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List goes on birdie binge for 63 to lead John Deere Classic

Friday, July 9th, 2021
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Luke List ran off seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch and claimed a one-shot lead over Sebastian Munoz going into the weekend at the John Deere Classic on Friday.

Angel Cabrera, double major winner, sentenced to 2 years in prison for assault

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
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The pairing of Rodgers and Bryson DeChambeau proved too much for Brady and Phil Mickelson in The Match on Tuesday at The Reserve at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Mont.

Merritt, Niemann share lead entering final round at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021
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Troy Merritt aced the 219-yard 11th hole at Detroit Golf Club and shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Joaquin Niemann in the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

Nelly Korda ties Women’s PGA record, takes 2nd round lead at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Friday, June 25th, 2021
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Nelly Korda made six straight birdies to close her second round that put her in the record book with a 9-under 63 and gave her a one-shot lead over Lizette Salas going into the weekend.

Up in oak: Canada’s Mackenzie Hughes unravels in U.S. Open final round

Sunday, June 20th, 2021
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A rough day at the U.S. Open for Mackenzie Hughes saw the Canadian golfer lose his lead early and fall out of contention at Torrey Pines Sunday.

Russell Henley leads fog-delayed U.S. Open with Koepka in mix yet again

Thursday, June 17th, 2021
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A long Thursday at the U.S. Open ended in darkness with Russell Henley in the lead and Louis Oosthuizen poised to join him when the fog-delayed opening round wrapped up Friday morning. There were a few surprises, typical of the start at most majors.

Matilda Castren becomes 1st Finnish winner in LPGA tour history

Sunday, June 13th, 2021
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Matilda Castren became the first Finnish winner in LPGA Tour history Sunday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, pulling away on the front-nine at foggy Lake Merced and holding off Min Lee by two strokes.

South Africa’s Garrick Higgo wins Palmetto Championship for 1st PGA Tour victory

Sunday, June 13th, 2021
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Garrick Higgo won the Palmetto Championship at Congaree for his first PGA Tour victory Sunday when leader Chesson Hadley blew a two-shot lead with bogeys on his final three holes.

Chesson Hadley has 4-shot lead at delayed Palmetto Championship

Saturday, June 12th, 2021
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Chesson Hadley moved a step closer to his first PGA Tour victory in seven years, opening a four-stroke lead over Harris English and six over Dustin Johnson on Saturday in the rain-delayed Palmetto Championship at Congaree.

Mel Reid grabs early lead at US Women’s Open after opening round 67

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Mel Reid got off to a fast start with birdies on the first two holes of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday and was the early clubhouse leader after a 4-under 67 on the notoriously tough Lake Course at the Olympic Club.