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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Michaux: Chase Parker gives family day to remember

The Parker clan were all giddy to still be at Oakmont watching Chase Parker competing alongside the reigning Masters champion in the U.S. Open.
By Scott Michaux

Kisner has roller-coaster round at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - Kevin Kisner had a nightmare start and a nightmare finish Saturday at the U.S. Open.
By John Boyette

Friday, June 17, 2016

Dustin Johnson makes major move at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - One year after Dustin Johnson let the U.S. Open slip away from him at Chambers Bay, he drove his way to the top of the leaderboard Friday at Oakmont on a marathon day of 36 holes.
By Doug Ferguson

Watson's new tee time in US Open suits his sleep

OAKMONT, Pa. - Bubba Watson has played a lot of golf as a pro, though he never saw anything like the second round tee time he was assigned after finishing up his first round Friday morning.
By Tim Dahlberg

Thompson leads LPGA Tour event

BELMONT, Mich. - Defending champion Lexi Thompson fought through back pain Friday to take the second-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Lack of warmup after delay at U.S. Open irks players

OAKMONT, Pa. - Golfers are used to having rain delays during tournaments. The surprise Thursday at the U.S. Open was that after waiting out the first of three storm suspensions that lasted 1 hour, ...
By Doug Ferguson

Palmer's ties to Latrobe Country Club continue

Some 40 miles down the road from Oakmont, the site of this week's U.S. Open, is Latrobe Country Club. That's where golf fans have been making pilgrimages this week to see the course where Palmer ...
By John Boyette

Landry leads rain-suspended U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - The first round of the U.S. Open was suspended for third and final time just as 28-year-old qualifier Andrew Landry was finishing up a dream round in his U.S. Open debut.
By Doug Ferguson

Thompson tops Meijer LPGA Classic after one round

BELMONT, Mich.- Defending champion Lexi Thompson shot 6-under-par 65 on Thursday for a share of the Meijer LPGA Classic lead.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Ex-Augusta State golfer makes major debut at U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - Former Augusta State golfer Derek Chang is making his major golf debut today at the U.S. Open.
By Scott Michaux

Westside grad to tee it up at U.S. Open Thursday

Chase Parker defied the odds to make it to the U.S. Open, and the Westside High School graduate will tee it up Thursday morning alongside the best players in the world.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

McIlroy preparing for a tough week at Oakmont

OAKMONT, Pa. - Rory McIlroy winced ever so slightly as he uttered the words, well aware of their connotations even though he intended no disrespect to some of the greatest moments of his career.

Kisner looking to regain last season's form

OAKMONT, Pa. - For a professional golfer, losing a trusted club can be devastating. Finding a replacement isn't as easy as it sounds, even with modern technology and clubfitting.
By John Boyette

Michaux: Slam talk shouldn't include Willett

OAKMONT, Pa. - The obligatory "grand slam" questions await every reigning Masters Tournament champion when he shows up to the U.S. Open venue. Jordan Spieth's 2015 run only intensified the glare ...
By Scott Michaux

Monday, June 13, 2016

Spieth is on a roll heading into this week's U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - Jordan Spieth feels confident about his game, typical talk from most top players going into a major.
By Doug Ferguson

Henderson, 18, quickly becoming a face of the LPGA

When Brooke Henderson played her first LPGA Tour event at age 14, she marveled at Lydia Ko winning the Canadian Women's Open at 15. Four years later, Henderson beat the top-ranked golfer in the ...
By Stephen Whyno

Berger wins in Memphis for first PGA Tour title

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Daniel Berger won the FedEx St. Jude Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, shooting 3-under-par 67 to hold off Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker and Brooks Koepka by three ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Henderson tops Ko to win Women's PGA Championship

SAMMAMISH, Wash. - Brooke Hender­son beat top-ranked Lydia Ko with a birdie on the first playoff hole Sunday in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship after overcoming a three-shot deficit on the ...

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Ko sets her sights on another LPGA major

SAMMAMISH, Wash. - Top-ranked Lydia Ko bogeyed the 18th hole Saturday to cut her lead to one stroke heading into the final round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.

Berger eyes first Tour win at St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Daniel Berger has yet to win on the PGA Tour. He's confident enough to believe that's just a matter of time, and he has put himself in position to make the FedEx St. Jude Classic ...
By Teresa M. Walker

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