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LIV Golf: Scottie Scheffler walks directly across rumored rebel Cameron Smith’s line

As the battle rages on between the PGA Tour loyalists and LIV Golf rebels, an awkward moment was captured between Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Smith Thursday. Reports emerged earlier this week claiming Smith has already signed with the controversial breakaway but the Australian is still playing at the PGA Tour’s FedEx playoffs this week, which …

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Rory McIlroy says ‘common sense prevailed’ in court ruling against players on Saudi-backed LIV Golf series

CNN — Rory McIlroy says “common sense prevailed” after a US federal judge denied three LIV Golf players a temporary restraining order that would have allowed them to play in the first event of the PGA Tour postseason. Last week, 11 golfers on the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series filed an antitrust lawsuit to challenge …

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Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California has ruled three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour’s postseason. Judge Beth Labson Freeman made her decision Tuesday afternoon in San Jose after attorneys for the sides each spoke for about an hour. Freeman said …

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LIV Golf players suing the PGA Tour ‘frustrating,’ says Scottie Scheffler, No. 1-ranked player in the world

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A federal judge in California might decide Tuesday whether to grant a temporary restraining order that would allow three golfers who left the PGA Tour for LIV Golf to participate in the FedEx Cup playoffs, starting this week at the FedEx St. Jude Championship. Scottie Scheffler, the No. 1-ranked player in the …

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LIV Golf texts between Greg Norman and Sergio Garcia revealed

Text messages exchanged between Greg Norman and Sergio Garcia in the lead-up to LIV Golf have emerged. Golfers who joined Norman on the Saudi-backed LIV Tour face an indefinite ban from the PGA Tour, and a group led by Phil Mickelson is suing them for antitrust violations, claiming the Tour does not have the authority …

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Will Zalatoris fires ‘best friend’ caddie Ryan Goble mid-tournament

Will Zalatoris felt it was time, not only for his golf career but his friendship with longtime caddie Ryan Goble. And so the 25-year-old golfer split with the only caddie he has known on a sanctioned professional tour, someone who Zalatoris said has “basically been my best friend for the last three years.” He made …

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Jessica Korda shoots 65 in borrowed golf clothes, trails Hinako Shibuno at Women’s Open

MUIRFIELD, Scotland — Playing in borrowed clothes doesn’t seem to bother Jessica Korda at the Women’s Open. Still waiting for her suitcase to arrive in Muirfield, Korda recovered from an early bogey to shoot a 5-under 66 in the first round Thursday, putting her 1 shot behind leader Hinako Shibuno of Japan. Korda made four …

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John Daly won’t be on the LIV tour, but it’s not for a lack of trying

John DalyPhoto: Getty Images Before your Thursday gets worse, ask yourself if you’re really surprised that a self-indulgent huckster, the inspiration for Roy McAvoy’s storyline if “Tin Cup 2” ever happens, would be a pro-Saudi tour. John Daly sets up HQ at a Hooters near Augusta every April, will sign anything from a cocktail napkin …

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