Mapping out a course that finally led U.S. Open winner Koepka home

ERIN, Wis. — The list of places Brooks Koepka had to go to win golf tournaments looks like a page straight out of a travelogue. Spain. Scotland. Turkey. Japan. On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list — the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it. The 27-year-old American, […]

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A much happier Day comes to Wisconsin for start of the US Open

ERIN, Wis. — Jason Day raved about Erin Hills. He joked about buying a house in Wisconsin and giving cheese a try should he win the U.S. Open this weekend. He brushed off Cleveland’s NBA Finals loss to Golden State. Day is feeling good again. On the course and, more importantly, at home. Day’s mother, […]

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Change of fortune turns Masters champion Garcia green for US Open

ERIN, Wis. — Sergio Garcia was decked out in green Tuesday, as he set out for his first U.S. Open practice round at Erin Hills. Yes, Garcia wears the title of Masters champion quite well. A weight was lifted when he finally captured the major title that eluded him for all those years. What he’s […]

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Storms bring a smile, as rain’s a welcome sight for McIlroy at Open

ERIN, Wis. — The storms moved in overnight and kept pounding Erin Hills through the morning, closing the course for some three hours with just two practice days remaining before the U.S. Open. No one was happier than Rory McIlroy. “I wasn’t crying when I saw that rain last night and this morning,” he said […]

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Williams bests ex-partner Olszewski in playoff at McCarthy golf finals

HANOVER TWP. – Eric Williams teamed with John Olszewski for six championships at The McCarthy Golf Tournament. For the second straight year, they each had different partners. But the result was nearly the same as during their run. The longtime teammates crossed paths in the finals of the tournament for the first time. And it […]

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Phil Mickelson to miss U.S. Open for daughter’s graduation

DUBLIN, Ohio — Phil Mickelson says he will miss the U.S. Open for the first time in 24 years to attend his oldest daughter’s high school graduation in California. Mickelson hasn’t officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, which starts June 15 at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. But that’s the same day as Amanda Mickelson’s graduation […]

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Dufner puts himself into Memorial record books by taking big lead

DUBLIN, Ohio — Jason Dufner wanted to put together more than just a few good rounds this week at the Memorial. The first two put him in the record book. Dufner holed out from 176 yards on the 18th hole for an eagle, and then added three more birdies on the front nine at Muirfield […]

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Sergio Garcia wins the Masters – his first major – in dramatic fashion

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it. Needing his best golf on just about every shot in the final hour at the Masters, Garcia overcame a two-shot deficit with six holes to play and beat Justin Rose […]

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Rose, Garcia tied for Masters lead in prelude to finale

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Justin Rose charged from behind on the back nine at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia received the kind of break that allowed him to wonder if maybe the golfing gods are finally on his side after all these years. They wound up tied for the lead Saturday on a tense afternoon that set […]

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Rickie Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top of the Masters leaderboard

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rickie Fowler only wanted to make sure the wind didn’t blow him away over two tough rounds at the Masters. More than just survive on Friday, he posted a 5-under 67 that gave him a share of the lead for the first time in a major. He has plenty of company. Sergio […]

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