Bet on it: There was a time when Woods was even money, but now the wager is if he’ll even make the cut
Pros reveal their personalities to the Netflix cameras as they play, train, joke around and consider the temptation of LIV Golf.
Sarah Adebayo, 17, almost didn’t believe her eyes when she received the scholarship. ‘Am I reading this right?’ she asked.
Whitworth, whose LPGA Tour victories spanned nearly a quarter-century and who became the first woman to earn $1 million on the LPGA , died on Christmas Eve, her longtime partner said.
Sixteen players with LIV Golf are among the 78 players currently eligible for the Masters. That includes six Masters champions — Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Bubba Watson and Charl Schwartzel.
Woods has not played competitively since he missed the cut in the British Open at St. Andrews in July.
McIlroy captures crown without winning a major.
“This isn’t some sort of renegade group trying to take some sort of power grab of the PGA Tour,” said Rory McIlroy, a player-director on the tour board.
Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and a group of players who defected to Saudi-funded LIV Golf filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against the PGA Tour.
Woods has been opposed to LIV Golf since late last year, and he delivered his strongest comments at the British Open when he said players who took the money funded by the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund had “turned their back” on the PGA Tour that made them famous.
The NBA commentator has said he’d consider working for the Saudi-backed tour.
Stenson accepted the captaincy four months ago.
His 8-under 64 was the lowest final round by a champion in the 30 times golf’s oldest championship has been played at St. Andrews.
The three-time British Open champion missed the cut after shooting a 3-over 75 in the second round to finish the day at 9 over overall.
“Nothing that’s imminent. I actually don’t know everything they want from me or what they technically want me to do,” Barkley said.
Cameron Young made his debut with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy.
The 15-time major champion also supported the R&A’s decision to not invite Greg Norman to the Open Championship.
At issue is the PGA Tour’s policy that members receive a conflicting event release to play tournaments overseas when a tour event is being held that week.
A person briefed on Koepka’s decision told the AP said he still would be able to compete on the PGA Tour until he hits a shot on the LIV Golf circuit.
Will Zalatoris and reigning Masters champion Scottie Scheffler finished one stroke behind.
Rory McIlroy was one stroke back, and Phil Mickelson was way back after carding a 78.
Series has some serious cash and serious PR issues, but money rules the world.
Mickelson said his preference would be “to be able to choose which path I’d like. One or the other or both.”