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FILE - This Wednesday, May 22, 2013, file photo shows the clubhouse and 18th fairway at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The challenge for the PGA Tour is to make it feel different to the players who will be in Dublin, Ohio, the next two weeks. For the first time in 63 years, two PGA Tour events are being held on the same golf course in consecutive weeks.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

How to make 1 golf course look like 2 different tournaments

Jul. 8, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

Muirfield Village will look the same to those watching at home, minus the grandstands and thousands of spectators spread across the course Jack Nicklaus built. The challenge for the PGA Tour is to make it feel different to the players who will be in Dublin, Ohio, the next two weeks. For the first time in 63...

Brooks Koepka watches his shot off the second tee during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament, Sunday, June 21, 2020, in Hilton Head Island, S.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Koepka among those who have to catch up in FedEx Cup

Jul. 7, 2020 1:27 PM EDT

The question was perplexing to Brooks Koepka, perhaps because it was missing specific context or because it takes a lot to make him worry. He was asked going into the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head if he felt any sense of urgency. “Urgency for what?” he replied. Koepka missed three months after a knee...

A new tournament starts a big Ohio swing for golf

Jul. 7, 2020 10:29 AM EDT

PGA TOUR WORKDAY CHARITY OPEN Site: Dublin, Ohio. Course: Muirfield Village GC. Yardage: 7,456. Par: 72. Purse: $6.2 million. Winner's share: $1.11 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Defending champion: New tournament. FedEx Cup...

FILE - In this June 3, 2012, file photo, Jack Nicklaus, left, talks with Tiger Woods after Woods won the Memorial golf tournament at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The PGA Tour has a deal that would bring a one-time event to Muirfield Village a week before the Memorial, giving it tournaments in consecutive weeks.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

PGA Tour, Memorial scrap plans to have limited spectators

Jul. 6, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus at his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, was in line to be the first tournament with...

Cameron Champ drives from the 11th tee during the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. Champ was cleared to join the field under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to be eligible if they had no symptoms and get two negative test results at least 24 hours apart. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

PGA Tour player Cameron Champ says he never had COVID-19

Jul. 2, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Cameron Champ lathered up his hands with sanitizer as he made the turn in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, trying to stay healthy enough to keep competing. “I use it as much as I see it out there," he said after shooting a 3-under 69, putting him four shots back after the opening round....

Chase Koepka added to field for Workday Charity Open

Jul. 2, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

One selfless act by Chase Koepka has led to two opportunities on the PGA Tour, starting next week in the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village. The PGA Tour created an additional spot in the field next week for Koepka, the younger brother of four-time major champion Brooks Koepka, after he chose to withdraw...

FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Cameron Champ watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Champ tested positive for the coronavirus on June 23 but was allowed to return this week at the Rocket Mortgage Classic under an adjusted policy for players who test positive with no symptoms who then test negative twice 24 hours apart. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Champ can play under tour's latest coronavirus policy change

Jul. 1, 2020 9:38 PM EDT

Cameron Champ was added to the field in the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to be eligible if they had no symptoms and get two negative test results at least 24 hours apart. The decision Wednesday was the latest change...

Dustin Johnson poses with the trophy after winning the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Tour returns from 3 months off with 56 rounds at 64 or lower

Jun. 30, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

Three tournaments is hardly a reasonable sample size. Even so, the numbers have been jarring since the PGA Tour returned to competition. Mackenzie Hughes opened with a 60 at the Travelers Championship. Rory McIlory has twice posted rounds of 63, and he still hasn’t cracked the top 10 in the three...

Dylan Frittelli, right, of South Africa, confers with his caddie on the 17th hole during the first round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Hilton Head Island, S.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Frittelli 4th tour player to test positive for coronavirus

Jun. 28, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli became the fourth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from Rocket Mortgage Classic next week in Detroit. Frittelli missed the cut at the Travelers Championship, playing the opening two rounds with Ian Poulter and J.T. Poston. The...

Brendon Todd looks at a competitors tee shot while sheltering from the rain with an umbrella on the 18th hole during the third round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Saturday, June 27, 2020, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Todd matches Johnson's 61 to take the lead at Travelers

Jun. 27, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Brendon Todd and Dustin Johnson each shot career-low 61s at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, leaving Todd with a two-stroke lead over the 2016 U.S. Open champion. The 34-year-old Georgian, playing a couple holes behind Johnson, had a chance at the tournament's second 60 of...