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St. Jude Classic: Dustin Johnson takes one shot lead in Memphis

American Dustin Johnson hits a seven-under second round of 63 to take a one shot lead at the St. Jude Classic in Tennessee.

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US Open 2018: Final round tee times

The tee times for the final round of the US Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in New York state.

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St. Jude Classic: Phil Mickelson & Brooks Koepka trail first round leader Seamus Power by one shot in Memphis

Phil Mickelson and US Open champion Brooks Koepka trail leader Seamus Power by one shot after the first round of the St. Jude Classic.

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McIlroy drawn with Mickelson and Spieth at US Open

Rory McIlroy plays alongside Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson for the opening two rounds of the US Open at Shinnecock Hills.

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Shot Clock Masters: Players respond positively to speeding up play

Tour players react positively to speeding up play after the first round of the inaugural Shot Clock Masters.

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Curtis Cup 2018: GB&I captain confident of win in America

Despite a disrupted journey to New York, GB&I captain Elaine Farquharson-Black believes her young team can upset the odds against a fancied United States side.

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Luke Donald: ‘It’s been frustrating but I haven’t lost the competitive fire’ | Ewan Murray

The former world No 1 has plummeted down the rankings since a near-miss at the 2013 US Open but backs himself for a late‑career revival and is eager to embrace his Ryder Cup roleIt is a given that the 2013 US Open had a profound impact on an English go…

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Young Scots swap putting games in Dumfries for the European Tour

Connor Syme and Liam Johnston have gone from competing at their local club in Dumfries to teeing it up at the European Tour event in Austria.

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US PGA Tour strikes $2bn deal and marginalises Sky Sports at a stroke

• Discovery will auction coverage on individual basis from 2019• British broadcaster curently under contract until 2022Sky Sports faces a battle to retain its status as the UK’s main broadcaster of the US PGA Tour after a $2bn deal was announced betwee…

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How Ariya Jutanugarn flirted with disaster before historic US Open win | Ewan Murray

The 22-year-old became the first Thai winner of the US Open after a dramatic final round when she threw away a seven-shot lead on the back nine only to win a play-offIt is golf’s cruellest facet that marquee tournaments are often defined by a player wh…

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Jutanugarn wins US Women’s Open after play-off

Ariya Jutanugarn wins the US Women’s Open at the fourth play-off hole against Hyo Joo Kim at Shoal Creek in Alabama.

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Thorbjorn Olesen finds his finish in the Italian Open to deny Molinari

• Dane shoots flawless 64 to finish a shot in front of Italian• Bryson DeChambeau takes Memorial after play-offItaly’s Francesco Molinari came up agonisingly short in his bid for back-to-back wins and a third Italian Open title as Thorbjorn Olesen held…

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DeChambeau wins Memorial as Rose misses out on world number one

American Bryson DeChambeau defeats Byeong Hun An at the second extra hole to win the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.

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Italian Open: Thorbjorn Olesen wins by one from Francesco Molinari

Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen wins the Italian Open by one shot from local favourite Francesco Molinari in Brescia.

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Cauley breaks leg and five ribs in car crash

American Bud Cauley is in hospital with a broken leg, five broken ribs and a collapsed lung after being involved in a car crash.

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Jutanugarn leads US Women’s Open by four shots

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn leads the US Women’s Open by four shots going into the final round in Alabama.

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