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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

McIlroy states his case as among the world's best

TROON, Scotland - Rory McIlroy still considers himself a full-fledged member of the Fab Four.
By Paul Newberry

Miller's back calling the shots at a major

After a one-year break, Johnny Miller is back to calling the shots at a major that he won.

Newberry: Olympic golf has turned into a fiasco

Now that Jordan Spieth has followed the lead of Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy, Rio will be putting on a men's tournament roughly equivalent to the John Deere Classic, missing the top ...
By Paul Newberry

Monday, July 11, 2016

Day motivated by British Open disappointment

TROON, Scotland - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world. And it all started last year at the British Open.

Spieth won't play in Olympics

TROON, Scotland - Jordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lang benefits from penalty on Nordqvist to win U.S. Women's Open

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Just when it seemed as if the U.S. Women's Open would come down to the final hole of the three-hole playoff, a rules violation changed everything and helped deliver Brittany ...
By Josh Dubow

Noren holds on to take Scottish Open

INVERNESS, Scotland - Alex Noren held off his pursuers in the final round Sunday to win the Scottish Open by one shot for his fifth victory on the European Tour.

Hogan, McKenney win Peak Amateur Series titles at Gordon Lakes

David Hogan's winning percentage in Peak Amateur Series events is suddenly off the charts compared to the Augustan's previous years.
By David Westin

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Americans are hard to beat at Royal Troon

Since Bobby Locke won the British Open at Roya Troon in 1950, there have been six Opens on the Ayrshire links in Scotland, and six American winners.
By Doug Ferguson

Ko leads U.S. Women's Open

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Lydia Ko birdied the 18th hole to shoot 2-under-par 70 in the third round Saturday that put her in the lead at the U.S. Women's Open,

Friday, July 8, 2016

Park leads by two at U.S. Women's Open

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Sung Hyun Park capitalized on the favorable morning scoring conditions, shooting 6-under par 72 Friday to take the lead after the second round of the U.S. Women's Open at ...
By Josh Dubow

Noren takes lead at Scottish Open

INVERNESS, Scotland - Alex Noren rolled in five birdies in his last eight holes to shoot 6-under-par 66 in calmer conditions to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Scottish Open ...

Vaughn Taylor Championship returns for sixth year

Jones Creek Golf Club buzzed with activity this week as tournament organizers prepared the clubhouse and course for another year of its popular junior tournament. The sixth annual E-Z-GO Vaughn ...
By Chris Gay

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Mirim Lee matches U.S. Women's Open record with 8-under-par round

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Mirim Lee became the fifth golfer to shoot a round of 8-under par at the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday when she made 10 birdies on the way to a 64 to take the lead at CordeValle.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Howell will be out 4-5 weeks after procedure

Augusta native Charles Howell has removed his name from the alternate list at the British Open because of a medical procedure that will sideline him for about a month.

Former champion Cink will not play in this year's British Open

Former champion Stewart Cink has withdrawn from the British Open next week at Royal Troon. The R&A, which organizes the British Open, didn't list a reason for Cink choosing not to play.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Ferguson: U.S. Women's Open has stage all to itself

The stage is set for women's golf to finally get the attention it deserves.
By Doug Ferguson

Kuchar's move into top 15 could have Olympic implications

Matt Kuchar finished with a 12-foot birdie at the Bridgestone Invitational, which had no bearing on the outcome but still had a few ramifications.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, July 4, 2016

Johnson is piling up big victories

If winning the U.S. Open champion wasn't enough, Johnson added his third World Golf Championship on Sunday, the first time he has won back to back.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Chalmers earns breakthrough victory at Reno

RENO, Nev. - Greg Chalmers won the Barracuda Championship on Sunday at Montreux for his first PGA Tour title, eagling the final hole for a six-point victory in the modified Stableford scoring event.

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