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Wednesday, Jun 19

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Scottie Scheffler brushes off his poor display at the US Open

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The world number one finished 14 shots behind winner Bryson DeChambeau.

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Tiger Woods handed boost after PGA Tour announces special rule for ‘signature’ events

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The Tour has announced the honour in recognition of Woods’ joint-record 82 victories on the American-based circuit

Nelly Korda keen to stay positive at PGA Championship despite recent missed cuts

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Japan’s Yuka Saso won the US Open Women’s Open after Korda crashed out of contention with a 10-over-par first-round 80.

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Tiger Woods granted lifetime exemption for PGA Tour’s eight ‘signature’ events

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The Tour has announced the honour in recognition of Woods’ joint-record 82 victories on the American-based circuit.

Tuesday, Jun 18

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USA omits Bryson DeChambeau after announcing four-player golf team for Paris Olympics

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The US Open winner has been overlooked for the Olympics with Scottie Scheffler leading Team USA

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Rory McIlroy takes time out after ‘the toughest’ day of career at US Open

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McIlroy stormed off the course without fulfilling media duties after blowing a two-shot lead and handing victory to Bryson DeChambeau.

Monday, Jun 17

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Rory McIlroy breaks silence after crushing US Open defeat

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McIlroy misssed key shots as he slipped from a winning position at the US Open, with DeChambeau finishing top

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Rory McIlroy makes swift Pinehurst exit after US Open heartbreak

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Nick Faldo told Sky Sports that two short missed putts on the 16th and 18th would ‘haunt Rory for the rest of his life’

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Performance coach backs Rory McIlroy to bounce back from Pinehurst pain at Open

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The Northern Irishman missed two short putts in the closing stages of the US Open to see a first major title in 10 years agonisingly slip away.

Bryson DeChambeau urges PGA Tour and LIV Golf to ‘figure it out’ after US Open triumph

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DeChambeau edged out Rory McIlroy at Pinehurst to claim his second major title and hopes golf’s civil war will soon end

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Rory McIlroy exits before trophy awarded and without speaking after US Open collapse

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A terrible last few holes including a lipped putt on the 18th saw the Northern Irishman miss a massive chance to win

06

US Open day four: Misses will haunt Rory McIlroy for life says Nick Faldo

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The world number three missed short putts on the 16th and 18th holes as Bryson DeChambeau beat him by one stroke at Pinehurst.

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Bryson DeChambeau dedicates US Open win to late father and his golfing idol

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Pinehurst victory was ‘a dream come true’ after Rory McIlroy missing late putts to lose by one shot.

02

Rory McIlroy ‘will be haunted for the rest of his life’ after choking golden opportunity to end major drought

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McIlroy made three bogeys in the final four holes and missed two incredibly short putts for par as Bryson DeChambeau snuck in to win his second US Open title

Sunday, Jun 16

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Rory McIlroy in pursuit of US Open leader Bryson DeChambeau

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The Northern Irishman turned for home one shot off the lead at Pinehurst.

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Former champion Martin Kaymer ends US Open 13 over par after mixed final round

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The German, who won the 2014 tournament, carded a closing 73 at Pinehurst.

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Rory McIlroy faces final day battle to end major drought as Bryson DeChambeau leads US Open

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Four shots clear before a double bogey on the 16th, DeChambeau immediately responded with a birdie on the next.

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On this day in 2008: Tiger Woods wins third US Open after play-off

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The world number one’s 14th major title came two months after he had undergone knee surgery.

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US Open day three: Bryson DeChambeau closes in on second US Open title

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But Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy also has his eyes set on the prize, hoping to end his long majors drought at Pinehurst.

03

Rory McIlroy trails Bryson DeChambeau by three ahead of final round at Pinehurst

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Four shots clear before a double bogey on the 16th, DeChambeau immediately responded with a birdie on the next.

Saturday, Jun 15

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Matthieu Pavon leads US Open after ‘absolute mental torture’ for Shane Lowry

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Lowry thought level par would have a great chance to win at Pinehurst.

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Scottie Scheffler considering schedule changes after ‘another frustrating day’

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The world number one admitted he had felt the effects of a gruelling weekend at Muirfield Village.

It’s mental torture: Shane Lowry reveals struggles after US Open third round

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Lowry remained on five over par after carding a round of 70.

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Ludvig Aberg takes US Open lead with eyes on breaking 111-year run

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Masters champion and world number one Scottie Scheffler survived on the mark following a birdie-free 74

02

Sweden’s Ludvig Aberg holds one-shot lead at halfway mark of US Open

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Rory McIlroy, Tony Finau and Matthieu Pavon lie two shots off the lead on three under.

Francesco Molinari makes halfway cut with last-gasp hole-in-one

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Molinari was seven over par on the ninth tee but holed his seven-iron tee shot for an eagle.

Open Championship to be Tiger Woods’ last event of the season

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Woods said he was stuck between practising more to gain competitive sharpness and being concerned about suffering yet another injury.

Friday, Jun 14

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Rory McIlroy remains in contention for US Open title after mixed second round

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The Northern Irishman is one shot off the clubhouse lead after a 72.

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Tyrrell Hatton keeping cool in battle for maiden major at US Open

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The Englishman hopes past experience can help him come out on top in the third major of the year.

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Rory McIlroy’s flawless US Open start brings dreams of ending major drought

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McIlroy posted a bogey-free fisrt round of five under par to top the leaderboard alongside Patrick Cantlay