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MAMARONECK, N.Y. —They were a despondent bunch, the Winged Foot range staff. There was work to do and dwindling time to do it, a smoky haze sweeping in from fires out West dimming the New York skies earlier than its 7 p.m. sunset foretold. The practice area had been empty for 20 minutes save for
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7:25 PM ET Dustin Johnson, on the heels of his first FedEx Cup victory last week, was named the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year on Monday. Johnson was voted the recipient of the tour’s Jack Nicklaus Award, while Scottie Scheffler received the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour’s Rookie of the Year. The
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8:00 PM ET Scottie Scheffler withdrew from the U.S. Open on Sunday because he had a positive COVID-19 test. Scheffler becomes the first player on the PGA Tour to test positive after six consecutive weeks of no positive cases. The United States Golf Association said Scheffler was asymptomatic and is at home in Dallas. South
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2:18 PM ET Associated Press South African George Coetzee shot a 5-under 66 to win the Portugal Masters by two strokes on Sunday. Coetzee finished at 16 under par after birdies on two of the last three holes to seal the victory over Englishman Laurie Canter, who also shot a 66. Tommy Fleetwood (64) ended
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My love affair with Winged Foot began in 1974 when my dad, the late Jim Nantz Jr., surprised me early Father’s Day morning with news we were leaving immediately from our New Jersey home to attend the final round of the U.S. Open. Within two hours, my heroes—Palmer, Player, Nicklaus and Weiskopf—were in front of
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6:54 PM ET Associated Press RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Brooke Henderson tied a Mission Hills record with a 30 on the front nine and did just enough the rest of the round Saturday for a 7-under 65 and a share of the lead with Nelly Korda in the ANA Inspiration. Henderson started the weekend six
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4:30 PM ET Associated Press VILAMOURA, Portugal — South African golfer George Coetzee will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters after shooting 5-under 66 in the third round on Saturday. Coetzee entered the weekend eight shots behind Julien Guerrier. But the overnight leader bogeyed four holes on the day,
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5:38 PM ET Associated Press RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — The numbers suggested a stress-free time in the desert for Nelly Korda, who had five birdies and a clean card for a 5-under 67 to build an early two-shot lead Friday in the ANA Inspiration. All she could think about were two pars. The only fairway
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10:45 PM ET Two-time major champion John Daly revealed during a Golf Channel instructional show that he has bladder cancer. Daly said he underwent a procedure to have the cancer removed but was told there is a good chance of recurrence. “[My urologist] said there’s an 85% chance it comes back,” said Daly, 54, in
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