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Minjee Lee of Australia wins US Women's Open for record $1.8 million paycheck

Minjee Lee of Australia wins US Women’s Open for record $1.8 million paycheck

Minjee Lee tees off on 12 during the final round of the US Women’s Open at Southern Pines, NC, on Sunday. Lee birdied the hole for a six-shot lead. (Chris Carlson / Associated Press) Minjee Lee won the US Women’s Open by four strokes over Mina Harigae at Pine Needles on Sunday to earn $1.8 …

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2022 Memorial Tournament prize money payouts for each PGA Tour player at Jack Nicklaus' Muirfield Village

2022 Memorial Tournament prize money payouts for each PGA Tour player at Jack Nicklaus’ Muirfield Village

It pays to play well on the PGA Tour, folks. Just ask this week’s winner, Billy Horschel. The 35-year-old Floridian claimed his seventh PGA Tour win and first of the year at the 2022 Memorial Tournament at Jack Nicklaus’ Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, with a four-shot win over Aaron Wise. Horschel made …

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Greg Norman suggests Rory McIlroy has been 'brainwashed,' Jack Nicklaus is a 'hypocrite,' Tiger Woods was offered 'high nine digits' by Saudi-backed LIV Golf

Greg Norman suggests Rory McIlroy has been ‘brainwashed,’ Jack Nicklaus is a ‘hypocrite,’ Tiger Woods was offered ‘high nine digits’ by Saudi-backed LIV Golf

Greg Norman, the public face of the breakaway LIV Golf series, says the executives and agents who currently run golf “are conspiring against LIV to protect an antiquated system that prevents golfers from realizing their own power and worth amid a global movement of athlete. ” In a story by the Washington Post titled, “The …

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Jerry Kelly beats Kirk Triplett in a playoff at 2022 Principal Charity Classic on PGA Tour Champions

Jerry Kelly beats Kirk Triplett in a playoff at 2022 Principal Charity Classic on PGA Tour Champions

DES MOINES, Iowa — Jerry Kelly took advantage of a final round drop in standings by Steven Alker to win the Principal Charity Classic on Sunday, staying composed through an inclement weather delay and a playoff. The last time the PCC went to a playoff was 2019, and Kevin Sutherland was the champion that year. …

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Minjee Lee wins US Women's Open, largest payout in women's golf history

Minjee Lee wins US Women’s Open, largest payout in women’s golf history

SOUTHERN PINES, NC (AP) — Minjee Lee won the 2022 US Women’s Open by four strokes over Mina Harigae at Pine Needles on Sunday to earn $1.8 million, the largest payout in the history of women’s golf. Lee closed with an even-par 71 to finish at 13-under 271 after the Australian flirted with the tournament …

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Exclusive: Rebel Saudi golf tour struggling to shift tickets for inaugural event

Exclusive: Rebel Saudi golf tour struggling to shift tickets for inaugural event

Kevin Na – AP Photo/LM Otero Crowd turnout for the England launch of the Saudi-backed rebel golf circuit is in doubt after star names, struggled to give away tickets for free following apparently slow sales. Despite the recent £119 million signing of Dustin Johnson to the field, there remains plenty of ticket availability this week, …

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American Mina Harigae takes home $1,080,000, the largest second-place prize in women's golf history

American Mina Harigae takes home $1,080,000, the largest second-place prize in women’s golf history

SOUTHERN PINES, NC – Mina Harigae’s biggest takeaways from finishing runner-up at the 77th US Women’s Open? That she can handle this kind of moment. That she belongs. Those are the intangibles, at least. Practically speaking, Harigae cashed in on the biggest prize in LPGA history for a woman who didn’t win. Her $1,080,000 historic …

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7-Tournament Lineup Rounds Out the 2022 Senior Amateur Schedule

7-Tournament Lineup Rounds Out the 2022 Senior Amateur Schedule

Senior competitive golf is bigger and better than ever! The US Golf Association has granted twenty-five exemptions into the US Senior Amateur for the top ranked players in the WAGR rankings which can be found HERE. Golfweek is part of that ranking system and is certified by WAGR through its Senior Amateur Rankings found HERE. …

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