BETHESDA, Md. — Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. Not far from his Annapolis home and the Naval Academy he graduated from 12 years ago, he became a champion.
Only Dustin Johnson could finally end his long-suffering major championship history on America’s meanest golf course in the middle of a Twitter riot with the Sword of Damocles hanging over his head. Despite the United States Golf Association’s best efforts to clutter up the game’s most uncluttered mind with the unnecessary threat of a retroactive penalty, Johnson buried any uncertainty and his tortured past with a decisive three-shot* victory in the 116th U.S....
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Daniel Berger won the FedEx St. Jude Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, shooting 3-under-par 67 to hold off Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker and Brooks Koepka by three strokes.
DUBLIN, Ohio — William McGirt won for the first time in 165 starts on the PGA Tour, and the timing couldn’t have been better. McGirt played the final 22 holes of the Memorial without a bogey, and his 6-foot par on the second extra hole to beat Jon Curran, earn a handshake from host Jack Nicklaus and move high enough in the world ranking (No. 43) to get into the U.S....
Jordan Spieth understands his meltdown at the end of the Masters will follow him. And three weeks later, Spieth’s not quite ready to say he’s over letting a five-shot lead in the final round morph into that awkward ceremony in the Butler Cabin that ended with him slipping the green jacket on Danny Willett following an ugly and very public collapse.
Before Sunday's expected late-night drinking and partying, Danny Willett's friends were ribbing each other about their outfits not being appropriate enough for the prestige of being with a Masters champ.
On the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest collapses in tournament history, Danny Willett tied for the day's low round and took advantage of defending champion Jordan Spieth's back-nine blunders to win the 80th Masters Tournament.
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