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McIlroy opts out of Olympics over Zika concerns

Jun 22, 2016

McIlroy opts out of Olympics over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is “a risk I am unwilling to take.” “After speaking with those closest to ...

Johnson wins U.S. Open for first major despite penalty

Jun 20, 2016

Johnson wins U.S. Open for first major despite penalty

Dustin Johnson had everything going his way Sunday in the U.S. Open. He was playing the best golf on the toughest course. He had a two-shot lead on the back nine at Oakmont. He even got a huge break on a ruling that allowed ...

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Jun 19, 2016

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy spent the days before the U.S. Open searching for his game. The world’s third-ranked player didn’t find it at Oakmont. McIlroy missed the cut on Saturday after posting a two-round total of 8-over 148, two clear of the cut line at 6 ...

Jun 19, 2016

Nomura drops back six shots off pace

Harukyo Nomura hit a 1-under 70 and dropped into a share of 11th, six strokes off pace, after the third round of the Meijer LPGA Classic on Saturday. Nomura, who started the day in sixth, was four under par after her fourth birdie on ...

Jun 18, 2016

Nomura in hunt at Meijer Classic

Harukyo Nomura fired a 4-under-par 67 to move within two shots of the lead after the second round of the Meijer LPGA Classic on Friday. Starting the day in 13th place, Nomura moved into contention for her third title of the season, carding seven ...

Johnson tied for lead at U.S. Open

Jun 18, 2016

Johnson tied for lead at U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a forward tee, his caddie tried to track the flight of the ball until he gave up and said, “Where did it ...

Unheralded Landry leads U.S. Open

Jun 17, 2016

Unheralded Landry leads U.S. Open

Andrew Landry shook his head when the horn sounded signaling yet another delay at drenched Oakmont. Ten feet away from completing the round of his professional life, the world’s 624th-ranked golfer had to settle for going to bed with his name atop the leaderboard ...

Miyazato crumbles at Women's PGA Championship

Jun 12, 2016

Miyazato crumbles at Women's PGA Championship

Ai Miyazato all but dropped out of contention Saturday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship after shooting a 6-over 77 in the third round. Miyazato, who started the day in sixth, had five bogeys in the front nine alone in the second major of ...

Jun 11, 2016

Ailing Park misses cut in LPGA major

Three-time defending champion Inbee Park missed the cut Friday in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. A day after wrapping up an LPGA Hall of Fame spot, the South Korean star shot an 8-over 79 on Friday to drop to 9 over. Park has been ...

Inbee Park, 27, becomes youngest eligible for LPGA Hall of Fame

Jun 10, 2016

Inbee Park, 27, becomes youngest eligible for LPGA Hall of Fame

Inbee Park became eligible for the LPGA Hall of Fame on Thursday, completing the final requirement of 10 years on the tour in the first round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The 27-year-old South Korean player is the youngest women to reach eligibility ...

Tiger not ready to play U.S. Open

Jun 8, 2016

Tiger not ready to play U.S. Open

For the third time in the past six years, the U.S. Open will go on without three-time champion Tiger Woods. Woods said on his website Tuesday that he is not ready for tournament competition and will skip the U.S. Open next week at Oakmont, ...