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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of the bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 12, 2019 - 7:44 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy arrived at Pebble Beach with an extra wedge in his bag and an extra bounce in his step. He also brought the putter he used to shoot 61 on Sunday to win the Canadian Open after trading it for a Toronto Raptors jersey, a story all by itself. "The guy I gave it...
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Brooks Koepka hits out of the bunker on the first hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 12, 2019 - 6:16 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to blame Brooks Koepka for not knowing much about the man whose record he's chasing. For decades, pretty much everyone forgot about him. His name is Willie Anderson. And though Anderson will never be confused with Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods, his...
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Brooks Koepka hits out of the bunker on the first hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 12, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka should already have enough motivation for this U.S. Open. At stake is a shot at a U.S. Open record not touched in 114 years — three straight victories by Willie Anderson. On his mind was a Fox Sports preview that Koepka interpreted as another example of him...
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Jordan Spieth hits out of the bunker on the fourth hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 11, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Jordan Spieth has a magic number: 3-under par. "I'd sign up for 3 under for the next 25 U.S. Opens and just sit and watch," he said. "I mean, it's likely anything under par for the next 20 years is probably going...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hoists the championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ontario, on Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 8:43 pm
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — Call it the zone, call it the flow. Rory McIlroy is familiar with the feeling that golf is easy, that he can swing freely and nothing bad will happen. He first felt it at age 16 when he shot 61 at Royal Portrush in his native Northern Ireland, which will host this year's...
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June 09, 2019 - 5:37 pm
GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Lexi Thompson made a 20-foot putt for an eagle on the 18th hole Sunday to complete a late comeback and win the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Trailing Jeongeun Lee6 by two strokes after the 15th, Thompson finished birdie-par-eagle to finish up a round of 4-under-par 67 and a 54-hole...
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June 08, 2019 - 7:17 pm
GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 made a 4-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole Saturday to grab a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Lee6 shot a 2-under 69 and completed 36 holes over the Bay Course at Seaview at 10-under 132. She will enter Sunday's final round for the $...
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Brandt Snedeker reacts after sinking a putt on the seventh hole during the second round of the Canadian Open golf tournament in in Ancaster, Ontario, Friday, June 7, 2019. (Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 08, 2019 - 10:11 am
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — Brandt Snedeker's early record-tying round didn't stand up to late charges by Scott Brown and Matt Kuchar at the RBC Canadian Open on Friday. Snedeker fired a 10-under 60 to tie the Canadian Open's record low score. That was good enough for an early clubhouse lead at 11...
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Canadian Adam Hadwin hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the pro-am at the Canadian Open golf tournament, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Hamilton, Ontario. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 5:27 pm
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — A couple of key changes have stacked the odds against Dustin Johnson as he tries to defend his RBC Canadian Open title. The No. 2 player in the world pulled away from the field after a nearly two-hour rain delay to win his first Canadian Open last year, firing 6-under 66 in...
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Jason Dufner drives off the first tee during the third round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 10:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Dufner is going back to the U.S. Open for the 10th straight year, and this time he had to play his way in through one of 10 qualifiers across three countries Monday in the longest day in golf. Luke Guthrie took a detour from the Web.com Tour and led the 14 qualifiers out...
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