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Dustin Johnson plummets at British Open after taking midway lead

PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson plummets down 2015 British Open leaderboard after taking midway lead

PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson at 2015 British Open continued major championship struggle, shooting two rounds of 75 to fall from first to T-49 at St. Andrews.

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Mickelson sees progress after 6-birdie final round in British Open

PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson sees progress after 6-birdie final round in British Open

PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson ended the 2015 British Open with a 3-under 69 that included a triple-bogey at the Road Hole.

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On a packed British Open leaderboard, Louis Oosthuizen stands out

On a packed British Open 2015 leaderboard, Louis Oosthuizen stands out

Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has won a Claret Jug at St. Andrews and so stands out on a packed leaderboard.

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Harrington chases third Claret Jug with a new feeling: experience

Padraig Harrington chases third Claret Jug with a new feeling: experience

Two-time British Open winner Padraig Harrington chases another Claret Jug with a little more experience.

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David Duval shows glimpse of former prowess at British Open

David Duval shows glimpse of former prowess at British Open

David Duval shoots 67 at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews and shows glimpse of golf skills when he was World No. 1 and looks for chance to play regularly on PGA Tour again.

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Tiger Woods packs his bags at British Open after third missed cut of year

PGA Tour golfer Tiger Woods packs his bags at British Open after third missed cut of year

PGA Tour golfer Tiger Woods misses cut at 2015 British Open at the Old Course at St. Andrews for second straight missed cut in major championship.

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Mickelson’s M Club bids to acquire Spokane Country Club

Phil Mickelson’s M Club among groups bidding for bankrupt Spokane Country Club

PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson's M Club business group put in bid to acquire bankrupt Spokane Country Club in Washington, with Ryan Moore's RMG Golf Course Management among other bidders.

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Worldwide appeal puts golf on solid ground entering 2016 Olympics, IOC chief says

Worldwide appeal puts golf on solid ground entering 2016 Olympics, IOC chief says

Golf returns to the Olympics in 2016 as part of a process to find a comfortable home for one of the world’s oldest games

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For 4th year in a row, Adam Scott plays his way into British Open contention

For fourth year in a row, Adam Scott plays his way into British Open contention

Adam Scott is again in position to win the British Open after posting 5-under 67 Friday at the Old Course at St. Andrews.

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Henley learns St. Andrews on the fly, posts 66 at British Open

Russell Henley learns St. Andrews on the fly, posts 66 at British Open

PGA Tour golfer Russell Henley learns strategy for St. Andrews on the fly, posts 66 in Round 2 of 2015 British Open.

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This time, Bjorn couldn’t miss diabolical Hill Bunker at British Open

This time, Bjorn couldn’t miss Old Course's diabolical Hill Bunker at British Open

The 2015 British Open at St. Andrews Thomas Bjorn finds Hill Bunker at St. Andrews' Old Course, scoring average differs for each nine and Louis Oosthuizen's record at St. Andrews.

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With vertigo issues in back of mind, Day opens British Open with 66

With vertigo issues in back of mind, Jason Day opens British Open with 66

PGA Tour golfer Jason Day at the 2015 British Open does not let vertigo health issues stop him from first-round 66 at St. Andrews.

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Oosthuizen starts strong with 67 British Open

Louis Oosthuizen starts strong with 67 British Open

PGA Tour golfer Louis Oosthuizen at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews shoots 67 while playing with Tiger Woods.

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Old Course exposes Lingmerth's sheer ability and his naivete

Old Course at St. Andrews exposes David Lingmerth's sheer ability and his naivete at British Open 2015

PGA Tour winner David Lingmerth opened the 2015 British Open at the Old Course at St. Andrews with a record-tying 29.

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Official World Golf Ranking adds four new tours

Official World Golf Ranking adds four new tours to world-rankings system

The Official World Golf Ranking has agreed to add four new tours to its ranking system beginning July 26.

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Phil Mickelson brings confidence to St. Andrews despite victory drought

Phil Mickelson brings confidence to British Open 2015 despite victory drought

Phil Mickelson chases British Open 2015 success after honing game at Scottish Open.

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Oosthuizen basks in winning vibes upon return to St. Andrews

Louis Oosthuizen basks in British Open-winning vibes upon return to St. Andrews

Past British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen basks in the memory of St. Andrews, where he won the title in 2010.

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Fowler cruises into British Open on a roll: 2 victories in past 5 events

Rickie Fowler cruises into British Open on a roll: 2 victories in past 5 events

PGA Tour golfer Rickie Fowler heads to 2015 British Open at St. Andrews looking for back-to-back wins after winning the European Tour's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, like Phil Mickelson in 2013.

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Test event for Olympic golf course will be in early 2016, IGF says

Test event for Olympic golf course will be in early 2016, IGF says

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will include golf and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic golf course will host a test event in the first quarter of 2016, says the International Golf Federation.

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With Deere victory, Jordan Spieth’s odds to win British Open improve to 5-1

Jordan Spieth’s odds to win British Open improve to 5-1 wth Deere victory

Jordan Spieth is the British Open 2015 odds-on favorite after winning PGA Tour's John Deere Classic.

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Ballstriking helps Phil Mickelson climb leaderboard at Scottish Open

Ballstriking helps Phil Mickelson climb leaderboard at European Tour's Scottish Open

Phil Mickelson secured his spot on the weekend at the European Tour's Scottish Open, which amounts to more British Open prep.

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Americans Fowler, Kuchar, Walker contend early at Scottish Open

American PGA Tour players Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar, Jimmy Walker contend early at Scottish Open

American PGA Tour trio of Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar and Jimmy Walker fed happily on the championship course at Gullane Golf Club for early Scottish Open advantage.

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Injured McIlroy pulls out of British Open, aims for return at PGA

Injured PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy pulls out of 2015 British Open, aims for return at PGA

PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy withdrew from the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews and fellow golfers Graeme McDowell and Phil Mickelson supported McIlroy from Scottish Open.

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PGA of America entered dealings with Trump warily, source says

PGA of America entered dealings with Donald Trump warily, source says

Donald Trump and PGA of America entered a partnership in 2014 to send major championships to Trump golf courses, but the PGA of America was wary of the relationship according to Golfweek source.

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Hispanic group calls for golf to do more in distancing itself from Trump

Hispanic group calls for golf to do ‘a lot more’ in distancing itself from Donald Trump

Donald Trump's comments about Mexicans sparks Hispanic group to apply pressure to PGA of America and golf to do more to distance itself from Donald Trump.

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Stallings’ suspension further clouds Tour’s drug policy, players say

Scott Stallings’ suspension further clouds Tour’s drug policy, players say

PGA Tour golfer Scott Stallings was suspended for violating the PGA Tour's Anti-Doping program for drugs and reaction from Phil Mickelson and Jimmy Walker on suspension.

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Mickelson offers no insight regarding his ties to illegal-gambling case

PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson offers no insight regarding his ties to illegal-gambling case

PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson tied to illegal gambling operation according to ESPN report with nearly $3 million involved asked at Scottish Open about gambling allegations, but declined to comment.

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PGA Tour suspends Stallings for 3 months, citing drug violation

PGA Tour suspends golfer Scott Stallings for 3 months, citing drug violation

PGA Tour golfer Scott Stallings was suspended three months for violating the Tour's Anti-Doping Program.

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Matt Kuchar enters Scottish fortnight playing ‘steady, good golf'

Matt Kuchar enters Scottish fortnight playing ‘steady, good golf'

PGA Tour golfer Matt Kuchar is playing "steady, good golf" entering Scottish Open and British Open in Scotland.

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Bubba Watson plans to paint over Confederate flag on classic car

PGA Tour player Bubba Watson plans to paint over Confederate flag on classic car from Dukes of Hazzard

Bubba Watson has announced plans to repaint the Confederate flag on the top of his classic car from the Dukes of Hazzard.

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Golf, business groups rebuke Trump for comments about Mexicans

Golf, business groups rebuke Donald Trump for comments about Mexicans

Billionaire Donald Trump faces growing condemnation in the golf and business communities after his disparaging comments about Mexicans made two weeks ago.

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Golf Channel won’t have to pay $5.9 million in Stanford case, court rules

Golf Channel won’t have to pay $5.9 million in Stanford case, court rules

Golf Channel averted a multimillion-dollar legal setback that might have stemmed from advertising money paid by financier Allen Stanford.

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Report: Mickelson's money tied to illegal-gambling case

Report: Phil Mickelson's money tied to illegal-gambling case

PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson is believed to have wired nearly $3 million to an intermediary who was involved in an illegal-gambling operation, according to ESPN's Outside the Lines.

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Oddsmakers focus on Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy for remaining majors

Oddsmakers focus on Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy for British Open and PGA Championship

Las Vegas oddsmakers are focused on Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy for the remaining two majors of the 2015 season.

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Are golf’s major champions underpaid? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

Are U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth golf’s other major champions underpaid?

PGA Tour player Jordan Spieth swept the Masters 2015 and U.S. Open 2015 but are he and other major champions underpaid?

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Rory McIlroy's U.S. Open charge comes up short at Chambers Bay

Rory McIlroy's 2015 U.S. Open charge comes up short at Chambers Bay

Rory McIlroy closed the 2015 U.S. Open with a 66 and made a 70-foot putt at Chambers Bay Golf Course but could not win his fifth major championship.

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After another U.S. Open miss, has Mickelson's window closed?

After another U.S. Open miss, has PGA Tour player Phil Mickelson's window closed?

Phil Mickelson left another U.S. Open disappointed, which begs the question, has this PGA Tour player's window closed at the national championship?

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U.S. Open: Horschel blasts USGA for U.S. Open course setup

U.S. Open: Billy Horschel blasts USGA for U.S. Open course setup

Billy Horschel didn't hold back his frustrations with Chambers Bay's greens, despite playing well during the 2015 U.S. Open.

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Reed, Martin spiral down U.S. Open leaderboard on moving day

Patrick Reed, Ben Martin spiral down 2015 U.S. Open leaderboard on moving day

PGA Tour players Patrick Reed and Ben Martin went the wrong direction on the U.S. Open leaderboard on moving day at Chambers Bay.

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Illinois' Nick Hardy a popular man on U.S. Open weekend

Illinois college golfer Nick Hardy a popular man on U.S. Open weekend

Illinois sophomore Nick Hardy was a popular man Saturday on the range before the U.S. Open after he helped a handful of guys make it to the weekend at Chambers Bay.

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U.S. Open odds: Spieth replaces McIlroy as favorite

U.S. Open odds: Masters champ Jordan Spieth replaces World No. 1 Rory McIlroy as favorite

Masters champ Jordan Spieth replaced World No. 1 Rory McIlroy as the favorite at the U.S. Open.

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Mickelson drops down U.S. Open leaderboard on Day 2

Phil Mickelson drops down U.S. Open 2015 leaderboard on Day 2 at Chambers Bay

PGA Tour player Phil Mickelson dropped down the U.S. Open leaderboard Friday at Chambers Bay.

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Key to Ernie Els' U.S. Open success is in conquering greens

Key to Ernie Els' U.S. Open success is in conquering Chambers Bay's greens

Ernie Els has expressed displeasure in the hard greens at Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open.

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Healthy Jamie Lovemark looks for breakout at U.S. Open

Healthy Jamie Lovemark looks for breakout at U.S. Open

The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay former USC Trojan Jamie Lovemark and Web.com Tour player looks to breakout with high finish at U.S. Open.

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Tiger Woods hardly recognizable during opening 80 at Chambers Bay

Tiger Woods hardly recognizable during opening 80 at Chambers Bay for U.S. Open 2015

Tiger Woods started the 2015 U.S. Open with 80, his worst score in this tournament.

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Chappell makes most of 11th hour U.S. Open berth with 69

Chappell makes most of 11th hour U.S. Open berth with opening 69

The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay PGA Tour golf major championship, Kevin Chappell shoots 69 in Round 1 after earning late spot in field.

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Cabrera remains patient after pedestrian U.S. Open start

Angel Cabrera remains patient after pedestrian U.S. Open 2015 start at Chambers Bay

PGA Tour player Angel Cabrera opened the 2015 U.S. Open with an unspectacular effort but remains calm and confident.

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Well-rested Bubba Watson brings length, creativity to U.S. Open

Well-rested Bubba Watson brings length, creativity to U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

The 2015 U.S. Open PGA Tour golf major championship at Chambers Bay may set up well for Bubba Watson, who brings length and creativity to the links-style course.

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USGA’s Davis on Chambers Bay: ‘I hope we don’t overdo it'

USGA’s Mike Davis on Chambers Bay: ‘I hope we don’t overdo it' for 2015 U.S. Open

The 2015 U.S. Open PGA Tour major championship at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Wash., USGA executive director Mike Davis discusses course setup before Thursday's first round.

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Jim Furyk not a U.S. Open favorite, but not a long shot

Jim Furyk not a U.S. Open favorite at Chambers Bay, but not a long shot

Jim Furyk isn't a 2015 U.S. Open favorite but the PGA Tour player has thought his way around Chambers Bay.

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