Rory McIlroy debunks LIV Golf rumors. Greg Norman claims unanimous support during Masters trip

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — This wasn’t the kind of attention Rory McIlroy was hoping for on the day after the Masters. A London financial paper, City A.M., cited anonymous sources as saying McIlroy was believed to be close to an $850 million deal to join LIV Golf. The publication did not say how the sources … Read more

Analysis: Scottie Scheffler comparisons with Tiger Woods is a tribute to both

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Just think if Scottie Scheffler had not misread that 5-foot birdie putt that kept him out of a playoff at the Houston Open. Imagine him slipping his arms into that size 44 long Masters green jacket as a winner of his last four tournaments. The comparisons with Tiger Woods might be … Read more

Amen Corner proves pivotal as Scottie Scheffler’s closest pursuers falter in final round of Masters

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Amen Corner brought Scottie Scheffler’s closest pursuers to their knees on Sunday. That famed three-hole stretch on the back nine at Augusta National, where history has so often been made in the Masters, is where Ludvig Aberg, Collin Morikawa and Max Homa put their prayers of winning into the water and … Read more

Rory McIlroy’s bid to complete career Grand Slam with Masters win put on hold for yet another year

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rory McIlroy’s bid to complete a career Grand Slam will have to wait yet another year after the world’s second-ranked golfer failed to make a leap up the leaderboard on Saturday at the Masters. McIlroy shot 71, which was solid, but not nearly enough to climb into contention ahead of the … Read more

Tiger Woods begins the weekend at the Masters still in contention for another green jacket

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods is back at Augusta National on Saturday, playing another picturesque weekend at the Masters, just as the five-time champion always has when he’s been healthy enough to do it as a professional. After making the cut for a record 24th consecutive time, Woods began the third round 1-over par … Read more

Masters weekend has three-way tie and more forgiving conditions. It also has Tiger Woods

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Perhaps the top perk for the 60 players who survived one of the most wind-blown, grueling days at the Masters was getting a weekend at Augusta National far more agreeable. Flags were flapping, not crackling, when the third round began Saturday. It was shaping up to be a day more suited … Read more

Neither injury nor illness keep golf’s greats from playing in the Masters

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Min Woo Lee stared at the 20-pound dumbbell sitting in the corner of the gym with unbridled contempt. Just days earlier, while performing the last rep in a series of side glute bridges, the Australian had thrown it down and somehow clipped his finger. Bad luck made even worse by the … Read more

Scottie Scheffler, the world’s No. 1 player, takes aim at a second Masters championship

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — Scottie Scheffler is not, by nature, a selfish person. It’s not how he was raised, nor how he chooses to live his life, and if that ever were to change, he knows he can rely on his wife, Meredith, to bring him back to center. The problem is that Scheffler plays … Read more

Niemann wins in Saudi Arabia for 2nd LIV Golf title of the year

[ad_1] KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia — Joaquin Niemann won his second LIV Golf title in three starts, closing with a 4-under 66 on Sunday at LIV Golf Jeddah for a four-shot victory over Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel. Niemann now has three wins in the last three months, starting with the Australian Open … Read more

Rory McIlroy not bothered by Masters ‘asterisk’ comments from LIV Golf’s Talor Gooch

[ad_1] PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Here’s how things seem to work regarding LIV Golf and Rory McIlroy: Someone says something, the other side responds, and the cycle just keeps repeating from one topic to the next. It’s still going. The latest chapters of the saga came Wednesday, when McIlroy said he wanted to give … Read more