United States builds 4-1 lead over Internationals after Presidents Cup foursome golf matches

CHARLOTTE, NC – The idea was for two of the most reliable American teams to set the tone Thursday in the Presidents Cup, and the result was predictable. Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay made short work of Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama in the opening match. They didn’t make a bogey in a 6-and-5 victory, … Read more

Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth among Davis Love III picks to fill out stacked US roster for Presidents Cup

It won’t quite be Alabama’s top-ranked football team playing Akron on its home field, but the US figures to be an overwhelming favorite to defeat the International team for the ninth straight time in the Presidents Cup in two weeks. US team captain Davis Love III filled out his remaining roster spots Wednesday with six … Read more

Exclusive: PGA Tour Threatens to Ban Japan Golf Tour Players Who Compete in LIV Golf Events

The PGA Tour has told the organizers of the Japan Golf Tour that any of its members who participated in LIV Golf Series events this year or LIV Golf Tour events during the 2022-23 season will be barred from competing in PGA Tour-run tournaments, including the Zozo Championship and the Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Tournament. … Read more

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

Cameron Young was ‘very interested’ in LIV Golf, but will remain with PGA Tour

ATLANTA – Cameron Young, the presumptive Rookie of the Year, said Sunday at the Tour Championship that he was “very interested” in LIV Golf but has decided to remain with the PGA Tour. Speaking to a small group of reporters at East Lake, Young was asked about his future plans with rumors and speculation swirling … Read more

Xander Schauffele ends with birdie-birdie-eagle to finish 2 back of Scottie Scheffler at Tour Championship

ATLANTA – Masters champion Scottie Scheffler is playing every bit like the No. 1 player in golf and was on the verge of turning the Tour Championship into a rout. Three holes by Xander Schauffele changed everything going into the weekend at East Lake. Schauffele holed a pair of birdie putts, and then drilled a … Read more

Top PGA Tour golfers commit to play more events; 12 tournaments to have purses between $ 15 million to $ 20 million

ATLANTA – Top players from the PGA Tour are committing to compete in at least 20 events starting next season, including 12 elevated tournaments that will have purses between $ 15 million and $ 20 million, commissioner Jay Monahan announced Wednesday. The players’ commitment comes on the heels of a players-only meeting that Tiger Woods … Read more

Patrick Cantlay wins another thriller at BMW Championship; enters Tour Championship as No. 2 seed

WILMINGTON, Del. – Patrick Cantlay won another thriller Sunday in the BMW Championship, getting a great bounce on the 17th hole that set up a short birdie and led to a 2-under 69 and a 1-shot victory over Scott Stallings. Cantlay became the first player to win the BMW Championship in back-to-back years since the … Read more

Tom Weiskopf, former British Open champion, dead at 79

Tom Weiskopf’s golf skill went far beyond his 16 victories on the PGA Tour and his lone major at Royal Troon in the British Open. He was always candid, often outspoken and unfailingly accurate in the television booth. He found even greater success designing golf courses. Weiskopf died Saturday at his home in Big Sky, … Read more