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Rickie Fowler will be the only USA golfer to walk in Olympics opening ceremonies

Rickie Fowler is psyched for the Olympics, but he would much rather win a major title than a gold medal. NORTON, Mass. — Rickie Fowler, the only member of the U.S. men’s Olympic golf team who will take part in Friday’s opening ceremonies,...Show More Summary

What we learned from a dramatic finish at the PGA Championship

Jason Day can hit shots most pros dream about. Jimmy Walker is beloved by his coach and colleagues. And the PGA makes an incredibly tough call that works out perfectly. The PGA Championship was uneven all weekend thanks to some horrendous weather that left Baltusrol drenched. Show More Summary

Lydia Ko in danger of missing cut at Women’s British Open

After finishing 36 holes at even-par and facing elimination from the Women’s British Open, Lydia Ko gets some relief as the cut line moves to 1-over. While some of the big names on the men’s circuit need huge second rounds to eke out weekend tee times at the PGA Championship, world No. Show More Summary

PGA Championship 2016 picks and predictions: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy get one more major shot

The last major of the 2016 season is somehow upon us, and the game's top talents -- Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day -- get one more crack. Nooooooo, it's the last major of the season. How is the PGA Championship here already? This...Show More Summary

PGA Championship field 2016: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth lead qualifiers at Baltsurol

Henrik Stenson won The Open just nine days ago! But we're back for the season's final major, which has the strongest field of them all. The PGA Championship has its detractors and those who like to poke that it's the fourth major. That...Show More Summary

PGA of America waffles on North Carolina boycott over anti-LGBT law

The PGA of America threatens to move future events out of North Carolina because of its opposition to North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law, but stops short of pulling next year’s PGA Championship out of the Tar Heel State. The PGA of America,...Show More Summary

British Open leaderboard 2016: Friday afternoon wave battles brutal weather at Royal Troon

Moreso than any other major championship, weather might be the sole most important variable in determining a champion at the Open. Scottish seaside links courses like Royal Troon weren't designed over a century ago with 75-and-sunny conditions in mind. Show More Summary

The Open cut line 2016: Jordan Spieth's major struggles continue at Troon

Jordan Spieth and Jason Day fight their swings as each tries to make it to the weekend at The Open. Jordan Spieth, hovering around the projected cut line and needing a strong start to his second round of the Open Championship, kicked...Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson in control at the top of The Open leaderboard

It has been three years since Phil Mickelson last won a golf tournament, The 2013 Open. He's now dialed in at another Open and in control at the 36-hole mark. The plan for Phil Mickelson, just a day after he tied the major championship...Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson putt somehow stays out of the hole, robbing him of major championship record

How did this not go in?! "We see all these highlights and yet I feel like crying." Leave it to Phil Mickelson to walk off "heartbroken" over a record-matching round at a major championship. In this season of the runaway "Big Three" narrative...Show More Summary

What’s so dang scary about Royal Troon’s 123-yard par-3 Postage Stamp hole?

"Wee Beastie" perfectly describes Royal Troon’s "cocktail napkin"-sized par-3 eighth hole. Henrik Stenson promised train wrecks. Graeme McDowell expected carnage. Rory McIlroy was nearly buried in the coffin. Why do the best golfersShow More Summary

Bubba Watson's visit to the 'coffin bunker' ends in disaster at The Open

The Postage Stamp is a tiny little hole that should not cause this much carnage on the scorecard, but Bubba Watson was the first big victim this week at The Open. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height:...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods withdraws from the 2016 British Open

Tiger will miss his third straight major and with the PGA Championship coming just two weeks after the Open, a completely lost summer seems likely. Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the 2016 Open Championship. The R&A made the...Show More Summary

How to watch the WGC Bridgestone Invitational live online, TV schedule, radio and more

A viewing guide for one of the PGA Tour's premier events. The South Course at Firestone gets mixed reviews, but the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was always a must-play event for the best players in the world. The WGCs are the top events...Show More Summary

Jason Day, Jordan Spieth headline lucrative WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

With an expanded purse and fewer players vying for it, even the guy who comes in last at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will hit pay dirt. Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and newly crowned U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson may be the headliners,...Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth would have ‘thrown a fit’ over Dustin Johnson U.S. Open penalty

Jordan Spieth is with Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy on the whole Dustin Johnson-USGA U.S. Open debacle. Not one to hide his emotions inside the ropes, Spieth would have given officials an earful had they pulled on him the shenanigansShow More Summary

Shane Lowry dug in at Oakmont, but Dustin Johnson just overwhelmed him

Lowry stared straight ahead all day, when things were good and then when they were bad. OAKMONT, Pa. -- Shane Lowry got to the practice range at Oakmont Country Club at 2:44 p.m. on Sunday, leaving 46 precious minutes of warmup time before he’d tee off as a four-stroke leader in the final round of the U.S. Show More Summary

Brandel Chamblee demands answers from USGA over Dustin Johnson rules blunder

Dustin Johnson was onions down the stretch of his first major victory on Sunday as he pounded Oakmont into submission and calmly sealed the 2016 U.S. Open victory with a birdie putt at the end. The shot not only elevated him from "Mr. Show More Summary

2016 US Open results: Shane Lowry on the short end of Dustin Johnson's victory

The Irishman had a four-stroke lead entering the final round. OAKMONT, Penn. -- Dustin Johnson's done it, and it happened at Shane Lowry's expense. After Johnson lost last year's US Open with a 72nd-hole three-putt, he stormed back from a four-shot deficit on Sunday at Oakmont Country Club to win the 116th national championship. Show More Summary

2016 US Open purse: Dustin Johnson takes home $1.8 million in prize money

The 2016 US Open came down to the wire with an eventful and controversial finish. Despite having the final round overshadowed by a possible penalty review, Dustin Johnson was able to come away with the win and his first major championship. Show More Summary

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