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22hBob Harig

Cowen never lost faith in Stenson

Henrik Stenson and swing coach Pete Cowen stood together during the lofty highs and the lowly lows in the Swede's career. Now they are both reaping the benefits.

Count on a first-time winner at the PGA Championship (1:14)
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Betting guide for the PGA Championship

Looking to place a couple of bets on the PGA Championship? Dave Tuley and Will Harris offer the best values and provide their general wagering strategy for this week's event at Baltusrol.

Women's British Open preview (1:51)
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Cry me a river: Timberlake touch leads to arrest

A California man was arrested for disorderly conduct after Justin Timberlake said he got too physical with him last weekend during the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.

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Willett: Time to rediscover Masters form

Danny Willett believes it is time to put his Masters triumph out of his mind and focus on making further additions to his trophy cabinet.

Spieth, Day, McIlroy still looking for first major of the year (1:41)
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Jhonattan Vegas rallies to win Canadian Open

With his 1-shot victory on Sunday at the RBC Canadian Open, Jhonattan Vegas punched his ticket to the year's final major championship, which starts Thursday in New Jersey.

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Lefty to begin PGA Championship with Day, Rory

Phil Mickelson will open the 98th PGA Championship alongside defending champion and world No. 1 Jason Day, as well as 2012 and 2014 champ Rory McIlroy, on Baltusrol's Lower Course.

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Gonzalez Escallon wins soggy Symetra event

Belgium's Laura Gonzalez Escallon won the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title when rain washed out at the final round.

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European Tour could stage six-hole events

European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley insists golf must embrace new formats and plans to have six-hole events on the professional circuit as early as next year.

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#AskESPNCaddie: Talking The Open

Has there been a better Open Championship than Henrik Stenson's win at Royal Troon? Will the LPGA try to play at more courses where the men play? Michael Collins answers your questions...

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England sweeps U.S. at International Crown

The U.S. lost both of its four-ball matches to England at the UL International Crown, and Yani Tseng helped Taiwan sweep Australia on Thursday in the rare team event on the LPGA Tour.

Wojciechowski: Tiger will be back (1:22)
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Day looking ahead to Canada Open

World No. 1 Jason Day hopes a return to sunny weather -- and the scene of past glory -- can help him put his Open disappointment aside.

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How The Open impacts Europe's Ryder Cup challenge

With a little more than two months until the Ryder Cup, Darren Clarke's team that will defend the title is starting to take shape. ESPN takes a closer look at where we're at after The Open.


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Phil Mickelson on the final round of The Open at Troon: "I have no regrets, other than not going over to Henrik Stenson's bag and bending his putter." And yes, he was smiling when he said that.

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Phil Mickelson on the final round at Troon: "I have no regrets, other than not going over to Henrik Stenson's bag and bending his putter."

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

There was no Open hangover for Phil Mickelson but he admitted that his close call at Royal Troon will "over time be more disappointing," given how well he played in finishing second to Henrik Stenson. Mickelson said he didn't want to let it linger and hurt his chances at this week's PGA.

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Count Jordan Spieth among those who likes Baltusrol, site of this week's PGA Championship: "I consider it one of the top American golf courses there is."

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Rory McIlroy on his driving distance: "I feel like, for my size, I hit it a long way. So that's nice, I guess." Um, yeah. I guess.

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Rory McIlroy on this week's PGA Championship: "I feel like I can really do well this week. Every aspect of my game, I'm very comfortable with."

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Rory McIlroy on this week's PGA: "I feel like I can really do well this week. Every aspect of my game, I'm very comfortable with."

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

Bubba Watson spent his short break between major championships. . . opening a candy store. That's right, Watson opened Bubba's Sweet Spot in his home town of Pensacola, Fla. on Friday. The concept has been brewing for years and became serious in the last six months. "Who doesn't like candy and fudge and ice cream,'' Watson said. "I'm spending the most money in there.''

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Rory McIlroy leads with a long drive of 345 yards. In 1963, Jack Nicklaus won this same competition -- with a drive just four yards shorter.