News for Sunday, June 20, 2010

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McDowell thankful for the chance to compete

Graeme McDowell started counting his U.S. Open blessings long before he raised the championship trophy.

Colombia Open returns to TLA schedule

The Tour de las Americas continues to bolster its schedule with the addition of the Columbia Open.

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McDowell wins U.S. Open for 1st major title

Irishman Graeme McDowell has won the U.S. Open, beating Gregory Havret by a shot at Pebble Beach. McDowell is the first European player to win the U.S. Open since 1970.

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Johnson sinks to final-round 82 at Pebble

Dustin Johnson learned holding the 54-hole lead in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach isn’t the best position to be in.

S. African Bland clinches Wales Seniors Open

John Bland and Angel Franco were neck-and-neck for most of the day Sunday at the Ryder Cup Wales Seniors Open.

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ShopRite victory vaults Miyazato to No. 1

Japan’s Ai Miyazato shot a 7-under 64 Sunday to win the $1.5 million ShopRite LPGA Classic.

Junior diary: Winning the state championship

It was an eventful week for me as we had our Indiana High School State Golf Championship. Heading into the week, our team was looking to defend our state championship title from last season.

Kirk closes with 64 to win Fort Smith Classic

Chris Kirk shot a 6-under 64 in the final round to win the Fort Smith Classic on Sunday.

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Miyazato wins ShopRite to become world No. 1

Japan’s Ai Miyazato shot a 7-under 64 Sunday to win the $1.5 million ShopRite LPGA Classic.

Junior Diary: Setup change sparks low round

Well guys, I made it, and I finally played golf that I liked!

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Brown enjoying Johnson’s U.S. Open run

He assures you that he knows his role and doesn’t embellish what he’s doing. “This,” said Bobby Brown, “is the Dustin Johnson show.”

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Herman flirts with record round at Pebble

Could someone make a Sunday charge at Pebble Beach? Jim Herman’s round would seem to say so.

S. African earns maiden LET win at Swiss Open

South African Lee-Anne Pace started Sunday two shots behind leader Vikki Laing, but put together a sting of birdies to capture the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open for her first victory on the Ladies European Tour.

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Wiegele wins St. Omer for 1st Euro crown

Martin Wiegele of Austria has captured his first European Tour title, shooting a 3-under 68 Sunday to win the Saint-Omer Open.

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Japan’s Hiratsuka claims Queen’s Cup

Japan’s Tetsuji Hiratsuka drained a 12-foot putt on the 18th hole Sunday, avoiding a playoff and clinching the Queen’s Cup for his second Asian Tour victory of the year.

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Wiegele wins Saint-Omer Open, 1st Euro title

Martin Wiegele of Austria has captured his first European Tour title, shooting a 3-under 68 Sunday to win the Saint-Omer Open.

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Speedy Martin soaks in U.S. Open Sunday

Pablo Martin was the first player to tee off on U.S. Open Sunday and breezed around Pebble Beach in 2 hours, 39 minutes. He left the 18th green to cheers of, “Pablo! Pablo!” after shooting 79 to finish at 27-over 311.

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Johnson takes three-stroke lead at U.S. Open

Graeme McDowell opened the day looking like someone who knows how to win the U.S. Open.

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Woods storms into contention with 66

Tiger Woods roared back into contention Saturday at the U.S. Open, shooting a 5-under 66 to move into third place, five shots behind leader Dustin Johnson.

Sunday tee times, pairings at U.S. Open

Sunday pairings at U.S. Open

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Commentary: Endless possibilities on U.S. Open Sunday

Dustin Johnson may have a three-shot lead, but don’t overlook the star power at Pebble Beach. As Dan Mirocha writes, it’s going to be a wild U.S. Open Sunday.