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  • Rory McIlroy to rejoin PGA Tour board, just five months after quitting

    Tuesday 23 April 2024

    McIlroy to return to PGA Tour board at a pivotal time for negotiations with LIV Golf that will shape the future of the sport. Only five months ago, Rory McIlroy resigned from his position on the PGA Tour Policy Board, saying: “I just think I’ve got a lot going on in my life between my golf game, my family, and my...

  • ISPS Handa Championship 2024: Field, betting odds, and tee times for the penultimate event of the Asian Swing

    Monday 22 April 2024

    The DP World Tour arrives in Japan for the penultimate event on the Asian Swing for the co-sanctioned ISPS Handa Championship, at Taiheiyo Club Gotemba Course The ISPS Handa Championship marks the penultimate event of the Asian Swing, a swing disrupted by both the Masters and the US PGA Championship. The ISPS Handa Championship returns for its second edition in 2024...

  • LIV Golf Adelaide preview: the biggest event of the LIV season with the showpiece ‘Watering Hole’

    Monday 22 April 2024

    Get ready for the biggest event of the LIV Golf season, featuring the showpiece ‘Watering Hole’… Australia has taken to LIV Golf more than any other country. 77,000 tickets were sold for last year’s inaugural LIV Golf Adelaide tournament, roughly double the estimated attendance of LIV’s second most popular event. The reason is simple. Australia isn’t well-served by traditional tour golf, so...

  • Zurich Classic of New Orleans underway: McIlroy and Lowry in contention

    Saturday 20 April 2024

    The World No.2 delivers on ‘drunken lunch’ promise and teams up with pal Lowry to make his debut in the Louisiana team event. 2024’s edition of the Zurich Classic celebrates the insurance group’s 20th year as title sponsor of the event which only became a team competition from 2017. Stealing the pre-event headlines this year is Rory McIlroy, making his debut in...

  • The Chevron Championship 2024: Record-breaking purse of $7.9 million

    Wednesday 17 April 2024

    This year’s Chevron Championship had the largest purse in its history – how has the purse and prize money evolved at this Major Championship over the years? The Chevron Championship was elevated to Major Championship status in 1983 – 11 years after it had been introduced on the LPGA Tour as a regular event on the calendar. Since 1983, The...

  • RBC Heritage Preview: Scheffler and McIlroy get back to business after mixed Augusta fortunes

    Monday 15 April 2024

    The dust had bearly settled in Georgia before the PGA Tour cogs started grinding back into gear, pulling in a stellar field to its next stop in South Carolina. Attention turns straight to regular season PGA Tour action and to the East Coast for the RBC Heritage – the traditional post-Masters event that has Signature Event status in 2024’s reimagined calendar.

  • Ted Scott: The four-time Masters winning caddie taking Scottie Scheffler to new heights

    Monday 15 April 2024

    The Louisianan looper added a second Green Jacket with Scottie Scheffler at the 2024 Masters, taking his tally to four titles at Augusta National. The red-hot favorite stormed to Masters glory for a second time, out-shooting his rivals with an assured four-under-par 68 to demonstrate why very few could see past him at the 88th Masters. Navigating him through a week...

  • Which players have won a men’s golf Major on their debut?

    Sunday 14 April 2024

    Which golfers have won on their men’s Major debuts? The number to win on their first start is remarkably small when you consider the Majors started 164 years ago. And if we take the Majors as we know them today – The Masters, US PGA Championship, US Open and The Open – and discount The Amateur Championship and US Amateur, which were...

  • “The framework agreement was the most botched announcement I have ever seen”

    Thursday 11 April 2024

    In this exclusive and explosive extract from Golf Wars: LIV and Golf’s Bitter Battle for Power and Identity, author Iain Carter reveals how the DP World Tour were left infuriated by Jay Monahan after a series of blunders and selfish decisions last summer… It’s coming up to two years since a Saudi-backed upstart parked its tanks on the lawn of...

  • LIV Golf Miami Preview 2024: Masters fever builds as 13 stars sharpen up for Augusta

    Tuesday 2 April 2024

    The Saudi-backed tour returns for its fifth event at the Blue Monster as LIV’s Top Trumps fine-tune before reuniting for the season’s first Major. While the vast majority of LIV Golf Miami’s field will not be making the trip to Georgia, all eyes will inevitably be on those that are. The Augusta-13, spearheaded by 2023’s Green Jacket winner John Rahm, and a...

  • Hero Indian Open preview: Field, betting odds, and how to watch the DP World Tour event

    Monday 25 March 2024

    Everything you need to know about the Hero Indian Open, including how to watch it live and who is most likely to win. The Hero Indian Open is the final DP World Tour event before the Masters and concludes the tour’s Asian Swing. Last year’s winner, Marcel Siem, has elected not to defend his crown, but there are still some decent...

  • Houston Open Preview: Scheffler and co set to fine-tune before Masters charge begins

    Monday 25 March 2024

    The PGA Tour heads to Texas for two weeks of pre-Masters action, starting in H-Town where the World No.1 headlines the field. Texas Children’s Hospital is the title sponsor of this year’s Houston Open which moves back to its customary Spring positioning in the PGA Tour calendar after two consecutive November editions. Tony Finau returns to defend in Houston where he secured...

  • Former World No.1: “The DP World Tour is a feeder tour to the PGA Tour and that is all”

    Friday 22 March 2024

    Masters champion Ian Woosnam weighs in on golf’s current state of play, his concerns for the integrity of world rankings, the future of the DP World Tour, and why golf balls are flying too straight! It’s been a hell of a year in golf. The seismic tremors that continue to fracture the elite game are frustrating and disappointing in one sense,...

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