Golf

Phil Mickelson reacts after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 20, 2018 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him. The apology came Wednesday in a statement released by his representatives. "I know this should've come...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his approach shot from the rough on the third hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, in Southampton, N.Y. McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and others who missed the cut at the U.S. Open will try to bounce back this week at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 20, 2018 - 2:37 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Some of the biggest names in golf missed the cut at last week's U.S. Open. They're spending this week in Connecticut looking to fix whatever might be wrong with their game before next month's British Open. Jordan Spieth, the defending champion at both this week's Travelers...
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FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died. He was 71. He was battling throat cancer when he passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
June 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died. He was 71. Green won the 1977 U.S. Open and the 1985 PGA Championship in a career that included 19 PGA Tour victories and four on the seniors circuit. The PGA Tour...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2004, file photo Australian golfer Peter Thomson poses for a photo after an exhibition match at the Australian Golf Club in Sydney. Golf Australia says on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the family of five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson has announced his death. He was 88. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
June 20, 2018 - 3:31 am
Hailed as a hero to some and as golf royalty to others, Peter Thomson, a five-time winner of the British Open and the only player in the 20th century to win the tournament for three straight years, died Wednesday. He was 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for more than four...
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June 19, 2018 - 9:30 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Golf Australia says the family of five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson has announced his death. He was 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for more than four years and died at his Melbourne home surrounded by family members on Wednesday...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2018, file photo, Phil Mickelson reacts after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, in Southampton, N.Y. Mickelson brought attention to a tough setup on Saturday when he intentionally hit a putt with the ball still rolling and was penalized. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
June 19, 2018 - 12:08 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right. The problem is a tendency to remember what went wrong. The lasting image from Shinnecock Hills was Phil Mickelson, now 0 for 27 in the U.S. Open, hitting his putt too hard on the...
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Brooks Koepka is interviewed by Curtis Strange after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 19, 2018 - 11:10 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Curtis Strange has some advice for Brooks Koepka ahead of next year's U.S. Open: Study up on Willie Anderson. Koepka's one-shot victory at Shinnecock Hills made him the first back-to-back U.S. Open champion in 29 years, dating to Strange winning his second in a row in 1989...
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Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
June 18, 2018 - 11:19 pm
"PodcastOne Sports Now" co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg examine instant replay through the lens of the most controversial goal in World Cup history — the 1966 "Wembley Goal!" — and suggest the NFL and Major League Baseball should take note of how well the system works in soccer. More than a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2017, file photo, Paul Goydos hits his way out of trouble on the 16th hole during the championship round of the 3M Championship golf tournament in Blaine, Minn. Minnesota has hosted the 3M Championship on the PGA Tour Champions since 1993, and the final event for seniors will be Aug. 3-5 with Goydos as the defending champion. (AP Photo/John Autey, File)
June 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The PGA Tour will soon be making a regular stop in Minnesota. Long host to the 3M Championship, a thriving tournament on the senior circuit, the TPC Twin Cities course in suburban Minneapolis has landed a spot on the main PGA Tour with a seven-year contract starting in 2019...
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June 18, 2018 - 11:57 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — In a story June 17 about Brooks Koepka winning the U.S. Open, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his winning score of 281 was 13 shots higher than last year. It was nine shots higher than last year at Erin Hills. A corrected version of the story is below: Tough...
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