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Woodland holds off Koepka to win US Open

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S. Open champion.

Which is his favorite? They're all perfect in their own, special way.

Woodland's Father's Day at Pebble Beach included a flushed 3-wood that set up birdie to give him a two-shot cushion, a wedge clipped off the 17th green that helped him preserve it, then a 30-foot birdie putt on No. 18 that ended the tournament with a flourish - and put him in the record book, to boot.

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Koepka makes history, but no three-peat

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Brooks Koepka brought his `A' game to Pebble Beach on Sunday, hoping it would be good enough to make history.

It was in a way. Read More...

Woods closes strong to end at 2-under

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) The crowd was roaring, the birdies were dropping and Tiger Woods looked like his vintage self for the final 12 holes of the U.S. Open.

The problem for Woods was what happened on the first 60 holes. Read More...

Rose fizzles after soaring US Open start

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Justin Rose's final round at the U.S. Open got off a perfect start with a birdie on the first hole that moved him into a tie for the lead.

Little else went right for Rose on Sunday as he posted four bogeys in an eight-hole stretch at Pebble Beach that left him far out of contention to cap a weekend that started with a record-tying round and ended with him struggling to find his game. Read More...

Hovland breaks Nicklaus' amateur record

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Viktor Hovland ended his amateur career in style.

Hovland shot a 4-under 67 in the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday to finish the weekend at 4-under 280, breaking Jack Nicklaus' record by two strokes for the lowest score ever for an amateur at the U.S. Open. Nicklaus set the mark in 1960 at Cherry Hills. Read More...

Henderson sets Canada mark with 9th win

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday to break the Canadian record for tour victories with nine.

The 21-year-old Henderson led wire-to-wire for her second victory in three years at Blythefield Country Club, closing with a 2-under 70 in chilly conditions to hold off Lexi Thompson, Nasa Hataoka, Su Oh and Brittany Altomare by a stroke. Read More...

4 plead guilty in Masters ticket scheme

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Four members of a Texas family pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges in what prosecutors called a scheme that used stolen identities to obtain tickets to the Masters golf tournament, which were then resold at a profit.

Stephen Michael Freeman of Katy, Texas, appeared before a U.S. District Court judge in the tournament's hometown of Augusta, Georgia, to plead guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud. Prosecutors said Freeman had agreed to serve three years in federal prison as part of a plea deal. Read More...

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