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Phil Mickelson, Viktor Hovland, Cameron Smith among the prominent players to miss the cut at 2022 US Open

Phil Mickelson, Viktor Hovland, Cameron Smith among the prominent players to miss the cut at 2022 US Open

Any missed cut is a reason to pout, to question one’s game, to lose sleep and overreact to a bad week, but it hurts a little more – dare we say a lot more – to clean out the locker in the clubhouse during the week of a major championship. At the 122nd US Open …

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Collin Morikawa, seeking a third major title, moves into a share of lead

Collin Morikawa, seeking a third major title, moves into a share of lead

Collin Morikawa watches his approach shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the US Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., on Friday. (Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press) The storms dodged Brookline and the stars began to emerge Friday in the US Open. Collin Morikawa showed signs of emerging from …

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5 things we learned Friday, from ballstriking to card-wreckers and the value of patience

5 things we learned Friday, from ballstriking to card-wreckers and the value of patience

BROOKLINE, Mass. — You can excuse the Boston sports fans for being a little subdued on Friday morning at The Country Club, site of this year’s US Open. The Celtics lost in the NBA Finals last night to the Golden State Warriors and storms were forecasted to hit the area shortly after lunch. Thankfully, while …

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Jennifer Kupcho holds lead at Meijer LPGA Classic, Nelly Korda shoots low round of day to climb into second

Jennifer Kupcho holds lead at Meijer LPGA Classic, Nelly Korda shoots low round of day to climb into second

BELMONT, Mich. — The third women’s major is next week but the game’s top players are making the most of this week’s event at Blythefield Country Club as a final tune-up. Jennifer Kupcho, who won the Chevron Championship to kick off the 2022 major season, shot a second-round 67 and leads the field at the …

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2022 US Open leaderboard sets stage for thrilling weekend at The Country Club

2022 US Open leaderboard sets stage for thrilling weekend at The Country Club

Fascinating 2022 US Open leaderboard sets stage for thrilling weekend originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston BROOKLINE, Mass. — Golf fans couldn’t have asked for a more fascinating leaderboard entering the weekend at the 2022 US Open. An awesome mix of established PGA Tour veterans, former major championship winners, great underdog stories and even a …

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Scottie Scheffler playing under the radar at US Open, and he's fine with that

Scottie Scheffler playing under the radar at US Open, and he’s fine with that

BROOKLINE, Mass. — It’s not every US Open that the reigning Masters champion can claim, quite correctly, that he is flying under the radar when he’s near the lead at the halfway point of the men’s national championship just two months after winning at Augusta National. But that’s what Scottie Scheffler said Friday, and that’s …

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Buckley turns to Plan C, earns late starting time at US Open

Buckley turns to Plan C, earns late starting time at US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Calculus and chemistry were too hard. Nobody took him seriously as a baseball player, either. “I had dreams,” Hayden Buckley said, “but those were crushed pretty early.” These days, the dream is golf. And it’s not so far-fetched to think this 26-year-old, whose Plan A was baseball and Plan B was …

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