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6:09 PM ET Associated Press 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
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6:51 PM ET Associated Press SILVIS, Ill. — J.T. 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 3-stroke margin over fellow
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6:33 PM ET Associated Press Adrian Meronk held off a final-round charge from New Zealand’s Ryan Fox to win the Irish Open at Mount Juliet Estate in County Kilkenny on Sunday. Meronk — who already has three top-three finishes this season — shot a final-round 66 to top the leaderboard at 20-under and become the
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10:02 PM ET ESPN News Services NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Branden Grace won LIV Golf’s first stop on American soil, an event that drew critics and protestors 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
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press SILVIS, Ill. — J.T. Poston made up for two back-nine bogeys with an eagle on the par-5 17th, shooting a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a 3-stroke lead into the final round of the John Deere Classic. Trying to complete a wire-to-wire victory after tying for second last week
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9:13 PM ET ESPN News Services 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
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6:38 AM ET Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter are among 16 LIV Golf players who have written to the DP World Tour asking it to rescind its fines and allow them to compete in next week’s Scottish Open, according to a report. The Britons were among the European tour’s members who were banned from three
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9:09 PM ET Associated Press SILVIS, Ill. — J.T. Poston shot a 9-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic. Coming off a second-place tie last week in Connecticut, Poston eagled the par-5 second and had seven birdies in a bogey-free round at TPC Deere Run. “It’s
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8:45 AM ET United States Ryder Cup team captain Zach Johnson has warned American golfers on the Saudi-backed LIV Golf International Series that they may not be picked for next year’s matches in Italy. A total of 17 players were suspended by the PGA Tour ahead of the LIV’s inaugural event in St. Albans, England
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10:59 AM ET Associated Press PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The CJ Cup is on the move again in America, this year shifting across the country from Las Vegas to South Carolina. The PGA Tour said a limited-field CJ Cup, which left Jeju Island in South Korea when the COVID-19 pandemic restricted travel, will be
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7:10 PM ET NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka said Tuesday that he didn’t agree to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series until after playing in the U.S. Open two weeks ago. Koepka, speaking at a news conference before the first LIV Golf tournament in the United States, which starts Thursday at
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2:53 PM ET Associated Press The PGA Tour is awarding cards to the leading 10 players from the European tour and bringing back a direct path to the PGA Tour through Q-school. The changes were outlined Tuesday as part of an extended partnership between the PGA Tour and European tour through 2035. As part of
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10:00 AM ET ESPN staff The 2022 ESPYS presented by Capital One are finally here. It’s time to decide which of your favorite athletes will win the show’s biggest awards. The nominees for Best Athlete, Men’s Golf are 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler; Cameron Smith, winner of the 2022 Players Championship; PGA Championship winner Justin
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Stanford All-American Michael Thorbjorsen promised to be a nice side story on Sunday at the Travelers Championship, no matter how he finished. The 20-year-old from Wellesley, Mass., had local ties to the tournament, having grown up 90 minutes away from TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. He was playing on a sponsor’s exemption, continuing the
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7:31 PM ET Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took two shots to get out of a bunker
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