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The eagle lands at Torrey Pines for Oosthuizen, Hughes

Jun. 20, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eagle putts looked familiar for a Saturday at Torrey Pines in June, even with Tiger Woods nowhere in sight. Mackenzie Hughes watched his 60-foot eagle putt from the back of the green to the front on the par-5 13th slide into the cup. Louis...

US Open at a glance

Jun. 19, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A look at the third round Saturday of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines: LEADING: Mackenzie Hughes (68), Louis Oosthuizen (70) and Russell Henley (71) at 5-under 208. CHASING: Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau were two shots behind. ...

DeChambeau within reach of second straight U.S. Open

Jun. 19, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau's bid to repeat as U.S. Open champion nearly derailed in an opening round filled with wild drives and shoddy irons. The brawny golf-ball bruiser gathered himself late in that round, used a dreamy swing thought to play better in the...

Mike Davis takes break as CEO to be US Open caddie

Jun. 19, 2021 21:53 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mike Davis is retiring at the end of the month as CEO of the USGA, and his stress level is at a low point for the U.S. Open. For starters, he has been seen wearing tennis shoes his week. And on Saturday, he was wearing a caddie bib. Davis went 18 holes...

The key hole in the 3rd round of the US Open

Jun. 19, 2021 21:28 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A look at the key hole Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines: HOLE: 18 YARDAGE: 533 PAR: 5 STROKE AVERAGE: 4.59 RANK: 18 KEY...

The Latest: Trio leads the U.S. Open after three rounds

Jun. 19, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:25 p.m. There's a three-way tie after three rounds of the U.S. Open. An already-wild ride looks to get even more interesting at Torrey Pines. Luis Oosthuizen...

Column: McIlroy eating well, and playing even better

Jun. 19, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — His biggest fans peered down from above as Rory McIlroy’s long eagle putt from the back of the 18th green stopped within tap-in range for a closing birdie. Erica Stoll clapped as best she could for her husband while holding their young daughter on the hotel balcony and...

Nelly Korda shoots 62, takes 3-shot lead in Michigan

Jun. 19, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nelly Korda shot a career-best 10-under 62 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over Leona Maguire into the final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic. “Everything was falling and I was just on a roll,” Korda said. “You don’t take these...

US Open Round 2: Bland, Henley surprise leaders at Torrey

Jun. 19, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

Raise your hand if you had a guy named Bland sharing the 36-hole lead on your U.S. Open bingo card. Now put it down. Even he didn’t. The 48-year-old Englishman -- first name, Richard -- won the first tournament of a not-so-distinguished European Tour career at the...

A glance at the second round of the US Open

Jun. 18, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — LEADING: Russell Henley and 48-year-old Richard Brand, both at 5 under 137. JUST BEHIND: Louis Oosthuizen and Matthew Wolff, a shot back at 138. Bubba Watson and Jon Rahm were at 3-under 139. LEAVING: Webb Simpson missed the cut,...