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PGA Tour players, leaders see Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf as fight for sport's future
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PGA Tour players, leaders see Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf as fight for sport's future

With LIV Golf's first event next month in London set to pay a record $25 million, Rory McIlroy's tune has changed even with no players so far committed to the upstart series.

Tiger Woods rips 'polarising' Phil Mickelson over Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf
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Tiger Woods rips 'polarising' Phil Mickelson over Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf

Tiger Woods said he has not reached out to Mickelson and said he didn't know if there was any need for issues to be resolved.

Questions swirl over Saudi-backed breakaway LIV Golf Invitational Series
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Questions swirl over Saudi-backed breakaway LIV Golf Invitational Series

Questions over the source of the Saudi Arabia league's funding persist — with Greg Norman grilled over concerns about govt. backing for the new tour

Jack Nicklaus turned down $100 million-plus offer from Saudi-backed LIV Golf International Series
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Jack Nicklaus turned down $100 million-plus offer from Saudi-backed LIV Golf International Series

Jack Nicklaus, 82, an 18-time major winner said he turned down the offers out of loyalty to the PGA Tour.

PGA Championship: Reigning champion Phil Mickelson withdraws, confirms PGA of America
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PGA Championship: Reigning champion Phil Mickelson withdraws, confirms PGA of America

Phil Mickelson did not play in last month's Masters for the first time since 1994 and is missing the PGA Championship for the first time since he made his debut in 1993

Deaflympics: Diksha Digar enters golf final, aims to improve on her silver from 2017
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Deaflympics: Diksha Digar enters golf final, aims to improve on her silver from 2017

The 21-year-old, who last played at the previous Deaflympics in 2017, now has a chance to add a gold medal to the silver she won in Samsun, Turkey five years ago

PGA Tour refuses to release players for Saudi Arabia-backed opener
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PGA Tour refuses to release players for Saudi Arabia-backed opener

PGA Tour says any players who go ahead and play in the 9-11 June event at Centurion Golf Club outside London will be deemed to be in violation of regulations, opening the door to a possible suspension or exclusion.

Greg Norman says extra $2 billion available for Saudi breakaway series
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Greg Norman says extra $2 billion available for Saudi breakaway series

Australia golf great Norman, a two-time British Open champion, is the chief executive of LIV Golf, a potential rival to the established US PGA and DP World (formerly the European) tours.

Second-ranked Jon Rahm hangs on to win Mexico Open, first tournament since US Open
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Second-ranked Jon Rahm hangs on to win Mexico Open, first tournament since US Open

Jon Rahm bagged his seventh US PGA Tour title in Mexico — his first since his maiden major victory at the US Open at Torrey Pines last year.

Jordan Spieth beats Patrick Cantlay in playoff to win PGA Heritage title
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Jordan Spieth beats Patrick Cantlay in playoff to win PGA Heritage title

Spieth won the 2015 Masters and US Open and the 2017 British Open and can complete a career Grand Slam by winning next month's PGA Championship

Veer Ahlawat top Indian finisher in Asian Mixed Challenge golf; Sihwan Kim wins title
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Veer Ahlawat top Indian finisher in Asian Mixed Challenge golf; Sihwan Kim wins title

Promising youngster Veer Ahlawat was the top Indian finisher at T-21 as Sihwan Kim grabbed the Trust Golf Asian Mixed Stableford Challenge.

South Korean Hyo Joo Kim wins LPGA Tour's LOTTE Championship
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South Korean Hyo Joo Kim wins LPGA Tour's LOTTE Championship

Hyo Joo Kim staved off a late charge from Hinako Shibuno to win the LPGA Tour's LOTTE Championship on Saturday.

Bryson DeChambeau has surgery on broken left wrist, likely to miss PGA Championship
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Bryson DeChambeau has surgery on broken left wrist, likely to miss PGA Championship

The two-month timeline left DeChambeau's availability for the PGA Championship, at Southern Hills Golf Club in Oklahoma 19-22 May, in doubt.

Masters 2022: Scott Scheffler's journey to first major title a true family affair
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Masters 2022: Scott Scheffler's journey to first major title a true family affair

Scheffler admitted his stomach had been hurting over the weekend and he cried Sunday morning because of the pressure, he hardly looked rattled while posting a 1-under 71 that gave him a three-shot victory.

Tiger Wood's epic comeback resumes as Scottie Scheffler eyes Masters title
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Tiger Wood's epic comeback resumes as Scottie Scheffler eyes Masters title

Woods, who opened with bogeys in the second and third rounds at Augusta National, teed off before thousands of supporters as his efforts stole the spotlight at the year's first major golf tournament.

Masters 2022: Tiger Woods's challenge fades, Scottie Scheffler in command
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Masters 2022: Tiger Woods's challenge fades, Scottie Scheffler in command

Woods's seven-over par total of 223 put him 16 strokes behind Scheffler, who survived drama at the 18th to card a one-under par 71 for a nine-under total of 207.

Masters 2022: Tiger Woods struggles to his worst-ever round at Augusta National
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Masters 2022: Tiger Woods struggles to his worst-ever round at Augusta National

The worst prior Masters round for Woods was a 77 he shot in the third round of his 1996 Masters debut as an amateur.

Masters 2022: Tiger Woods chasing Scottie Scheffler in bid for miracle
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Masters 2022: Tiger Woods chasing Scottie Scheffler in bid for miracle

Woods had a mountain to climb as he teed off on Saturday at the Masters trying to chase down Scheffler and give himself a shot at capping his most remarkable comeback yet with a sixth green jacket.

Masters 2022: Tiger Woods launches unlikely title quest with one-under 71, Im grabs lead on Day 1
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Masters 2022: Tiger Woods launches unlikely title quest with one-under 71, Im grabs lead on Day 1

Tiger Woods called on all of his hard-won stamina and the knowledge gleaned in five past triumphs to launch his boldest Masters bid yet with a one-under-par 71

Tiger Woods tees off in improbable quest for sixth Masters title
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Tiger Woods tees off in improbable quest for sixth Masters title

Woods was three adrift through nine holes on Thursday in his unlikely quest for a record-equalling sixth Masters title, 14 months after a car crash left him with injuries so severe he feared he might lose a leg.