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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Webb Simpson hoping his Olympic Club vibes help at Chambers Bay
  Webb Simpson was interested in grabbing a sandwich last month from the famous hamburger stand at The Olympic Club, the site of his 2012 U.S.
2015 St. Jude Classic: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in Memphis this week for the FedEx St. Jude Classic -- the last tournament before the second major championship of the season, the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Brittany Lincicome throws out first pitch of Giants-Mets no-hitter on Tuesday
  Brittany Lincicome is quite an athlete, as well as a sports fan – and a trick-shot artist – so it was no surprise that she was asked to throw out the first pitch at the game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets Tuesday night as part of
Kenny Perry officially ends PGA Tour career with 14 wins, two near misses
  DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) – One more putt would have given Kenny Perry two extra days on the PGA Tour, though it wouldn't have changed a thing.   He wanted the Memorial to be his final PGA Tour event, and whether tha
2015 U.S. Open field list
 
Lee Trevino 'in heaven' in new job as professional emeritus at Greenbrier
  WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. – Lee Trevino wasn't looking for a job.
Notebook: Patrick Rodgers looks to join Spieth and Thomas on PGA Tour
  DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) – Patrick Rodgers had more margin for error than he realized at the time, but his finish was no less impressive.
This week's pro golf events | June 8-14, 2015
  PGA OF AMERICA/LPGA TOUR KPMG WOMEN'S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP   Site: Harrison, New York. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Westchester Country Club, West Cou
Michelle Wie joins PGA Junior League Golf as official ambassador
 
Monday, June 08, 2015
U.S. Open fills its field on a huge day of qualifying across the nation
  Note: Complete list of qualifying players at bottom   One day made up for five straight weeks of lousy golf for Michael Putnam. He's going home to Chambers Bay for the U.S.
PGA of America and TOURGOLF launch 'PGA ACCESS'
  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (June 8, 2015) – The PGA of America has partnered with TOUR GCX Partners (TOURGOLF) to create "PGA ACCESS," a unique golf services program for PGA Corporate Partners and hospitality clients to play golf and enter
Open Championship to move to NBC in 2017, return to network television
  NEW YORK (AP) – Johnny Miller can't wait to get back in the broadcast booth for a major championship where he won with a great closing round.   Only he will be at Royal Birkdale, not Oakmont.
How much is David Lingmerth's sand wedge worth?
  David Lingmerth ranked 61st in Driving Distance at the Memorial, averaging a whopping 47 yards per drive less than distance leader Dustin Johnson.
'Setting Up Golf Courses for Success' collaborative guidebook debuts
  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (June 8, 2015) – “Setting Up Golf Courses for Success,” an industrywide guidebook to course setup, officially debuted in digital form today on PGA.org.
David Lingmerth wins Memorial, an event he almost didn't even attend
  David Lingmerth had a tough choice ahead of him: make his native country happy by entering a big European Tour golf event in Sweden, or make himself happy by playing the 40th Memorial Tournament, which was being held the same week.   H
Mark Calcavecchia wins Principal Charity Classic
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Mark Calcavecchia won the Principal Charity Classic on Sunday for his third career Champions Tour title, closing with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Joe Durant and Brian Henninger.
Sunday, June 07, 2015
Suzann Pettersen wins Manulife LPGA Classic
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) -- Suzann Pettersen birdied two of the last three holes to win the Manulife LPGA Classic on Sunday for her 15th LPGA Tour victory and first since October 2013.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of June 7, 2015
  What equipment did David Lingmerth and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Lingmerth wins the Memorial Tournament in sudden-death playoff
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- David Lingmerth outlasted Justin Rose in a three-hole playoff at Muirfield Village and won his first PGA Tour event at the Memorial. Lingmerth earned every bit of that handshake with tournament host Jack Nicklaus.
Justin Rose shanks bunker shot on 72nd hole but makes par, forces playoff
There's never a good time to hit a shank. But, when you're tied for the lead playing the final hole of a PGA Tour event, it's especially not a good time to hit a shank.