How Saudi Arabia’s new professional golf series is transforming the sport

The LIV Invitational Series, a new golf tournament backed by money from Saudi Arabia, is causing a major rift in the world of golf. The chain’s website claims it’s an “opportunity to revitalize golf”, but opponents and human rights advocates say Saudi Arabia, whose government has been shown to be responsible for Washington Post journalist … Read more

Padraig Harrington leads Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker at the US Open Seniors. Bernard Langer misses a cut

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – Padraig Harrington And the Steve Stricker They will go to it again on a big podium, and this time they have a bigger say in the outcome of the US Open. The two Ryder Cup leaders at Whistling Straits last September will be in the final set to be held this weekend … Read more

Why didn’t Xander Schauffele shut the door on jumping into LIV Golf

Cromwell, Connecticut – Xander Schauffele knows rumors have been flying like a great shot he fired all over the TPC River Highlands green in regulation Thursday at the Travelers Championship. Schauffele — the 28-year-old, number 15 in the world, a five-time PGA Tour winner who has finished in the top seven of eight majors since … Read more

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says LIV Golf Invitational Series poses an “irrational threat” to the game

If there was any doubt about the poison brewing between the competition’s PGA Tour and the competition’s LIV Golf Invitational Series, the latest salvo was delivered by the breakaway circuit on Wednesday. Just as PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan was unveiling more portfolios, a revamped schedule and drastic changes to the FedEx Cup qualifiers, LIV … Read more

The Saudis found Brooks Koepka’s price. What will they get?

Cromwell, Connecticut – Somewhere over the past few days – since he’s been telling friends he’s definitely out on the LIV Golf Series – Brooks Koepka has found a metaphorical horse’s head in his bed, An offer he couldn’t refuse from Saudi enthusiasts to break up behind the breakaway arena. Since Koepka does not gladly … Read more

CEO Greg Norman says the LIV Golf Invitational Series will apply for OWGR

Brooklyn, Massachusetts – CEO of Leaf Golf Greg Norman He said the new circuit will apply for the official golf rankings points on Monday. Norman said the LIV Golf Invitational Series has a “very compelling” application after working closely with the OWGR technical committee to understand the process. During an interview with Fox News Saturday … Read more

US Open fans criticized NBC for its TV coverage on Saturday

When it comes to watching professional golf tournaments on TV, everyone is a critic. This doubles as for majors. On a wild Saturday with a huddled leaderboard, NBC’s lead golf producer Tommy Roy faced the difficult task of showing the drama unfolding. Where was the local boy Keegan Bradley? Why was the last group, with … Read more