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  • Bubba Watson claims third victory of the season at Travelers Championship

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Bubba Watson claimed his third victory of the season at the Travelers Championship as overnight leader Paul Casey stumbled on the final day.  Bubba Watson carded a final-round 63 at the Travelers Championship on Sunday to win his third PGA Tour title of the year, and third victory at this particular tournament.  “It’s absolutely amazing," Watson said afterwards. "You can’t really put...

  • Bubba Watson: WITB

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Bubba Watson picked up his third victory of the season at the Travelers Championship on Sunday. Find out what clubs he used to win...  Driver: Ping G400 LST (8.5 degrees, at 7.6 degrees) Shaft: Grafalloy Bi-Matrix Pink X-Flex Fairway Wood: Ping G (14.5 degrees, at 13.2 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Tour Spec 8.2X Irons:  Ping iBlade (2 iron), Ping S55 (4-PW) Shafts:...

  • Mickelson 'embarrassed and disappointed'; apologises for moving ball incident at US Open

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    A few days after the end of the US Open, Phil Mickelson has apologised for the moving ball incident during the penultimate round of the year's second major.  Phil Mickelson caused a social media storm and much discussion between fans, pundits and players when the multiple major champion decided to deliberately make a stroke at his moving ball on the 13th...

  • BMW International Open Preview: Betting Tips & How to watch

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    The European Tour resumes this week with the BMW International Open at Golf Club Gut Laerchenhof. Here's how to watch, and who you should back this week.  Tommy Fleetwood makes the trip from New York to Germany for the BMW International Open after tying the lowest round in a US Open during the final round on Sunday to finish one shot behind...

  • Travelers Championship Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    US Open champion Brooks Koepka returns to the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands as Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Jason Day hope to rebound after missing the cut at the second major of 2018. There’s no resting up for the World's best players in the week following the US Open, with newly crowned champion Brooks Koepka joining Jason...

  • The best shots from the 2018 US Open

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    WATCH: The best shots from the 2018 US Open  With shots from each of the four rounds at the 118th US Open, take a look at the nine best from the week.  The video includes two hole-out eagles from Dean Burmester and Jimmy Walker, and monster putts from both Dustin Johnson and champion Brooks Koepka!  And let us not forget the weirdest shot...

  • What Brooks Koepka said after winning the US Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 18 June 2018

    Find out what 2018 US Open Champion Brooks Koepka said after winning the second major of the year On being a two-time US Open Champion... It sounds incredible. To be honest with you, probably couldn't have dreamed of it in my wildest dreams. I'm at a loss for words right now, but it's really incredible. I mean, I couldn't be...

  • Six Takeaways from the 2018 US Open: Controversies, player insight, records and equipment round-up

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 18 June 2018

    Six Takeaways from the 2018 US Open - including new tournament records, the social media storm caused by Phil Mickelson, and the USGA's latest Shinnecock mistake  Brooks Koepka was crowned US Open champion after a convincing performance on Sunday that gave him a one shot victory over Tommy Fleetwood, but that isn't quite the whole story of the 2018 US Open.  Here's...

  • WITB: US Open Champion Brooks Koepka

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    WITB: Find out what's in the bag of 2018 US Open Champion Brooks Koepka Brooks Koepka became the first person since Curtis Strange in 1989 to win back-to-back US Open's, defeating Tommy Fleetwood by a single shot at Shinnecock Hills. And he did it without an equipment deal.  Koepka, like 2018 Masters Champion Patrick Reed, claimed his major title this year with...

  • Brooks Koepka wins back-to-back US Opens

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    US Open Champion: Brooks Koepka has become the first player to win back-to-back US Opens since Curtis Strange in 1989.  Brooks Koepka didn't hand the trophy back for long. The 28-year-old American became the seventh player in US Open history to successfully defend their US Open title, claiming his second major victory by one shot over England's Tommy Fleetwood - who fired...

  • Tommy Fleetwood reflects on near-miss after tying US Open low-round with 63

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Tommy Fleetwood reflects on near-miss at US Open: "And at the end of the day, this is my best result in a Major yet. So now there's only one I can do from here, and that's win one." Tommy Fleetwood fired a closing round 63 to match the US Open scoring record on Sunday and set the clubhouse target on two-over-par...

  • US Open prize money breakdown

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Find out how much each player will receive at the 2018 US Open  Brooks Koepka, winner of the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills took home $2.16 million of the $12 million purse on Sunday, while runner-up Tommy Fleetwood posted a final round 63 to guarantee a pay cheque of $1.296 million.  The purse is $1 million more than the Masters, where winner...

  • US Open: Final round tee times

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Tee times and pairings for the fourth round of the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills, live on Sky Sports US Open. All times BST 1321 Andrew Johnston  1332 Byeong Hun An, Patrick Rodgers 1343 Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler 1354 Ross Fisher, Tim Wilkinson 1405 Tyler Duncan, Calum Hill 1416 Kevin Chappell, Mickey DeMorat 1427 Jimmy Walker, Hideki Matsuyama 1438 Cameron Wilson, Jason Dufner 1449 Will Grimmer (a), Aaron Baddeley 1500 Dean Burmester, Brian Harman 1511 Patrick Cantlay, Sam Burns 1522 Peter Uihlein, Luis...

  • Players criticise US Open set-up as USGA forced to apologise

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    The USGA was forced to apologise for Saturday's course set-up at the US Open after experiencing extensive critism from several players. The USGA were forced to apologise after a number of players said the tournament organisers had 'lost the golf course', branding it 'unplayable', 'unneccessary', 'not a fair test of golf' and 'over the line.' It's all familiar territory to the USGA,...

  • Four tied at top after bizarre day at US Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    After leading by four shots at the start of the day, a disaster score from Dustin Johnson left him tied for the lead on three-over-par with Brooks Koepka, Daniel Berger and Tony Finau.  On a bizarre day that saw both Phil Mickelson send twitter in to a frenzy after he hit a moving ball deliberately to stop it going off the...

  • Phil Mickelson offers his explanation on intentional rules infringement

    Written by Camilla Tait on Saturday, 16 June 2018

    In one of the most bizarre things to happen at the 2018 US Open, Phil Mickelson ran up to his moving ball and hit it back towards the hole. And it turns out he knew what he was doing...  Mickelson was already four-over for his round when he decided to intentionally hit his ball while it was still moving on the...

  • US Open: The best shots from round 2

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    WATCH: The best shots from Round 2 at the US Open Featuring in the best shots of Round 2 is Wenchong Liang, and while he might have missed the cut that didn't stop him holing out from the fairway to card an eagle on his opening hole on Friday.  Jimmy Walker had one of the most tumultuous level par rounds of the day,...

  • Spieth, McIlroy among big names to miss US Open cut

    Written by Camilla Tait on Saturday, 16 June 2018

    US Open: Shinnecock Hills got the better of some of the best players in the world, with Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy among the big names to miss the cut at the second major of the year.  As Dustin Johnson raced to a four-shot lead during the second round of the US Open, it was a different story for some of...

  • US Open: Round 3 Tee Times

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Tee times and pairings for the 3rd round of the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. All times BST 1407 Tim Wilkinson 1418 Bill Haas, Jhonattan Vegas 1429 Matthieu Pavon, Cameron Wilson 1440 Brandt Snedeker, Kiradech Aphibarnrat  ➤ Dustin Johnson has 4-shot lead at US Open ➤ Tiger still confident he can win majors after missed cut ➤ Spieth, McIlroy among big names to miss cut ➤ WIN a custom Callaway US...

  • Dustin Johnson in control of US Open after Round 2

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 15 June 2018

    Dustin Johnson signed off for a three-under 67 during the second round of the 118th US Open to claim a four shot lead heading in to the weekend. As Dustin Johnson finished his round at Shinnecock Hills, his first round co-leaders Scott Piercy and Ian Poulter were just gearing up to tee off. Russell Henley, meanwhile, was in already in the...

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