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Kaymer shoots 2nd straight 65 at U.S. Open, sets 36-hole mark

Friday, June 13, 2014, 2:25 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. – Martin Kaymer is threatening to run away with the 114th U.S. Open. The smooth-swinging 29-year-old from Germany fired his second consecutive 5-under-par 65 over the No. 2 course at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club on Friday and established an Open record for low 36-hole score... Read more

Temple hosts tournament this weekend at Philmont

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10:07 AM
Host Temple will lead a field of 17 teams participating in the Temple Invitational golf tournament to be held Saturday and Sunday at Philmont Country Club in Huntingdon Valley. Owls sophomore Brandon Matthews won the individual championship last year, when the event was the Big Five Invitational.... Read more

Six players added to U.S. Open field

Monday, June 10, 2013, 9:17 AM
The U.S. Golf Association filled out the field Monday for this week’s U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club by adding one fully exempt player and five alternates from last week’s sectional qualifying to complete the 156-player lineup. PGA Tour player Kyle Stanley earned his exemption for being... Read more

The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia online auction is under way

Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 4:57 PM
The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia is currently holding an online auction in conjunction with its fund-raising gala, featuring former president George W. Bush as honored guest, on June 15 at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hill. Bidding will continue right up until 5:30 p.m. on the day of... Read more

U.S. Open field climbs to 95 fully exempt players

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 12:29 PM
The number of exempt players for the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club has jumped to 95 with the release of Monday’s latest Official World Golf Rankings and the advancement of players through sectional qualifying in England and Japan. Twenty-five players were added via the world rankings, which... Read more

Video: Merion Golf Club preps for U.S. Open

Monday, April 22, 2013, 5:22 PM
The Inquirer's Joe Juliano takes you around famed Merion Golf Club as preparations are underway for this summer's U.S. Open. Read more

Guan penalized for slow play, in danger of missing Masters cut

Friday, April 12, 2013, 3:23 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fourteen-year-old Guan Tianlang, the youngest player ever to compete in the Masters, was in danger of missing the 36-hole cut Friday after being assessed a 1-stroke penalty for slow play. Guan, of China, finished with a 3-over-par 75 in the second round, giving him a two-day score... Read more

Masters changes on 36-hole cut, qualifications, no comment on anchored putting

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:48 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Billy Payne, the chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, announced changes Wednesday concerning the 36-hole cut for the Masters and eligibility criteria for the tournament. He steered clear of taking a position on whether anchored putting should be banned. At his annual press... Read more

Nicklaus still thinks Woods will break his record for major wins

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 10:37 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fifty years after the first of his six Masters Championships, Jack Nicklaus arrived Tuesday at Augusta National Golf Club and said he still felt that Tiger Woods would break his record of 18 career major championships. Nicklaus, 73, came to town to attend Tuesday night’s... Read more

Woods hopes to gain another Masters green jacket

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 3:24 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – When Tiger Woods slipped on a green jacket in 2005 to mark his fourth title at the Masters, he had to figure that he might be featured in at least one more victory ceremony at Augusta National Golf Club over the next seven years. And if someone had suggested to him then that wouldn’t... Read more
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