Helene Elliott: 'I'm good enough to compete.' Allisen Corpuz flourishing in second year on LPGA Tour.

Sports / Golf /

LOS ANGELES — Allisen Corpuz's academic resume at USC was even more impressive than her formidable achievements on the golf course.

Twice an All-American pick and ranked No. 1 nationally as a fifth-year senior, Corpuz also earned an undergraduate degree in business administration, a master's in global supply chain management, and graduate ...Read more

Tom Able-Green/Allsport/Getty Images North America/TNS

How 'iconic, memorable, challenging' Pinehurst No. 2 is preparing for the 2024 U.S. Open

Sports / Golf /

PINEHURST, N.C. — Eight months before the playing of the 2024 U.S. Open, the U.S. Golf Association has few concerns and no complaints.

Not about the No. 2 Course at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club. No. 2 will be U.S. Open ready in June, USGA officials say, when the major golf championship is played for the fourth time on the revered course ...Read more

Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal/TNS

Shriners Children's Open champ Tom Kim weighed down by expectations

Sports / Golf /

LAS VEGAS — Everything came easy to Tom Kim in 2022.

In a two-month stretch, he played a starring role for the International squad at the Presidents Cup and won twice on the PGA Tour, including the Shriners Children’s Open, all at age 20.

Expectations were high, but none higher than the internal ones from Kim. That’s what made his 2023 ...Read more

Orlando Ramirez/Getty Images North America/TNS

At Shiners Open, Lexi Thompson puts aside any doubts she can keep up

Sports / Golf /

LAS VEGAS — After her fifth birdie of the day on her 11th hole of the second round, the possibility Lexi Thompson was about to make history and make the cut at the Shriners Children’s Open became a very real possibility.

Thompson stood at 2 under, which was most likely going to be the number to make the weekend, giving her a real shot at ...Read more

Alex Slitz/Getty Images North America/TNS

Endeavor, Fenway Sports exploring PGA deal to rival Saudi Arabia's

Sports / Golf /

Ari Emanuel’s Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. and Fenway Sports Group, which owns the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool F.C., are among U.S. investors exploring investing in the PGA Tour, providing a possible alternative transaction to a pending deal with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

...Read more

Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images North America/TNS

Phil Mickelson not betting on football, says gambling addiction caused 'a lot of harm'

Sports / Golf /

Phil Mickelson, who allegedly gambled more than $1 billion over a 30-year stretch, says he’s not betting on football this season, acknowledging he “crossed the line of moderation and into addiction.”

The golf great says after years of professional help, he’s now able to live in the moment rather than be consumed by his vice.

“The ...Read more