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DP World Tour announces LIV Golf bans and fines

DP World Tour announces LIV Golf bans and fines

The DP World Tour has fined members who played in the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series £100,000 ($A177,835) apiece and banned them from the upcoming Scottish Open and two other events. 24 Jun 2022
Norman accuses PGA Tour of ‘deafening’ hypocrisy

Norman accuses PGA Tour of ‘deafening’ hypocrisy

Greg Norman has accused the PGA Tour of "deafening hypocrisy" following the backlash to his LIV Golf Invitational Series. 20 Jun 2022
Dustin Johnson explains SGL rejection

Dustin Johnson explains SGL rejection

Dustin Johnson has addressed his reported interest in the Super Golf League for the first time since affirming his commitment to the PGA Tour in a statement last month. 10 Mar 2022
Norman takes aim at ‘bullying’ PGA Tour in letter

Norman takes aim at ‘bullying’ PGA Tour in letter

Australian Greg Norman has come out fighting in the latest round of the global golf battle, accusing PGA Tour chief Jay Monahan of "bullying", "intimidation" and "likely violation of the law". 25 Feb 2022
Mickelson issues statement on Saudi as sponsor parts ways

Mickelson issues statement on Saudi as sponsor parts ways

Six-time major champion Phil Mickelson has issued a lengthy statement addressing comments he made in an interview about plans for a Saudi-backed golf league to rival the PGA Tour, adding that he "desperately (needs) some time away". 23 Feb 2022
McIlroy calls Mickelson comments ‘naive, selfish, egotistical, ignorant’

McIlroy calls Mickelson comments ‘naive, selfish, egotistical, ignorant’

Rory McIlroy believes the potential breakaway golf league is "dead in the water" after Dustin Johnson and Bryson DeChambeau became the latest big-name players to commit their futures to the PGA Tour. 21 Feb 2022
Bryson and DJ commit to PGA Tour

Bryson and DJ commit to PGA Tour

Dustin Johnson and Bryson DeChambeau have committed their futures to the PGA Tour, delivering potentially fatal blows to the prospects of a breakaway golf league. 21 Feb 2022
Mickelson Super League motives laid bare

Mickelson Super League motives laid bare

Phil Mickelson's motives for potentially joining a breakaway golf league have been laid bare in an extraordinary extract from a new biography of the six-time major winner. 18 Feb 2022
McIlroy's warning on Super Golf League

McIlroy's warning on Super Golf League

Rory McIlroy believes younger players would be taking a massive risk by joining what he labelled a "not so Super League" for the older generation. 17 Feb 2022
Injured DeChambeau slams 'false reports'

Injured DeChambeau slams 'false reports'

PGA Tour star Bryson DeChambeau says he will miss this week's event at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles as he continues to work his way back from hip and hand injuries – and not because he is set to be part of a breakaway Tour or league. 15 Feb 2022
The Preview: Ras Al Khaimah Classic

The Preview: Ras Al Khaimah Classic

If you feel a bit of déjà vu this week watching the DP World Tour don’t be surprised … the circus has stayed in town and will go around the Al Hamra golf course for the second straight week. 8 Feb 2022
Morri: Trying to make sense of Saudi spend

Morri: Trying to make sense of Saudi spend

From Wikipedia: ‘Sportswashing is the practice of an individual, group, corporation, or nation-state using a major or prestigious international sport to improve its reputation, through hosting a sporting event, the purchase or sponsorship of sporting teams, or by participation in the sport itself.’ 7 Feb 2022
Injured DeChambeau tells everyone to ‘chill’

Injured DeChambeau tells everyone to ‘chill’

Bryson DeChambeau isn't sounding the alarm in regard to his health – and he doesn't want others to do so, either. 7 Feb 2022
Varner claims Saudi International in spectacular fashion

Varner claims Saudi International in spectacular fashion

American Harold Varner III drained a colossal 92-foot putt for a 72nd hole eagle and the PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers title – beating close friend Bubba Watson by a single stroke. 7 Feb 2022
Cam Smith endures frustration in Saudi

Cam Smith endures frustration in Saudi

Cameron Smith's magic touch with the putter deserted him after a dazzling start to his bid to win the money-spinning Saudi International tournament. 4 Feb 2022
Mickelson talks Tour greed as DeChambeau’s eye-watering offer reported

Mickelson talks Tour greed as DeChambeau’s eye-watering offer reported

Phil Mickelson claims the "obnoxious greed" of the PGA Tour and its ownership of media rights is why players are tempted by the prospects of rival Tours, Golf Digest in America has reported. 4 Feb 2022
Manassero surprise Saudi leader

Manassero surprise Saudi leader

Italian Matteo Manassero took advantage of perfect scoring conditions in Saudi Arabia to shoot a brilliant 62 at the opening round of the PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers. 4 Feb 2022
No Super Golf League approach for Cam

No Super Golf League approach for Cam

Australian No.1 Cam Smith says he hasn't been approached about joining the touted Saudi-backed Super Golf League. 3 Feb 2022
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The so-called experts are setting an electric pace so far this year, another win and four top-10s last week taking the tallies to four and 16 respectively. Can they keep it going across the PGA, DP World, Asian, LPGA and Australasian Tours? 2 Feb 2022
Asian Tour and Norman unveil ‘The International Series’

Asian Tour and Norman unveil ‘The International Series’

LIV Golf Investments and the Asian Tour today unveiled The International Series and the 2022-2023 destinations and prize purses for the ground-breaking series of 10 marquee international events announced in November 2021. 1 Feb 2022
The Preview: PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers

The Preview: PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers

The most controversial and intensely discussed golf tournament in recent memory finally gets underway this week, when the Saudi International makes its debut as an Asian Tour event and kick starts the circuit’s new season. 1 Feb 2022