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A capsule look at top contenders for British Open

Jul. 16, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the British Open, to be played Thursday-Sunday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland (listed in predicted order of finish): RORY MCILROY Age: 30. Country: Northern Ireland. World ranking: 3. Worldwide victories: 24. Majors: U.S. Open (2011), British Open (2014), PGA...

Woodland denies history with US Open title at Pebble Beach

Jun. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line. Behind him by one shot on the leaderboard was Brooks Koepka, the most dangerous figure in major championship golf these days. The safe shot...

Gary Woodland wins US Open at Pebble Beach

Jun. 16, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka's bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Woodland finished in style Sunday. He holed a 30-foot birdie putt for a 2-under 69, giving him...

The Latest: Woodland captures US Open title for first major

Jun. 16, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Gary Woodland has captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at Pebble Beach to hold off two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka for a three-shot victory. Woodland all but sealed his first...

US Open at a glance

Jun. 14, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday at the U.S. Open: LEADING: Gary Woodland shot 6-under 65 to get to 9 under for the tournament and join Tiger Woods and Justin Rose as the only players to shoot 65 at Pebble Beach in the U.S. Open. TRAILING: Rose shot 70 and trails by two....

The Latest: Patrick Reed advances to weekend without wedge

Jun. 14, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Patrick Reed survived to play the weekend at the U.S. Open, but his wedge didn't. The former Masters champion broke the wedge in half over his knee after flubbing a chip on the 18th...

US Open gentle as a Rose, but for how long?

Jun. 14, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose was watching on TV when Rickie Fowler missed a putt that would've tied a U.S. Open record. Six hours later, Rose got his own chance for the mark and made it count. But he and everyone else who tore up Pebble Beach on Thursday left the course knowing it couldn't be...

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open

Jun. 13, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose closed out his opening round with three straight birdies to lead the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, which was all he could want. He got a little more. Rose knew what was at stake when he stood over a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole in twilight Thursday from watching...

Key hole at US Open

Jun. 13, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach: Hole: 18 Par: 5 Yards: 543 Stroke Average: 4.8 Ranking:15 Justin Rose made the last of three closing birdies to take the first round lead and tie the Open record at Pebble Beach of 65 set in the...

The Latest: Rose birdies last 3 holes to lead Open

Jun. 13, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Justin Rose is the leader after the first round of the U.S. Open, with birdies on the last three holes to tie the Open scoring record at Pebble Beach with a 6-under 65. The 2011 Open champion has a one-shot...