LIV Golf appeared to take a big step towards competing with the PGA Tour when it secured a TV deal for its second season, but initial TV ratings left a lot to be desired and created more questions than answers for the upstart league.
After what ended up being a very exciting weekend at The Honda Classic, some of the biggest names on the PGA Tour are back this weekend to compete in the highly-anticipated Arnold Palmer Invitational down in Orlando.
LIV Golf's television debut garnered a meager 0.2 overnight rating across 26 metered markets, Sports Business Journal reported. LIV Golf Mayakoba, which concluded Sunday in Mexico with Charles Howell III winning a $4 million first prize, was the season opener of the Saudi-funded upstart circuit's second season.
Fantasy Golf Picks, Odds, and Predictions for the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational Fate is often a fickle mistress in sport, and yet for Chris Kirk it played a helping hand in him ending a near eight-year wait for a PGA TOUR title at the Honda Classic.
Looking at the top-four finishers at The Honda Classic, you would’ve thought this event was being held at the same time as a marquee golf tournament (like the Puerto Rico Open will be going against the Arnold Palmer Invitational this coming week).
Charles Howell III put together a stunning round on Sunday, firing an 8-under-par 63 to win LIV Golf Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Howell birdied six holes on the front nine and finished with eight during his bogey-free third round to claim his first LIV Golf title.
American Lilia Vu made her first LPGA Tour victory a memorable one, rallying from a six-shot deficit with a final-round 64 to claim the LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club's Pattaya Old Course in Chonburi, Thailand, on Sunday.
Talor Gooch and Peter Uihlein fired matching 66s on Saturday to supplant the leaders after 36 holes at LIV Golf Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Gooch and Uihlein sit at 9-under-par 133, one stroke ahead of Charles Howell III, who also shot 66 at El Camaleon Golf Course.
There’s one asset the PGA Tour has rebel LIV Golf can’t match. That’s Tiger Woods. That was underlined last weekend as the 47-year-old golf legend completed his first 72-hole tournament since the 2022 Masters.
Rookie Natthakritta Vongtaveelap made herself at home in her native Thailand on Friday, surging to the front of a packed leaderboard to claim sole possession of the lead of the Honda LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club's Pattaya Old Course in Chonburi.
Bernhard Langer made four birdies over his final five holes to pull away and win the Chubb Classic on Sunday in Naples, Fla., tying Hale Irwin's record of 45 career victories on the PGA Tour Champions.
Defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany cooled off considerably from his first round but still holds a one-shot lead after 36 holes following a 2-under-par 70 at the Chubb Classic on Saturday in Naples, Fla.
Tiger Woods has apologised for handing playing partner Justin Thomas a tampon as a prank during the Genesis International tournament. Woods was spotted slyly handing the tampon over to Thomas during the tournament’s ninth hole on Thursday.