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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, kisses the winner's trophy after winning US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Column: DeChambeau ups distance debate with Open win

Sep. 20, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

If Bryson DeChambeau was looking for validation for his obsession with distance, all he had to do was glance at his reflection on the U.S. Open trophy. If the USGA is looking for an image to reign in those distances, a picture of DeChambeau holding that trophy works, too. The people who make the rules in golf...

Matthew Wolff plays a shot off the 17th fairway during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Column: No fans could be advantage for Wolff in US Open

Sep. 19, 2020 9:23 PM EDT

Matthew Wolff deserved some cheers for the way he picked apart Winged Foot on Saturday afternoon to move into the lead of the U.S. Open. Patrick Reed and Bryson DeChambeau deserved something, too, and rowdy New York fans would have been sure to give it to them had they been allowed to be there to watch. They...

Dustin Johnson holds up the FedEx Cup trophy after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 at Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Column: Credibility for Dustin Johnson and for the FedEx Cup

Sep. 8, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Sometime after Paul Azinger stopped winning and before he went on television to talk about those who were, he described pressure in the simplest terms. He said players only choked for cash or prestige. The FedEx Cup was a little of both for Dustin Johnson. But it was mostly about prestige....

Danielle Kang follows through on her drive on the fourth hole during the third and final round of the LPGA Drive On Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Aug. 2, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Danielle Kang was away from the LPGA Tour for six months during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is not to suggest she was without competition. She lost track of the games she played with her brother, Alex, who has spent two seasons on the Korn Ferry Tour, and boyfriend Maverick McNealy, in...

Danielle Kang hits her tee-shot on the eighth hole during the first round of the LPGA Drive On Championship golf tournament at Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio, Friday, July 31, 2020. Kang finished in the early lead at six-under par. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

LPGA returns with Kang posting 66 at Inverness for the lead

Jul. 31, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Danielle Kang went more than six months without competing and looked as though she had never been away, playing bogey-free at Inverness Club for a 6-under 66 and a one-shot lead in the LPGA Drive On Championship. The LPGA Tour’s much-awaited return from the COVID-19 pandemic...

American golf up to full speed across 4 biggest tours

Jul. 28, 2020 9:35 AM EDT

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PGA TOURS WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS-FEDEX ST. JUDE INVITATIONAL Site: Memphis, Tenn. Course: TPC Southwind. Yardage: 7,238. Par: 70. Purse: $10.5 million. Winner's share: $1,787,560. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2-6 p.m....