Golf

9:41 AM ET ESPN News Services The LPGA Tour has canceled its tournament in Shanghai later this year because of ongoing restrictions in China related to COVID-19. The Buick LPGA Shanghai was to be held Oct. 13-16 at Qizhong Garden Golf Club. The tour said in a statement that it hopes to “compete in front
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2:57 PM ET Tiger Woods closed with a 2-over 74 to finish tied for 39th on Tuesday at the JP McManus Pro-Am, a star-studded event in Limerick, Ireland, serving as a tuneup for next week’s Open Championship. The good news for Woods was that Tuesday’s round marked a slight improvement from his opening 77 on
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1:12 PM ET Billy Horschel became the latest PGA Tour player to criticize members who have been lured to the Saudi Arabian-financed LIV Golf Invitational Series by lucrative signing bonuses and $25 million purses. During a news conference ahead of the Scottish Open on Tuesday, Horschel said he didn’t have “ill will” toward players who
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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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