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Arkansas men's golfers Nicolas Echavarria, Taylor Moore return to team after voyeurism case
Arkansas college golfers Nicolas Echavarria and Taylor Moore, are back in good standing with the Razorbacks after having been suspended from the team last spring in the wake of felony arrests for video voyeurism.
Sam Horsfield cites visa concerns as reason for 2015 Walker Cup absence
Men's college golfer Sam Horsfield cites visa concerns between England and the United States as reason for withdrawing from the GB&I team before the 2015 Walker Cup.
Florida State fights back for 2015 Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational title, Maverick McNealy secures win
Florida State Seminoles men's golf overtook Stanford and won the Olympia Fields Country Club/Illini Invitational by three strokes Sunday at Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club, as Maverick McNealy won the individual title.
Jason Day hits cruise control at 2015 BMW Championship and expands lead to six strokes
Australian Jason Day hits cruise control at the 2015 BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Illinois and expands his lead at the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs event to six strokes.
Louis Oosthuizen dejected after South Africa's stunning 2015 Rugby World Cup loss to Japan
Louis Oosthuizen was dejected following a third-round 68 at the PGA Tour's BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill. due to South Africa's Springboks stunning 2015 Rugby World Cup loss to Japan's Cherry Blossoms.
Henrik Stenson fights through near withdrawal; Rory McIlroy unsatisfied with low round
Henrik Stenson fights through near withdrawal due to wrist injury, and Rory McIlroy is unsatisfied with his 6-under 65 at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill.
Tiger Woods undergoes another back surgery and will miss the rest of 2015
Tiger Woods has second microdiscectomy back surgery and will miss the rest of 2015, including the Frys.com Open.
Following tough slump, PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger finding his way again
Following a tough slump after a Honda Classic playoff loss, PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger is finding his way again in the FedEx Cup playoffs at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill.
American Jim Furyk withdraws from PGA Tour's BMW Championship with wrist injury
Jim Furyk withdraws from the PGA Tour's BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Illinois because of a wrist injury.
PGA Tour golfer Hunter Mahan seeks to extend playoff streak and maybe even win it all, finally
PGA Tour golfer Hunter Mahan, who has qualified for every FedEx Cup Playoffs event in nine years, is looking to keep that streak alive at the BMW Championship.
Paul Dunne, Gavin Moynihan turn pro after Walker Cup win
Paul Dunne, Gavin Moynihan, Ashley Chesters, Jimmy Mullen and Gary Hurley all turn pro after Great Britain & Ireland's Walker Cup win at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
GB&I cruises to 2015 Walker Cup victory over U.S., 16.5-9.5
The Great Britain & Ireland team cruises to a 16.5-9.5 2015 Walker Cup victory over the United States at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in Lytham St. Annes, England.
GB&I youngsters Dunne-Hurley outlast U.S. duo Harvey-McCoy, 1 up, in foursomes
Great Britain & Ireland's Paul Dunne nad Gary Hurley defeated the United States' Scott Harvey and Mike McCoy Sunday at the 2015 Walker Cup.
United States buoyed by comebacks but trails Great Britain & Ireland, 7-5, after Day One at Walker Cup
At the 45th Walker Cup at Royal Lytham and St. Annes, the United States trails Great Britain & Ireland, 7-5, after Day One but stayed in the hunt after a series of comebacks from Hunter Stewart and Beau Hossler.
Lee and Mike McCoy fall for U.S. in Walker Cup debuts
Jack Hume and Gavin Moynihan of Great Britain & Ireland defeated Lee McCoy and Mike McCoy of the United States in Saturday foursomes at the 2015 Walker Cup in England.
Walker Cup notes: The U.S. squad that could have been; Michael McCoy fights old-man curse; Hunter Stewart listens to Brandt Snedeker
The 2015 U.S. Walker Cup squad could have had Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Patrick Rodgers and Ollie Schniederjans but have none and are underdogs at the 2015 Walker Cup at Royal Lytham and St. Annes. USA's Michael McCoy is third-oldest in Walker Cup history. Hunter Stewart heeds advice from fellow Vanderbilt Commodore Brandt Snedeker.
Spider Miller takes all-inclusive approach with 2015 U.S. Walker Cup squad
The 2015 U.S. Walker Cup team, which features Beau Hossler and Bryson DeChambeau, is ready to go at Royal Lytham for its biennial match with Great Britain and Ireland.
PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth exits Deutsche Bank Championship with 2nd straight missed cut
PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the second straight week, at the Deutsche Bank Championship, but could still move to World No. 1 after this week.
M Club withdraws bid for Spokane Country Club, likely ending its run as a private club
Spokane (Wash) Country Club’s life as a private club is coming to an end as the M Club, which is owned by Phil Mickelson, withdrew its bid for acquisition.
Ian Poulter gets back on track with opening 67 at Deutsche Bank Championship
PGA Tour golfer Ian Poulter hopes to regain his form after first-round 67 at the 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship and recover from minor injury.
Colt Knost, Gary Woodland make moves at Deutsche Bank with eyes on FedEx Cup Playoffs
PGA Tour golfers Colt Knost and Gary Woodland post solid first-round scores at 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship with eye on FedEx Cup Playoffs standings.
Jordan Spieth still maturing on course at PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship
PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth still seeks maturity on course in attempt to rise back to World No. 1 this week at TPC Boston for Deutsche Bank Championship.
U.S. Walker Cup preparation includes visit with Arnold Palmer at Latrobe Country Club
The 2015 U.S. Walker Cup team visited Arnold Palmer at Latrobe Country Club in Pennsylvania and will spend time in New York City before traveling to England.
Champions Tour will launch 3-event playoff series for 2016, sources say
The PGA Tour plans to introduce a three-event Champions Tour playoff system with an event in Savannah, Ga., and Richmond, Va., before Charles Schwab Cup in 2016.
Wilson Golf Course could be host course if Los Angeles wins 2024 Olympics bid
Wilson Golf Course could serve as the host course for the 2024 Olympic Games should Los Angeles be named host city.
U.S. Amateur upstarts Derek Bard, Sean Crocker force Walker Cup selectors to take a look
The process of picking the 10-man U.S. Walker Cup team has grown far more complicated after Americans Derek Bard and Sean Crocker advanced to the U.S. Amateur semifinals.
Virginia's Derek Bard writes quite a story as semifinalist in 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields
Virginia men's golfer Derek Bard defeated Arizona State's Jon Rahm, the No. 1 amateur in the WAGR, at the 2015 U.S. Amateur in the quarterfinals at Olympia Fields.
Bryson DeChambeau seeks golf improvement in wide variety of techniques
SMU men's amateur golfer Bryson DeChambeau uses a variety of odd techniques to improve his game, such as single-length irons, Vector Putting and the DECADE System at 2015 U.S. Amateur.
Bryson DeChambeau stops Maverick McNealy in U.S. Amateur showdown of college standouts
SMU men's golfer Bryson DeChambeau defeated Stanford's Maverick McNealy in the Round of 16 at the 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields.
As two-time major champion, Zach Johnson shows he might be in another league
Zach Johnson, the 2015 British Open champion who was honored at a recent Cubs game, doesn't view himself as an overachiever.
Arkansas men's college golf signee Austin Connelly considers professional, Walker Cup options after U.S. Amateur loss
Arkansas men's college golf signee Austin Connelly considers professional and Walker Cup options after U.S. Amateur loss to Stanford's Maverick McNealy, including Web.com Tour Q-School.
Illinois college golfer Thomas Detry rallies from early 3-down deficit to advance in U.S. Amateur
Thomas Detry of Belgium has faced pressure-packed match-play situations during his three years at Illinois, so he didn't panic Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur.
Jordan Spieth and company give chase, but Jason Day just too much at PGA
Jordan Spieth, Branden Grace and Justin Rose gave it a good run at the PGA Championship, but in the end Jason Day was just too much to beat Sunday at Whistling Straits.
Whistling Straits’ champion for another major: Ziggy
Read about Robert Ziegelbauer and Zig’s Hostel and Social Club, located just outside of Whistling Straits and a popular hangout at the 2015 PGA Championship.
Six strokes off lead in PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson faces final shot at redemption in 2015 majors
After a third-round 68 Saturday at the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson likely will leave Whistling Straits disappointed in another major championship.
PGA Championship notes: Rory McIlroy starts hot, cools off; Nick Watney eager to perform
Rory McIlroy started strong Saturday at the PGA Championship but cooled off to severely hurt his chances to win at Whistling Straits.
PGA Tour golfer Patrick Reed gets back on track with 69 at PGA Championship
After a poor first round at the 2015 PGA Championship, Patrick Reed got back on track with a 3-under 69 Friday at Whistling Straits.
Once known as Tiger Woods slayer, Y.E. Yang seeks to reclaim major form in PGA Championship
Y.E. Yang, who once took down Tiger Woods to win the 2009 PGA Championship, fired an even-par 72 Friday at Whistling Straits to make the cut.
Reports: Feds put Phil Mickelson back in cross-hairs of securities probe
PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson, who shot 72 Thursday at the PGA Championship, is back in the news in relation to an FBI investigation of a potential violation of insider-trading laws.
Thomas Bjorn reverses course, starts hot at PGA Championship
PGA Tour golfer Thomas Bjorn shoots 69 in Round 1 of 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.
Driver fails Bubba Watson at PGA Championship in return to Whistling Straits
Bubba Watson, who lost in a playoff at the 2010 PGA Championship, shot even-par 72 in his return to Whistling Straits on Thursday.
Internationals' plea to PGA Tour for change in Presidents Cup grows ‘tense,’ Ernie Els says
The 2015 Presidents Cup PGA Tour golfer Ernie Els and International captain Nick Price seeks rule change.
Journeyman Omar Uresti earns return to big stage at PGA Championship
Omar Uresti, who has made just 11 PGA Tour starts since losing his card in 2010, will play the 2015 PGA Championship as a club professional.
Steve Stricker could debut new Scotty Cameron GoLo 5 putter at PGA Championship at Whistling Straits
Steve Stricker could debut a new putter this week at the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.
Phil Mickelson's M Club moves closer to acquiring Spokane Country Club
Spokane Country Club is one step closer to joining the M Club, a club owned by Phil Mickelson.
European Tour’s stance against ’16 WGC-Bridgestone puts Shane Lowry in a bind
The 2016 WGC-Bridgestone European Tour Shane Lowry unsure of whether he will be in field to defend title in 2016 after PGA Tour schedule shakeup due to Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
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.