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9:38 PM ET ESPN News Services The first LIV Golf event in the United States has a first-time player in the rival series atop its leaderboard. Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz, who was among the latest batch of players to join the LIV Series earlier this week, carded a 5-under 67 to take a one-shot lead after
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As LIV Golf launched its first United States event Thursday, one American star took to social media to distance himself from the Saudi-backed league. That would be Will Zalatoris, who has finished runner-up in the past two majors. Zalatoris, 25, has been vocal in his support of the PGA Tour, stating in May he backed
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1:31 PM ET Australia’s Ryan Fox carded an 8-under-par 64 to claim a 1-shot lead after the first round at the Irish Open on Thursday. The 35-year-old got off to a dream start at Mount Juliet Estate in Kilkenny, Ireland, as he birdied six of the first eight holes for a flawless opening round. 1
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6:14 PM ET Associated Press NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — LIV Golf’s first U.S. event was set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour. Brett Eagleson was 15
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10:59 AM ET Associated Press PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The CJ Cup is on the move again in America, this year shifting across the country from Las Vegas to South Carolina. The PGA Tour said a limited-field CJ Cup, which left Jeju Island in South Korea when the COVID-19 pandemic restricted travel, will be
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10:00 AM ET ESPN staff The 2022 ESPYS presented by Capital One are finally here. It’s time to decide which of your favorite athletes will win the show’s biggest awards. The nominees for Best Athlete, Men’s Golf are 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler; Cameron Smith, winner of the 2022 Players Championship; PGA Championship winner Justin
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7:10 PM ET NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka said Tuesday that he didn’t agree to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series until after playing in the U.S. Open two weeks ago. Koepka, speaking at a news conference before the first LIV Golf tournament in the United States, which starts Thursday at
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NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Michael Thorbjornsen had a very solid sophomore season at Stanford, but it wasn’t particularly special. He finished the year ranked No. 17 in the nation and tied for 32nd in the individual portion of the NCAA Championship. First-team All Pac-12 and second-team/honorable meniton All-American, depending on which publication you trust. Again,
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2:53 PM ET Associated Press The PGA Tour is awarding cards to the leading 10 players from the European tour and bringing back a direct path to the PGA Tour through Q-school. The changes were outlined Tuesday as part of an extended partnership between the PGA Tour and European tour through 2035. As part of
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With most of the sport’s stars already passing on the event, the John Deere Classic took another hit Monday as the top-ranked player in its field dropped out. That would be Daniel Berger, who had withdrawn due to injury. “Gutted to have to withdrawal from the [@} JDCLASSIC this week,” Berger wrote on Twitter. “I
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5:45 PM ET Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. — In Gee Chun shot a 3-over 75 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Women’s PGA Championship. On a day when Congressional Country Club gave the leaders plenty of trouble, Chun was holding her own until she made a double bogey
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4:24 PM ET Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. — In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at Congressional, but that was
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7:31 PM ET Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took two shots to get out of a bunker
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7:15 PM ET Matthew Wolff, whose meteoric rise at the start of his PGA Tour career was as surprising as his struggles in recent months, is the latest player to defect to the LIV Golf Invitational Series, sources confirmed to ESPN on Sunday. Wolff, 23, is planning to play in this week’s LIV Golf tournament
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7:48 PM ET Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Padraig Harrington holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the 15th right when the last of his five-shot lead was about to vanish, and he closed with three tough pars for a 1-over 72 to hold off Steve Stricker and win the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday. Harrington
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4:00 PM ET Associated Press Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States. This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players like Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in tiny North Plains, nestled in the
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7:13 PM ET Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. — Xander Schauffele shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over good friend and playing partner Patrick Cantlay into the final round of the Travelers Championship. Schauffele had a 17-under 193 total at TPC River Highlands. Cantlay shot 63. Rookie Sahith Theegala was third
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