Golf

In Gee Chun perseveres, holds off Lexi Thompson to win the Women’s PGA Championship

BETHESDA, Md. – In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizeable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at Congressional, but that was enough to win her third …

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European tour bans LIV Golfers from the Scottish Open

MUNICH – The European tour banned Golfers who competed in the Saudi-backed Breakaway LIV series from three upcoming tournaments, including the Scottish Open, on Friday and fined them $ 120,000. The tour said any players who took part in the Inaugural LIV event in England this month would be suspended from the Scottish Open, the …

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Trevor Immelman to replace Nick Faldo as lead golf Analyst for CBS

CROMWELL, Conn. – Nick Faldo is leaving after 16 years as the lead golf analyst for CBS Sports. In his place will be another former Masters Champion. CBS announced Tuesday that Trevor Immelman of South Africa, who won the 2008 Masters and will Captain the International team for this year’s Presidents Cup, will step in …

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Brooks Koepka becomes the latest star golfer to leave PGA Tour for LIV Golf Series, sources confirm

Four-time major Champion Brooks Koepka is the latest golfer to defect from the PGA Tour to the LIV Golf Invitational Series, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Koepka, 32, is one of the highest-profile players to join the Breakaway circuit, which is being funded by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and is fronted by two-time Open …

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The LIV Golf Invitational Series will apply for OWGR consideration, CEO Greg Norman says

BROOKLINE, Mass. – LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman said the new circuit will apply for Official World Golf Ranking points consideration Monday. Norman said the LIV Golf Invitational Series has a “very compelling” application after working closely with the OWGR technical committee to understand the process. During an interview with Fox News on Saturday night, …

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