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Bryson DeChambeau drives on the second tee during the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Bryson DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic by 3 shots

Jul. 5, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power. The plan is working. With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes Sunday...

Matthew Wolff watches his drives on the second tee during the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Jul. 4, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff has been working on his mindset, trying to have a good time regardless of results to help him perform closer to his potential. An ice cream truck outside the Detroit Golf Club seemed to help. Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a...

Zalatoris wins at TPC Colorado for first Korn Ferry title

Jul. 4, 2020 6:45 PM EDT

BERTHOUD, Colo. (AP) — Will Zalatoris won the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes on Saturday for his first Korn Ferry Tour victory. Zalatoris closed with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Chase Johnson. The 23-year-old former Wake Forest star earned $108,000 and jumped from fourth to first...

Chris Kirk drives on the 15th tee during the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Chris Kirk, Webb Simpson share Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Jul. 3, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Webb Simpson and Bryson DeChambeau were expected to be contenders at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, taking advantage of a relatively weak field and course by PGA Tour standards. Chris Kirk was not. A year after taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour to address alcohol abuse and...

Golfers hit onto the 18th green during the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. Flags and markers block off an area where fans would normally be standing. The PGA Tour is hosting its fourth tournament since the world's best golfers resumed competing sans fans. (AP Photo/Larry Lage)

VIRUS DIARY: Pro golf without fans in an eerie green expanse

Jul. 3, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Birds. Generators. Golf carts. At the opening round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday, those were the sounds I heard when the eerie silence was broken. The PGA Tour is putting the world's best golfers on courses for the fourth time since it shut down March 12 as the pandemic...

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....

Doc Redman is interviewed after the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Doc Redman in 3-way tie for lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Jul. 2, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming him to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory. Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau, the only player with top-10 finishes in...

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...

PGA of America removes Horton Smith's name from award

Jul. 2, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The PGA of America is renaming its Horton Smith Award after a review of history revealed Smith defended the Caucasian-only membership clause when he served as PGA president in the early 1950s. The PGA of America board voted to rename it the PGA Professional Development...

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...