Ziehm: Glover back to defend title at John Deere Classic near Quad Cities

A big week in golf tees off Thursday when the John Deere Classic, Illinois’ only annual PGA Tour stop, goes head to head for three days with the controversial LIV Tour’s first American tournament in Oregon. The Saudi-backed LIV event will have four stars — Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reed, Abraham Ancer and Brooks Koepka — … Read more

Minjee Lee finishes tied for second at Women’s PGA Championship

Australian golf star Minjee Lee has fallen agonisingly short in her bold bid for back-to-back majors, finishing equal second at the Women’s PGA Championship in Maryland.  Women’s PGA Selected scores 1- In Gee Chun (KOR): 5-under T2 – Minjee Lee (AUS): 4-under T2 – Lexi Thompson (USA): 4-under 4 – Atthaya Thitkul (THA): 3-under T5 … Read more

LIV Golf heads to Oregon, where local officials aren’t happy

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 rolling hills west of Portland. … Read more

PGA Tour Canada cancels Elk Ridge Open due to recent heavy rain | Globalnews.ca

The 2022 Elk Ridge Open golf tournament has been cancelled because PGA TOUR Canada felt that course conditions weren’t up to their standard due to recent heavy rain. The ownership group has decided to have their own one day tournament on Sunday. They are putting in $40,000 of their own money to make it a … Read more

LIV Golf signs No. 2 ranked amateur Eugenio Chacarra in potential PGA concern

The PGA Tour has had plenty of drama around it competing with the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series, but a new wrinkle has entered the mix that should make the PGA nervous. Plenty of top-named players have defected for the new league — including Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Louis Oosthuizen and, most recently, Brooks Koepka. Potentially … Read more

Pádraig Harrington leads Steve Stricker by one shot at US Senior Open

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Schauffele leads after McIlroy meltdown at Travelers

XANDER SCHAUFFELE took advantage of a second round meltdown by Rory McIlroy to open up a five-shot lead at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship on Friday. Schauffele surged clear of the field after shooting a bogey-free seven-under-par 63 to move to 14 under at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. But … Read more

Stephanie Meadow just outside top 10 at PGA Championship

STEPHANIE MEADOW put herself in an encouraging position heading into the weekend at the Women’s PGA Championship. The Jordanstown native’s second-round score of 69 left her on two under. It means she is tied for 14th overall, and currently nine shots off the leader, South Korea’s In Gee Chun, who hit an incredible 64 in … Read more