LIV Golf filed its application for world ranking points a month after it played its first event, and none was awarded for the inaugural season as the Official World Golf Ranking considers it.
The effect of not earning ranking points — except for two majors and a few European tour events — is becoming clear with each week.
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Richard Bland, Branden Grace and Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra upstaged their more-illustrious opponents on Friday to shoot 7-under 65s and share the lead after the first round of the LIV Golf Invitational-Bangkok.
Phil Mickelson, the driving force among PGA Tour players in the rival LIV Golf series, and three other players asked a federal judge Tuesday to remove their names from the antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — When Rory McIlroy runs into some of his former Ryder Cup teammates at Wentworth this week, don’t expect them to spend much time reminiscing about fond memories.
European Ryder Cup stalwarts Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter are among the contingent of LIV Golf players who are competing at the BMW PGA Championship this week, much to the dismay of McIlroy and the others who have resisted the financial gains of joining the Saudi-backed breakaway series.
ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy set the tone for a contentious week at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship when he contemplated 18 players from Saudi-funded LIV Golf who have entered the European tour's flagship event.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — A brief look at the opening round of the 150th British Open at St. Andrews (all times EDT):
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Ian Poulter and two other players who signed up for the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series won a stay Monday from a British court that allows them to play in the Scottish Open.
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Rory McIlroy had two strong comments about the future of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series in February. So far, one has been proven incorrect.
“Dead in the water,” McIlroy said, referring to all the top players saying they were staying not interested.
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter didn't want to talk about the PGA Tour's decision to deny releases to members who asked to play in the first of a series of Saudi-funded tournaments next month in England.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy opened with a 7-under 65 on Thursday and had reason to expect a score like this at Bay Hill, not so much because of the course but rather the day of the week.
Good starts have not been a problem for McIlroy at the Arnold Palmer Invitational the last two years.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Luke Donald suddenly is on the fast track for Europe's next Ryder Cup captain, bringing the experience of playing on four winning teams and twice serving as an assistant.
LONDON (AP) — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen appeared in a London court on Monday facing allegations he grabbed a woman’s breast, pushed a member of the cabin crew and urinated on a first-class passenger’s seat on a flight to Britain from a World Golf Championships event in Tennessee in 2019.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Ian Poulter is never short on emotion in the Ryder Cup, usually with his eyes as big as golf balls. This was different.
He crouched with his head bowed for the longest time on the side of the 16th green at Whistling Straits after winning a match in a losing cause for Europe.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The United States wrapped up the Ryder Cup in record-setting fashion.
Daniel Berger defeated Matt Fitzpatrick 1-up in Sunday’s last match to close out a 19-9 victory for the Americans, the biggest blowout since the competition was changed to its current format in 1979.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT):
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The American crowd knew where it hurt Europe the most.
“We want Rory! We want Rory!” the fans shouted, mockingly, on the first tee box with the second day of the Ryder Cup about to begin.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Day 2 of the Ryder Cup (all times CDT):
The U.S. closed out Saturday's fourball matches with an 11-5 lead in the Ryder Cup for its biggest two-day advantage since 1975.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Shane Lowry tried to navigate his way down one of the hundreds of steep, slick hills that make Whistling Straits a menace for golfers with or without a club in their hands. He slid down the embankment and skittered hard onto his backside.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The sea of red that fills the galleries every time the United States hosts the Ryder Cup will have fewer European blue dots than usual this year.
Pandemic-related travel restrictions are giving the U.S.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Ian Poulter is a very good player who is writing the closing chapters of a very good career — 17 worldwide victories, $27 million in earnings and no major titles but enough top-30 and top-10 finishes to never be overlooked.
Padraig Harrington has long been conscious of what the reaction would be if he picked Shane Lowry, his good friend and fellow Irishman, to play for Europe at the Ryder Cup.
“It’s always been the elephant in the room — everybody says, ‘You’re going to pick Shane, you’re going to pick Shane,’” the European team captain said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Harris English shot a 5-under 65 on Friday at TPC Southwind to hold onto the lead in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
English withstood strong challenges from Cameron Smith and Abraham Ancer to hold the top spot at 13-under 127.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Harris English shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday to match his lowest PGA Tour score and take the first-round lead in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
The 2013 winner at TPC Southwind, English had a two-stroke lead over Jim Herman, Carlos Ortiz, Ian Poulter and Matthew Wolff, with Bryson DeChambeau, Scottie Scheffler and Marc Leishman another shot back at 65.
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Australia’s Min Woo Lee won a three-way playoff against Matt Fitzpatrick and Thomas Detry at the Scottish Open on Sunday to clinch his second European Tour title.
Lee birdied the first extra hole after the trio had finished tied on 18-under par at The Renaissance Club following a 90-minute weather delay late in the final round.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Scottie Scheffler never gets too far ahead of himself, a remarkable trait for a 24-year-old in only his second year on the PGA Tour and particularly helpful in an emotionally charged format like the Dell Technologies Match Play...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy hasn't walked off the course this early in 10 years at the Dell Technologies Match Play...
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli became the fourth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from Rocket Mortgage Classic next week in Detroit.
Frittelli missed the cut at the Travelers Championship, playing the opening two rounds with Ian Poulter and J.T.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the third round of the Masters (all times local):
Francesco Molinari was one many players who enjoyed the conditions at Augusta National during a birdie barrage in the third round of the Masters...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters (all times local):
Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau each shot a 6-under 66 and are tied for the first-round lead at the Masters...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Si Woo Kim won The Players Championship and the mystery deepened.
Not because of any number, whether it was his age (21), his world ranking (75) or his position in the FedEx Cup (132) going into the week...
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — United States captain Tom Watson is suggesting wild-card picks be scrapped for future Ryder Cups.
Speaking at a "Year To Go" news conference at Gleneagles ahead of the 2014 tournament at the Scottish course, Watson says "if you really look at it, the purist form of Ryder Cup would be ...