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Phil Mickelson brings confidence to British Open 2015 despite victory drought
Phil Mickelson chases British Open 2015 success after honing game at Scottish Open.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tiger Woods slides to 60-1 pick to win U.S. Open at Chambers Bay
Tiger Woods slipped from 50-1 to 60-1 odds to win the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Pete Cowen: Luck will play a role in U.S. Open winner at Chambers Bay
Golf instructor Pete Cowen says luck will play a role in who wins the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, and he favors Phil Mickelson to be that player.
Oddsmakers pick Rory McIlroy as early favorite to win U.S. Open 2015
Rory McIlroy is the early favorite to win the U.S. Open 2015 according to Las Vegas oddsmakers.
Tiger Woods enters U.S. Open 2015 at lowest ranking (195th) in nearly 20 years
Tiger Woods enters the U.S. Open 2015 ranked 195th in OWGR and still chases Jack Nicklaus' major record.
PGA Tour player Michael Putnam qualifies to play U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, in his own backyard
PGA Tour player Michael Putnam qualifies for U.S. Open in Columbus, Ohio, and now gets to play Chambers Bay as home event.
College golfer Bryson DeChambeau of SMU follows NCAA title with U.S. Open berth
NCAA individual medalist Bryson Dechambeau continued his outstanding play this spring by earning a maiden trip to the U.S. Open.
Masters champion Jordan Spieth achieves Memorial goal: Feel the nerves
Masters champion Jordan Spieth felt the nerves Sunday at the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament 2015.
Johnny Miller, Horton Smith, Leo Diegel selected as 2016 Memorial honorees
Johnny Miller, Horton Smith and Leo Diegel were recognized as the 2016 Memorial Tournament honorees on Sunday at Muirfield Village.
Patrick Rodgers secures temporary Tour status with Memorial finish
The PGA Tour's 2015 Memorial Tournament Patrick Rodgers secures special temporary PGA Tour status for 2014-15 season based on FedEx Cup points after performance at Muirfield Village.
Tiger Woods sees 20-shot deficit among fellow golfers with 85 at Memorial
Tiger Woods at the PGA Tour's 2015 Memorial Tournament shoots career worst round, loses to fellow PGA Tour golfers by 20 shots in one round at Muirfield Village.
Tiger Woods shoots 85 at PGA Tour Memorial Tournament for worst score of his pro career
Tiger Woods shot 13-over 85 in the third round of the Memorial Tournament Saturday at Muirfield Village, Woods' worst score on the PGA Tour.
Kenny Perry finishes PGA Tour career at Memorial Tournament
Kenny Perry ended his PGA Tour career at the 2015 Memorial Tournament after missing the cut, moving to the Champions Tour after a 14-win career on the PGA Tour.
John Peterson pulls out of U.S. Open qualifying, FedEx St. Jude Classic with hand injury
PGA Tour's 2015 Memorial Tournament John Peterson misses cut, then pulls out of U.S. Open sectional qualifying and the FedEx St. Jude Classic with hand injury.
Quiet Jason Dufner makes ace, cards 67 at Memorial
The PGA Tour's 2015 Memorial Tournament Jason Dufner refuses to speak with national media after a round of 67 that put him in second place at Muirfield Village after the morning wave of play.
Bill Haas has brother Jay Jr. on bag at Memorial after caddie has death in family
The PGA Tour's 2015 Memorial Tournament Bill Haas has brother Jay Haas Jr. on the bag after caddie Scott Gneiser's father died ahead of the event at Muirfield Village.