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Fans look on as Phil Mickelson hits from the rough on the second hole during the first round of the LIV Golf tournament at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

LIV tour stop in Oregon pleases fans who want to see big-time golf

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — For all the controversy surrounding LIV Golf — the Saudi-funded series is bankrolled by a country known to traffic in human rights abuses, its creation has infuriated the PGA Tour and its players, all while putting the majors in a tough spot — fans don’t seem to care much.  In fact, they …

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LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 1 scores as Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau join rebel tour in Portland

LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 1 scores as Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau join rebel tour in Portland

Golf’s newest and most controversial tour, the LIV Golf Series, hosts its second event in Portland, Oregon this week with the action kicking off tonight. The Saudi-backed venture has added more high-profile names to its roster, with America’s Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau, and Patrick Reed among the latest players to defect from the PGA Tour, …

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Brooks Koepka plays his second shot from the first hole during Wednesday's pro-am at the LIV Golf Invitational at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

LIV golf players compare field to PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Whether you believe the first shot was fired when Phil Mickelson said the PGA Tour uses “manipulative, coercive, strong-arm tactics” and its commissioner, Jay Monahan, won’t do what’s right “unless you have leverage.” Or it was when Monahan revoked playing privileges for those who jumped to LIV Golf and labeled Greg Norman’s venture “an irrational threat” …

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LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first tournament in US

LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first tournament in US

Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States.  This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in tiny North Plains, nestled in the rolling hills west of …

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Tour commish: LIV is an 'irrational threat' to golf

Tour commish: LIV is an ‘irrational threat’ to golf

If there was any doubt about the venom brewing between the PGA Tour and the rival LIV Golf Invitational Series, the latest salvo was delivered by the breakaway circuit on Wednesday. Just as PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan was unveiling increased purses, a revamped schedule and dramatic changes to the FedEx Cup Playoffs, LIV Golf …

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Bryson DeChambeau Does An About-Face, Officially Leaving For LIV Golf

Bryson DeChambeau Does An About-Face, Officially Leaving For LIV Golf

HERTFORDSHIRE, England — Bryson DeChambeau is headed to the LIV Golf Invitational Series. In making official what was reported by SI.com/Morning Read and several outlets on Wednesday, DeChambeau, 28, is moving to the rival circuit beginning with the event June 30-July 2 at Pumpkin Ridge outside of Portland, Oregon. “Bryson DeChambeau is an exciting addition …

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LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and latest scores on Day 2

LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and latest scores on Day 2

LIV Golf Tour Shifting The Landscape Of The Sport Day two of the inaugural Saudi-backed LIV Golf event begins today amid the continuing war of words between the PGA Tour and the controversial breakaway series. After months of speculation, the opening tournament got underway yesterday at Centurion Club in St Albans but was met by …

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