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ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Schwartzel matches Koepka’s round of 63 at PGA

ST. LOUIS — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf’s final major of the year (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Charl Schwartzel matched the low round at a PGA Championship with his 7-under 63 on Friday, about half an hour after U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka did likewise at Bellerive. There hadn’t been two 63s … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Schwartzel matches Koepka’s round of 63 at PGA

ST. LOUIS  | The Latest: Thomas unsure how he became PGA’s big hitter

ST. LOUIS  — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf’s final major of the year (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Good luck trying to figure out how Justin Thomas hits the ball so far. Not even he knows. The reigning PGA Championship winner averages 313.8 yards off the tee, putting him ninth on the PGA … Continue reading ST. LOUIS  | The Latest: Thomas unsure how he became PGA’s big hitter

OAKVILLE, Ontario | Top-ranked Dustin Johnson wins RBC Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Dustin Johnson is used to cheers and chants of “Let’s go DJ!” But getting serenaded with “O Canada”? “I did hear it a couple of times, them singing ‘O Canada’,” said Johnson, laughing Sunday after winning the RBC Canadian Open. “With the amount of support I get when I come up here, … Continue reading OAKVILLE, Ontario | Top-ranked Dustin Johnson wins RBC Canadian Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Zach Johnson takes early lead in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The way golf has been going the last few years, it would be reasonable to see the name “Johnson” atop the leaderboard and assume it belonged to the No. 1 player in the world. But not necessarily at the British Open. Zach Johnson — not Dustin — already has his name on … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Zach Johnson takes early lead in British Open

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. | Trump praises service members during charity dinner in W.Va.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — President Donald Trump celebrated active-duty service members and veterans during a military tribute Tuesday on the eve of Independence Day. Delivering remarks at a “Salute to Service” charity dinner at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, Trump praised “Americans of every generation” who have served in the … Continue reading WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. | Trump praises service members during charity dinner in W.Va.

POTOMAC, Md | Molinari in a record runaway at final Quicken Loans National

POTOMAC, Md. — Francesco Molinari delivered a record performance to win the final edition of the Quicken Loans National. Molinari holed a 50-foot eagle putt to start the back nine, and he never stopped until he turned the final round into a runaway Sunday at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. The Italian closed with … Continue reading POTOMAC, Md | Molinari in a record runaway at final Quicken Loans National

POTOMAC, Md | Hossler has early lead, Woods within 4 shots at TPC Potomac

POTOMAC, Md.  — Beau Hossler has been hanging around the lead on the weekend in search of his first victory, and he gets a chance at the Quicken Loans National. So does Tiger Woods. Hossler, the 23-year-old Californian in his first full year on the PGA Tour, birdied four of his last five holes and … Continue reading POTOMAC, Md | Hossler has early lead, Woods within 4 shots at TPC Potomac

SAN DIEGO | Phil Rodgers, 5-time tour winner and noted teacher, dies

SAN DIEGO — Phil Rodgers, a five-time winner on the PGA Tour who became one of golf’s top instructors, died after a long battle with leukemia. He was 80. Rodgers died Tuesday morning at his home near San Diego. Rodgers developed into one of top young players in the 1950s under Paul Runyan at La Jolla … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Phil Rodgers, 5-time tour winner and noted teacher, dies