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2:50 AM ET Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen grabbed a woman’s breast and urinated on a first class seat after taking alcohol and sleeping pills on a British Airways flight from the United States to London in 2019, a court heard on Monday. The Ryder Cup winner denies charges of sexual assault, assault by beating and
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In August, Mollie Marcoux Samaan became the ninth commissioner of the LPGA, taking over for Mike Whan after his successful 11-year stint overseeing the tour. Growing up in Ithaca, N.Y., Marcoux Samaan played golf through high school before competing on the soccer and ice hockey teams at Princeton University. Golf continued to be a part
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PGA Tour Live’s upcoming move to ESPN+ will present fans the opportunity to watch more golf and more non-golf content for less money. The tour’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, which shows live tournament play before broadcast coverage begins, will shift from NBC Sports Gold to ESPN’s direct-to-consumer offering starting with the Sentry Tournament of Champions, the
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Back to normal? Well, not exactly. Golf in the year 2021 never looked entirely like it had prior to the COVID pandemic. (Then again, did anything?) Thankfully, though, starting in the late spring, it began to sound something like its former self, at least at the professional level. The PGA Championship at Kiawah Island in
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4:53 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Viktor Hovland made consecutive eagles and closed with consecutive bogeys while overcoming a six-shot deficit to win the Hero World Challenge on Sunday and keep Collin Morikawa from reaching No. 1 in the world. So wild was this final round of the year for golf’s elite that
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11:14 AM ET Associated Press SUN CITY, South Africa — Daniel van Tonder won the SA Open on Sunday as fellow South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout secured a sixth-place finish to lock up a year-ending position in the world’s top 50 and a spot at next year’s Masters. Van Tonder shot a 7-under 65 — for
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6:10 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods joined the broadcast booth for his Hero World Challenge, and what he saw from Collin Morikawa must have looked familiar. Morikawa carved up Albany Golf Club to build a five-shot lead Saturday over Brooks Koepka, and too many pursuers faded from contention with a series
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6:33 AM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — The tanned, stubbled face behind the dark sunglasses and a black T-shirt underneath a white bib made Ryan Smith look the part of a PGA Tour caddie in the Hero World Challenge. Looping for Tony Finau is a break from his day job, and Smith only missed
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6:44 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — The Hero World Challenge has taken on a little more meaning for Bryson DeChambeau and Collin Morikawa entering the weekend. One week after getting whipped by Brooks Koepka in Las Vegas at their made-for-TV match, DeChambeau made five birdies in a six-hole stretch and overcame a late
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11:49 AM ET Associated Press FAR HILLS, N.J. — The U.S. Golf Association is providing a national championship for players with disabilities that will start next year on the No. 6 course at Pinehurst. The U.S. Adaptive Open Championship is the 15th national tournament for the USGA, open to men and women, professionals and amateurs,
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NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — When Tiger Woods told Golf Digest he’ll never play the PGA Tour full-time “ever again” and that he’ll have to “pick and choose” which events he plays, some pointed out that Woods had already been playing a limited schedule before his February 2021 accident. Yes and no. In 2018—his first year
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Moe Norman will have a feature-length movie made about his life. And another Canadian sports legend will play a key role. Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet were announced on Thursday as co-producers of the upcoming film about one of golf’s most mythical figures. Norman, who died in 2004, has been called one of the
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8:51 AM ET Associated Press FINCA CORTESIN, Spain — Suzann Pettersen, who won the Solheim Cup for Europe in 2019 with the last shot of her career, will captain the team four years later for its second straight title defense. The Norwegian’s 7-foot putt for birdie at the final hole at Gleneagles saw Europe reclaim
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Golf fans can expect to hear even more from David Feherty in 2022. SiriusXM announced on Tuesday the popular golf analyst is set to host a new radio show. The weekly program will feature Feherty along with fellow former pro and current SiriusXM host John Maginnes. “I can’t wait to work with John Maginnes,” Feherty
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