The narrow ruling came less than 48 hours before the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs in Memphis, but the broader turmoil could last for years.
A complaint filed on behalf of 11 players pushed back against the punishments imposed by the PGA Tour for players who participate in events sponsored by the upstart LIV series.
The controversy over the new golf series, which is backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, isn’t going away. But on the course, fans enjoyed the easygoing camaraderie among the players.
The families are furious that former President Donald J. Trump once blamed Saudi Arabia for the terrorist attacks, but is now allowing his golf course to be used for its LIV Golf event.
The latest golfers to join the Saudi-backed series were vague and defensive in the face of hard questions about guaranteed money and human-rights issues.
After decades of failure and rejection in sports, the former president’s New Jersey course will host a LIV Golf tournament this weekend, but the event is not simply about the golf.
The Australian, who tied for third at the Masters in April, overtook Rory McIlroy with a brilliant final round to capture his first major championship.
The Old Course, site of this year’s British Open, could be more vulnerable to floodwaters in the coming decades. Other links courses are even more imperiled.
Tiger Woods missed the cut at the British Open, ending, he knows, what might have been his last competitive tournament on his favorite course.
Garry Harvey, who once played the Open and now engraves the claret jug, has mere minutes to prepare one of the most famous trophies in sports as millions watch.
The three-time Open champion, including two on the Old Course at St. Andrews, was six over par after the first round that started with a double bogey on the first hole.
Participants in the Saudi-backed event “have turned their backs on the crime of murder,” one critic said. But spectators just wanted to see their favorite players.
Saudi Arabia is investing in sporting events, like an upstart golf tour, as part of a yearslong drive to turn the country into a hot spot for business and tourism and to blunt criticism of its human rights record.
Will Zalatoris and Scottie Scheffler, who tied for second, made it interesting down the stretch at the Country Club, but Fitzpatrick held on to finish at six under par.
Tied for the tournament lead entering Sunday, Will Zalatoris will get another shot at his first major win after surviving a perilous third round.
PGA Tour loyalists golfed alongside tour defectors for the first time, and for Phil Mickelson, LIV Golf’s highest-paid star, it was business as usual down to his score.
The Bone Saw Tour is a symptom of broader corruption.
There’s a better way to improve the kingdom’s international standing than starting a golf tour.
Francis Ouimet, an amateur who improbably won the 1913 U.S. Open at the Country Club, grew up across the street. Now his home will be given back to the game, and the course, that made him famous.
Bold new project or crass money grab? Even golf’s best players can’t agree on the new Saudi-financed golf tour. Here’s what you need to know.
The PGA Tour commissioner said pros taking part in the new LIV Golf Series were now ineligible for his tour’s events, and he warned others thinking of joining that they would face the same discipline.
By promising top players multimillion-dollar paydays to join its new series, the oil-rich kingdom is attempting what amounts to a hostile takeover of a lucrative sport.
The golfer announced last week that she would play her last tournament for the foreseeable future at Pine Needles. “This week, I’m just soaking it all in,” she said.
Recovering from severe leg injuries from a car crash last year, he had struggled at the Masters and now again at the P.G.A. Championship.
The game symbolized things I wanted to do but could never afford.
She was one of 13 women who founded the Ladies Professional Golf Association in 1950, though her legacy lay in her tutoring countless women, from duffers to fledgling pros.
The 25-year-old American, a rising star on the PGA Tour and world No. 1, held off Rory McIlroy and Cameron Smith to win by three strokes.
By Sunday, the crowds that swarmed his opening rounds of the tournament had thinned somewhat. Woods finished 13 over, but the score seemed beside the point.
It has been two years since the Masters Tournament welcomed a full house of spectators who live and die with every shot.
Woods struggled with a 78 as the leader, Scottie Scheffler, held off a challenge from Cameron Smith to head into Sunday’s final round with a three-shot lead.
In Woods’s improbable quest for a sixth green jacket, his recuperation regimen may be more important than any read of any green.
New York City lost a court battle over its attempt to cancel the Trump Organization’s contract to operate a public golf course in the Bronx after the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
If you’ve seen golf shoes on the street, it is because one of the world’s most conservative sports has been getting a fresh look thanks to streetwear and sneaker culture.
After a successful one-under-par first round, Woods will attempt to do it again on Friday.
Tiger Woods looked a bit out of practice at times, but his putting repeatedly saved him.
Anyone who watched Tiger Woods during his earliest years knew he was going to dominate, Bill Pennington writes.
The tournament tends to inspire magnificent moments, and there have been many.
Putting and chipping aside, a crucial step on the journey to winning a coveted green jacket is making sure to R.S.V.P.
Woods, who sustained significant leg injuries in a single-car crash in February 2021, has played several practice rounds at Augusta National this week.
Tiger Woods was not supposed to win the 1997 Masters, but when he did, by 12 strokes — one of 20 Masters records he set in that tournament — he remade the game and catapulted himself to stardom.
Woods, who won his last major in 2019, at the Masters, is trying to return to golf after sustaining significant leg injuries in a single-car crash in February 2021.
The former player shared his perspective on emerging golf locales and what makes an ideal golf home today.
Golfers will compete for a $5 million purse when the L.P.G.A.’s first major of the season begins on Thursday. But women continue to lag far behind men.
A week ago, the top five players in the men’s world golf rankings were under 30 years old for the first time since the rankings began in 1986.
The fiery crash killed a golf coach and six of his players, along with the boy and a man who was traveling with him.
The University of the Southwest said its golf coach, Tyler James, was among the dead and that two people were in critical condition.
One of golf’s hottest players, Scheffler won his second PGA Tour event of the year and rose to the top of the FedEx Cup standings.
Mickelson called his recent comments “reckless” and said he will consider taking a break from competing as KPMG, his longtime sponsor, announced it would no longer represent the golfer.
The American golfer missed the cut last week at the Genesis Invitational, but he was still riding high from a wild win in the Saudi International.
A biographer quoted Mickelson as saying that though he knew of Saudi Arabia’s “horrible record on human rights,” a new golf tour it was funding was a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”