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U.S. Open: Amateur Nick Hardy shares a special moment with dad

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Amateur Nick Hardy, playing in his second consecutive U.S. Open, called his dad under the ropes Saturday with two holes to go in his second round to have his dad caddie them into the house.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Sunday, June 19, 2016 | 12:55 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


U.S. Open: Lee Westwood holes out, joins leaders

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Lee Westwood is still in search of his first major victory. If he can continue to hit shots like this one, he might be hoisting the U.S. Open trophy on Sunday evening.
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Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 5:20 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


U.S. Open: Rory McIlroy misses cut with final-hole double bogey

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After an incredible start to his second round of the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy looked to be in contention. However, a couple of big-time, back-nine blunders cost him a chance to make the cut.
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Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 3:32 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


U.S. Open: Notables to miss the cut at Oakmont

Rory McIlroy
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Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and many other big-time names in golf failed to make the 36-hole cut in the 116th U.S. Open.
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Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 2:36 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


John Daly hits ball teed up in a man's mouth

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John Daly gives the people what they want. A few days ago, it appears one man wanted Daly to hit a golf ball out of his mouth -- so he did.
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Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 12:54 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


U.S. Open: Michael Campbell throws ball from fairway into hole

Michael Campbell
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Former U.S. Open champ Michael Campbell tried to demonstrate how quick the fairways are at Oakmont earlier this week. He executed it to perfection, as a ball he threw from the fairway wound up in the hole.
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Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 12:27 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


U.S. Open: Three eagle hole-outs in less than 1 hour

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It's still early on Saturday at Oakmont in the 116th U.S. Open, but it already feels like there's been a week's worth of highlights.
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Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 10:54 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Golf tips: How to practice on the golf course

Rob Labritz
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We all know about practicing on the driving range, but what about practicing on the course? PGA Professional Rob Labritz has some fantastic on-course practice methods to help you lower scores.
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Published: Friday, June 17, 2016 | 1:45 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


U.S. Open: Amateur Scottie Scheffler shoots 69, worried about caddie sister's internship

Scottie Scheffler
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Amateur Scottie Scheffler fired a 69 in the first round of the U.S. Open, but seemed to be more concerned with his sister Callie's intern status. Callie got a week off from her internship -- her second week on the job -- to caddie for her brother this week at Oakmont.

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Published: Friday, June 17, 2016 | 10:37 a.m.

Why does the Pennsylvania Turnpike cut through the U.S. Open?

Oakmont Country Club
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Did you know that the Pennsylvania Turnpike cuts right through Oakmont Country Club?

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Published: Friday, June 17, 2016 | 10:25 a.m.

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