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Johnson begins Open week as 12/1 betting favorite
Dustin Johnson heads into The Open as both the top-ranked player in the world and the betting favorite.
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Woods needs top-10 at Open to qualify for WGC
If Tiger Woods is going to qualify for the final WGC at Firestone Country Club, he'll need to do something he hasn't done in five years.
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Spieth takes familiar break ahead of Open defense
Jordan Spieth went to Cabo ahead of last year's Open Championship. And he won. He decided to do the same thing again this year.
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Harrington: Fiery Carnoustie evokes Hoylake in '06
One golf course came to mind when Padraig Harrington arrived on property and saw a firm, fast and yellow Carnoustie. Hoylake in 2006.
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Fleetwood: Carnoustie course record won't help at Open
Tommy Fleetwood holds the competitive course record at Carnoustie, but he’s skeptical that his past experience will help him at The Open.
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First-, second-round tee times for the 147th Open
Tiger Woods will play alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox in the first two rounds of the 147th Open. Here's a look at full-field tee times.
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Rahm's Carnoustie strategy: 'As many drivers as I can'
With firm, fast fairways and manageable rough, Jon Rahm says he will hit 'as many drivers as I can' this week at Carnoustie.
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Tiger Tracker: 147th Open Championship
Tiger Woods is competing in his first Open Championship since 2015. We're tracking him this week at Carnoustie.
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The Open 101: A guide to the year's third major
You've got Open questions, we've got Open answers. Take a look at some answers to frequently asked questions about The Open.
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John Deere purse payout: Kim wins a million
Michael Kim won his first PGA Tour event, and with it, over $1 million. Here's how the purse was paid out at the John Deere Classic.
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How to watch The Open on TV and online
You want to watch the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie? Here’s how you can do it on television and online, on Golf Channel and NBC.
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Kim cruises to first win, final Open invite at Deere
After the best week of his career, Michael Kim is a first-time winner on the PGA Tour and the final player to earn a spot next week in The Open.
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Poulter offers explanation in dispute with marshal
Ian Poulter took to Twitter to offer an explanation after the Englishman was accused of verbally abusing a volunteer at the Scottish Open.
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Immelman misses Open bid via OWGR tiebreaker
Trevor Immelman's first top-10 finish in more than four years left him a shot short of a return to The Open Championship.
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Stone (60) wins Scottish Open, invite to Carnoustie
There's never a bad time to shoot a 60, but Brandon Stone certainly picked an opportune moment to do so.
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Daly (knee) replaced by Bradley in Open field
Former champion John Daly has withdrawn from The Open because of a right knee injury and will be replaced in the field by Keegan Bradley.
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Davies rejects her own hall of fame bid
Many of Laura Davies' supporters believe that if she wins the U.S. Senior Women’s Open on Sunday, she should have a place in the LPGA Hall of Fame. She disagrees..
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Return of mom's cancer heavy on Stanford's mind
Angela Stanford finds it harder to step inside the ropes and play these days - ever since the return of her mother's cancer.
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Amateur Kupcho just three back at Marathon
Jennifer Kupcho is making a run at becoming just the sixth different amateur to win an LPGA title since the women’s tour was formed in 1950.
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Spieth: Ryder Cup course will dictate putting contest
Jordan Spieth believes Le Golf National outside Paris will turn the Ryder Cup into a putting contest.
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Kim finishes second round with bogey, leads by 3
Michael Kim didn’t get his 25th birthday off to the start he hoped early Saturday morning at the John Deere Classic.
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Big Mama makes her mark at U.S. Senior Women's Open
JoAnne Carner didn’t make the cut Friday at the U.S. Senior Women’s Open, but the Hall of Famer left her mark on the inaugural event.
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Lincicome looking forward to PGA Tour start
Brittany Lincicome has a chance to take winning momentum to Kentucky and her date with the PGA Tour and the Barbasol Championship.
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Hearn questioned about his stroke, then cleared
“I guess I'm putting too well,” Hearn said. “No, honestly, it's to be expected. There is a lot of opinions out there about the anchoring rules and what not."
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Henderson takes 36-hole co-lead into weekend
Brooke Henderson is tough to beat with the lead on a weekend. She’s right where she wants to be after closing with two birdies Friday.
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64 won't dissuade Immelman from TV ambitions
Trevor Immelman relished a run into contention Friday at the Scottish Open, but he wasn’t ready to speculate on how a great weekend might revitalize his playing career.
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Report: 14-acre property near Augusta sold
A limited liability corporation reportedly linked to Augusta National has an agreement to purchase a 14-acre property near the club.
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Compton, The First Tee fighting David Beckham for Miami facility
Soccer icon David Beckham wants to build a plush facility in Miami to house his new MLS team. Erik Compton and The First Tee of Miami have other ideas.
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Reed needs three swings from pot bunker in Scotland
Patrick Reed was challenging for the lead in Round 2 of the Scottish Open, having turned in 31. Then came trouble at the par-3 12th.
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Lewis impressed by Serena's Wimbledon run
Stacy Lewis, who is preparing to give birth to her first child, is inspired by new mom Serena Williams’ run at winning an eighth Wimbledon.
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Birdie run gives Wheatcroft (62) early Deere lead
After closing his round with six straight birdies to shoot a 62, veteran Steve Wheatcroft enjoys a one-shot lead at the John Deere Classic.
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Defending champ DeChambeau (shoulder) WDs from Deere
Just a few days after losing a disagreement with the USGA, and with The Open just around the corner, Bryson DeChambeau sustained another setback - a shoulder injury.
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Carner (79) not impressed with shooting her age
JoAnne Carner was back in “Big Mama” mode. The Hall of Famer shot her age - 79 - in the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open,
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Bowditch pays it forward by choosing young caddie
Turns out Steven Bowditch was just trying to pay it forward when he found his caddie for this week’s John Deere Classic via Twitter.
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Tseng remains optimistic despite continued drought
Struggling to regain the form that once made her the most dominant player in the women’s game, Yani Tseng hasn’t lost her determination.
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Mickelson: Backlash 'my own fault'; Woods match 'close'
After opening with an even-par 70 at the Scottish Open, Phil Mickelson spoke to reporters about what has admittedly been a "rough" month.
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Fowler opens with 64 at site of 2015 Scottish win
Three years after winning the Scottish Open at Gullane with a birdie on the final hole, Rickie Fowler shot a 6-under 64 in his return to the course.
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Source: Augusta’s fifth hole being lengthened 30 yards
Augusta National is adding a tee box which will lengthen the par-4 fifth hole by 30 yards, Golf Channel’s Tim Rosaforte reported Wednesday night on “Golf Central.”
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Mickelson plays Ryder Cup venue: 'It's awesome'
Phil Mickelson is a pretty good bet to be on this year's U.S. Ryder Cup team. Earlier this week, he got a first-hand look at the venue.
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DeChambeau hopes to bring 'uniqueness' to Ryder Cup
Bryson DeChambeau has broken the mold during the early part of his pro career, and he feels that might be an asset if he makes the Ryder Cup.
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DeChambeau on compass: 'Not a distance-measuring device'
As Bryson DeChambeau gets set to defend his title this week at the John Deere Classic, he'll do so without a piece of equipment that he had in his arsenal for his last PGA Tour start.
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Reed: Tiger, Phil should put up own money for match
Patrick Reed has a few ideas on how to create even more excitement around the reported $10 million, made-for-TV match between Tiger and Phil.
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Wiesberger (wrist) out, Landry in for Carnoustie
Bernd Wiesberger has withdrawn from next week’s Open Championship because of a wrist injury.
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Johnson returns to Deere hoping to extend Akron streak
Tiger Woods isn't the only major champion hoping to make a move up the world rankings in time to qualify for the WGC at Firestone.
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Lewis has big goals when she returns with daughter
Stacy Lewis is closing out her season this week at the Marathon Classic determined to meet new challenges when she returns as an LPGA mom next year.
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Tee times, TV schedule, stats for Scottish Open
Many of the game's biggest stars will be tuning up for Carnoustie this week at the Scottish Open. Here is the key info for this week's European Tour event.
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DeChambeau grouped with Moore, Love at John Deere
Bryson DeChambeau will play the first two rounds of the John Deere Classic with Ryan Moore and Davis Love III as he defends a PGA Tour title for the first time.
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Bowditch finds John Deere caddie via Twitter
In need of a caddie for this week's John Deere Classic, two-time PGA Tour winner Steven Bowditch reached out to Twitter.
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Stock Watch: No downside to Tiger vs. Phil
It's time to stop nitpicking $10 million exhibitions featuring Tiger and Phil, but first Mickelson needs to get his head in the game before Carnoustie.
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PGA Tour unveils 2018-19 schedule with major changes
The PGA Tour unveiled its official schedule for the 2018-19 season on Tuesday, ending months of speculation about just how the pieces will fall into place.
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Fleetwood withdraws from Scottish to rest for Open
U.S. Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood has withdrawn from this week's Scottish Open, opting to rest up in advance of The Open at Carnoustie that starts in 10 days.
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$10.5M prize purse at The Open, $1.89M to winner
The R&A released prize information for The Open at Carnoustie, where the Champion Golfer of the Year will take home $1.89 million from a $10.5 million purse.
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Win moves Na to 13th in U.S. Ryder Cup standings
After getting his first win in nearly seven years, Kevin Na has suddenly moved onto the bubble in the U.S. Ryder Cup standings.
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Knox back inside OWGR top 50 after Irish Open win
After rallying to win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in a playoff, Russell Knox is back inside the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
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PGA Tour, LPGA pros to compete for $1M each in new challenge
PGA Tour and LPGA pros will be chasing new $1 million prizes with the introduction of the Aon Risk Reward Challenge.
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The Greenbrier purse payout: Na collects career-high check
Kevin Na rallied on Sunday to win his second PGA Tour event at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. Here's how the purse was paid out in West Virginia.
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Stenson WDs from Scottish, hopeful for Open
Henrik Stenson has withdrawn from this week’s Scottish Open because of an elbow injury. The 2016 Open champ hopes to be ready for Carnoustie.
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After Further Review: What will Phil do next?
When he’s locked in, Phil Mickelson is a threat to win. When he’s not, he’s liable to do, well, just about anything.
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Peterson barely misses status, likely to retire
Despite his best finish in more than a year, John Peterson missed out on retaining status by a shot in the final start of his medical extension.
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Niemann (T-5) secures Tour card for 2019 season
A closing 64 didn't earn Joaquin Niemann an Open invite, but it did unofficially secure his PGA Tour card for the 2018-19 season.
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Snedeker among four Open qualifiers at Greenbrier
After a closing 64 at The Greenbrier, Brandt Snedeker was among a group of four players who punched their tickets to Carnoustie.
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Na takes Greenbrier for first win since 2011
After nearly seven years of waiting for win No. 2, Kevin Na cruised to a five-shot victory at The Greenbrier after closing with 64.
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Fox, Sullivan, Lombard qualify for The Open
Despite coming up just short of his first win in Europe, Ryan Fox headlined a group who qualified for The Open by virtue of their finishes at the Irish Open.
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Mickelson assessed penalty for tapping down grass
Making his first start since his controversial U.S. Open finish, Phil Mickelson was assessed a two-shot penalty Sunday at The Greenbrier.
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Long putts key Irish Open playoff win for Knox
After holing not one but two lengthy putts on the 18th green at Ballyliffin, Russell Knox earned his first-ever victory in Europe at the DDF Irish Open.
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Rahm (66) nearly defends Irish title after early triple bogey
Despite an early triple bogey, Jon Rahm rallied to shoot a 66 and nearly successfully defended his title at the Irish Open.
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U.S. routs Internationals to retain Arnold Palmer Cup
The United States dominated the Internationals to retain the Arnold Palmer Cup in the first competition that featured both men’s and women’s college players.
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Bubba hunting win at his home away from home
It took two days for Bubba Watson to get his attitude in check, but he's suddenly in position to chase his fourth win this season.
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Kraft, Varner tied for lead at The Greenbrier
Kelly Kraft and Harold Varner III share the lead at The Greenbrier. Here’s where things stand through 54 holes in West Virginia.
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Mickelson mum on reported $10 million Tiger match
Phil Mickelson said he didn't know "what else to add" to the report that he and Tiger Woods are planning to play a $10 million exhibition.
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Late rally gives Americans 5-point lead at Palmer Cup
The United States won eight of the 12 fourball matches Saturday afternoon to take a five-point lead into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Cup.
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McIlroy (T-33) identifies issue with putting stroke
Rory McIlroy realized what he needed to fix in his putting. The question is whether he’ll be able to do it before the year’s third major.
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Punch shot: Tiger vs. Phil for $10 mil
Ryan Lavner and Rex Hoggard examine the ramifications of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson playing a winner-take-all match.
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In what could be final start, Peterson makes Greenbrier cut
A birdie on his final hole of the day Friday at The Greenbrier could have significant ramifications for John Peterson's career.
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U.S. team grabs 8-4 lead at Palmer Cup
The U.S. has taken an 8-4 lead over the Internationals after the first round of the Palmer Cup.
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Watch: E. Molinari FINALLY makes a hole-in-one
Nine months ago, Edoardo Molinari spent 12 hours, hitting 500 golf balls from 145 yards out, trying to make a hole-in-one. He never did. Friday, he did.
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Reverse shank? Knox's apple toss is so, so bad
In today's world, if you do anything poorly it's bound to end up on video for everyone to see. Russell Knox was reminded of that on Friday
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Report: Tiger, Phil planning $10 million match
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson remain committed to working out the details of a $10 million, winner-take-all, made-for-TV match
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McIlroy bogeys last two holes, shoots 73 at Irish Open
Rory McIlroy knows he’ll need to hole a few more putts over the weekend if he’s going to make a run at the Irish Open.
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Mickelson to play Ryder Cup course after Greenbrier
After opening with a 66 at The Greenbrier, Phil Mickelson revealed plans to play practice rounds at both Le Golf National and Carnoustie next week.
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Simpson leads after career-low 61 at Greenbrier
Webb Simpson took a one-shot lead after opening with a 9-under 61 at The Greenbrier, his lowest career score on Tour.
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Harrington (68) tried to tell bookies he was 'good value'
Padraig Harrington insisted that he was a “good value” for anyone wanting to place a bet ahead of the Irish Open. And he certainly looked the part in Rd. 1.
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USGA updates selection process for Walker Cup
The USGA International Team Selection Committee revealed changes Thursday to its controversial selection process for the Walker Cup and two other team events.
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Watson on opening 68: 'Terrible round of golf'
After making five birdies and turning in what most would deem a respectable score at The Greenbrier, Bubba Watson became his own harshest critic.
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USGA strikes down another DeChambeau idea
PGA Tour players have been told that the USGA has ruled against Bryson DeChambeau's use of a hole-location device.
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Teen phenom Niemann fires 63 at Greenbrier
The Old White TPC is a rare PGA Tour venue where Joaquin Niemann has some experience, and he put it to good use Thursday.
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McIlroy contending in Ireland despite balky putter
Rory McIlroy is on the fringe of contention at the Irish Open despite the fact that his putter remains uncooperative.
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Watch: Potter blades chip ... holes it, anyway
Ted Potter, Jr. was in trouble at the par-4 14th when he bladed his chip shot. But thanks to a little luck, he walked away with a par.
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Pros and more celebrate Fourth of July
Some played. Some practiced. And some just expressed their patriotism. A look at how the pros and more celebrated and honored the Fourth of July.
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Trump praises Tour pros during Greenbrier speech
President Donald Trump stopped by the Greenbrier on Tuesday to deliver a speech, and he praised several PGA Tour players in attendance.
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Chamblee: Woods' game shaping up as majors approach
Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee was singing the praises of Tiger Woods in the wake of Woods' T-4 finish at the Quicken Loans National.
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SMU coach Enloe's wife dies after leukemia battle
SMU coach Jason Enloe announced that his wife, Katie, died Tuesday after battling leukemia.
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Goosen among 12 to make Open via qualifiers
Two-time U.S. Open winner Retief Goosen was among 12 players who punched their tickets to Carnoustie via final Open qualifying.
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Tee times, TV schedule, stats for The Greenbrier
The PGA Tour heads to West Virginia for A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. Here are the key stats and information for this week.
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Mickelson grouped with Kisner, Snedeker at Greenbrier
Making his first start since his rules controversy at the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson will play with Kevin Kisner and Brandt Snedeker at The Greenbrier.
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RBC Canadian Open to precede U.S. Open in 2019
The RBC Canadian Open announced that it will move dates on the Tour schedule, preceding the U.S. Open beginning in 2019.
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Drop the mic: Chamblee aims for Senior Open start
After spending more than a decade analyzing the professional game behind a camera, Brandel Chamblee is ready to get back inside the ropes.
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Stock Watch: Park's gain is Ryu's loss
Sung Hyun Park's latest win shows her major potential. But it was a crushing defeat for So Yeon Ryu, who had multiple chances to add to her collection.
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Vogel Monday qualifies for seventh time this season
T.J. Vogel has Monday qualified into his seventh event this season, surpassing Patrick Reed's notable total from 2012.
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McDowell loses clubs on eve of Open qualifier
Graeme McDowell can't find his golf clubs, and the issue may cost him a chance to qualify for The Open this week.
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