LIV Golf interview with sarcastic comment

McIlroy takes aim at LIV Golf defectors ahead of U.S. Open We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Phil Mickelson roasted the PGA Tour by poking fun at the idea that the circuit has found more money

LIV Golf joins golfers in suing the PGA Tour

Saudi-backed LIV Golf joins some of their players in suing the PGA Tour following decision to suspend them for joining the breakaway tournament… but amended complaint shows FOUR stars have removed their names from it LIV Golf has joined some of its defectors in their lawsuit against the PGA Tour Amended complaint shows that four golfers have removed their names from it PGA Tour made the decision to suspend golfers