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A Vegas family affair at the U.S. Amateur

U.S. Amateur, Brookline, The Country Club, Charles River: A Vegas family affair as Julio plays and PGA Tour pro Jhonattan is on the bag.

It’s a family affair this week at the U.S. Amateur for the Vegas family as Julio plays in his last amateur event and Jhonattan, a PGA Tour pro, is looping for his younger brother. All didn't go according to plan, though, as Julio shot a 10-over 80 in the first round at Charles River Country Club.

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Bethpage Black gets 2019 PGA, 2024 Ryder Cup

Bethpage Black gets 2019 PGA, 2024 Ryder Cup

Bethpage Black, the brawny Long Island layout that has played host to two recent U.S. Opens, will be the site of the 2019 PGA Championship and the 2024 Ryder Cup.

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McIlroy's fourth top 10 of season bolsters cause

Rory McIlroy's fourth top 10 of season bolsters cause

While Rory McIlroy has remained positive through the struggles of his season, his upbeat comments rang truer after the PGA Championship. Bouncing back from a triple bogey to finish in the top 10 will do that.

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Ashworth Golf unveils new Cardiff ADC shoe

Ashworth Golf, Cardiff ADC spikeless golf shoe: Redesigned to deliver enhanced comfort, functionality and the performance.

Ashworth Golf released the new Cardiff ADC spikeless golf shoe on Monday.

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Notes: Raymond fires 3-under 67 at U.S. Amateur

U.S. Amateur 2013 Brookline, Neil Raymond: Fires a 3-under 67 during the morning wave of stroke play.

Neil Raymond didn't think a score of 1 under or better could be shot at The Country Club for the U.S. Amateur, but he bested himself by firing a 3-under 67 during the first round of stroke-play.

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Honors Course awarded 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur

The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn., will host the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur, the USGA announced on Monday.

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Dufner joins top 10 in OWGR, Presidents Cup standings

Jason Dufner moves into top 10 in OWGR, Presidents Cup standings

After his first major-championship victory, at the PGA Championship, Jason Dufner moved up to No. 8 in the latest Official World Golf Ranking.

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Westwood apologizes for lashing out on Twitter

Lee Westwood apologizes for lashing out on Twitter

After a 6-over 76 on Sunday at the PGA Championship, Lee Westwood was tired of hearing it from the "trolls" on Twitter and decided to fire back in earnest.

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Women's countdown: No. 23 Tulane

Women's college golf preview, Tulane: A look at No. 23 Tulane before fall women's college golf season

We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 23 Tulane.

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Men's countdown: No. 23 Texas A&M

Men's college golf preview, Texas A&M: A look at No. 23 Texas A&M before fall men's college golf season.

We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 23 Texas A&M.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Cheng-Tsung Pan

U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Cheng-Tsung Pan: World No. 1-ranked amateur comes into the tournament strong and ready for action.

World No. 1, Cheng-Tsung Pan comes into the tournament stronger than ever after gaining weight over the summer back in Taiwan, but this is his first tournament since he competed in the U.S. Open at Merion.