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Piqué, Gasol among those celebrating Rahm's US Open title

Jun. 21, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain's royal family and some of the country's top sports figures were among those congratulating Jon Rahm on Monday for his victory at the U.S. Open. Rahm became the first Spaniard to win the tournament on Sunday. “Winning the US...

Jon Rahm's steady back nine paves way to US Open title

Jun. 21, 2021 03:34 AM EDT

Everyone who’s played it, from the late, great Ben Hogan to the guys you get paired with down at the local muni, has probably said it at one time or another: Golf is a game of misses. It also happens to be the shortest way to explain how Jon Rahm won the U.S. Open. Take...

DeChambeau balloons on second nine at U.S. Open

Jun. 20, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau went from leading the U.S. Open to an afterthought in a span of nine holes. He wasn't the only player to wilt under the pressure at Torrey Pines. A packed leaderboard early in the final round Sunday turned into a...

Rahm birdies last 2 holes to win US Open at Torrey Pines

Jun. 20, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Whether it was destiny or karma was of no relevance to Jon Rahm. He won the U.S. Open on Sunday at Torrey Pines, the perfect time and the perfect place to become a major champion. How it unfolded was beyond his dreams. One shot...

U.S. Open key hole

Jun. 20, 2021 22:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hole: 17 Par: 4 Yards: 434 Average: 4.2 Difficulty: 5th Key fact: Jon Rahm made a 25-foot left-to-right breaker for birdie to tie Louis Oosthuizen for the lead....

US Open Glance

Jun. 20, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Victor: Jon Rahm, who shot 67 to win his first major championship at the age of 26. Spoils: The Open winner gets $2.25 million, a 10-year Open exemption and five years exemption to the other three majors. Back on top: Rahm returns...

Shot into canyon costs Louis Oosthuizen at US Open

Jun. 20, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen spent the week before the U.S. Open moving to the horse country in North Florida, where he bought an 86-acre ranch. Once the family moves into the ranch house next spring, Oosthuizen plans to buy some horses, maybe some cattle, enjoy...

Column: An Open with a little karma of its own

Jun. 20, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm had safely deposited his infant son back in his wife’s arms by the time a seemingly unflappable Louis Oosthuizen finally coughed it up on the 17th hole at Torrey Pines. He stood, hands on hips, watching on TV as Oosthuizen’s par putt slid past the hole and it...

Nelly Korda wins in Michigan for 2nd victory of year

Jun. 20, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nelly Korda became the first two-time winner on the LPGA Tour this season, closing with a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Meijer LPGA Classic. The Gainbridge LPGA winner in February, Korda finished at 25-under 263 to break...

The Latest: Rahm closes with two birdies to win U.S. Open

Jun. 20, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 5:24 p.m. Jon Rahm is the first Spaniard to win the U.S. Open. Two monumental birdie putts clinched it. Rahm birdied his final two holes to shoot a 4-under 67 and...