saudi arabia

Opinion: Independent contractors no more?

Opinion: Independent contractors no more?

Just when many wondered whether the Premier Golf League was gone, the renamed Super Golf League and its Saudi Arabian financial support has jumped back into focus. 5 May 2021
Morri: The rich get richer

Morri: The rich get richer

There’s a saying in business that it is one’s competitors who actually determines one’s pricing. It’s quite a simple concept when you think about it and explains to some extent the announcement last week of the PGA Tour’s Player Impact Program. 27 Apr 2021
Major winners, Casey to play Saudi Arabia

Major winners, Casey to play Saudi Arabia

The Saudi International in its third year is shaping up as one of the strongest fields on the European Tour with commitments from Masters champion Dustin Johnson, US Open winner Bryson DeChambeau and a curious one from Paul Casey. 27 Nov 2020
Pedersen wins Saudi title, Kyriacou shines

Pedersen wins Saudi title, Kyriacou shines

Denmark's Emily Kristine Pedersen edged past Georgia Hall in a playoff hole to win the inaugural Saudi Ladies International title as teenage Australian prospect Stephanie Kyriacou ended another fine week by finishing fourth. 16 Nov 2020
Saudi Arabia to host women's event

Saudi Arabia to host women's event

Saudi Arabia will host its first-ever golf tournament for women from March 19-22 next year at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in Jeddah, with 108 professionals set to participate. 13 Dec 2019
McIlroy rules out playing in Saudi Arabia

McIlroy rules out playing in Saudi Arabia

Rory McIlroy has ruled out playing in Saudi Arabia next month, saying he has no interest in contesting a tournament that has offered lavish appearance fees to attract many of the world's top players. 10 Dec 2019
Politics not for Rose at Saudi International

Politics not for Rose at Saudi International

World No.1 Justin Rose has tried to steer clear of political controversy at his Saudi International pre-tournament news conference, saying he was not qualified to speak on subjects other than golf in "great detail or authority". 31 Jan 2019
Golf and politics mix at Saudi International

Golf and politics mix at Saudi International

Golf usually isn't all that complicated for Dustin Johnson. He decides where he's going to play and tries to post the lowest score. 15 Jan 2019
Harrington backs event in Saudi Arabia

Harrington backs event in Saudi Arabia

Padraig Harrington hopes staging a European Tour event in Saudi Arabia can be a "positive force" after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi focused attention on the country's regime. 31 Oct 2018