LIV pressers continue to be ridiculous

(From l.) Pat Perez, Brooks Koepka, and Patrick Reedphoto† Getty Images In yet another unbelievable press conference for Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf League, fans of the sport received a jaw-dropping master class in bullshit-spewing and question-dodging from Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed, Bryson DeChambeau, and Pat Perez, some of the most recent PGA Tour defectors. I … Read more

Ryder Cup: Lee Westwood argues LIV Golf Series participants should be allowed to play in team event | Golf News

Lee Westwood is among several of golf’s top players to have signed up for the lucrative Saudi-backed circuit, despite sanctions from the sport’s established PGA Tour and DP World Tour; Ryder Cup record point scorer Sergio Garcia hopeful about future participation Last Updated: 29/06/22 8:59pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player … Read more

Nadine Dorries: Women’s sports must be reserved for those born female and follow FINA’s lead in swimming | News News

Swimming’s world governing body announced on June 19 that athletes who had been through any part of male puberty would be barred from elite female competition; Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries: “Some clear direction is long overdue, not only for athletes but also event organizers and fans” Last Updated: 28/06/22 7:52pm FINA announced on June 19 … Read more

Koepka cites injuries, family for LIV deal

Four months after suggesting those who defected to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series were sellouts, Brooks Koepka explained on Tuesday that he simply changed his mind. Koepka signed with LIV Golf last week for its first event on American soil, which starts on Thursday at Pumpkin Ridge west of Portland. It was a stunning reversal … Read more

Open Qualifying: Marcus Armitage and Sam Bairstow among 16 to book their place at St Andrews | Golf News

Sixteen players from a starting field of 288 at four venues book spots for golf’s original championship through Final Qualifying, earning places in the field for The 150th Open taking place at the home of golf from July 10-17, live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 28/06/22 10:02pm Sam Bairstow has qualified for the 150th Open … Read more

Women’s PGA Championship: In Gee Chun wins title at Congressional Country Club after late Lexi Thompson collapse | Golf News

In Gee Chun finished with a closing round of 75 and her final 36-hole closing total was the highest of a winner on the LPGA Tour since 1998; Lexi Thompson had been two-shots clear before her nightmare finish at the Congressional Country Club Last Updated: 26/06/22 10:09pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible … Read more

Travelers Championship: Xander Schauffele wins title in Connecticut | Golf News

Xander Schauffele finished with a birdie on the 18th and therefore successfully converted a 54-hole lead into a PGA Tour win for the first time; Sahith Theegala had a nightmare on the 18th with a double bogey costing him a chance of victory Last Updated: 26/06/22 11:49pm Xander Schauffele carded rounds of 63, 63, 67 … Read more

In Gee Chun falters but retains Women’s PGA Championship lead by three shots heading into final round | Golf News

In Gee Chun remains in control of the Women’s PGA Championship despite shooting a three-over-par 75 in her second round; Sei Young Kim, Hye-jin Choi and Lexi Thompson sit three shots back Last Updated: 25/06/22 11:19pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player The best of the action from day three of … Read more

Travelers Championship: Xander Schauffele retains lead as Rory McIlroy drops way back | Golf News

Schauffele leads by a single shot heading into the final day of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut; McIlroy is now 11 shots off the lead after another difficult day at TPC River Highlands Last Updated: 26/06/22 12:25am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Rory McIlroy had a hole to forget on … Read more

In Gee Chun leads Women’s PGA Championship by six shots after second round | Golf News

In Gee Chun remains in control of the Women’s PGA Championship after shooting a three-under-par 69 in her second round; Chun is six shots clear of nearest rivals Lydia Ko and Jennifer Kupcho at Congressional Country Club Last Updated: 25/06/22 12:18am In Gee Chun plays her shot from the eighth tee during the second round … Read more