Professional golfing reached at a crossroads Thursday as an insurgent, Saudi-subsidized excursion teed off on a tree-coated path outdoor London and the PGA Tour suspended the gamers who had defected, turning what might generally be a sleepy weekday at the golfing time table into one of the strangest and most consequential days on record for an unexpected recreation on the brink of seismic shift.
Phil Mickelson will be a part of forty seven different golfers withinside the LIV Golf occasion at Centurion Club.
Among the opposite golfers is two-time foremost winner Dustin Johnson, who reportedly will acquire greater than $one hundred million, plus any prize cash he wins, to sign up for the brand new league.
U.S. Women’s Open: Australia’s Minjee Lee began out her very last spherical at Pine Needles golfing membership with again-to-again birdies, withstood an uncommon unsteady stretch and performed a commonly carefree again 9 to steady her 2d foremost championship.
The Shark is at the assault again: With many years of resentment and an urge for food for combat, golfing legend Greg Norman is throwing his recreation into chaos. This time, he’s doing it with Saudi cash.
‘The Match’: The crew of Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady — mixed age: 82 — staged a comeback to defeat their 26-year-antique opponents, Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen, withinside the 6th installment of “The Match.”