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McIlroy and Oosthuizen happy to be in US Open hunt

Thoroughbreds Rory McIlroy and Louis Oosthuizen and untested Chez Reavie know they will need near-perfect performances to have a chance of winning the US Open.

Koepka will have to break new ground to win fifth major

Brooks Koepka feels confident to win a fifth major championship – even as challenges lay abound following prior results in this year's US Open.

Woodland holds nerve to stay top at US Open

Gary Woodland cards a third round two-under 69 that featured three birdies and a lone bogey at the US Open, securing a one-shot lead heading into the final round.

Woods claws back after poor start to third round at US...

Tiger Woods's chances of winning the US Open slip away with a poor start to the third round, even if he battled back well to shoot an eventful five birdie, five bogey, even-par 71 at Pebble Beach.

Woodland continues US Open quest, Woods fades

Gary Woodland's quest for a first major continues, while Tiger Woods's bid for a 16th fades, at the US Open.

Woodland ready to fight off challenge at US Open

Golf luminaries attempt to pursue Gary Woodland after the American journeyman fires a record-equalling six-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the third round of the US Open.

Woodland driving for show, putting for dough at US Open

Gary Woodland looks back at his game during the second round of the US Open.

McIlroy rues unforced errors at 14th hole at US Open

Rory McIlroy struggles during the second round of the US Open, finishing the day with only four strokes behind halfway leader Gary Woodland.

Poulter not so pretty in pink, makes snowman at US Open

Ian Poulter's chances at the US Open end with a quadruple-bogey during the second round.

Molinari takes a hike but still US Open contention

Italy's Francesco Molinari hits a snag during the US Open when his tee shot at the eighth hole veers off course towards cliffs into a tangle of brush.

Rose fights off challenges to stay top at US Open

Justin Rose gets enough birdies to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round of the US Open at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links.

McIlroy nearly leaves red-hot putter in Canada

McIlroy denies trading his putter for a Toronto Raptors jersey after winning the Canadian Open last weekend.

Officials count on Pebble Beach for ‘tough but true’ US Open...

Tournament official have taken steps to learn from past issues in the US Open to provide players with a course that is challenging but not unplayable.

Day has ‘severely underachieved’, calls for caddie Williams

Former world number one Jason Day hires caddie Steve Williams with an eye towards adding to his single major victory.

US Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect

Koepka is bidding to become the first golfer since Willie Anderson in 1903, 04 and 05 to win three straight US Opens.

McDowell qualifies for home town British Open

Graeme McDowell achieves a season-long goal when he qualified for next month's British Open, which will be held in his home town of Portrush, when he tied for eighth at the Canadian Open in Ontario.

South African Schwartzel out for season with wrist injury

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel announces on social media he will be out for the season trying to heal an injured wrist, putting his Presidents Cup playing streak in jeopardy.

McIlroy threatens 59, wins Canadian Open by seven shots

Rory McIlroy conquers his Canadian Open debut with a massive seven-stroke victory in Ontario.

Thompson wins ShopRite LPGA Classic as Lee hits wall

American Lexi Thompson seizes a one-stroke victory after Lee6 Jeong-eun hit the wall with the finish line in sight at the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, New Jersey.

McIlroy surges into share of lead at Canadian Open

Rory McIlroy fires six birdies in a bogey-free third round of 64 to jump into a three-way tie for first place at the Canadian Open.

Canada result of no concern to Koepka as he eyes US...

Brooks Koepka e does not really care about his result at the Canadian Open as long as he leaves with his game sharp ahead of next week's US Open.

PGA Tour adds Bermuda event to 2019-20 schedule

The PGA Tour will add the island of Bermuda to its 2019-20 schedule, representing their first official annual event on the island.

South Korea’s Lee6 wins US Women’s Open

Lee6 Jeong-eun continues a Korean victory streak in her US Women's Open victory by two strokes, marking the 10th time a South Korean has won the tournament in just over 20 years.

Cantlay captures second PGA Tour title at Memorial

Patrick Cantlay powers to an eight-under par 64 on to claim his second US PGA Tour title at the Memorial by two strokes from Australian Adam Scott.