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Cassie Stein

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U.S. Amateur: The last 10 championship matches

Here is a closer look at the past 10 U.S. Amateur Championship matches and champions.

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Wie withdraws from Meijer LPGA Classic

Michelle Wie withdrew from the Meijer LPGA Classic on Thursday, citing a hand injury.

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New Zealand’s James Beale wins Canadian Amateur

Seventy-two holes wasn’t enough to determine the Canadian Amateur Championship. It took an extra three holes, but James Beale of New Zealand walked away the champion on Thursday.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Bradley Neil

Bradley Neil won this year's British Amateur Championship, but how will he fare in his first USGA Championship, the U.S. Amateur, at Atlanta Athletic Club?

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Kuchar WDs from PGA citing back spasms

Matt Kuchar withdrew from the PGA Championship Thursday morning, citing back spasms.

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Spieth, Mahan's apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth and Hunter Mahan are ready for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla with their Under Armour apparel.

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Conners leads Canadian Amateur by 1

Corey Conners shot his third consecutive 68 on Wednesday during the third round of the Canadian Amateur to take a one-shot lead into the final round.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Beau Hossler

Beau Hossler is coming off a lengthy couple of weeks of travel after claiming victory at the Western Amateur. Can his confidence still be on the rise when he arrives at Atlanta Athletic Club for the U.S. Amateur?

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Garcia, Day's apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Sergio Garcia and Jason Day's apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Watson's apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Bubba Watson will wear Oakley apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Garrick continues to co-lead at Canadian Amateur

UCLA rising junior Jonathan Garrick continues to co-lead at the Canadian Amateur in Winnipeg, Canada, after Tuesday's second round.

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Rose's scripted apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Justin Rose's scripted apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Fowler's scripted apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler's scripted Puma apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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McIlroy, Woods' apparel for PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods' scripted apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship from Nike.

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Garrick, Bullington co-lead at Canadian Amateur

It might be the Canadian Amateur Championship, but two Americans lead after the first round. UCLA junior Jonathan Garrick and Iowa senior Brian Bullington both shot 6-under 66.

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Schauffele admits fatigue during Western Am final

Xander Schauffele used everything he had left in the tank to try and will out a victory at the 112th Western Amateur Championship on August 2, but unfortunately it wasn’t enough.

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Hossler gets praise on Twitter after Western Am victory

Less than two hours after Beau Hossler won the 112th Western Amateur, he was the talk of Twitter getting congratulatory tweets from Jordan Spieth and Mack Brown.

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Hossler rallies to win 112th Western Amateur title

Beau Hossler, a standout Texas sophomore, beat Xander Schauffele 2 up to win the 112th Western Amateur Championship on Saturday -- his biggest amateur victory to date.

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Hossler, Schauffele advance to Western Am final

Texas sophomore Beau Hossler and San Diego State senior Xander Schauffele advanced to the final of the 112th Western Amateur Championship at The Beverly Country Club.

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Schauffele could meet Hossler in Western final

Rematch anyone? As the semifinals get underway, a rematch between Xander Schauffele and Beau Hossler could ensue if both players were to win their morning match at the Western Amateur.

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Western Amateur semifinals set for Saturday

And then there were four. After a rain-delayed Friday at the Western Amateur, the semifinals are set at The Beverly Country Club.

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Hardy downs big-time players at Western

Match-play success doesn’t come often for Nick Hardy, but it did Friday in the Sweet 16 and the quarterfinals of the Western Amateur at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago.

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Pan, Hansen fall in Western Amateur's Sweet 16

Cheng-Tsung Pan and Matt Hansen came up short in the Round of 16 at the Western Amateur losing to Beau Hossler and Doug Ghim, respectively, on Friday morning.

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FootJoy introduces new D.N.A. category for women

FootJoy has announced the next generation of footwear for women – the D.N.A. (DryJoys Next Advancement).

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Texas, Illinois show roster depth at Western Am

When it comes to powerhouse college programs, three players each from the Texas Longhorns and Illinois Fighting Illini are showing at this week's Western Amateur why their teams are fixtures atop the collegiate rankings.

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Western Amateur: Sweet 16 set for Friday

The Sweet 16 of the 112th Western Amateur Championship is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday morning at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago.

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Ghim wins medalist honors at Western Amateur

Doug Ghim's good run of summer success in amateur golf continues as he racks up medalist honors at the 112th Western Amateur Championship on Thursday.

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Dechambeau leads Western Amateur after morning 18

The Western Amateur has a new leader after the third round of stroke play on Thursday -- rising SMU junior Bryson Dechambeau sits atop the leaderboard after a 4-under 67 in the third round.

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Ban is maturing while excelling on golf course

Shotaro Ban used to have a temper on the course -- thanks to maturity, his play has matured. The Cal Bears junior hopes it translates into the college golf season.

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Putter carries Campbell into Western Am contention

On Wednesday, Brian Campbell showed tremendous bounce-back ability with a 7-under 63 in the second round of the Western Amateur at The Beverly -- thanks in large part to his putter.

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Ghim's 63 sets course record at The Beverly

A day after a discrepancy about the course record, local favorite Doug Ghim went out and put that to rest Wednesday morning in the Western Amateur with a bogey-free, 8-under 63 at The Beverly Country Club.

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Guan impresses in first Western Amateur with 67

Tianlang Guan made headlines in April 2013 for becoming the youngest player to compete in the Masters, at age 14. Now he's making an impression at the Western Amateur, thanks to a first-round 67.

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Notes: Drakeford leads Western in morning wave

After his big amateur victory last week, Geoff Drakeford continued his good play by firing a 6-under 65 in the first round of the Western Amateur to lead by one at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago after the morning wave.

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Preview: 2014 Western Amateur at The Beverly CC

The 112th Western Amateur Championship is set to take place Tuesday-Saturday at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago. Here is a breakdown of the tournament and its field:

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Drakeford holds on for Porter Cup victory

Australian Geoff Drakeford held on to win the 56th annual Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club on Saturday by a single shot over Denny McCarthy of Rockville, Md., and Beau Hossler of Mission Viejo, Calif.

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Geoff Drakeford leads by 3 at Porter Cup

Geoff Drakeford showed no signs of slowing down on Friday. The Australian fired a 2-under 68 on Friday in the 56th annual Porter Cup third round at Niagara Falls Country Club.

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Flashback Friday: 2007 Porter Cup

Flashback Friday: Tournament director Steve Denn always recruits some of the best players from around the world to play in Lewiston, N.Y., and the 2007 field was no exception.

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Par 5s prove pivotal in Porter Cup second-round

Take advantage when you can is the name of the game at Niagara Falls Country Club for the 56th annual Porter Cup as Geoff Drakeford takes the second-round lead.

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Thomson makes more history at Porter Cup

Will Thomson, a native of Pittsfield, N.Y., became the youngest player to play in the field at Niagara Falls Country Club on Wednesday at the age of 13.

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Hall leads at Porter Cup with first-round 64

On a day where the wind howled from start to finish, two Texas Longhorns sit atop the leaderboard after the first round of the 56th Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club. Gavin hall leads with a 64.

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Niagara Falls CC recovers in time for Porter Cup

The Northeast winter that hit Niagara Falls Country Club this year was not too kind. After a majority of the greens were dead after the winter, the grounds crew had a lot of work to do to get the course ready for the Porter Cup.

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Preview: 2014 Porter Cup at Niagara Falls CC

A preview for the 56th annual Porter Cup, which is set to take place this week at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y.

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Winner's Style: Rory McIlroy at the British Open

Rory McIlroy claimed the his third major title on Sunday at the Open Championship held at Royal Liverpool. Here is McIlroy's Nike Golf apparel he wore at Hoylake en route to a two-shot victory.

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Maguire wins Southern Amateur by 3

M.J. Maguire won the 108th Southern Amateur Championship on Saturday with a 4-under 284 total to defeat Australian Geoff Drakeford and Victor Perez of Albuquerque, N.M., by three shots.

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British Open: Tee times, final round

Rory McIlroy will share Sunday's final tee time at the 2014 British Open with Rickie Fowler -- see complete pairings here.

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Hossler takes sole possession of Southern Am lead

With a 2-under 70 on Friday, Beau Hossler took sole possession of the lead at the Southern Amateur, which is being held at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Hossler, Murray tied for Southern Am lead

Beau Hossler and Grayson Murray are tied for the lead at the halfway point of the Southern Amateur at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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LSU's Curtis Thompson turns pro

After helping lead the LSU Tigers to a semifinal appearance at the NCAA Championship in May, Curtis Thompson has decided to take his talents to the pro ranks.

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Florida's Deacon lands first recruit

Newly appointed Florida men’s head golf coach J.C. Deacon has landed his first recruit and he’ll be arriving in just a few short weeks to Gainesville: Alejandro Tosti.

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Under Armour athletes scripted apparel at British Open

Under Armour athletes Gary Woodland, Jordan Spieth and Hunter Mahan will be ready for the conditions at Royal Liverpool for the Open Championship this week. See what each player is wearing at Hoylake.