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Earlier this month, the University of Rhode Island formally announced the creation of an endowed scholarship in the field of neuroscience. The scholarship is named in honor of noted journalist and former Golf Digest and Golf World writer Tim Rosaforte, who graduated from URI in 1977. Rosaforte, now 65, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s
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8:16 AM ET Associated Press VIRGINIA WATER, England — Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell, players who have holed decisive putts for Europe at Ryder Cups, were appointed Wednesday as vice captains for the team for the 2021 edition at Whistling Straits in September. They joined Luke Donald and Robert Karlsson as assistants to captain Padraig
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Jun 20, 2021 Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Nelly Korda became the first two-time winner on the LPGA Tour this season, closing with a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a 2-stroke victory in the Meijer LPGA Classic. The Gainbridge LPGA winner in February, Korda finished at 25-under 263 to break the tournament record at
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3:29 PM ET Associated Press Four of the top 10 men in the world golf ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice. The 60-man field was set Tuesday based on the world ranking with a half-dozen late withdrawals, a list that included U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen
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With the U.S. Open being the final high-profile tournament for male golfers to earn Olympic Ranking points and qualify for the Summer Games next month in Tokyo, expectations were heightened that there might be movement on the points list among players between and within countries. Too heightened as it turned out. When the ranking became
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3:30 PM ET SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson had a disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open, but he walked away from the staging of the national championship in his hometown at least feeling good about the way the Torrey Pines course played. Mickelson, 51, shot a 4-over-par 75 on Sunday and finished at 295, 11
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9:51 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Mackenzie Hughes and Louis Oosthuizen brought the memories of Tiger Woods roaring back to life Saturday in the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. Just like in 2008, when Woods made eagle putts across the green on Nos. 13 and 18, it left this U.S. Open up for
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3:42 PM ET SAN DIEGO — Mike Davis has seen a lot of things in his 32 years with the United States Golf Association, including hundreds of rounds as an inside-the-ropes official. But he never had quite the view he was afforded Saturday morning at Torrey Pines: as a caddie. Davis, the outgoing CEO of
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