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7:48 PM ET Associated Press RIDGELAND, S.C. — Dustin Johnson got off to a fast start Thursday at Congaree in his home-state Palmetto Championship, shooting a 6-under 65 that left him a shot behind leader Wes Roach. Johnson, the world’s top-ranked player and a South Carolina native, hadn’t played since missing the cut the last
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11:04 PM ET Associated Press DALY CITY, Calif. — Irish rookie Leona Maguire shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Lake Merced to take the first-round lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour’s second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula. Lexi Thompson followed her Sunday back-nine meltdown in the U.S. Women’s Open at
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While we were all trying to figure out what was wrong with Dustin Johnson—no top-10s since Riviera, GASP!—Dustin Johnson was doing what Dustin Johnson does: not really giving a damn. He knew he was playing fine, even if the results weren’t indicating that. “I feel like I’ve been playing pretty good all year,” Johnson said
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1:05 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Mikko Korhonen of Finland withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday because of travel concerns getting to Torrey Pines. He was replaced in the field by Cole Hammer, the first alternate from the Columbus, Ohio, qualifier that featured the strongest field. Korhonen has never played in the
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4:40 PM ET The head of the proposed Premier Golf League is hoping to have a conversation with PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan and has reached out to him this week with hopes of explaining his concept. Andy Gardiner, the CEO of the Premier Golf League, told ESPN an interview Wednesday that he’s been seeking
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12:32 PM ET When asked Wednesday what his issues are with Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka came back with another question. “How would I characterize it? I don’t know where you want to start, like I guess — where do you want to start?” Koepka said during a news conference from the Palmetto Championship at Congree.
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6:31 PM ET Associated Press BUENOS AIRES — Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera was extradited from Brazil to his homeland on Tuesday to face trial on charges he assaulted three former partners. Cabrera, who has won both the Masters and the U.S. Open, has been in jail since January when Brazil’s federal police arrested him on
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9:00 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Already facing a long day, Rickie Fowler found the road even tougher Monday in 36-hole qualifying as he tried to avoid missing the U.S. Open for the first time in 11 years. Fowler was among 685 players seeking 54 spots in nine qualifiers across eight states to
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It’s very rare the PGA Tour goes to a new venue, but Congaree Golf Club—the new Tom Fazio design in Ridgeland, S.C., about 45 minutes from Hilton Head—will host the displaced RBC Canadian Open as the 2021 Palmetto Championship. Congaree—ranked 39th on Golf Digest’s 2021-2022 America’s 100 Greatest ranking—will test the world’s best players unlike
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A proposed upstart golf circuit backed by Saudia Arabia grabbed the sport’s attention during the PGA Championship. While the validity and formidability of the Super Golf League remains a question, another operation tried to remind the game it too lurks in the shadows. Andy Gardiner, who heads up the Premier Golf League, told the BBC
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