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Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

DeChambeau eyeing 4th straight top-10 finish at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming him to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory. Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

Cameron Champ allowed to play after PGA Tour modifies COVID-19 policy

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Cameron Champ was added to the field in the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to be eligible if they had no symptoms and get two negative test results at least 24 hours apart.

Dylan Frittelli becomes 4th PGA Tour player to test positive for coronavirus

Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Dylan Frittelli became the fourth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from the Rocket Mortgage Classic next week in Detroit.

Webb Simpson claims another Father’s Day victory with win at RBC Heritage

Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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American Webb Simpson fired a 7-under 64 to win the RBC Heritage, finishing with a tournament record 22-under 262.

Ryu wins Korea Women’s Open, offers prize money to virus relief efforts

Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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Two-time major champion So-yeon Ryu closed with an even-par 72 to win the Korea Women's Open on Sunday in her first tournament in four months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4-way tie for lead at Heritage as another wild finish looms

Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Tyrrell Hatton of England had one of six rounds at 63 as he tries to win back-to-back starts for the second time in his year. The other occasion was in 2017 in Scotland and Italy. This time it would be three months apart due to the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down golf.

Canada’s Corey Conners in the hunt after 2nd round at RBC Heritage

Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Former U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson delivered a putting master class to grab the early second-round clubhouse lead at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Friday.

Spieth gets badly needed birdies as Poulter, Hubbard lead RBC Heritage

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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The RBC Heritage began two month later than usual with a little rain, a little sunshine and a lot of birdies, most of them from Jordan Spieth to turn a rough start into a furious finish.

LPGA to resume play with 2 tournaments in Ohio starting July 31

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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The LPGA Tour will return from its COVID-19 shutdown with two tournaments in Ohio, starting with the new Drive On Championship three-day event from July 31 to Aug. 2, officials said on Tuesday.