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The British Open field and how players got there

Jul. 14, 2024 15:46 PM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Players who are exempt or have qualified for the 152nd British Open, which is at Royal Troon on July 18-21. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible (a-amateur): British Open champions 60 or under on July 21 Brian...

Jordan Spieth is now an expert on what a 59 looks like in golf. He's watched it happen twice

Jun. 25, 2024 11:54 AM EDT

When Cameron Young made a 10-foot par putt for 59 in the third round of the Travelers Championship, Jordan Spieth became a footnote in history as the only player to twice be in the same group as someone who broke 60. Spieth also played alongside Justin Thomas in the 2017 Sony Open...

Cameron Young posts 59 at Travelers Championship for first sub-60 round on PGA Tour in 4 years

Jun. 22, 2024 21:06 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young made a par putt from just inside 10 feet for an 11-under 59 on Saturday in the Travelers Championship, the first sub-60 round on the PGA Tour in nearly four years. Young made two eagles on par 4s, holing out with wedge from 142 yards on the...

Golf updates scorecard rule by allowing extra 15 minutes to fix errors and avoid disqualification

Jun. 18, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The temptation would be to refer to a change in the scorecard procedure as the “Jordan Rule," only because Jordan Spieth was the most recent example. Players now have an additional 15 minutes to correct their scorecard before it is deemed to have been returned. ...

Pinehurst stands apart as a US Open test because of the greens

Jun. 12, 2024 22:10 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Pebble Beach has the Pacific Ocean. Oakmont is the brute with its church pew bunkers. Pinehurst No. 2 has the cereal bowls turned upside down. The greens at Pinehurst No. 2 are the signature of this Donald Ross course that hosts the 124th U.S. Open starting...

High school biology teacher looks to make the most of his 'Tin Cup' moment at the US Open

Jun. 12, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Colin Prater feels a little like Kevin Costner’s character in “Tin Cup” this week — a relative unknown who suddenly finds himself thrust onto one of golf’s biggest stages at the U.S. Open. It’s a movie Prater is quite familiar with, which is why...

Wyndham Clark trying to regain his form as he begins his U.S. Open title defense at Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 12, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Wyndham Clark walked off the second tee during his practice round at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the sun just beginning to rise over Pinehurst No. 2, and slowly went down the rope line signing flag after flag for eager kids. Most called him “Mr. Clark.” A...

Scottie Scheffler's big finish gives him a 3-shot lead at the Memorial

Jun. 07, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Masters champion Scottie Scheffler is only making it look easy right now. It didn't feel that way Friday on a firm course in gusty wind, where he finished strong for a 4-under 68 to go from a tie to a three-shot lead in the Memorial. Scheffler hit a 3-iron into...

Analysis: A year after PGA Tour's surprise deal with Saudis, still no clarity on where golf is going

Jun. 04, 2024 15:06 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — PGA champion Xander Schauffele was on the 10th tee at Muirfield Village for a late Monday afternoon practice round to start the week of the Memorial. Just the sight of him was enough to bring back memories of golf then and now. So much has changed. So little is...

Red Bull adds to soccer portfolio by buying minority stake in English club Leeds

May. 30, 2024 07:27 AM EDT

LEEDS, England (AP) — Red Bull has bought a minority stake in English soccer club Leeds in a deal that will also see the energy drink company become the team's shirt sponsor next season. The club announced on Thursday a “multi-year agreement” with Red Bull, whose other soccer...