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8:16 AM ET Associated Press VIRGINIA WATER, England — Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell, players who have holed decisive putts for Europe at Ryder Cups, were appointed Wednesday as vice captains for the team for the 2021 edition at Whistling Straits in September. They joined Luke Donald and Robert Karlsson as assistants to captain Padraig
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3:29 PM ET Associated Press Four of the top 10 men in the world golf ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice. The 60-man field was set Tuesday based on the world ranking with a half-dozen late withdrawals, a list that included U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen
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With the U.S. Open being the final high-profile tournament for male golfers to earn Olympic Ranking points and qualify for the Summer Games next month in Tokyo, expectations were heightened that there might be movement on the points list among players between and within countries. Too heightened as it turned out. When the ranking became
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11:23 PM ET SAN DIEGO — To think that at one point on Sunday at the U.S. Open five guys were tied for the lead with a chance to win … isn’t this exactly what we’re hoping for at our country’s national championship? With that, it’s time to hand out some grades: Jon RahmGrade: A+After
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SAN DIEGO—Bryson DeChambeau is the reigning U.S. Open champ, and despite the occasional battles with galleries as of late, he received a champion’s welcome Thursday afternoon at Torrey Pines. From the crowd, we should say. The course? Not as hospitable. There were no “Brooksy” jeers but DeChambeau found himself bullied by the San Diego muny,
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