Category Archives: Golf Channel

U.S. Open pre-championship interview schedule for Los Angeles Country Club

The 123rd U.S. Open begins Thursday at Los Angeles Country Club in California. Here’s a look at the pre-championship interview schedule for the men’s third major of the season, per the USGA (all times ET): Monday, June 13 4 p.m. – Matt Fitzpatrick   6 p.m. – Olin Browne, Jr.   6:30 p.m. – Berry […]

RBC Canadian Open looks to overcome LIV storm cloud for second straight year

„I feel bad for RBC and the Canadian Open.”  That was Rory McIlroy Wednesday ahead of his RBC Canadian Open three-peat bid, because for the second straight year, the focus at the event hasn’t been the golf itself.  The 2022 RBC Canadian Open — which was being contested for the first time since 2019 due […]

Canada's Corey Conners co-leads, looks to break Canadian Open drought

TORONTO — Corey Conners shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the RBC Canadian Open, the first PGA Tour event since its announcement of an alliance with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. Conners is seeking to become the tournament’s first Canadian winner in 69 years. Also at 67 were Aaron […]

Motivated by a desire to unite, Jimmy Dunne explains how, why Tour and Saudis aligned

The architect behind the groundbreaking agreement that was announced Tuesday between the PGA Tour, DP World Tour and the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia covered a wide range of topics in an interview Thursday on „Golf Central”. Jimmy Dunne, the senior managing principal of investment bank Piper Sandler and vice chairman of the PGA […]

Rory McIlroy shoots 71 after 'most uncomfortable' press conference on Wednesday

It’s been a hectic week for Rory McIlroy.  Two days ahead of his three-peat bid at the RBC Canadian Open, a bombshell was dropped that the PGA Tour and DP World Tour are joining forces with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, which bankrolls LIV Golf.  The Northern Irishman has been the PGA Tour’s staunchest defender […]

Michael Feagles fires 59 in opening round of KFT'S BMW Charity Pro-AM

Michael Feagles made a left-to-right, curling 30-footer for birdie on his final hole Thursday to shoot 59 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am. It marked the ninth sub-60 round all time on the Korn Ferry Tour and the second this year. Mac Meissner shot 59 in April’s Lecom Suncoast Classic. Prior to that, no one had […]

Judge denies Tiger Woods' ex-girlfriend's request to rehear case

A South Florida judge has denied a request from attorneys representing Tiger Woods’ former girlfriend to rehear a residential dispute that challenged a non-disclosure and acknowledgement agreement between Woods and Erica Herman. Last month, a Martin Country (Fla.) judge upheld the NDA between Woods and Herman and in a three-paragraph ruling issued Monday, judge Elizabeth […]

Power broker Jimmy Dunne with 9/11 history helped get PGA Tour and Saudis to the table

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan and Yasir Al-Rumayyan, the governor of Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, sat beside each other during a CNBC interview wearing comfortable smiles of longtime friends. That was one of many surprises. They announced a blockbuster commercial partnership that seemed so unfathomable only a few months ago because they were adversaries in the […]

J.T. Higgins resigns after 3 seasons as USC head men's golf coach

For the second time in less than three years, USC is looking for a new head men’s golf coach. The Trojans’ athletic department announced Wednesday evening that J.T. Higgins has resigned from his position after three seasons leading USC. Higgins arrived in Los Angeles from Texas A&M, where he won the 2009 NCAA Championship among […]