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The Players Championship

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  • State Ties Helped Mold PGA Deputy Commissioner

    State Ties Helped Mold PGA Deputy Commissioner
    Jay Monahan and younger brother Brendan sat in the quiet Trinity College van on a trip home after a loss in golf at rival Williams College. “I was a junior; Brendan a freshman,” Jay Monahan said. “He played No. 1 and I was No. 2. ......
  • Players find extremes in first round at Chambers Bay

    Players find extremes in first round at Chambers Bay
    Bubba Watson made a couple of double bogeys to negate his five birdies. Rory McIlroy couldn't believe it when one approach shot came up a couple yards short, funneled down a slope as if finding a vortex and trickled into a deep bunker. And then there...
  • McIlroy Feels At Home On Chambers Bay And With World Ranking

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Rory McIlroy didn't fare so well the last time he played links golf. He shot an 80 at Royal County Down in the Irish Open, missed his second straight cut, returned to his home in Florida and spent four days of practice to...
  • 5 players to watch at U.S. Open

    Rory McIlroy: He did not shrink when asked if he could relate to LeBron James, saying: "Do I feel like the best player in the world? Yes." McIlroy missed two recent cuts in Europe, but when he's on, no one hits it as pure. Jordan Spieth: The Masters...
  • Fowler hoping for major breakthrough after misses in 2014

    Fowler hoping for major breakthrough after misses in 2014
    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Rickie Fowler knows the blueprint he would like to follow for the U.S. Open. Martin Kaymer laid it out a year ago when he won The Players Championship in May and followed up with a U.S. Open title a month later. "I'd...
  • Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson hold on to lead at 2015 U.S. Open

    Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson hold on to lead at 2015 U.S. Open
    As tough as Chambers Bay Golf Club was supposed to play as the host of the U.S. Open, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson both found a way to make it out of the first round with the lead at five-under 65. Johnson made his push on the front nine with...
  • 10 players to watch at the US Open

    1. Rory McIlroy: The world's No. 1 player has won two of his past three starts on the PGA Tour after finishing fourth at the Masters. But he followed that by missing back-to-back cuts at the BMW PGA Championship and Irish Open in Europe. Which McIlroy...
  • Low expectations as Fox gets a crack at Tiger

    New to golf broadcasting, Fox Sports also gets its first crack at Tiger Woods. And the two primary voices at the U.S. Open, including Greg Norman, don't have high expectations for him at Chambers Bay. That's not alarming. Woods now has gone seven...
  • Jordan Spieth's caddie Michael Greller shares pre-U.S. Open spotlight

    Jordan Spieth's caddie Michael Greller shares pre-U.S. Open spotlight
    Jordan Spieth was talking about fame, about media commitments, about getting taken down a peg or two by your buddies when they fear your head will become bigger than your hat size. That comes with the territory when you're the 21-year-old champion of...
  • Adding St. Jude as Open tuneup good move for Brooks Koepka

    With the U.S. Open looming next week, Brooks Koepka wanted a final chance to tune up his game and added the St. Jude Classic to his schedule at the last minute. Good thing he did. Koepka matched his low score this year shooting a 6-under 64 that gave...
  • Kim Makes Surge at Women's PGA Championship

    Sei Young Kim of South Korea has already won twice in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour. Now the 22-year-old is taking aim at a major title, making an eagle on the 15th hole for a 5-under 68 Friday and a one-shot lead after the second round of the...