US Open the most democratic of majors

US Open the most democratic of majors

For the ninth straight year, at least half of the 156-man field will have to qualify for the right to play in the U.S. Open.

McDowell plans a quiet approach for the US Open

May 26

Gustafson, McBride join Europe as Solheim Cup vice captains

May 26
European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch has named Sophie Gustafson and Maria McBride as vice captains for this year's competition against the United States.
Golf
May 25

Alabama's Emma Talley wins NCAA golf title

Alabama's Emma Talley won the NCAA women's individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women's Amateur.
Golf
May 25

France's Alexander Levy among 16 to qualify for US Open

Alexander Levy of France had rounds of 66-67 to earn one of 11 spots in the U.S. Open from the sectional qualifier Monday in England.
Golf
May 25

Kirk makes par putt at 18 to win Colonial; Spieth 2nd again

As Chris Kirk waited to putt on the 18th green, Jordan Spieth was watching nearby in anticipation of a possible playoff at Colonial.
Golf
May 25

Colin Montgomerie wins Senior PGA Championship

There were no last-second buzzer-beaters in Larry Bird's hometown on a bright, breezy Sunday.
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May 24

Kirk wins Crowne Plaza Invitational

Chris Kirk hung on for a one-shot victory on Sunday in the Crowne Plaza Invitational and his clinch his fourth career PGA Tour victory. Kirk later sounded off to the media after the victory.
Golf
May 24

Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial, denies Spieth

Chris Kirk was prepared to need a putt for a playoff at Colonial.
Golf
May 24

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Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a playoff at Colonial and winning by a stroke Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.
Golf
May 24

An wins BMW PGA Championship by 6 shots

Byeong Hun An shot a 7-under 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday with a tournament record total of 21 under.
Golf
May 23

Kevin Na regains sole lead at Colonial

The last time Kevin Na took the lead into the final round of a tournament, he faltered badly.
Golf
May 23

Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu wins Symetra Classic

Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu won the Symetra Classic on Saturday for her Symetra Tour title, beating Canada's Augusta James with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
Golf
May 23

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Kevin Na regained sole possession of the lead with a late birdie Saturday at Colonial, taking a one-stroke advantage over Ian Poulter into the final round.
Golf
May 23

Colin Montgomerie shoots 70 to take Senior PGA lead

Colin Montgomerie was long considered one of the best players in golf who had never won a major championship.
Golf
May 23

Molinari, An tied for BMW PGA Championship lead

Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Francesco Molinari after the third round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Golf
May 23

Jimenez sets European Tour hole-in-one record

Miguel Angel Jimenez hit a record 10th hole-in-one on the European Tour during his third round at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Saturday.
Golf
May 23

Lehman takes Senior PGA Championship lead

Tom Lehman started the second round of the Senior PGA Championship on the 10th tee Friday afternoon. He might as well have started it on a launch pad.
Golf
May 22

Kevin Na closes with 'good bogey,' leads wet Colonial

Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert.
Golf
May 22

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Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert.
Golf
May 22

McIlroy misses cut at BMW PGA Championship after shooting 78

After winning two titles in three weeks, Rory McIlroy ran out of steam. Now he'll have the whole weekend to get some rest.
Golf
May 22

Threat of storms means early 3-somes Saturday at Colonial

The leaders at Colonial won't get to sleep late Saturday.
Golf
May 22

Closing birdie for Spieth to share Colonial lead

Masters champion Jordan Spieth got his homecoming off to a leading start with a birdie before dark.
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