Open champion Cameron Smith, five others leave PGA Tour for LIV Golf

Open champion Cameron Smith, five others leave PGA Tour for LIV Golf

ATLANTA — As Billy Horschel approached the 18th green in Sunday’s final round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, he couldn’t help but wonder whether it was the last time he’d play with his good friend, Cameron Smith, on the PGA Tour. Horschel and Smith both live in Ponte Vedra, Florida. They … Read more

PGA Tour players-only meeting reveals LIV Golf details

PGA Tour players-only meeting reveals LIV Golf details

Money is apparently thicker than blood in the ongoing battle for golf supremacy between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf. Three days after one top player said that those at Tuesday’s players-only meeting helmed by Tiger Woods at the Hotel Du Pont ahead of this week’s BMW Championship in Wilmington, Del., took a “blood oath” … Read more

Patrick Reed launches lawsuit against Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel

Patrick Reed launches lawsuit against Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel

Golfer Patrick Reed filed a lawsuit against Brandel Chamblee and the Golf Channel, seeking $750 million in damages for defamation. Reed alleges, according to court documents, that Chamblee, a Golf Channel analyst, has “actively” targeted Reed to “destroy his reputation, create hate, and a hostile work environment” for the player. Patrick Reed claims he is … Read more

LIV Golf players suing the PGA Tour ‘frustrating,’ says Scottie Scheffler, No. 1-ranked player in the world

LIV Golf players suing the PGA Tour 'frustrating,' says Scottie Scheffler, No. 1-ranked player in the world

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A federal judge in California might decide Tuesday whether to grant a temporary restraining order that would allow three golfers who left the PGA Tour for LIV Golf to participate in the FedEx Cup playoffs, starting this week at the FedEx St. Jude Championship. Scottie Scheffler, the No. 1-ranked player in the … Read more

Phil Mickelson among those to file suit against PGA Tour

Phil Mickelson among those to file suit against PGA Tour

Talk of lawsuits between the breakaway Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series and the PGA Tour has been just that. Until now. As first reported in the wall street journal on Wednesday, 11 LIV golfers are suing to challenge their PGA Tour suspensions. Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau are among the 11 suing the Tour. … Read more

Trump defends hosting Saudi golf tournament: ‘Nobody’s gotten to the bottom of 9/11’

Trump defends hosting Saudi golf tournament: 'Nobody's gotten to the bottom of 9/11'

Former President Trump defended the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tournament planned for his golf club in Bedminster, NJ, against calls from families of 9/11 terror attack victims to back out. “Nobody’s gotten to the bottom of 9/11, unfortunately,” Trump told ESPN Thursday. “They should have, as to the maniacs that did that horrible thing, to our … Read more

Donald Trump attends LIV Golf party in NYC

Donald Trump attends LIV Golf party in NYC

Donald Trump was spotted at an LIV Golf-sponsored party in New York City on Wednesday night ahead of the league’s tournament at his New Jersey golf course that kicks off Thursday. The former president — wearing a suit and shirt without his signature red tie — was seen in the crowd at Midtown’s Gotham Hall … Read more

Henrik Stenson’s tenure as European Ryder Cup captain ‘brought to an end’

Henrik Stenson's tenure as European Ryder Cup captain 'brought to an end'

The Europeans are in the market for a new Ryder Cup captain. This comes after Ryder Cup Europe officials announced Wednesday that Henrik Stenson will not captain the home side next year in Italy, saying in a release that Stenson’s tenure as captain “has been brought to an end with immediate effect.” “In light of … Read more