Matt Fitzpatrick to take residence £4.2m for coming eighth in Participant Affect Programme

Matt Fitzpatrick’s greatest payday will spotlight the extraordinary sums on provide in these loopy, LIV-inspired instances when the Englishman picks up £4.2 million for ending eighth within the PGA Tour’s recognition race – virtually twice as a lot as he earned for successful the US Open in June. Fitzpatrick is staying silent in regards to the … Read more

US Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick to snub BBC Spoty – as a result of golfers don’t win

Matt Fitzpatrick has turned down the prospect to attend subsequent month’s BBC Sports activities Persona of the 12 months awards ceremony no matter whether or not he’s a shortlisted nominee for his US Open victory. There’s a excellent motive for that. If Rory McIlroy has by no means lifted the Spoty crown – most notably … Read more

Lee Westwood baffled by European seniors tour invite with DP Tour ban looming

Confusion abounds in the LIV Golf Series locker room with Lee Westwood claiming to have been invited to play, and earn appearance money, on the European Tour seniors circuit after he turns 50 next April – despite the fact he might be banned by then.  A Sports Resolutions hearing in February will decide if Wentworth … Read more

LIV golfers find way to earn world ranking points

In a sensational move, LIV Golf is expecting its event in Bangkok this week to deliver world rankings points for the first time and so allow its players a pathway to qualify for the majors. Greg Norman’s enterprise believes that a “strategic alliance” it has formed with the little-known MENA Tour will give the Saudi-funded … Read more

Sergio Garcia given Friday deadline to avoid Ryder Cup exile

Sergio Garcia has until Friday to decide whether to play in the Mallorca Open later this month, knowing that non-attendance will bring one of the Ryder Cup’s most storied careers to a pitifully anti-climatic end.  Europe’s regulations state that only DP World Tour members are eligible for selection and to retain his card Garcia needs … Read more

Patrick Reed ‘slapped in face’ with pro-am snub for LIV status

Patrick Reed has hit out at the actions of DP World Tour at the French Open, which begins on Thursday, saying that their treatment of him as a LIV rebel has been “a slap in the face”. The former Masters champion is the only major winner in the field at Le Golf National, the Paris venue where … Read more

LIV rebels and DP World Tour backers to battle at St Andrews

The Home of Golf will become the latest battleground between the LIV rebels and the DP World Tour’s big names, with 10 members of the Saudi-funded circuit entered to tee it up in this month’s Dunhill Links alongside Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry. The Irish pair said the controversial presence of 15 LIV-contracted players at … Read more

Sport to stop on day of mourning for the Queen

Golf’s European Tour Group, meanwhile, immediately stopped play at the BMW PGA Championship and later cancelled Friday’s action. “She truly was an inspiration to people the world over,” the authority said, adding that “flags at Wentworth Club will be lowered to half-mast”. It is understood a decision over whether to resume play this weekend will … Read more

Sergio Garcia condemned for spreading ‘misinformation’ in stinging rebuke from Keith Pelley

Keith Pelley, the DP World Tour chief executive, has lashed out at Sergio García for claiming the European circuit “is going to become the fifth best in the world”. In an impassioned press conference here on the eve of the BMW PGA Championship, Pelley – who has largely kept his own counsel in the game’s … Read more

Luke Donald inundated with LIV requests to play in the Ryder Cup

Donald was guarded in his reply when asked about the likelihood of him picking the renegades. “It’s hard to answer that because it’s all hypotheticals,” he said. “Once this legal situation passes I’ll have a better understanding and be able to answer your question.” In other words: not a chance. Donald names his 20 after … Read more