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Dustin Johnson faces media scrutiny for first time since playing inaugural LIV event

Dustin Johnson faces media scrutiny for first time since playing inaugural LIV event

BROOKLINE, Mass. – As Phil Mickelson consumed all of the attention as the most high-profile defector from the PGA Tour, Dustin Johnson has managed to avoid the scrutiny this week at the US Open. Johnson, who resigned his PGA Tour membership and signed up to play in the LIV Golf series for the next four …

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Matthew Fitzpatrick bumps up driving distance and outdrives Dustin Johnson

Matthew Fitzpatrick bumps up driving distance and outdrives Dustin Johnson

BROOKLINE, Mass. – Matthew Fitzpatrick must’ve cleaned up a few extra bowls of clam chowder this week. Fitzpatrick has turned in a 2-under performance through 36 holes of the US Open at The Country Club while also showingcasing some notable gains off the tee. He entered the week ranked outside the top 100 on Tour …

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Collin Morikawa hoping to ride 'baby draw' to third major championship

Collin Morikawa hoping to ride ‘baby draw’ to third major championship

BROOKLINE, Mass. – It should be no surprise that Collin Morikawa is in the hunt to win his third major in just his 11th major start. What might be a surprise, however, is that he’s not entirely comfortable with how he’s gotten himself in this familiar position. Morikawa explained that he spent last week in …

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Rory McIlroy, now the old man amongst the game's stars, ready to end drought

Rory McIlroy, now the old man amongst the game’s stars, ready to end drought

BROOKLINE, Mass. – Three of the game’s young heavyweights sit near the top of this US Open leaderboard. There’s Collin Morikawa, trying to capture the third leg of the career Grand Slam at the age of 25. There’s Jon Rahm, the defending champion who seems hell-bent on keeping the trophy. And there’s Scottie Scheffler, the …

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Jordan Spieth battled illness to stay within arm's reach at the 122nd US Open

Jordan Spieth battled illness to stay within arm’s reach at the 122nd US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. – His legs feeling like Jell-O and on the verge of vomiting, Jordan Spieth considered withdrawing this week for the first time in his career. “I was not doing well,” he said in the parking lot Friday after making the cut at the US Open, no small feat considering how he began this …

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Kupcho leads defending champ Korda by 2 at Meijer LPGA Classic

Kupcho leads defending champ Korda by 2 at Meijer LPGA Classic

Jennifer Kupcho warmed up late on the way to a five-under-par 67 that gave her a two-shot lead over defending champion Nelly Korda in Friday’s second round of the Meijer LPGA Classic in Michigan. Kupcho, who torched the Blythefield Country Club course near Grand Rapids on Thursday for a nine-under-par 63, said she didn’t expect …

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Two-time major champion Collin Morikawa and his baby draw atop the stacked leaderboard at the 2022 US Open

Two-time major champion Collin Morikawa and his baby draw atop the stacked leaderboard at the 2022 US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. — A week before the 2021 Open Championship, Collin Morikawa was lost as he struggled to finish 71st in the Scottish Open in his first encounter with links golf, befuddled by the sand-based, firm turf that was wrecking the accuracy of the masterful iron player . Upon his arrival at Royal St. George’s …

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