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/ Aug 1, 2017

McIlroy gets rid of longtime caddie

Rory McIlroy has fired his caddie and will use his best friend at the Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship, according to published reports. Reuters cited a source it did not identify as saying McIlroy has parted ways with J.P. Fitzgerald. They have worked together for ...

/ Jul 31, 2017

Miyazato claims season-best finish

Former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato, who will retire from golf at the end of the season, placed 13th at the Ladies Scottish Open on Sunday, her best performance of the season. Miyazato entered the final round 10 strokes off the lead and carded four ...

Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

/ Jul 25, 2017

Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Former major league pitcher Shigetoshi Hasegawa has qualified to play in the U.S. Amateur, according to the Southern California Golf Association. The 48-year-old Hasegawa finished as runner-up in his qualifying event at Mission Viejo Country Club in California, and can now compete in the Aug. ...

Spieth wins British Open with thrilling final round

/ Jul 24, 2017

Spieth wins British Open with thrilling final round

During one of Jordan Spieth's many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan. The message: "You belong ...

Nomura climbs into contention at U.S. Women's Open

/ Jul 15, 2017

Nomura climbs into contention at U.S. Women's Open

Harukyo Nomura pulled herself into contention by shooting a 3-under 69 Friday to sit four shots behind leader Feng Shanshan after two rounds at the U.S. Women's Open. Nomura carded four birdies and a single bogey for a 36-hole total of 4-under to share sixth ...

Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

/ Jul 15, 2017

Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86. Augusta National announced his death and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his ...