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Webb Simpson wins U.S. Open as Jim Furyk fades late

Sunday, June 17, 2012, 7:18 PM
The Inquirer's Joe Juliano is filing live updates during the final round of the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. 10:30 p.m. update: West Chester native Jim Furyk bogeyed the 16th hole and failed to birdie either the 17th or 18 holes, giving Webb Simpson the 2012 U.S. Open title at... Read more

Grounds tickets sold out for last three Open days at Merion

Sunday, June 17, 2012, 4:44 PM
The United States Golf Association says that grounds tickets for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday rounds for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club are sold out. The Open will take place from June 13 to 16 at the famed East course in Ardmore. The USGA said grounds tickets remain available for Thursday's... Read more

U.S. Open update: Woods moves into tie for lead

Friday, June 15, 2012, 7:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – Tiger Woods saved par out of the bunker on the 18th hole Friday to conclude a round of 70 that gave him a share of the lead at the halfway mark of the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club. Woods, a three-time Open champion, sank a 4-foot putt after blasting out of a bunker front the... Read more

Philadelphia teen wins First Tee national award

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 6:20 PM
Zakki Blatt, an 18-year-old member of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia who has overcome a congenital heart defect and a stroke, has been named the male winner of the Achiever of the Year award presented by the national First Tee organization and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Blatt, of Philadelphia... Read more

Two major golf events in Philadelphia area start Tuesday

Monday, June 11, 2012, 10:37 PM
The 112th Philadelphia Amateur and the Philadelphia Section PGA’s Variety Tournament of Champions are two prominent events in local golf this week. The amateur, a Golf Association of Philadelphia championship that also earns its titlist points in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, begins Tuesday... Read more

Despite leg problem, Casey Martin returns to the U.S. Open

Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 8:13 PM
Casey Martin was a picture of courage at the 1998 U.S. Open where he played all four rounds out of a cart, a controversial move that was decided by the courts, because a circulatory disorder in his lower right leg made it impossible for him to walk 18 holes. Now thanks to a superb qualifying performance... Read more

Philadelphia area contestants in U.S. Open qualifying

Sunday, June 3, 2012, 2:25 PM
Dave Quinn is a veteran of the U.S. Open qualifying process, and hopes to use that experience to finally break through and earn a spot in his very first national championship. Quinn, 45, head pro at the Links in Marlton, is one of nearly 1,000 players seeking the final 76 available berths in the U... Read more

Lewis, Miyazato lead at ShopRite LPGA Classic

Friday, June 1, 2012, 10:33 PM
Video: After day one of the ShopRite LPGA Classic, Stacy Lewis and Mika Miyazato tie for first, while Paula Creamer and Mariajo Uribe stay tied at third. The Inquirer's Joe Juliano reports. Read more

Four Philadelphia-area club pros in Senior PGA field

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 10:53 AM
Four club professionals from the Philadelphia Section PGA are competing in the 73rd Senior PGA Championship, the season’s first major on the Champions Tour, which has begun at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich. George Forster of Blue Bell, Stu Ingraham of Newtown Square, Bill Sautter of Ocean... Read more

Stars abound in ShopRite LPGA Classic field

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 3:24 PM
The final field has been set for next week’s ShopRite LPGA Classic at Seaview in Galloway Township, N.J., and 47 of the top 50 on the tour’s current money list have committed to play. All eight of the LPGA’s 2012 tournament winners, including three-time champion and world No. 1 Yani... Read more
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