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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, checks his lie on the first green during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 19, 2020 - 5:52 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the third round of the U.S. Open, golf's second major of the year (all times local): ___ Hideki Matsuyama had a wild ride in his third round, yet still finds himself in contention at the U.S. Open. Matsuyama did not have a par on his card through his first...
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Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 19, 2020 - 3:23 am
It’s rare when fans wind up rooting for the golf course, even one as majestic as Winged Foot, but suddenly that’s a viable option. Maybe because the two players atop the leaderboard heading into Round 3 at the U.S. Open are not exactly — how to put this? — the most likeable guys in the game...
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Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 18, 2020 - 9:13 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Every shot required full attention. Every hole was a test. Every par was valued. Patrick Reed embraced every aspect of it Friday when the U.S. Open lived up to its reputation as the toughest test in golf, and so did Winged Foot. “I love the grind,” Reed said, barely unable...
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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, watches his shot off the 12th fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 18, 2020 - 4:32 pm
Bryson DeChambeau held off on shakes and steaks to work on pitches and patience. All that work from the night before made him look like a genius come Friday. With the wind kicking up and the temperature dropping at Winged Foot, DeChambeau was one of the very few to conquer the U.S. Open-like...
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Thomas Pieters, of Belgium, walks to the seventh tee during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 18, 2020 - 3:56 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the U.S. Open (all times EDT): 2:45 p.m. Phil Mickelson walked off after a finishing par on Winged Foot's 18th hole and turned to one of his playing partners. “Have a good weekend,” he said. Lefty won't be joining him. Returning to the site of one of his...
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Justin Thomas, of the United States, and Tiger Woods, of the United States, walk off the second tee during the first round of the US Open Golf Championship, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 18, 2020 - 2:49 am
We knew we were in for a treat when Zach Johnson’s birdie putt at No. 1 blew six feet past the flagstick before it gave into gravity, turned 180 degrees and lazily dunked itself. Because you rarely see shots like that outside of miniature golf courses. But that’s a U.S. Open at Winged Foot for you...
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Justin Thomas, of the United States, plays a shot from a bunker on the 17th hole during the first round of the US Open Golf Championship, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 17, 2020 - 8:41 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — All that hype over how tough the U.S. Open can be at Winged Foot. All that history of so many scores over par. Thursday brought a surprise: All those red numbers. Justin Thomas led the way with six birdies and only one bogey from a bad lie in the bunker, finishing with a 25-...
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Justin Thomas, of the United States, left, and Tiger Woods, of the United States, walk up to the seventh green during the first round of the US Open Golf Championship, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 17, 2020 - 6:45 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the U.S. Open (all times EDT): 6:40 p.m. Benign conditions at Winged Foot have led to some rare low scores at the difficult course. Louis Oosthuizen's 5-under 30 on the front nine is evidence of that. Bouncing back from a shaky start, Oosthuizen had an eagle...
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Mirim Lee of South Korea, reacts after making her shot on the second hole during the final round to win the on the first hole during the final round of the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 13, 2020 - 6:31 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee chipped in three times Sunday, the last one for eagle on the final hole that got her into a three-way playoff at the ANA Inspiration that she won on the first extra hole with a birdie. It was another wild finish in the LPGA major that moved from the first...
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September 12, 2020 - 9:05 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Stuard closed with a scrambling birdie for a 6-under 66 share of the Safeway Open lead Saturday with James Hahn and Cameron Percy. On a day when eight players held or shared the lead, the trio of Stuard, Hahn and Percy emerged in front despite all three running into...
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