Confirmed: By the U.S. Golf Association, that it is investigating whether Lucy Li might have violated her amateur status by participating in an Apple Watch advertisement, according to a GolfDigest.com report by Ryan Herrington. Li, 16, from Redwood Shores, Calif., is No. 9 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.
Announced: By the PGA Tour, that its tournaments generated a record $190 million for 3,000-plus charitable causes in 2018. The amount raised the Tour’s all-time contributions – including money generated on the Champions, Web.com, Mackenzie, Latinoamerica and China tours – to $2.84 billion. The Tour is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code.