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9:02 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski topped the 3M Open leaderboard going onto the weekend, Tony Finau and Talor Gooch climbed within a stroke and stars Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood struggled again Friday. In warmer and windier conditions on the quiet, spectator-free TPC Twin Cities course, the
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12:28 PM ET Tiger Woods will skip next week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, opting to go into the PGA Championship having played just one event in the PGA Tour’s revised schedule. Woods, who tied for 40th at the Memorial Tournament last week, had been weighing whether or not to enter the World Golf Championship event
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8:27 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — The coronavirus pandemic has squelched the upbeat and welcoming vibe that marked the debut of the 3M Open last year. The fans might have been absent, but the soft greens were plenty friendly Thursday for Richy Werenski to take full advantage. “I have a good feeling they’ll
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11:41 AM ET The PGA Tour will begin to let more people on site, beginning with next week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. In a memo the tour sent to the players and released on Thursday, Tyler Dennis, chief of operations, outlined a program that will expand access to select tournament representatives and other VIPs while
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Uncertainty reigns in college golf at the moment. Men’s and women’s coaches and players are waiting for their athletic departments, school presidents and conference commissioners to decide whether they’ll allow athletic competitions to be played during the fall semester. If there was hope a month ago that some semblance of a schedule would be contested,
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9:35 PM ET Grayson Murray, who announced over the weekend that he had tested positive for COVID-19, was the only player to do so this week in advance of the 3M Championship. Murray took his test at home and never traveled to the tournament site, where tests for those competing in the tournament are mandatory.
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Chances are, Michael Campbell isn’t going to win this week’s British Masters. Despite shooting an opening three-under-par 68 over the endlessly undulating Close House course in northeast England, the 51-year old, Spain-based New Zealander is already four shots off the early pace set by Scotsman David Law. Nevertheless, Campbell might be the most heartwarming/interesting/surprising story
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10:58 AM ET Associated Press The PGA Tour Series-China season has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The China-based tour’s executive director says attempts to move the qualifying tournaments to other sites in Asia were not practical and restricted access into mainland China made it too difficult to stage tournaments in 2020. Greg Carlson
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6:37 PM ET BLAINE, Minn. — English golfer Tommy Fleetwood is ready to finish the PGA Tour season after an up-and-down four-month stretch, which included a pair of 14-day quarantines on two different continents. Fleetwood, one of the top golfers at this week’s 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota, last competed in the United States in
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