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VILAMOURA, Portugal | Fisher shoots first 59 in European Tour history

VILAMOURA, Portugal— English golfer Oliver Fisher has shot the first round of 59 in the 46-year history of the European Tour. Fisher made an eagle and 10 birdies on a par-71 course in the second round of the Portugal Masters on Friday. There have been 19 rounds of 60 on the European Tour. On the … Continue reading VILAMOURA, Portugal | Fisher shoots first 59 in European Tour history

GREENSBORO, N.C | Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C — Brandt Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship, falling one shot shy of matching the record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole, becoming the 10th player in PGA Tour to break 60. Jim Furyk set the record with a 58 in the final round of … Continue reading GREENSBORO, N.C | Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship

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.