Women's golf

Rory McIlroy laughs as he puts on a Toronto Raptors jersey during the trophy presentation at the Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ontario, on Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 4:48 pm
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — Rory McIlroy ran away with the Canadian Open, closing with a 9-under 61 on Sunday for a seven-shot victory. Starting the day in a three-way tie for the lead, McIlroy ended any suspense about who would emerge as the champion with five birdies in his first seven holes, none...
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In this May 6, 2019, photo, PGA golf professional Jacob Lippold putts on the third green at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash. Four years removed from the U.S. Open golf championship that was largely derided for its putting green problems, Chambers Bay may have salvaged its future in the championship rotation with a massive undertaking to replace every green on the course. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 04, 2019 - 2:55 pm
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The brown, lumpy patches that dotted nearly every putting surface at Chambers Bay and became the story of the 2015 U.S. Open are now lush, smooth and a Northwest-appropriate shade of green. Four years removed from a championship that was largely derided because of its...
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Jim Furyk drives on the second hole during the third round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
June 04, 2019 - 8:15 am
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Nick Price was in his final week at No. 1 in the world. Tiger Woods was making his U.S. Open debut as a 19-year-old amateur. It was 1995 at Shinnecock Hills, and it was the last time Jim Furyk was at home for the U.S. Open. Furyk will be making his 24th consecutive appearance in...
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Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea, kisses the championship trophy after winning the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
June 02, 2019 - 5:09 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women's Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier. Lee6 was ahead by three after a...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2012 file photo, Hank Haney, right, Tiger Woods' former golf coach, gives a golf clinic at the Saginaw Country Club, before the start of the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Bay Charity Pro Am golf event in Saginaw, Mich. Swing coach Haney has been suspended on Thursday, May 30, 2019, from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women's Open and that he couldn't name six players on the LPGA Tour. Haney, who coached Tiger Woods for six of his majors from 2004 to 2010, apologized on Twitter. (Jeff Schrier/Saginaw News via AP, File)
May 31, 2019 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel for disparaging comments about the LPGA Tour, and Tiger Woods says he had it coming. Haney said on his radio show that a Korean probably would win the U.S. Women's Open and that he couldn't name six...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:28 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Lightning struck a large tree near the Country Club of Charleston clubhouse Friday during a weather delay at the U.S. Women's Open. Fans, players and staffers were mostly cleared of the course when a large, explosion-like sound echoed through the common area where people...
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Jin Young Ko, right, of South Korea, hugs Ariya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, during the third round of the LPGA Tour golf tournament at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., Saturday, May 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 29, 2019 - 11:40 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn isn't concerned about making history with a second straight U.S. Women's Open. She's more focused on the lessons learned from last year's back-nine collapse that nearly kept her from the championship. Jutanugarn held a seven-shot lead through 63 holes at...
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Justin Rose putts on the ninth green, with caddie Mark Fulcher and Francesco Molinari in the background, during the third round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
May 28, 2019 - 3:25 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The distinction between golf's two oldest championships goes beyond one being played on links courses in the UK and the other being played in the United States. They also have a different reach, which can lead to a different idea of "Open." The U.S. Open likes to consider itself...
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Kip Adams, left, president of Colonial Country Club, presents Kevin Na with the Leonard Trophy after Na won the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/ Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 26, 2019 - 5:06 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial on Sunday. Na opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after putting his...
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May 24, 2019 - 10:52 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open champion to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on social media, saying that while she's making progress she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie says it is a...
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