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1dKevin Maguire

Jason Day's delicate Olympic dance

With Rory McIlroy opting to skip the Olympics in Rio this year, Jason Day shoulders an added burden as potentially the face of golf's return to the Games.

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Toledo, Sauers share lead at PGA Tour Champions

Gene Sauers rebounded from a bulging disk to share the first-round lead with Esteban Toledo on Friday in the PGA Tour Champions' inaugural American Family Insurance Championship.


Greenbrier Classic in limbo after severe storm

The PGA Tour said it will provide an update in the next few days on the status of The Greenbrier Classic after a severe storm hit southeast West Virginia, killing at least 20 people.

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Willet misses BMW cut as Aphibarnrat surges

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat hit a superb 64 to join Henrik Stenson and Raphael Jacquelin atop the leaderboard at the BMW International Open.

Across the Pond: Dustin Johnson's penalty (3:19)
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2dKevin Maguire

Day: I sympathize with McIlroy's Olympic WD

Jason Day hasn't made a decision himself yet about playing in the Olympics, but the world No. 1 says he understands what made Rory McIlroy pull out.

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2dBob Harig

Tiger critical of USGA for Johnson penalty

Tiger Woods criticized the USGA's handling of the Dustin Johnson penalty at the U.S. Open on Wednesday saying it was "frustrating to watch how it was handled."

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Jacquelin takes lead at BMW International Open

Frenchman Raphael Jacquelin's game proved to be as hot as the weather in Germany as he carded a seven-under-par 65 to take the first-round lead in the BMW International Open.

Bryant: Tiger didn't sound encouraged in near future (1:26)
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3dZach Turcotte, FantasyGolfInsider.com

DFS Golf: Navigating soft Quicken Loans National field

With a lot of players taking a week off after the U.S. Open, the field for the Quicken Loans National is a soft one, but that also means surging prices. Zach Turcotte looks for the right approach

Johnson didn't think he was going to get a penalty (1:02)
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Spieth commits to 2016 Australian Open

The Australian Open has been given a huge boost after world No.2 Jordan Spieth committed to the event for a third straight year.

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Watson 100 percent committed to Rio Games

Despite a busy schedule and rising fears over the Zika virus, Bubba Watson says he's 100 percent committed to playing in the Rio Olympics, provided he makes the U.S. team.

Digital Drive: Johnson's fifth-green penalty makes headlines (1:47)
Golfers weigh in on USGA's slow response on Johnson moving ball (0:40)
John Daly tees off from man's mouth (0:22)
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11dIan O'Connor

An intertwined history of Arnie and Oakmont

An ailing Arnold Palmer's roots in western Pennsylvania run deep, especially at Oakmont, where he remains the indomitable spirit surrounding the course that will host a record ninth U.S. Open.


Quirky leaderboard at Quicken Loans

The leader is Vijay Singh, who is 53 years old. He'd be the oldest winner in PGA Tour history. In second is Jon Rahm, who is making his first professional start on the PGA Tour -- at 21.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Fresh off low-am honors at U.S. Open, Jon Rahm shoots 7-under 64 to take early lead in first career pro round. Kid just might have a future.