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Gene Littler, US Amateur and US Open champion, dies
SAN DIEGO (AP) Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title at Oakland Hills, has died.
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Column: Woods, Mickelson still going strong
LOS ANGELES (AP) The 144-man field at Riviera has 88 players who have combined to win 496 times on the PGA Tour.
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Column: Stiffing your caddie is never a good look
Matt Kuchar could have avoided a lot of damage by keeping his wallet open and his mouth closed.
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Kuchar apologizes, pledges $50,000 to Mayakoba caddie
LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Kuchar apologized Friday for what he said were insensitive comments about the caddie he used at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last fall and said he would pay the $50,000 the caddie requested.
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Golf Channel adding live college event, looking for more
LOS ANGELES (AP) Golf Channel is interested in live programming from Monday to Wednesday, and the answer might be found in college tournaments. It is adding another prestigious event this year, and more could be on the way.
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Phil Mickelson on brink of 5th Pebble Beach victory
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Phil Mickelson put himself on the brink of a fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach pro-am by turning a three-shot deficit into a three-shot lead when a wild day of weather kept him from finishing Sunday.
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Boutier, Law take Vic Open golf titles in Australia
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) Celine Boutier of France claimed a two-stroke victory in the LPGA''s Vic Open on Sunday while Scotland''s David Law made eagle on the par-5 18th to win the men''s title by a stroke over Australians Brad Kennedy and Wade Ormsby.
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American Kaufman up by 2 into final round of LPGA''s Vic Open
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) Second-round leader Kim Kaufman holed out from the bunker for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole which helped her take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA''s Vic Open.
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Golf adjusts rule on caddies standing behind players
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Six weeks into the new year and the new set of golf rules have their first change, this one on caddies standing behind their players.
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Column: Bad rules, bad temper, rough start to golf this year
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Golf barely made it out of January when it was hit with what must feel like a two-shot penalty.
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2018 US Open Preview & Betting Odds
The second major of the season, the US Open, makes a long-awaited return to Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in New York on Thursday. Shinnecock Hills, a 7,440-yard par 70, will host this event for the fifth time in it's 127-year history and the first since 2004.
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FedEx St. Jude Classic Preview
The PGA Tour heads to the TPC Southwind, a par-70, 7,244 yard course in Memphis for the FedEx St. Jude Classic, the final stop before the US Open.