LIV golf questions?Brooks Koepka is not for it

Brooks Koepka held a combative media conference at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, annoyed by questions about LIV Golf, the start-up series that has been talking about the sport for weeks. John David Mercer/USA TODAY BROOKLYN, Mass. — Justin Thomas said he “tossed and turned a lot last week and lost a lot of sleep” … Read more

Most of the headlines look set to stay on the PGA Tour as LIV Golf tries to lure top players

Rory McIlroy’s victory at the RBC Canadian Open came at a good time for the PGA Tour and its beleaguered commissioner Jay Monaghan. Just a day before McIlroy successfully defended his title at the Canadian Open for $1.566 million, the upstart LIV Tour won its maiden title in Charles Schwarzel, South Africa, but his payday … Read more

Phil Mickelson is back, but his game and reputation may take some time

Phil Mickelson has returned to golf, and now he’s back to the American crowd and media this week in Brookline, Massachusetts. Reuters via USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelson leaves the first LIV Golf Invitational series. The Centurion Club pitch paid the price as he attempted to play for the first time in more than four … Read more

Dustin Johnson headlines inaugural LIV golf tournament

World No. 13 Dustin Johnson was the highest-ranked player in the first LIV Golf Invitational Series. Michael Madrid/USA TODAY Dustin Johnson will headline next week’s inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series, a last-minute shift in thinking this week as the two-time major champion initially said he would stick with the PGA Tour race. Johnson, 37, will … Read more