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PGA Tour courses that held majors in the same year

Jun. 14, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Here are the courses that held a PGA Tour event and a major championship in the same year. Only two rounds were played at Pebble Beach and three rounds on the South Course at Torrey Pines for PGA Tour events: TORREY PINES GOLF COURSE ...

South Africa's Higgo wins Palmetto Championship at Congaree

Jun. 13, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Garrick Higgo's day began with a call from South African golfing great Gary Player. It ended in triumph just like so many of Player's Sundays did in his Hall of Fame career. The 22-year-old Higgo won the Palmetto Championship at Congaree for his...

Hadley has 4-shot lead at delayed Palmetto Championship

Jun. 12, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Chesson Hadley moved a step closer to his first PGA Tour victory in seven years, opening a four-stroke lead over Harris English and six over Dustin Johnson on Sunday in the rain-delayed Palmetto Championship at Congaree. Hadley, English, Johnson...

Hadley 2 shots in front of DJ at Palmetto Championship

Jun. 11, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Chesson Hadley is off to his best start on the PGA Tour since 2016, shooting a 5-under 66 on Friday for a two-stroke lead over Dustin Johnson in the Palmetto Championship at Congaree. Hadley was at 11-under 131 at Congaree Golf Club, his lowest...

A family affair at US Open for Carlos and Alvaro Ortiz

Jun. 11, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

Carlos Ortiz was so tired from playing 30 holes in one day at the rain-soaked Memorial that he plopped down on the seat of a golf cart. Before long, he remembered to pull out his phone to check the scores. Alvaro Ortiz was playing a Korn Ferry Tour event. Exhausted to the...

US OPEN '21: Capsules of 10 top contenders at Torrey Pines

Jun. 11, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the U.S. Open from June 17-20 on the South course at Torrey Pines (listed in predicted order of finish): PATRICK REED Age: 30. Country: United States. World ranking: 9....

US OPEN '21: A trivia quiz for U.S. Open, California style

Jun. 11, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

How well do you know U.S. Open history? Try this quiz based on the 13 times the U.S. Open was played in California: 1. Tiger Woods won the most lopsided major championship in the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. What was his margin of victory? a.) 12...

No Tiger in return to Torrey, no telling what might happen

Jun. 11, 2021 02:32 AM EDT

The strongest memory from the last U.S. Open at Torrey Pines was accompanied by three words that explain what golf was like then and now. The scene was the 18th hole in the final round of 2008. The consequences were as clear as the late afternoon sky over San Diego in...

Johnson starts strong in home-state Palmetto Championship

Jun. 10, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson got off to a fast start Thursday at Congaree in his home-state Palmetto Championship, shooting a 6-under 65 that left him a shot behind leader Wes Roach. Johnson, the world's top-ranked player and a South Carolina native, hadn't...

Koepka says rivalry with DeChambeau good for growing golf

Jun. 09, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Brooks Koepka insists his ongoing rivalry with fellow major champion Bryson DeChambeau is good for golf. Koepka is at the inaugural Palmetto Championship this week, his first event since a video interview outtake at the PGA Championship last...