PGA TOUR announces ‘significant changes’

PGA TOUR announces ‘significant changes’

CROMWELL, Conn. – The PGA TOUR will return to a calendar-year schedule in 2024, one of a series of changes announced Wednesday that also includes eight tournaments with greatly enhanced purses, revised field sizes for the FedExCup Playoffs, and a reimagined fall including up to three no -cut, limited-field international events. Commissioner Jay Monahan announced … Read more

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says LIV Golf Invitational Series is an ‘irrational threat’ to the game

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says LIV Golf Invitational Series is an ‘irrational threat’ to the game

If there was any doubt about the venom brewing between the PGA Tour and the rival LIV Golf Invitational Series, the latest salvo was delivered by the breakaway circuit on Wednesday. Just as PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan was unveiling increased purses, a revamped schedule and dramatic changes to the FedEx Cup Playoffs, LIV Golf … Read more

Greg Norman says Saudi-backed LIV Golf is applying for world ranking points, hypocritical PGA Tour calls

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Greg Norman, the commissioner of the LIV Golf Series, has remained fairly quiet during US Open week, but the two-time major winner was interviewed Saturday night on Fox News’ One Nation with Brian Kilmeade. Norman echoed many things he’s said in the past but also announced that the LIV Series is working … Read more

Phil Mickelson (78) faces tough reality after PGA Tour defection

BROOKLINE, Mass. – On this miserable day, crowd control was the least of Phil Mickelson’s concerns. In his second tournament in four months, at a challenging but eminently fair Brookline, on his 52nd birthday, the result was predictable: Mickelson crashed to an opening-round 78 at this 122nd US Open. He’s trailing 12 amateurs and sits … Read more

Rory McIlroy won’t back off on Saudi LIV Golf vs. PGA Tour

“Legacy, reputation, at the end of the day, that’s all you have.” McIlroy makes it clear what’s important to him. It’s about the money: Why LIV golfers should just be honest Mackenzie Salmon and Charles Curtis discuss the massive shake up in the golf world and why the likes of Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson … Read more

Jon Rahm on giving back the US Open trophy, feeling sorry for Jay Monahan, concern for the Ryder Cup and why he’s all in on the PGA Tour

Jon Rahm didn’t enjoy having to ship the US Open trophy back as his year-long custody of the silver double-handled winner’s prize came to an end. While Rahm noted that he feels less pressure at the majors since capturing the US Open and he desperately wants to defend his title and bring the trophy back … Read more

Rory McIlroy says PGA Tour players who joined the LIV Golf Invitational Series took the ‘easy way out’

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Rory McIlroy said he is disappointed that some PGA Tour players took the “easy way out” and joined the rival LIV Golf Invitational Series, and in how six-time major champion Phil Mickelson helped create the new circuit. McIlroy, speaking at a news conference Tuesday ahead of this week’s US Open at The … Read more

LIV Golf players can’t ‘free-ride’ off PGA Tour, Jay Monahan says

Placeholder while article actions load Declaring the PGA Tour was not going to allow LIV Golf Invitational Series participants to “free-ride” off the structure and cachet of his organization, Commissioner Jay Monahan defended the decision to suspend players who defected from his circuit to play in the inaugural event of the Saudi-backed venture. Monahan was … Read more

PGA TOUR may face legal challenges for suspending LIV participants, attorneys say

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Now that the PGA TOUR has officially suspended seventeen players for agreeing to participate in a LIV Golf event, the TOUR could face “a major” anti-trust lawsuit, according to some lawyers who specialize in noncompete law. “The PGA TOUR is really opening itself up to a major … Read more

PGA suspends players in LIV Golf event

Placeholder while article actions load Professional golf arrived at a crossroads Thursday as an insurgent, Saudi-backed tour teed off on a tree-lined course outside London and the PGA Tour suspended the players who had defected, turning what would normally be a sleepy weekday on the golf schedule into one of the strangest and most consequential … Read more