Michael Putnam plays a shot during a practice round for The Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course on May 6, 2015 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Putnam Earns Trip Home For U.S. Open

One day made up for five straight weeks of lousy golf for Michael Putnam. He’s going home to Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open.


David Lingmerth of Sweden watches his tee shot on the first playoff  hole during the final round of The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 7, 2015 in Dublin, Ohio. (credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Lingmerth Doesn’t Crack In Memorial Win

David Lingmerth stood over a short par putt on the third playoff hole at the Memorial and finally knew exactly what it meant.


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Aldridge Wins Inaugural Greater Dallas Open

Tyler Aldridge won the inaugural Greater Dallas Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a two-stroke victory. The 30-year-old Aldridge — a former Boise State player from Idaho — finished at 23-under 265 at The Lakes at Castle Hills. He earned $90,000.


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Memorial Players Already Thinking U.S. Open

Tiger Woods spent two days at Chambers Bay getting his first look at the U.S. Open course. Phil Mickelson started his preparations last week for the only major he’s never won.


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SMU’s Dechambeau Leads NCAA In Suspended 3rd Round

SMU’s Bryson Dechambeau shot an even-par 72 on Sunday to top the NCAA leaderboard when third-round play was suspended for the day because of lightning.


Steven Bowditch takes the 2015 Byron Nelson. (Getty Images/CBS Sports)

Bowditch Wins 2nd PGA Tour Event At Byron Nelson

Steven Bowditch rode his best birdie binge on the PGA Tour to a 5-under 64 and a four-shot victory Sunday in the AT&T Byron Nelson, winning his second career title — both in Texas.


Johnny Manziel seems to be having trouble staying out of the spotlight. (Getty Images/CBS Sports)

Browns QB Chucks Bottle At Heckler During Irving PGA Event

Troubled Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel chucked a water bottle at a heckler at the Byron Nelson golf tournament in Irving over the weekend.


A horde of fans waiting for Jordan Spieth's autograph.

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Jordan Spieth Shots Back At Soggy Byron Nelson In Irving

Steven Bowditch positioned himself Saturday for his second PGA Tour win in Texas. Hometown favorite Jordan Spieth might have to keep waiting for his first. Bowditch shot a 4-under 65 on Saturday in the AT&T Byron Nelson to take a two-stroke lead and leave Spieth six shots back heading into the final round.


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Nelson Begins After Heavy Rain On Saturated TPC Course

The second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson will be delayed at least three hours after nearly 5 inches of rain fell overnight on the already-saturated TPC Four Seasons.


Steven Bowditch of Australia walks with his caddie onto the 14th green during Round One of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 28, 2015 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Weather Conditions Force Alteration Of No. 14 At Nelson

Prior to Friday’s second round at the AT&T Byron Nelson, there had been only one ace on a par 4 in PGA Tour history. That total has now doubled.


Jordan Spieth hits his second shot on the third hole during Round One of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 28, 2015 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bowditch Shoots 62, Leaving Spieth 7 Shots Back At Nelson

Steven Bowditch considers the AT&T Byron Nelson his home tournament — just maybe not to the extent Jordan Spieth does.



Masters Champ Spieth Home At Nelson, Where He Got 1st Test

Before he even got out of high school, Jordan Spieth had already made the cut as a teenage amateur at the Byron Nelson.