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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....

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...

Cantlay sets an early target after a long day at Memorial

Jun. 04, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Patrick Cantlay finished his long day with some of his best golf, running off three straight birdies to close out a 5-under 67 and the lead Friday in the rain-delayed Memorial. He arrived at Muirfield Village before dawn. He finished when it was time...

DeChambeau-Koepka feud continues in Koepka's absence

Jun. 04, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Brooks Koepka isn't playing the Memorial. It just sounded like it at times Friday. From the tee or from the fairway, Bryson DeChambeau would hit a shot only to hear someone in the crowd scream out, “Let's go, Brooksy!” It was...

Morikawa leads at Muirfield Village on day suspended by rain

Jun. 03, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Collin Morikawa had another favorable result at Muirfield Village on a golf course that looked and sounded a lot different from when he won last year. Morikawa felt good vibes from an old putter and posted a 6-under 66 in rain-softened conditions...

Column: Nicklaus has plenty of advice for anyone who asks

Jun. 01, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus is rarely at a loss for words no matter the subject, except for those occasions when he knows as much as anyone. And then he waits. One of the topics Tuesday at his Memorial Tournament was how often players from his era would help each...

Mickelson and Schauffele money games during pandemic pay off

Jun. 01, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Phil Mickelson spoke of having some self-doubt in the two years leading up to his PGA Championship victory. Xander Schauffele might have contributed to that, particularly during some money games a year ago in San Diego. They played often when golf...

Women's Open head to San Francisco, PGA Tour at Jack's place

Jun. 01, 2021 10:30 AM EDT

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. WOMEN’S OPEN Site: San Francisco. Course: The Olympic Club (Lake). Yardage: 6,457. Par: 71. Prize money: $5.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. ...

Kokrak gets 2nd win quicker, overcoming Spieth at Colonial

May. 30, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak played in 233 PGA Tour events before getting his first victory. The big hitter didn't have to wait nearly as long to win again, though this one may have been harder because he had to overcome a local favorite at Colonial. Kokrak...

Resurgent Spieth 3rd-round leader at Colonial over Kokrak

May. 29, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth knows how to finish out of the rough, and still had the lead after three rounds at Colonial. After hitting his final drive Saturday into the thick grass on an incline right of the No. 18 fairway, Spieth recovered with an approach...