LIV Golf defections deliver blow to Presidents Cup

The upstart Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series pulling talent from the PGA Tour has diminished next week’s Presidents Cup, shattering an Internationals roster once considered a threat to the United States. Instead, the global squad will field eight rookies against an American lineup with 12 of the world’s 26 top-ranked players when the biennial team matches … Read more

Stewart Cink suggests Europe’s ‘passion’ for Ryder Cup a sham after LIV defections

Former Open champion Stewart Cink has questioned if Europe’s legendary “passion” for the Ryder Cup was all a sham and if some of the blue-and-gold heroes were “truthful” about their “love” for the tournament as the backlash to continues to dominate the male game’s agenda. Cink played in five Ryder Cups, winning only one, and was … Read more

All eyes will turn to Connecticut on Wednesday for PGA Tour’s response to LIV Golf defections

CROMWELL, Conn. — Significant announcements regarding the future of professional golf typically come from places like St. Andrews, Scotland, which is the home of the R&A and the Old Course or Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, where the PGA Tour is headquartered. Far Hills, New Jersey, home of the United States Golf Association, has also made … Read more