Golf

Fred Couples takes swipe at Cameron Smith’s LIV Golf jump

PGA Tour veteran Fred Couples already had taken a couple of swings at LIV Golf and its CEO, Greg Norman. Now, the 1992 Masters champion apparently has responded to a quote from one of the latest big-name defectors to the Saudi-backed LIV tour — 2022 British Open champion Cameron Smith. The 29-year-old Australian reportedly signed …

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LIV Golf joins lawsuit against PGA Tour, more players drop out

Pretty soon, there might not actually be anyone left in the antitrust lawsuit filed against the PGA Tour by a group of players who bolted for the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf. Two more players—Abraham Ancer, ranked No. 24 in the world, and three-time PGA Tour winner Jason Kokrak—dropped out of the complaint on Friday, the …

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Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy summoned to testify about players meeting

The ongoing legal battles waged by LIV Golf, as well as those from the Saudi-backed circuit, against the PGA Tour have taken another wild turn, with Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy now being roped into the fray. Larry Klayman, the same lawyer who tried to claim to form President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the …

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy launch new golf competition

CNN — Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will headline a new, Monday night golf competition set to launch in January 2024. The TGL has been formed in partnership with the PGA Tour and aims to attract a younger audience to golf through technology and custom-built arenas. Competitions will feature six teams of three PGA Tour …

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PGA Tour players-only meeting reveals LIV Golf details

Money is apparently thicker than blood in the ongoing battle for golf supremacy between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf. Three days after one top player said that those at Tuesday’s players-only meeting helmed by Tiger Woods at the Hotel Du Pont ahead of this week’s BMW Championship in Wilmington, Del., took a “blood oath” …

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LIV Tour golfers will be waiting a long time for crucial lawsuit

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Players from Saudi-funded LIV Golf who have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour will be waiting nearly 16 months for the case to go to trial. US District Judge Beth Labson Freeman on Thursday set the trial for Jan. 8, 2024. Phil Mickelson playing at Bedminster during the LIV …

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Tiger Woods was ‘alpha’ in room during PGA Tour’s LIV Golf meeting

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas were among those in attendance for a players-only meeting Tuesday evening at the Hotel Du Pont, about 10 minutes from Wilmington (Del.) Country Club, site of this week’s BMW Championship. It lasted more than three hours, with Woods, who flew up with Fowler for the powwow …

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Patrick Reed launches lawsuit against Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel

Golfer Patrick Reed filed a lawsuit against Brandel Chamblee and the Golf Channel, seeking $750 million in damages for defamation. Reed alleges, according to court documents, that Chamblee, a Golf Channel analyst, has “actively” targeted Reed to “destroy his reputation, create hate, and a hostile work environment” for the player. Patrick Reed claims he is …

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