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Johnson and Kisner, housemates and British Open leaders

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting...

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Yealimi Noh beats Alexa Pano 4 in US Girls' Junior final

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Yealimi Noh beat Alexa Pano 4 and 3 on Saturday in the U.S. Girls' Junior title match to cap a long...

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Lincicome shoots 71 but misses cut at Barbasol Championship

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome walked off the 18th green after her first PGA Tour event to applause before...

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Michael Thorbjornsen rallies to win US Junior Amateur

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Michael Thorbjornsen rallied to win the U.S. Junior Amateur on Saturday, beating fellow 16-year-old...

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Spieth part of 3-way tie for British Open lead as Woods lurks

Jordan Spieth has a share of the British Open lead at 9-under 204 heading into the final round, while Tiger Woods is in...

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British Open Notebook: McIlroy misses opportunity to score low

On a day of low scoring, Rory McIlroy bogeyed two of his last three holes for a 1-under 70 on Saturday.

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McIlroy loses ground with tough finish at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy pledged to "go down swinging" in his bid to win a major for the first time in four...

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British Open at a glance

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday at the British Open (all times EDT):LEADING: Jordan Spieth...

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Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth has a share of the lead in the British Open and a big edge in experience. Still only...

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Schauffele moves into spotlight at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele has enjoyed going under the radar as the least-heralded member of American golf's...

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Woods creates buzz at Carnoustie with 66 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — For 20 minutes on a warm Saturday afternoon at the British Open, Tiger Woods' name was back atop a...

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Key hole at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The key hole in the third round of the British Open at Carnoustie:Hole: 14Par: 5Length: 513...

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Some buzz about Jordan Spieth's hair at the Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The buzz about hair at the British Open had been about Tommy Fleetwood's flowing locks.On Saturday...

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Column: Woods has a chance, but don't get too excited

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — They crowded 15 deep against the metal railings down the left side of the 18th fairway, beers put...

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The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):8:10 p.m.Americans Jordan Spieth, Xander...

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The Latest: Woods shoots 66, in contention at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):5:15 p.m.Tiger Woods has shot a 5-under 66 in the...

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Pro shop worker basks in his British Open moment

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Keir McNicoll played 18 holes in the British Open, teeing off Saturday to polite applause from the...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLMiami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during...

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British Open Notebook: Sandy Lyle goes out with a birdie

Sandy Lyle birdied on the 18th hole at the British Open on Friday. This is the final year of eligibility for the 60-year-old...

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Housemates Johnson, Kisner share British Open lead

Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner share the British Open lead at 6-under 136 after two rounds of play.

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Storms suspend Lincicome's bid to make PGA Tour cut

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Troy Merritt and Billy Horschel seized on the tight window of favorable weather to post impressive...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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Woods has mixed bag and another 71 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods didn't entirely hurt his chances in the British Open.Better yet, he didn't hurt anyone...

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South Africa's golden summer of golf continues at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — South Africa's summer takeover of golf in Scotland could yet yield the most prized trophy of them...

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Column: Fleetwood's hair and game groomed for British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood was on the verge of breaking the single-round scoring record at the U.S. Open last...

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Cut down: 3 of top 5 players to miss weekend at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Justin Rose made his only birdie of the day when he needed it the most, sinking an 18-footer on the...

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Lyle goes out with a birdie at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sandy Lyle has a green jacket and his name on the claret jug. He might have one other thing in...

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The Latest: Kisner tied for lead after double-bogey at No 18

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):6:10 p.m.Kevin Kisner hit his approach shot into...

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McIlroy reins it in at British Open, stays in mix with 69

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy has the word "NASTY" written on the soles of his golf shoes and he's talking about...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLThe NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold.Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami...

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LPGA Tour's Lincicome shoots 78 in PGA Tour debut

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome has a huge hole to climb out of if she hopes to make golf history.Lincicome shot a...

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LPGA Tour's Lincicome shoots 78 in PGA Tour debut

Brittany Lincicome has a huge hole to climb out of if she hopes to make golf history.

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Kang says he followed the rules

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND — Sung Kang doesn't plan to handle rulings any differently because he doesn't think he did anything wrong...

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Kisner holds lead after first round at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND — The silver claret jug was on the first tee Thursday morning at Carnoustie, a trophy that Kevin Kisner...

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16-year-old Thai goes ace-albatross in AJGA event

HALIFAX, Mass. (AP) — A 16-year-old Thai player made a hole-in-one and an albatross on consecutive holes Thursday in an...

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Kisner takes lead, Carnoustie holds its own at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The silver claret jug was on the first tee Thursday morning at Carnoustie, a trophy that Kevin...

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Kang trying to put cheating accusation behind him at British

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sung Kang doesn't plan to handle rulings any differently because he doesn't think he did anything...

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Koepka brought to his knees, rebounds for 72 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Brooks Koepka stepped back in the sand, took a deep breath and composed himself ahead of a third...

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Key hole at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A look at the key hole in the first round Thursday of the British Open at Carnoustie.Hole: 15Par:...

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Column: Woods close, but mistakes cost him again

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Some clouds came in and the wind started blowing — if just a bit — as Tiger Woods played the early...

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The Latest: Woods shoots even-par 71 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):8:35 p.m.Tiger Woods steadied his creaking back...

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Vegas takes wild journey to British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas was forced to do plenty of scrambling before he even teed off in the British...

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Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look...

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Ice Man out to conquer British Open, and the famous collapse

Iceland's soccer team made a splash in the world cup and now Hatti Magnus talks to PodcastOne Sports Now about becoming the...

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British Open Notebook: R&A tests drivers of more than 2 dozen players at Open

The checks came in the midst of a distance debate that previously had been centered on golf balls, not clubs.

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

BASEBALLThe Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the...

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Mark Hayes, 1977 Players Championship winner, dies at 69

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Mark Hayes, who won The Players Championship among this three PGA Tour titles and was the first player to...

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Mild breeze, fast course for start of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sandy Lyle of Scotland sent a mid-iron rolling along the crusty turf of Carnoustie to start the...

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Carnoustie presents tough test with no clear answers

The 147th edition of the British Open begins on Thursday.

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LPGA's Lincicome prepares to chase history on PGA Tour

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome has every reason to be nervous as she chases history.The eight-time LPGA Tour...

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British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no...

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R&A tests drivers of more than 2 dozen players at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Some players had to give up their drivers — at least temporarily — this week as British Open...

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Knox feels like gold with spot in Open, pairing with Tiger

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Getting into the British Open was a reward in itself for Russell Knox. And then it got better.The...

Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

Health54 minutes ago

Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences trains, places and supports physicians in rural area where the shortage can have deadly consequences.

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McIlroy eager to chase title at site of his 1st British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy was an 18-year-old with big head of curls and a big game to match when he teed it up...

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From midnight golf and lava clubs to the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — He comes from a place where they play midnight golf and the most precious item in the bag is a...

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Tuesday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — Houston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches from the Los...

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Woods back at British Open, liking his chances as recovery continues

Tiger Woods has been feeling better as 2018 has gone on. And there's something about links golf that inspires him.

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British Open Notebook: Koepka traces golfing success to Scotland, aims to win Open

Brooks Koepka was an aspiring young pro in search of his first big break when he came to Europe in 2012 to play the Challenge...

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Koepka traces golfing success to Scotland, aims to win Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — It was just five years ago that Brooks Koepka won the Scottish Hydro Challenge to earn a spot on...

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Column: American core of golf stars have grown up together

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Justin Thomas lost a skin by making bogey. He won a bet by making par.All on the same hole.The...

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Masters champion Patrick Reed eyes 2nd major win at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Patrick Reed would figure to be a player British fans love to hate, largely due to his passionate...

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The Latest: Johnson wins a trophy without hitting a shot

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest from the British Open (all times local):5:15 p.m.Dustin Johnson won another trophy on...

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Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods doesn't feel as old at the oldest championship in golf.Back at the British Open for the...

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20 years after Birkdale, Rose seeks 1st British Open title

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — It's been 20 years since Justin Rose, his slight frame shrouded by a baggy red sweater, holed out...

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Golf Glance

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUBBRITISH OPENSite: Carnoustie, Scotland.Course: Carnoustie Golf Links. Yardage: 7,402. Par: 71.Purse:...

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Monday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in...

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Column: Tiger and Phil in prime time? Great idea in 1999

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — As golf exhibitions go, this probably once seemed like a good idea.Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson...

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Fleetwood best placed to end American dominance of majors

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Two rounds of 63, made eight months apart and on different sides of the Atlantic, are fuelling the...

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Spieth returns claret jug, faces tough task getting it back

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth figured someone from the R&A would be waiting for him when he pulled into the parking...

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A look at 10 contenders for the British Open

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the British Open, to be played July 19-22 at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland (listed...

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The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

Carnoustie is known as much for the calamity it causes as the British Open champions it crowns.

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Weekend Sports In Brief

WORLD CUPMOSCOW (AP) — France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in a match briefly interrupted by...

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Singh tops Maggert in playoff at Senior Players Championship

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Vijay Singh hit a perfect approach to set up the winning playoff birdie. His celebration as the ball...

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Suwannapura gets first LPGA Tour win at Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Thidapa Suwannapura's main focus going into the Marathon Classic was trying to put together four solid...

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Tony Romo rallies to win celebrity golf tournament

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first...

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Golf Roundup: Kim wins John Deere Classic in record-breaking runaway

Michael Kim finished at 27-under 257 to break Steve Stricker's tournament record from 2010 by one shot.

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Kim wins John Deere Classic in record-breaking runaway

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Michael Kim didn't just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC...

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Laura Davies cruises to victory in US Senior Women's Open

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Laura Davies immediately recognized the significance of having her name inscribed on the first U.S. Senior...

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Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Brandon Stone sank to his haunches, clasped his face and dropped his putter in despair after coming...

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Carnoustie presents a fast, brown look for British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jon Rahm had heard about a dry summer in Scotland. It didn't really hit home until he checked into...

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Daly withdraws from British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — John Daly is missing the British Open for only the fourth time since he first became eligible as a...

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Kim takes 5-shot lead at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Michael Kim spent his 25th birthday moving within 18 holes of his first PGA Tour victory.Kim took a...

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Sharks captain Pavelski leads after 2nd round in Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski held off a charge from three-time defending champion Mark...

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Henderson has 1-shot lead at Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Brooke Henderson didn't have her best stuff at the Marathon Classic, but she did enough to stay on top of...

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McCarron, Maggert, Bryant tied for lead at Senior Players

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — One big push down the stretch vaulted Scott McCarron to the top of a crowded leaderboard and put him...

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Laura Davies shoots 66 to take US Senior Women's Open lead

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Laura Davies had an inkling something special might happen on Saturday when she hit a series of perfect...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

NewsJul 1, 2018

Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Knox's glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox's...

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British Open title shows Spieth can handle about anything

The scenes were nothing alike and wildly memorable.Both started with a tee shot that sailed some 60 yards to the right during...

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Capsule look at British Opens held at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A capsule look at the seven previous British Opens held at Carnoustie:Year: 1931Winner: Tommy...

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Kim takes 4-shot lead at weather-delayed John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Illinois (AP) — Michael Kim took a four-shot lead Friday at the John Deere Classic in the Quad Cities, which was...

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Laura Davies, Trish Johnson share US Senior Women's lead

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Laura Davies and Trish Johnson had a talk about avoiding double bogey at Chicago Golf Club in the U.S....

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Henderson, Hedwall share lead at Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Brooke Henderson has struggled in her past two appearances at the Marathon Classic.The 20-year old...

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Sharks captain Pavelski leads after 1st round in Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski took the lead with 25 points, and former NFL quarterback...

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Parel grabs 1-stroke lead in second round of Senior Players

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Scott Parel walked off the course thinking somebody would overtake him. Instead, he's halfway to his...

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Record-breaker Rock leads Scottish Open, eyes Carnoustie

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Robert Rock was already heading to Carnoustie next week to work at the British Open in a coaching...

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25 years after losing spot to Woods, Armour to play Open

Ryan Armour was practicing under the broiling sun of late afternoon when his quiet routine was interrupted by thousands of fans...

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How well do you know the British Open?

How well do you know the British Open? Try this quiz:

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British Open: A hole-by-hole look at Carnoustie

A hole-by-hole look at Carnoustie, site of the 147th British Open to be played July 19-22. Includes name of each hole, along...

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British Open trivia quiz

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — How well do you know the British Open? Try this quiz:1. Who won the first British Open?a.) Old Tom...

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Suwannapura leads after first round at LPGA Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — For only the second time in her seven-year career, Thidapa Suwannapura took the overnight lead at an LPGA...