John Zimmers left the No. 2 tee box at Oakmont Country Club last Thursday afternoon, a smile plastered across his face. Only Zimmers didn't just crush a drive down the middle of the fairway. The grounds superintendent at Oakmont wasn't even carrying a club.
Two anniversaries this week. Each memorable for a completely different reason. Twenty years ago, Aug. 25, 1996: Tiger Woods made history, becoming the first player to win three straight U.S. Amateur championships.
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Inbee Park's first victory of the season might just be the biggest of her career — a gold medal in women's golf.
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RIO DE JANEIRO - They're sometimes teammates, often rivals and always sisters. Identical twins, no less.
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Justin Rose delivered a gold-medal performance in golf worthy of a 112-year wait.
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Bubba Watson joked that there's only one thing detracting from his Olympic experience -- having to play golf.
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson know what it's like to play next to each other on a big stage when it's all about flag and the gold prize. That was two years ago at the Ryder Cup, and they were undefeated as partners.
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Watch highlights from the 2016 Junior PGA Championship, where Norman Xiong of Canyon Lake, Calif., and Lucy Li of Redwood Shores, Calif., claimed the boys' and girls' divisions, respectively, in the 2016 Junior PGA Championship at Wannamoisett Country Club.
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RUMFORD, Rhode Island– For Norman Xiong, it was a dazzling debut, and for Lucy Li, the second time was the charm.
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CHILMARK, Mass. — When President Barack Obama goes on vacation, he plays a lot of golf. And when he plays, he likes to hang out with big-name basketball players.
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RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Mariel Galdiano is the 36-hole leader in the Girls’ Division, while Norman Xiong paces the Boys’ Division after three rounds at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which is being contested t
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Men's golf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics.
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RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Kyle Vance of Audubon, Pennsylvania and Travis Vick of Houston are the 36-hole leaders in the Boys’ Division at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which is being contested this week at Wannamoise
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The Junior PGA Championship will transition over the next year, with an expansion of the size of the field of the new Junior PGA Championships.
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Just call him "The Original" from now on.
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Wesley Bryan couldn't even imagine it. Last year, Bryan was making trick-shot golf videos on YouTube with his brother and occasionally competing in tournaments. He wasn't putting in enough practice, and he surely wasn't doing enough to climb up the golf ladder.
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A funny thing has happened in the post-Tiger Woods era. Golf no longer has a superstar. Instead, it has about 30. Maybe more. The 29th player on the PGA Tour's money list coming out of the year's final major, the PGA Championship, is Rickie Fowler.
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In case you haven’t heard, Jim Furyk made history on Sunday. He shot a 58 (!) at the final round of the Travelers Championship, which is the lowest score in PGA Tour history.
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Jim Furyk had the round of a lifetime on Sunday afternoon at the Travelers Championship, and it was extraordinary to watch. Furyk took the golf world by storm by shooting a 58, which is the lowest score for a single round in PGA Tour history. As expected, Twitter went nuts.
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You likely have heard of a golfer from Upper Arlington, Ohio, named Jack Nicklaus, but if not for the course layout of Scioto Country Club -- which this week plays host to the U.S. Senior Open -- there is a chance Nicklaus would be more of a who's he than a who's who.
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