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Andrew Both

Golf: Rahm a champion-in-waiting no more

Jun 21 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Thirteen years after Torrey Pines hosted one of the greatest performances of Tiger Woods' career, the city-owned course above the Pacific cliffs produced another compelling U.S. Open and a winner who has been a champion-in-waiting from the day he turned professional.

Golf-Rahm thanks Harrington, Faldo for advice on handling adversity

Jun 21 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Jon Rahm's U.S. Open buildup suffered a huge setback when a positive COVID-19 test forced him out of the Memorial tournament when leading by six, but the Spaniard said he was able to keep a positive outlook thanks to advice from major champions Padraig Harrington and Nick Faldo.

Golf-Ball stuck up tree 'one-in-a-million break' says Hughes

Jun 21 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Mackenzie Hughes has played a lot of golf but says his ball that lodged in a tree during the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday was a first.

Golf-McIlroy says US Open tie for seventh a 'big step'

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. A bad shot and an even worse break derailed Rory McIlroy's hopes at the U.S. Open on Sunday but while the Northern Irishman's major victory drought now stands at 25 championships he said his performance at Torrey Pines was a step in the right direction.

Golf-Oosthuizen has no regrets about hitting driver at 17

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. One poor drive ultimately cost Louis Oosthuizen a chance of winning the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday but the South African said he would probably take the risky shot on again if he was given the chance.

Golf-Back nine collapse ends DeChambeau's US Open defence

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Cruising along with a one-shot lead, Bryson DeChambeau appeared well on his way to a successful U.S. Open title defence on Sunday until an ugly back nine at Torrey Pines sent him spiralling down the leaderboard to 26th place.

Golf-Rahm wins U.S. Open as Oosthuizen falls short again

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Jon Rahm became the first U.S. Open champion from Spain when he finished with two brilliant birdies to outlast Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke at Torrey Pines on Sunday.

Golf-Hitting it sideways, U.S. Open remains elusive for Mickelson

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Phil Mickelson had departed Torrey Pines before the leaders even teed off in the final round at the U.S. Open on Sunday.

Golf-Career-defining day looms for big names on U.S. Open Sunday

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 20 Early starter Hideki Matsuyama shot a closing three-under-par 68 as the leaders prepared for what promised to be a compelling final round at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday.

Golf-DeChambeau ignores boo boys, bludgeons way into U.S. Open contention

Jun 20 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. There is no subtelty to Bryson DeChambeau's game plan as he seeks to defend his U.S. Open crown.

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