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Spieth sputters late, shoots 72

Spieth sputters late, shoots 72

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy. “Just a clean round of golf,” he said. And then it got messy in [...]

Golf Bag: Par for the course for Tiger

Golf Bag: Par for the course for Tiger

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Tiger Woods steadied his creaking back nine with three straight pars in the final holes to shoot an even-par 71 in his opening round at Carnoustie. Playing his first British Open since 2015, [...]

Carnoustie is dry and fast this time

Carnoustie is dry and fast this time

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jon Rahm had heard about a dry summer in Scotland. It didn’t really hit home until he checked into the Carnoustie Golf Hotel and caught his first glimpse of the course with a [...]

Oh Dear, Kim wins Deere in a runaway

Oh Dear, Kim wins Deere in a runaway

SILVIS, Ill. — Michael Kim didn’t just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC Deere Run. Kim’s prizes? A little over a million bucks, a two-year [...]

Stone just misses a 59, but wins anyway

Stone just misses a 59, but wins anyway

GULLANE, Scotland — Brandon Stone sank to his haunches and dropped his putter in despair after narrowly missing out on becoming the first player to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour. It wasn’t [...]

Golf Bag: Davies captures LPGA Seniors

Golf Bag: Davies captures LPGA Seniors

WHEATON, Ill. — Laura Davies went virtually unchallenged in Sunday’s final round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, claiming the title by 10 strokes over Juli Inkster. The 54-year-old Davies shot a 5-under 68 to [...]

Phil promises to act better on course

Phil promises to act better on course

GULLANE, Scotland — Phil Mickelson wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the U.S. Open. “But there’s not much I can do about it now other than just [...]

Silvies Ranch: A reversal of form

Silvies Ranch: A reversal of form

SENECA, Or. — It’s as hard to imagine as it is to describe the design concept for one of America’s most unique new golf courses, the Retreat and Links at Silvies Valley Ranch in the high-desert [...]

Picture prefect: How reversible works

Picture prefect: How reversible works

SENECA, Or. — When someone mentions that Silvies Ranch features reversible 18 holes, one of the first questions asked is, ‘so the next day you hit off the greens, back to the tees?” No, it’s not [...]

Golf Bag: Kim takes LPGA lead

Golf Bag: Kim takes LPGA lead

ONEIDA, Wis. — Sei Young Kim shot an 8-under-par 64 in the third round of Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Saturday to tie the 54-hole record of 24 under and take a commanding eight-stroke lead. Kim, [...]