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Phil Mickelson Getting Praised For Awesome Move At U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson did not contend for the championship, but he still managed to make a material impact at the 121st U.S. Open this weekend. Mickelson, the winner at the PGA Championship last month, had long finished his final round by the time Jon Rahm was closing out his first major victory. As Rahm nervously waited on Louis Oosthuizen to finish, his wife Kelley Cahill was doing the same with their newborn son Kepa.
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U.S. Open money 2021: Here’s how much money every player made at the U.S. Open

The winner of the 2021 U.S. Open will take home big-time cash, but the runner-up gets millionaire money, too. The total purse for the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines is $12.5 million and the winner’s payout is $2.25 million, the same total purse and winner’s haul as the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot, which was won by Bryson DeChambeau.
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U.S. Open 2021: Phil Mickleson finishes with one of the craziest cart-path bounces of all time

SAN DIEGO — It was the most “Phil being Phil” way of going out of the U.S. Open in his hometown. Maybe Phil Mickelson visualized lifting the trophy on Sunday afternoon at Torrey Pines on the 18th green. There is absolutely no way he ever imagined what actually happened, combining the memorable with the ridiculous in a scene that included one of golf history’s longest and most circuitous cart-path bounces.
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Nelly Korda's 18th-hole birdie gives her her second victory of the season

Leona Maguire explained a day earlier that she was leaning on her underdog status to possibly assist her in overcoming a three-stroke final-round deficit to one of the LPGA’s best players, Nelly Korda. It didn’t work. Korda followed a career-best 62 on Saturday with a final-round 67 to post a two-stroke victory over Maguire in the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday.
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Phil Mickelson’s US Open dream is over: ‘Completely lost it’

SAN DIEGO — When Phil Mickelson left Torrey Pines on Friday after seemingly playing his way back into contention for the U.S. Open with a 2-under 69, he was sure he had a third-round run in him. That never materialized Saturday, however, as Mickelson, who needs a U.S. Open win...

Nelly Korda Wins Meijer LPGA Classic

Nelly Korda fired a 5-under par 67 on Sunday at Blythefield Country Club to reach 25-under 263 and claim a two-shot victory at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give. Korda finished her final day in Belmont, Michigan with an eagle, six birdies, and three bogeys to edge Leona Maguire (66) by two strokes.
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Hitting it sideways, U.S. Open remains elusive for Mickelson

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 20 (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson had departed Torrey Pines before the leaders even teed off in the final round at the U.S. Open on Sunday. Finishing at 11 over par was not the fairytale ending Mickelson had envisaged in his hometown Open at Torrey Pines, but he acknowledged that he just didn't have his best game for most of the week.
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Oosthuizen has no regrets about hitting driver at 17

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 20 (Reuters) - One poor drive ultimately cost Louis Oosthuizen a chance of winning the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday but the South African said he would probably take the risky shot on again if he was given the chance. A stroke behind Jon...
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Tiger Woods’ College Teammate Says 1 Accomplishment Stands Out

As Tiger Woods continues to rehab from his serious leg injuries sustained in a Southern California car accident, the golf world looks back on his career. Woods’ college teammate and longtime confidant, Notah Begay, has seen quite a bit from the 15-time major champion over the course of his career.
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Phil Mickelson’s touching moment with wife Amy goes viral at US Open

Barring a stunning run, Phil Mickelson won’t win his first US Open crown. But he still has his wife in his corner. Amy Mickelson, 49, was right there with him on Friday, giving him a thumbs up at Torrey Pines in San Diego, Calif. On Saturday, the 51-year-old Mickelson was...
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Phil Mickelson ‘disappointed’ by US Open showing

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson had been aiming at this U.S. Open like none other. He altered his usual routine leading into a major championship — playing a tournament the week before to stay sharp — to instead spend more time around Torrey Pines in the two weeks leading up to the event.

KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is a Major Deal

Ron Sirak is recipient of the PGA of America Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award and the LPGA Media Excellence Award. He's covered more than 150 major championships for The Associated Press and Golf World magazine and co-authored three Vision54 books with renown teachers Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson. The thing...
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Travelers Championship tees off this week

Following a year without spectators, the Travelers Championship will get underway this week, with some of golf’s biggest stars once again expected to draw sizable crowds to TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. The tournament features the return of defending champion Dustin Johnson, currently the No. 2-ranked player in the world,...
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U.S. Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen's major legacy grows more complicated with yet another second

Until Jon Rahm’s closing one-two punch at Torrey Pines— followed by a one-two fist pump—it had been 39 years since a player birdied the final two holes to win the U.S. Open, Tom Watson executing the feat at Pebble Beach in 1982 to relegate Jack Nicklaus to his fourth runner-up finish in the championship. Already done for the day, Nicklaus, a four-time national champion, could do nothing but watch helplessly.

2021 Open Championship Odds: Early favorites and long shots to watch

The Open Championship returns to the PGA Tour schedule (July 15-18) in 2021 after the 2020 tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the final major of 2021 and the last of six majors played as part of the 2020-21 season. Below, we look at the 2021 Open Championship odds, and highlight the favorites and long shots to watch.