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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020 file photo, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks during a news conference in St. Louis. Gov. Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear mask, and First Lady Teresa Parson tested positive for COVID-19, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19

Sep. 23, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. Parson was tested after his wife, Teresa, tested positive earlier in the day. Teresa Parson had experienced mild...

Thomas delivers again with Tiger in course exhibition

Sep. 22, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Justin Thomas won his six-hole singles match and was closest to the pin on the decisive final hole as he and Tiger Woods won an exhibition match Tuesday that served as the grand opening of the Woods-designed Payne's Valley Golf Course at Big Cedar Lodge. The televised event was called...

Matthew Wolff, of the United States, motions as he watches Bryson DeChambeau's shot off the fifth tee during the final round of the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The Latest: DeChambeau bombs away, pulls away to win US Open

Sep. 20, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the final round of the U.S. Open, golf’s second major of the year (all times EDT): ___ Bryson DeChambeau has won the U.S. Open — the first major championship for golf’s long-hitting mad scientist. He is the third person in history to win an NCAA...

Justin Thomas, of the United States, marks his ball on the 18th green during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Justin Thomas moves in wrong direction at US Open

Sep. 19, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

After watching his 7-foot par putt skim past the edge of the cup on No. 16, Justin Thomas doubled over in frustration and then said to his ball, as if it could answer, “Why?” It was moving day at the U.S. Open on Saturday, and Thomas was moving in the wrong direction. Top-ranked No. 1 Dustin Johnson...

Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Even without hostile NY crowds, this US Open is tough enough

Sep. 19, 2020 9:12 AM EDT

It’s rare when fans wind up rooting for the golf course, even one as majestic as Winged Foot, but suddenly that’s a viable option. Maybe because the two players atop the leaderboard heading into Round 3 at the U.S. Open are not exactly — how to put this? — the most likeable guys in the...

Gary Woodland, of the United States, plays his shot from the second tee during the first round of the US Open Golf Championship, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Woodland returns as wounded US Open champion

Sep. 18, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Gary Woodland waited 15 months to return to the U.S. Open as defending champion and it turned into a miserable week before he even arrived. Woodland shot another 74 on Friday and appeared certain to miss the cut. What bothered him more than his score was a tear in his left labrum...

Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Reed takes the lead as the real US Open gets started

Sep. 18, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Every shot required full attention. Every hole was a test. Every par was valued. Patrick Reed embraced every aspect of it Friday when the U.S. Open lived up to its reputation as the toughest test in golf, and so did Winged Foot. “I love the grind,” Reed said, barely...

A brief look at Friday's second round of the U.S. Open

Sep. 18, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — A glance at Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Winged Foot (All times EDT): LEADING: Patrick Reed shot even-par 70 to head into the weekend with a one-shot lead at 4-under 136. FOLLOWING: Bryson DeChambeau made eagle on his final hole, the par-5 ninth, to shoot 68. He trails...

Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Woods, Mickelson miss U.S. Open cut

Sep. 18, 2020 7:37 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the U.S. Open (all times EDT): ___ 7:35 p.m. Tiger Woods will not play the weekend at the U.S. Open. Neither will Phil Mickelson, marking the second time they’ve both missed the cut in 85 majors played together. After a brutal second round at Winged Foot, the...

Tiger Woods, of the United States, walks up to the ninth tee during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Column: Another major mishap by Tiger Woods at US Open

Sep. 18, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

Tiger Woods has made enough double bogeys in his career to understand anything in golf is possible, especially in the U.S. Open. But two on the same hole with a pair of fluffed chips in successive rounds? That’s a stat that won’t make the cut when it comes time to review Woods’ spectacular...