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Gary Woodland adjusts to fame at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Gary Woodland is making his first start since winning the U.S. Open. He is hoping to keep his game sharp at the Rocket Mortgage Classic three weeks before the British …


Notre Dame hosts U.S. Senior Open on tricky college course

This week’s U.S. Senior Open is being contested in the shadows of Notre Dame’s Golden Dome and “The House That Rockne Built.” Players are raving about the par-70 Warren Golf …


Golf notes: LPGA leaving ANA Inspiration against Augusta Women’s Amateur

ANA Inspiration staying against Augusta Women’s Amateur; Brooks Koepka has new outlook on No. 1


Doug Ferguson: Maria Fassi embraces expectations and wants to be a star

With power and personality, Maria Fassi has the package to be a star.


UPDATED: Sun., June 23, 2019, 5:18 p.m.

Golf capsules: Hannah Green wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday for her …


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 2:33 p.m.

Jerry Kelly lead hometown PGA Tour Champions event

Jerry Kelly shot a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in his hometown American Family Insurance Championship. Kelly played the back nine at University Ridge in 5-under 31. David …


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Hannah Green has big early lead at Women’s PGA at Hazeltine

Hannah Green has a big early lead at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The Australian twice escaped trouble with par saves and shot 3-under 69, setting a daunting target at …


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 4:56 p.m.

Zach Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle

Zack Sucher shot a 5-under 65 in morning rain and his 11-under 129 total held up in the afternoon sunshine for a two-stroke lead midway through the Travelers Championship. Chez …


Hayden’s Reid Hatley wins Oregon Open Invitational in playoff

Hatley also made birdie on the 54th hole to get into the playoff


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Gonzaga Prep’s Tommy Kimmel qualifies for U.S. Junior Amateur

Kimmel, the GSL player of the year as a sophomore, birdied the last three holes to earn medalist honors by one shot over Davenport’s Kristof Panke, who birdied Nos. 16 …


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 3:44 p.m.

Golf notes: Andy Pope does his best work getting to U.S. Opens

Andy Pope’s persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush


Doug Ferguson: Score not the measure of when U.S. Open is a good test

The leaderboard next to the 18th green at the U.S. Open again was filled with red numbers under par. The only difference was the scenery.


Gary Woodland denies history with U.S. Open title at Pebble Beach

Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 10:36 p.m.

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth spend day in neutral at U.S. Open

For three of golf’s biggest names with seven major titles between them, Moving Day at the U.S. Open came and went with barely a ripple.


Tim Dahlberg: Time to appreciate Brooks Koepka as he chases Open history

Brooks Koepka is chasing history, and no one seems to care. Three U.S. Opens in a row. Five wins in the last nine majors. What time does Tiger Woods tee …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

Gary Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Justin Rose in U.S. Open

The toughest test in this U.S. Open might be more about nerves from chasing history than Pebble Beach. Gary Woodland held it together Saturday with bold plays and two unlikely …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 8:02 p.m.

U.S. Open notebook: Henrik Stenson poses for selfie with fan after errant shot

Henrik Stenson figured the least he could do after hitting a fan at the U.S. Open with an errant 8-iron was to pose for a selfie. Stenson’s approach shot on …


‘Awful start’ keeps Tiger Woods in also-ran position at U.S. Open

Tiger Woods knows this as well as anyone: To get anywhere near the leaderboard at Pebble Beach, early birdies are essential. Woods made more bogeys (3) than birdies (2) over …


Phil Mickelson’s quest for career grand slam put on hold again

Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open. This was Mickelson’s fifth try at …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 2:49 p.m.

Brooke Henderson leads Meijer LPGA Classic; Lexi Thompson makes big move

Brooke Henderson birdied the final three holes for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke lead over Annie Park in the Meijer LPGA Classic, with Lexi Thompson three shots back after …


U.S. Open notebook: Oh, Snap! Patrick Reed flubs chip and his wedge pays the price

Patrick Reed flubbed the chip. That lob wedge paid the price. The 2018 Masters champion snapped the wedge over his thigh after leaving the ball in the rough on a …


Rory McIlroy overcomes mini meltdown to stay close at US Open

Rory McIlroy is sticking around for the weekend at the U.S. Open for a change. After missing the cut the past three years, McIlroy is firmly in the mix at …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 11:25 p.m.

Gary Woodland gouges out a birdie, leads Justin Rose by 2 at U.S. Open

Gary Woodland finished off a bogey-free round by making birdie from a divot in the fairway, giving him a 6-under 65 for a two-shot lead and the lowest 36-hole score …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 6:52 p.m.

Brooke Henderson shoots 64-64 to lead Meijer LPGA Classic

Brooke Henderson opened a three-stroke lead in a 30-hole day at the Meijer LPGA Classic. Trying to break a tie for the Canadian victory record for both women and men, …


Tim Dahlberg: Tiger Woods struggles to recapture magic at Pebble Beach

There wasn’t much memorable about a second round Friday in the U.S. Open that left Tiger Woods fuming about missed opportunities.


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 11:26 p.m.

Caddychat: Jordan Spieth and caddie find more to talk about on second day of U.S. Open

Jordan Spieth and caddie Michael Greller endured another little mishap at the U.S. Open.


Rough finish pushes Francesco Molinari back down the pack

Climbing down a cliff and riding in a golf cart are among the things players mostly need to avoid when trying to contend for a U.S. Open. Francesco Molinari did …


Matt Kuchar’s eagle at 18 puts him in contention at US Open

Matt Kuchar’s reputation took a major hit when a story emerged earlier this year that he paid his fill-in Mexican caddie only $5,000 after winning a tournament that earned him …


U.S. Open notebook: A good start for Sergio Garcia, who describes game as ‘horrible’

Sergio Garcia has missed the cut in seven straight majors dating to the end of 2017, and he missed the cut in his two events coming into the U.S. Open. …


Tiger Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years

Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years. Woods …