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10:10 AM ET The conjecture over whether Tiger Woods made an error in not playing competitive golf between the Masters and PGA Championship is not likely to subside, with legitimate arguments on both sides of the issue, especially given his missed cut at the year’s second major championship. But there is clearly a benefit to
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8:09 PM ET Suspended from his radio show for remarks he made about female golfers, particularly those from South Korea heading into the U.S. Women’s Open, Hank Haney tweeted on Sunday that the victory by Jeongeun Lee6 was validation of his Wednesday “prediction” on his SiriusXM program. Lee6 shot a final-round 70 in Charleston, S.C.
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7:43 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier. Lee6 was ahead by three after
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5:29 PM ET DUBLIN, Ohio – Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green at Muirfield Village on Sunday annoyed by the finish but encouraged by his overall play this week at the Memorial Tournament, his last competition before the U.S. Open. Woods was 7 under par for his round through 13 holes and had missed
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6:40 PM ET Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio — Patrick Cantlay got another handshake with Jack Nicklaus, this time as the Memorial winner. Starting four shots behind, Cantlay closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory Sunday. It was the lowest final round by a winner in tournament history, and it moved the 27-year-old Californian
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7:43 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former Duke championship teammates Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France were tied for the lead after three rounds of the U.S. Women’s Open. Liu had a 5-under 66 to match Boutier at 7 under at the Country Club of Charleston. Boutier shot 69. The
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7:11 PM ET Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Scott Parel shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to extend his lead to five strokes in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel had a 15-under 129 total at Wakonda Club to break the tournament 36-hole record of 13 under set a year ago by
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Maria Fassi’s life is currently moving at warp speed. In April, the Arkansas product finished runner-up in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur, then claimed the individual title by four shots at the SEC Women’s Golf Championship in Alabama 13 days later. Ten days after that, she medaled in her U.S. Women’s
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9:18 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mamiko Higa of Japan birdied three of her final six holes following a nearly two-hour weather delay to shoot an even-par 71 and maintain a one-shot lead Friday in the suspended second round of the US Women’s Open. A day after shooting a 65 for the lowest
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8:54 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Japan’s Mamiko Higa shot the lowest round in a U.S. Women’s Open debut, a bogey-free 6-under 65 that gave her a one-shot lead Thursday over American amateur Gina Kim and Germany’s Esther Henseleit. The 25-year-old Higa tied for the third-lowest round in U.S. Women’s Open history. Helen
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8:09 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA Tour. He then said he would go
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Hank Haney’s radio show has been pulled from SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio’s Thursday and Friday schedule following the golf instructor’s controversial comments towards women’s golf. On Wednesday, Haney and co-host Steve Johnson made remarks that were perceived as racist and sexist regarding the U.S. Women’s Open. Haney mockingly predicted “a Korean” would win this week’s
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11:32 PM ET Associated Press BANDON, Ore. — Todd Mitchell and Scott Harvey won the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday, beating Logan Shuping and Blake Taylor 2 and 1 on Bandon Dunes Golf Resort’s Old Macdonald Course. Mitchell, from Bloomington, Illinois, and Harvey, from Kernersville, North Carolina, are both 40. Shuping is from Salisbury,
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DUBLIN, Ohio — As he trudged up the steep hill from the ninth green to the 10th tee at Muirfield Village Golf Club Wednesday morning, Tiger Woods locked eyes with the familiar, smiling visage of Memorial Tournament founder and host Jack Nicklaus. The two golf titans hugged and chatted. And then Jack’s wife, Barbara, stepped
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