LIV Golf Invitational Series: Why players are taking ‘huge’ money to join the Saudi-backed circuit | golf news

Paul McGinley golf columnist Paul Casey became the latest former Ryder Cup player to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series this week; Paul McGinley reflects on the impact of the Saudi-funded circuit on the global game and explains further potential changes to the sport in the future. Last update: 07/04/22 6:53 AM Please use Chrome … Read more

Branden Grace wins first US event on the controversial LIV Golf Tour, taking home a total of $4,375,000

Northern Plains, ore. – Branden Grace LIV Golf won its first stop on US soil, an event that attracted critics and protesters alike due to Saudi Arabia’s funding of the upstart series. Grace concluded with a 7-under 65 on Saturday to finish at 13-under in the 54-hole championship at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. The fledgling … Read more

LIV Golf knows how to claim victory, but the PGA Tour is fighting back

In almost every other moment in American sports history, LIV Golf will have almost no chance of survival, doomed to the same fate as every springtime soccer league or any rebellious pro sports startup. Money is burning, struggling to get any foundation, plunging into chaos, and eventually hoping for a merger so that at least … Read more

LIV Golf Cash Grab pisses off Fallon Smart Dad Seth Smart

Portland, Oregon – next Golf Championship with the support of Saudi cash And set to play Thursday in Oregon golf Of course aroused by local politicians, golfers and the general public. But the pain of the emerging scene is unique to a family 15-year-old Fallon Smart. In August 2016, the high school student was crossing … Read more

Brooks Koepka says more time for physical recovery, change of opinion led to LIV Golf’s move

Northern Plains, Raw – Four-time main champ Brooks Kopka He said Tuesday that he did not agree to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series until after playing at the US Open two weeks ago. Speaking at a press conference ahead of the first LIV Golf Championship in the US, which begins Thursday at Pumpkin Ridge … Read more

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

The LIV Invitational Series, a new and controversial 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 … Read more

In persevering Gee Chun, she holds up against Lexi Thompson to win the PGA Women’s Championship

BETHESDA, Maryland – V Ji Chun He was an upbeat and smiling presence throughout the Women’s PGA Championship – easy enough when you shot 64 in the first round and comfortably led most of the championship. In the final round, all of her positive thinking was tested. “Golf is never easy,” said the 27-year-old South … Read more