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Ian Poulter, LIV golfers win battle to play Scottish Open

Ian Poulter, LIV golfers win battle to play Scottish Open

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Ian Poulter and two other players who signed up for the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series won a stay Monday from a British court that allows them to play in the Scottish Open. Poulter, Adrian Otaegui of Spain and Justin Harding of South Africa challenged their suspension from the Scottish Open and …

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Tiger Woods shoots 77, Xander Schauffele leads after Round 1 of JP McManus Pro-Am

Tiger Woods was back playing competitive golf Monday, shooting a 5-over 77 at the star-studded JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland. Woods sits in a tie for 43rd in the 50-player field. Xander Schauffele, coming off a win at the Travelers a week ago, sits in first after an opening, bogey-free 64. …

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JT Poston goes wire-to-wire to win John Deere Classic, seal spot in The Open Championship

SILVIS, Ill. — JT Poston completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the John Deere Classic for his second PGA Tour title and a spot in The Open Championship. Three strokes ahead entering the day at TPC Deere Run, Poston closed with a 2-under 69 for a three-stroke margin over fellow Open qualifiers Christiaan Bezuidenhout and …

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Branden Grace wins first US-based event for controversial LIV Golf tour, takes home a total of $4,375,000

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Branden Grace won LIV Golf’s first stop on American soil, an event that drew critics and protesters alike because of the upstart series’ funding by Saudi Arabia. Grace closed with a 7-under 65 on Saturday to finish at 13 under in the 54-hole tournament at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. The fledgling …

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Dustin Johnson tied for lead in LIV Golf’s Portland Invitational

The outcry that marked the start of the Saudi Arabia-funded LIV Golf series’ first American stop quieted a bit on Friday, putting the focus on the play at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Modest crowds and mild temperatures in the mid-70s greeted the players on the upstart series — bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund …

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‘Have the balls to say I’m doing this for money’

The golf world has been divided with the introduction of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series. Justin Thomas has made it clear which side he’s on. During a recent episode of the No Laying Up podcast, the No. 5 ranked golfer expressed how he is “over it.” “It’s tough,” Thomas said. “And I never thought …

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Sergio Garcia rant after Scottish Open ban: ‘You’re all f–ked’

Sergio Garcia’s rant was aimed at the PGA Tour back in May wasn’t the end of his vitriol. The former Masters champion, who turned coat on the PGA Tour and joined the LIV Golf Series last month, had a meltdown after being banned from the Scottish Open and fined by the DP World Tour for …

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Padraig Harrington wins US Senior Open, manages ‘to get it done’ amid Steve Stricker’s surge

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Padraig Harrington holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the 15th right when the last of his five-shot lead was about to vanish, and he closed with three tough pars for a 1-over 72 to hold off Steve Stricker and win the US Senior Open on Sunday. Harrington never lost the lead at …

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