Column: Monahan underestimated only the loyalty of players

Column: Monahan underestimated only the loyalty of players

On different occasions in golf’s summer of discontentTiger Woods and Rory McIlroy delivered key messages that illustrated what PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan got wrong. McIlroy was asked at the US Open if he had lost respect for players in their prime years who were taking guaranteed cash from Saudi-funded LIV Golf, with its 54-hole … Read more

LIV Golf is promising huge money. In these documents, the PGA Tour fights back Golf News and Tour Information

LIV Golf is promising huge money.  In these documents, the PGA Tour fights back  Golf News and Tour Information

Perhaps you’ve seen the comparison: Tiger Woods has made roughly $121 million in on-course earnings on the PGA Tour, and LIV Golf reportedly offered him somewhere between $700 million and $800 million to join the Saudi-backed upstart league. It’s not exactly apples-to-apples, for you wouldn’t compare the $230 million deal Kyler Murray just signed with … Read more

Forbes 2022 highest-paid golfers list features seven players

Forbes 2022 highest-paid golfers list features seven players

They say money talks, which in part explains LIV Golf’s “Golf, but Louder” motto. According to a report from Forbes on the highest-paid golfers in the world for 2022, the upstart series led by Greg Norman and backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Invest Fund, “has boosted the earnings of the ten highest-paid golfers by an … Read more

LIV Golf, PGA Tour hypothetical matches we’d love to see

LIV Golf, PGA Tour hypothetical matches we’d love to see

As more and more players decide to leave the PGA Tour for the LIV Golf Series, it becomes interesting to look at the top players in each league. Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas continue to represent the PGA Tour and a move from one of them seems incredibly unlikely. However, two … Read more

British Open 2022: This is what it’s like to party late into the night with an Open champion | Golf News and Tour Information

British Open 2022: This is what it’s like to party late into the night with an Open champion |  Golf News and Tour Information

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — At 6.45 am on Sunday, just hours before the start of the final round of the 150th Open, Andrew Thomson, son of the late, great Peter Thomson, spread some of his father’s ashes across the Old Course. The Australian icon triumphed at the 1955 Open at St Andrews—one of five Opens … Read more

Cameron Smith’s cool winning tradition, Cameron Young’s background continues to confuse people, and the LIV Golf move that could crush even non-golf fans | This is the Loop

Cameron Smith’s cool winning tradition, Cameron Young’s background continues to confuse people, and the LIV Golf move that could crush even non-golf fans |  This is the Loop

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where, admittedly, we’re a bit bummed. No offense to Cameron Smith, but essentially everyone was rooting for Rory McIlroy to win that golf tournament — from Fingers-Crossed Kid to even Scottie Scheffler! Somewhere, even Michelob Ultra Guy was pulling for Tiger Woods’ friend. Oh well. Apparently, Golf Gods … Read more

David Feherty Is Leaving NBC For LIV Golf, and That’s No Laughing Matter

David Feherty Is Leaving NBC For LIV Golf, and That’s No Laughing Matter

The next time you hear David Feherty’s voice it will be on a LIV Golf broadcast. Eoin Clarke / Golffile Rory McIlroy and David Feherty are a pair of Northern Irishmen who quickly outgrew their homeland to answer the call of greatness from golf’s biggest stage. While McIlroy’s journey has been virtually seamless, Feherty had … Read more

British Open 2022: 11 things that could decide the Open on Sunday at St. Andrews | Golf News and Tour Information

British Open 2022: 11 things that could decide the Open on Sunday at St.  Andrews |  Golf News and Tour Information

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – There’s a barista in the media center — which is a terrible way to start a story about one of the most exciting days in golf in recent memory but stay with us — who asked a reporter if he wanted a double-shot in his cappuccino. “Double shot?” remarked another writer … Read more

Cameron Smith wins Open Championship ahead of Cameron Young, Rory McIlroy

Cameron Smith wins Open Championship ahead of Cameron Young, Rory McIlroy

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Cameron Smith charged his way into history on the Old Course, a Sunday stunner at St. Andrews that sent the Australian to his first major title by overcoming Rory McIlroy to win the Open Championship. The stage was set for McIlroy to end his eight-year drought in the majors and cap … Read more