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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...

US Open at a glance

Jun. 14, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday in the U.S. Open (all times EDT): LEADING: Ludvig Aberg (69) was at 5 under, with a one-shot lead over Bryson DeChambeau (69), Thomas Detry (67) and Patrick Cantlay (71) on a crowded leaderboard at Pinehurst No. 2. ...

US Open at a glance

Jun. 13, 2024 21:18 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — A brief look at the first round Thursday in the U.S. Open (all times EDT): LEADING: Patrick Cantlay and Rory McIlroy opened with rounds of 5-under 65 at Pinehurst No. 2. TRAILING: Ludvig Aberg (66) was one shot back. Matthieu Pavon and Bryson...

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...

Viktor Hovland feeling more confident entering US Open after 3rd place finish at PGA Championship

Jun. 11, 2024 17:12 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Viktor Hovland has a renewed confidence entering the U.S. Open that he can compete — and possibly win — his first major championship after a morale-boosting third-place finish at the PGA Championship last month. He said Tuesday that’s a “night and...

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...

US OPEN '24: Facts and figures from the toughest test in golf

Jun. 07, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Facts and figures for the 124th U.S. Open golf championship: Dates: June 13-16. Site: Pinehurst No. 2 Length: 7,540 yards. Par: 70. Cut: Top 60 and ties. Playoff (if necessary):...

Hadwin hoping to turn corner at Memorial as Scheffler and Schauffele start strong again

Jun. 06, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Adam Hadwin had too many birdies to complain about ending his round at the Memorial on a sour note Thursday. His 6-under 66 was enough to lead Masters champion Scottie Scheffler by one shot and give the Canadian hope he is turning the corner at the right time. ...

The Memorial and LIV Houston are the final stops before the US Open

Jun. 04, 2024 09:46 AM EDT

PGA TOUR MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT Site: Dublin, Ohio. Course: Muirfield Village GC. Yardage: 7,571. Par: 72. Prize money: $20 million. Winner's share: $4 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Xander Schauffele gets validation and records with one memorable putt at PGA Championship

May. 20, 2024 12:17 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Xander Schauffele might have to watch the replay of his 6-foot putt to see how it dipped into the left side of the hole and looked as though it might spin out. When it comes to him winning the last two years, that's what usually happens. And then it quickly...