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'Relaxed' Monty sets U.S. Senior Open pace with 65

(Reuters) - Britain's Colin Montgomerie, making the most of a "relaxed" grouping, birdied four of his last seven holes to seize a one-shot lead in the opening round of the U.S. Senior Open in Edmond, Oklahoma on Thursday.

Three share John Deere Classic lead

SILVIS, Ill. -- Former winner Zach Johnson was one of three players to card an 8-under 63 on Thursday and claim a share of the lead after the opening round of...

(Reuters) - Preparing for marriage can be both a meticulous and arduous process but for newlywed golfer Anirban Lahiri it is a case of "get me to the course...

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Cristie Kerr blogs about the International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club

Cristie Kerr blogs about the International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club

  Cristie Kerr, a member of Team USA in the inaugural LPGA International Crown to be played at Caves Valley Golf Club July...

Mickelson relishing his 'double double' challenge

(Reuters) - Phil Mickelson is hoping for the wind to blow and the rain to fall this week as he aims for his personal "double double" of...

Justin Rose rallies to win Quicken Loans National on first playoff hole

Justin Rose rallies to win Quicken Loans National on first playoff hole

BETHESDA -- As David Feherty walked up the fourth fairway Sunday following third-round leader Patrick Reed to a tee shot that landed in...

In idol's tournament, Patrick Reed leads entering last round of Quicken Loans National

In idol's tournament, Patrick Reed leads entering last round of Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA — Patrick Reed makes no excuses about copying his idol, Tiger Woods. He wears a red shirt and black pants during the final...

Quicken Loans National moves on without star host Tiger Woods

Quicken Loans National moves on without star host Tiger Woods

BETHESDA — Charlie Rymer got away from the Golf Channel studios in Orlando, Fla., last week to go on location for the Quicken Loans...

Baltimore Putting Championship a family tradition for Kersch

Baltimore Putting Championship a family tradition for Kersch

Though the Baltimore Putting Championship hasn't been around for long, it has become something of a tradition for Tom Kersch and his family.

Tiger Woods misses the cut in comeback at Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods misses the cut in comeback at Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA — Before Tiger Woods committed last week to playing in the Quicken Loans National, many figured that Congressional...

Oliver Goss moves into lead after two rounds at Quicken Loans National

Oliver Goss moves into lead after two rounds at Quicken Loans National

— Oliver Goss came to Congressional Country Club earlier this week looking to play in his second PGA Tour event at...

Tiger Woods off to a slow start in first round at Congressional

Tiger Woods off to a slow start in first round at Congressional

BETHESDA — Tiger Woods had a feeling his first competitive round in more than three months after back surgery was not going to be...

Helped by 11 1-putt greens, Greg Chalmers shoots 5-under 66

Helped by 11 1-putt greens, Greg Chalmers shoots 5-under 66

Birdie runs seemed to be the biggest difference between an average score and a good score in the opening round of the Quicken Loans National...

Tiger Woods shakes off rust in practice round day before Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods shakes off rust in practice round day before Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods has long been known for wearing red and black on Sunday, his wardrobe of choice for nearly all of his 79 victories on the PGA...

Tiger Woods says he's pain-free, but preaches patience as he returns for Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods says he's pain-free, but preaches patience as he returns for Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA — Like the superstar athletes who befriended and mentored him early in his career as he watched them grow...

Michelle Wie wins U.S. Women's Open by two strokes

(Reuters) - Michelle Wie finally lived up to the burden of expectation when she won her first major title with a clutch two-stroke victory...

 Tom Lehman finishes just in time -- with 3-shot lead

Tom Lehman finishes just in time -- with 3-shot lead

Could life get any better for Tom Lehman?

Lehman leads at Encompass Championship

Lehman leads at Encompass Championship

Soft greens plus light winds in Glenview equal what Championship Tour players are describing as ideal scoring conditions. And, no surprise,...

Tiger Woods to make PGA return next weekend

Tiger Woods to make PGA return next weekend

Tiger Woods announced on social media on Friday afternoon that he will return to competition at next week's Quicken Loans National. 

Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

Lewis grabs first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday. Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round...

Tiger Woods reportedly progressing in recovery from back surgery

Tiger Woods reportedly progressing in recovery from back surgery

Let the "Tiger Woods Watch" officially begin.

 Martin Kaymer handles his nerves to win U.S. Open in 8-shot rout

Martin Kaymer handles his nerves to win U.S. Open in 8-shot rout

PINEHURST, N.C. — Martin Kaymer arrived at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday afternoon and ducked into the clubhouse with everything he...

Anticlimactic as it was, a star was born at U.S. Open: Martin Kaymer

Bill Dwyre: Anticlimactic as it was, a star was born at U.S. Open: Martin Kaymer

Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament was a long afternoon march to the obvious.

 Rickie Fowler carries himself like a champion in U.S. Open

Teddy Greenstein: Rickie Fowler carries himself like a champion in U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. — Rickie Fowler stood by the edge of the 18th green, hat in hand, smile on his boyish, tanned face. Before...

U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer is no media magnet but his star's rising

Bill Dwyre: U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer is no media magnet but his star's rising

Although it will dominate the news like it dominated the U.S. Open golfers here Sunday, the best story was not the tough-to-play Pinehurst...