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# PGA Tour

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Take a Bow
Unheralded American Moore wins shootout for PGA Valspar title
The 29-year-old American fired a four-under-par 67 — the only round in the 60s among the final 11 pairs on the course.
Last month
March 2023
# Golf
Dominant Scheffler wins Players at Sawgrass, Lowry finishes with round of two-under
Scottie Scheffler continues to be in a commanding position.
# Changes
Rory McIlroy says emergence of LIV Golf has dragged PGA Tour into 21st century
New schedule next year will see eight designated events which will have fields between 70 to 80 players and no cuts.
# Golf
McIlroy makes strong charge at Bay Hill, mixed fortunes for Harrington and Lowry
McIlroy is three shots off leader Kurt Kitayama.
# Arnold Palmer Invitational
Lowry and Power seven off the lead after opening round in Orlando
Rory McIlroy and Padraig Harrington are a further shot back at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
# change is coming
'I love it' - McIlroy hails PGA Tour's new-look plan
The move follows discussions between the tour and top players such as McIlroy and Tiger Woods.
This year
# PGA Tour
Shane Lowry finishes in tie for fifth at Honda Classic
Chris Kirk edged Eric Cole in a playoff for an emotional victory.
# moving day
McIlroy's reign as world number one under threat after stuttering third round
McIlroy is nine shots behind tournament leader Scottie Scheffler, who can overtake him in the world rankings this weekend.
# PGA Tour
McIlroy and Lowry struggle while Power is disrupted by darkness at Phoenix Open
Contrasting fortunes for the Irish trio, with Canadian pair Nick Taylor and Adam Hadwin sharing the lead.
# pause
Malnati leads, Power six back as high winds halt play at Pebble Beach
US PGA Tour officials are now expecting the tournament to finish on Monday.
# PGA Tour
Jordan Spieth part of three-way tie for the lead at Sony Open in Hawaii
The American opened with a six under 64.
Last year
# bonus territory
McIlroy earns $12 million for finishing second to Woods in PGA 'Impact Program'
Shane Lowry, in 12th spot, collects $3 million bonus.
# Golf
Leona Maguire finishes second in Florida, Seamus Power in tie for fifth in Georgia
The Waterford native finished on 15-under.
# all angles
PGA Tour and DP World Tour confronted with new LIV-related lawsuit
The filing in Florida alleges that ‘there is a collusive, coordinated effort to destroy LIV Golf and its players in their infancy.’
# low low low
Gordon seizes PGA Mexico lead as Power makes solid start after Bermuda win
Viktor Hovland and Scottie Scheffler are also in the hunt.
# Golf
Waterford's Seamus Power wins second title on PGA Tour with victory in Bermuda
The Butterfield Bermuda Championship saw Power battle it out with American Ben Griffin.
# Staying Put
Matsuyama shuns LIV, commits to PGA Tour on eve of Zozo defence
Matsuyama became Japan’s first male major winner at the US Masters last year.
# Golf
Kim wins second PGA title after Cantlay's last-hole nightmare
Cantlay made a putt from just inside 36 feet to salvage triple bogey and his third runner-up result at TPC Summerlin.
# PGA Tour
Seamus Power's hot-streak on back nine lifts him into top 30 at Sanderson Farm Championship
Power moves up 35 places into a share of 25th.
# PGA Tour
Power off the pace as Hughes and Detry lead Sanderson Farms Championship
Seamus Power is eight shots off the lead ahead of the third round in Mississippi.
# Low scoring
Lower fires 63 to grab lead in first round of new PGA season
Lower matched his PGA career-best round to jump atop the leaderboard at Silverado in Napa, California.
# Wentworth
McIlroy and Lowry in contention at BMW PGA Championship
Play in Wentworth resumed on Saturday.
# PGA Tour
Top-ranked Scheffler voted PGA Tour Player of the Year ahead of McIlroy and Smith
The 26-year-old American won with 89% of the vote.
# On the Move
Open champion Smith heads up six new additions to Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour
The LIV Golf Invitational Boston takes places this week.
# Comeback Kid
Rory McIlroy completes stunning comeback to bag FedEx Cup and $18 million prize
McIlroy started the day six behind but came back to win the PGA Tour season-ending Tour Championship.
# Golf
Schauffele charges within two of Scheffler at Tour Championship, McIlroy seventh
Schauffele’s 63 brings him into contention.
# life on tour
'I played myself back into the tournament': McIlroy's rollercoaster opening round
McIlroy will start Friday’s second round eight shots behind Tour Championship leader Scottie Scheffler – but knows it could have been a lot worse.
# Changes
LIV Golf rebels not welcome back as PGA Tour announces new $100 million deal
The top players have committed to playing against each other at least 20 times a year.
# Golf
Will Zalatoris triumphs in dramatic playoff to claim first PGA Tour win
The American defeated Austria’s Sepp Straka in three extra holes at TPC Southwind – despite not making a birdie. Download
# FedEx Cup
Cameron Smith two off the lead ahead of FedEx St Jude Championship final round
The Open champion, who shot 67 in his third round, is looking to become world number one for the first time.
# Nick of time
Nick Faldo signs off on golf commentary career in emotional farewell
The six-time major champion called his final tournament at the Wyndham Championship.
# PGA Tour
Kim Joo-hyung wins Wyndham Championship, Lowry's tough weekend comes to a close
The South Korean claimed his first US PGA Tour title and secured his spot in the season-ending playoffs..
# purse strings
PGA Tour enhances prize money for eight tournaments next season in face of LIV threat
The tour has tightened its playoffs and boosted select purses after comments from fans, PGA commissioner Jay Monahan said.
# LIV Golf Series
Garcia to 'hold off' on quitting DP World Tour to keep alive Ryder Cup hopes
The next Ryder Cup starts on September 29 2023 in Rome.
# scrutiny
'I'll go to my grave knowing that Phil never asked me to go off the record'
Alan Shipnuck on his new unauthorised biography of the golf star and the fallout stemming from a now-infamous interview.
# Hitting Out
'I am NOT in discussions with LIV. Those who truly know me, know what is important to me.'
Jordan Spieth reiterates commitment to PGA Tour amid ‘false’ LIV Golf rumours.
# Wrap
Schauffele leads after McIlroy meltdown at Travelers
The Northern Ireland star had tamed the course on Thursday with a spectacular eight-under-par 62 to claim a share of the lead.
# Strong start
Rory McIlroy enjoys 'US Open rehab' to lead Travelers
McIlroy hit eight birdies in a brilliant bogey-free round to sit one shot clear at the top of the leaderboard.
PGA planning revamp to head off LIV as Koepka defects
A schedule overhaul could be in place by the 2023 season.
# future plans
Brooks Koepka set to join Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series as Morikawa rules out switch
The former world number one will be suspended by the PGA Tour as a result of his decision.