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  • Rory McIlroy to skip Olympics over Zika virus concerns

    Rory McIlroy to skip Olympics over Zika virus concerns

    Rory McIlroy has become the latest pro golfer to skip the 2016 Olympic Games, citing concerns about the Zika virus outbreak. McIlroy issued a statement Wednesday saying that he has changed his mind about representing Ireland this summer. "After speaking with those closest to me, I've come to realize...

  • Jason Day talks Tiger, fitness prior to PGA Championship at Baltusrol

    Jason Day talks Tiger, fitness prior to PGA Championship at Baltusrol

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Jason Day figures he's 12 to 18 months from peaking physically. That according to his new trainer and the annual body scans he undergoes. Couple that with his golf game, which is in peak form as well, and Day could hold the No. 1 ranking for much longer than his current stretch...

  • Fowler trying to get his game back in Bethesda

    Fowler trying to get his game back in Bethesda

    BETHESDA (AP) — Rickie Fowler made the most of missing the cut at the U.S. Open and hopes it pays dividends for him at the Quicken Loans National. The sixth-ranked player in the world has missed the cut in three consecutive tournaments, so on Sunday he went back to the drawing board with swing...

  • Bubba Watson Marvels At How D.J. Handled USGA Debacle

    Bubba Watson marvels at how D.J. handled USGA debacle

    CROMWELL — The tweets were not kind. And by late Monday morning, Bubba Watson also knew they weren't anonymous.

  • Dustin Johnson wins the U.S. Open for his first major championship

    Dustin Johnson wins the U.S. Open for his first major championship

    It will likely go down as the only time in U.S. Open history that a crowd lustily produced boos during the trophy presentation ceremony. That was the strange electricity at Oakmont Country Club late on Sunday evening, one that you’d usually feel only in a massive stadium, with spectators edgy with...

  • Players take USGA to task over penalty

    Players take USGA to task over penalty

    We’ll never know for sure, will we? We’ll never be certain that the USGA would have risked becoming as unpopular as Congress by sticking Dustin Johnson with a penalty for something that had no effect on the actual competition. Minutes after Johnson polished off his first major championship Sunday...

  • U.S. Open 2016

    U.S. Open 2016

    Photos from the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania.

  • Bubba Watson excited about chance to play in Olympics

    Bubba Watson excited about chance to play in Olympics

    So many golfers have begged out of the Olympics, it can be hard to keep track. But this update is simple: Bubba Watson remains eager to represent the United States in Rio de Janeiro in August. "For me, if I get in, it's a no-brainer," he told Tribune Newspapers after completing his final round...

  • What might have been for Jim Furyk at the U.S. Open

    What might have been for Jim Furyk at the U.S. Open

    OAKMONT — In 2007, Jim Furyk hit a driver at Oakmont's par-4 17th in the final round, made bogey and tied for second at the U.S. Open with Tiger Woods. On Sunday, Furyk hit an iron, made birdie and got himself into contention once again. Still, Furyk was thinking driver — once again. "I wish I...

  • U.S. Open notes: Jason Day comeback falls short

    U.S. Open notes: Jason Day comeback falls short

    Jason Day, the world’s top-ranked player, shot a 76 in the first round of the U.S. Open, and three grueling days later, he still believed he had a chance to win with two holes left to play Sunday. It said a lot about his self-belief and his skill. After a 66 in the third round at Oakmont Country...

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