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FILE - This April 4, 2017 file photo shows Phil Mickelson smiling after chipping in for an eagle on the third hole during a practice round at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Mickelson isn’t sure what’s next for Jim "Bones" Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. Mickelson and Mackay announced last week they had decided to split up after 25 years and more than 600 tournaments around the world, ending one of golf’s most successful relationships. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 6:43 pm
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn't sure what's next for Jim "Bones" Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. Mickelson and Mackay announced last week they had decided to split up after 25 years and more than 600 tournaments around the world,...
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Fred Couples, left, hugs Steve Stricker, right, after making par on the 18th hole, and winning the American Family Insurance Championship held at University Ridge Golf Course Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Madison, Wis. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 8:58 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall. The 57-year-old Couples closed with a 6-under 66 in cool and windy conditions at University Ridge for a two-stroke victory over Scott...
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Jordan Spieth, right, celebrates with caddie Michael Greller after Spieth holed a bunker shot on a playoff hole on the 18th hole to win the Travelers Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Cromwell, Conn. (Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 8:52 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship. The two-time major champion holed out from 60 feet for birdie from a greenside bunker on the first hole of a playoff with...
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So Yeon Ryu from South Korea holds up her trophy after winning the LPGA Wal-Mart NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark., Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
June 25, 2017 - 8:09 pm
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — This time, So Yeon Ryu was able to celebrate — without any hint of drama or suspense. And the third-ranked South Korean might just have used victory Sunday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship as a springboard for a possible rise to No. 1 in the world. Ryu became the LPGA...
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Fred Couples, left, hugs Steve Stricker, right, after making par on the 18th hole, and winning the American Family Insurance Championship held at University Ridge Golf Course Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Madison, Wis. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 7:27 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall. The 57-year-old Couples closed with a 6-under 66 in cool windy, conditions at University Ridge for a two-stroke victory over Scott...
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June 25, 2017 - 5:29 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall. The 57-year-old Couples closed with a 6-under 66 at University Ridge for a two-stroke victory over Scott Verplank. Couples birdied six...
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Jason Day signs autographs at the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Cromwell, Conn. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 2:39 am
As the scores kept going lower and lower at Erin Hills, more than one observer suggested the U.S. Open looked more like the Travelers Championship. There is one big difference. The Travelers Championship might have more top-10 players on the weekend. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, now No. 3 and No. 4...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, golfer Tiger Woods prepares to sign copies of his new book at a book signing in New York. Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. "I'm currently receiving professional help to manage my medications and the ways that I deal with back pain and a sleep disorder," Woods said in a statement provided to The Associated Press on Monday, June 19. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
June 19, 2017 - 10:55 pm
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. "I'm currently receiving professional help to manage my medications and the ways that I deal with back pain and a sleep disorder," Woods said in a statement on Monday night. "I want to thank everyone for the amazing...
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June 19, 2017 - 7:59 pm
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. "I'm currently receiving professional help to manage my medications and the ways that I deal with back pain and a sleep disorder," Woods said in a statement provided to The Associated Press on Monday night. "I want to...
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Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 18, 2017 - 10:14 pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Brooks Koepka received a short piece of advice from a valuable source on the eve of the final round at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Dustin Johnson was doing most of the talking. "It was a long phone call for us — it was like two minutes," Koepka said. "But he just said a few...
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