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2:34 PM ET Associated Press MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Mike Davis spent the last decade running the USGA, where he set up golf courses to provide an extreme test for elite players and searched for solutions to increasing distance. Now he wants to build golf courses, a lifelong passion. Davis announced Tuesday he will retire as
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6:16 PM ET Associated Press Bryson DeChambeau has won the U.S. Open — the first major championship for golf’s long-hitting mad scientist. He is the third person in history to win an NCAA title, a U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open. The others: Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. DeChambeau was the only player under par
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Sunday at the U.S. Open—it’s one of the best days of the year for golf fans. This year is no different, even though it’s very different. This 120th U.S. Open is being held in September; there are no fans; and despite narrow fairways and thick rough, two of the longest hitters in golf, Matthew Wolff
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MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Carnage, they said. If you paid attention to the pre-tournament hype for this U.S. Open, you were probably expecting another “Massacre at Winged Foot.” We saw video after video of balls being dropped into ankle rough and disappearing, of putts rolling up to the back of the green and then tumbling, and
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