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Gabriela Ruffels has been included in the field for next week's Women's PGA Championship, in a major boost for the rising Australian golf star.The 21-year-old, who made her debut as a professional on the tour in February, has been given a sponsor's invitation along with American Maria Fassi for the major at Atlanta Athletic Club in John's Creek.
The last time Adam Scott played a US Open at Torrey Pines, his name was well and truly up in lights.This time he's fine with flying under the radar as the 40-year-old continues his seemingly endless pursuit of an elusive second career major.
The US Open has a reputation as golf's toughest test and a typically-exacting examination of skill and patience awaits the world's best players at the 121st staging of the major championship.The prevailing view of players is that anyone wanting to contend will have to avoid the thick rough waiting to gobble up errant shots at Torrey Pines South.
He's the early feel-good story of the US Open, the Aussie battler with his son carrying his bag and charged with filling the giant boots of fallen former world No.While an injured and out-of-form Day is missing from a major championship for the first time in almost a decade after tumbling out of the top 100, veteran compatriot Steve Allan has emerged from golfing obscurity to earn his improbable tee time at Torrey Pines.
Torrey Pines has had its share of conflict over the years involving some of the top players in golf. Just not during such a taxing major as the US Open.
Marc Leishman will lead the charge as Australia's elite golfers - sans Jason Day - return to a happy hunting ground for the year's third major championship getting under way on Thursday.The US Open is back at Torrey Pines for only the second time - and first time since Tiger Woods' epic triumph on one leg in 2008.
Jon Rahm, forced to withdraw from his past start with a sizeable lead because of a positive COVID-19 test, is a favourite at this week's US Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego where hometown guy Phil Mickelson seeks the one major that has eluded him.Rahm was running away with the Memorial Tournament - leading by six shots after 54 holes - before having to withdraw and go into self-isolation but said on Saturday he was cleared to play after two negative tests in a 24-hour span.
Matilda Castren has become the first Finnish winner in LPGA Tour history while Australian major champion Hannah Green charged up the leaderboard in California to share third.Pulling away on the front-nine at foggy Lake Merced, Castren held off the challenge of overnight leader Min Lee for a two-shot victory.
Garrick Higgo has transferred his phenomenal winning form in Europe to the United States, winning his maiden regular-season event on the PGA Tour.Rising South African star Higgo won by a stroke after Chesson Hadley blew a two-shot lead with bogeys on his final three holes on Sunday.
Northern Ireland's Jonathan Caldwell has given himself the perfect belated birthday present by claiming his first European Tour title in the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed event.Caldwell, who celebrated his 37th birthday on Thursday, fired an eagle and eight birdies in a brilliant final round of 64 to finish 17-under par, a shot ahead of Spain's Adrian Otaegui.
Chesson Hadley has moved a step closer to his first PGA Tour victory in seven years, opening a four-stroke lead over Harris English and six clear of Dustin Johnson in the rain-delayed Palmetto Championship at Congaree.Hadley, English, Johnson and Lee Tain were all on the 18th hole when the horn sounded to stop play because of lightning.
Australia's Jason Scrivener has moved into a four-way tie for the lead ahead of the final round of the history-making Scandinavian Mixed event in Sweden.Hosted by Annika Sorenstam and Henrik Stenson, the event is a first on golf's European Tour as it features 78 men and 78 women competing on the same course for a single prize of one million euros and one trophy.
After experiencing the highest of highs and then some crushing lows in a rollercoaster second round, Su Oh still finds herself in the mix at the LPGA's Mediheal Championship.The Australian shot a two-under 70 at Lake Merced Golf Club on Friday to be three-under for the tournament, four adrift of leader Danielle Kang (66).
Chesson Hadley has fired a five-under 66 to take a two-stroke lead over Dustin Johnson in the Palmetto Championship.Hadley was at 11-under 131 at Congaree Golf Club, his lowest total through 36 holes since the The RSM Classic in 2016.
Stephanie Kyriacou is steadily climbing up the leaderboard at the Scandinavian Mixed with the young Australian poised to strike midway through the inaugural tournament.Hosted by Annika Sorenstam and Henrik Stenson, the event is a first on the European Tour as it features 78 men and 78 women competing on the same course for one million euros and one trophy.
Irish rookie Leona Maguire sank nine birdies on her way to a seven-under 65 to take the lead after the opening round of the LPGA's Mediheal Championship.Jasmine Suwannapura of Thailand birdied Nos.
Dustin Johnson has got off to a fast start at the Palmetto Championship, shooting a six-under 65 that left him a shot behind leader Wes Roach.1 hasn't played since missing the cut at the PGA Championship on Kiawah Island last month, but his effort cast aside concerns one week out from the US Open.
A three-hole blitz on her back nine has young Australian Stephanie Kyriacou in contention at the Scandinavian Mixed tournament in Gothenburg.Kyriacou turned heads in February last year when she beat an international field by eight shots to win the Australian Ladies Classic in Bonville.
Two-times major champion Angel Cabrera has been extradited from Brazil to his homeland of Argentina to face trial on charges he assaulted three former partners.The 51-year-old Cabrera has been in jail since January when Brazil's federal police arrested him on an Interpol warrant.
A lame and lowly-ranked Jason Day will miss his first major championship in almost a decade after being officially ruled out of this month's US Open at Torrey Pines.1 has dropped out of the top 60, meaning he failed to gain direct entry, and opted out of this week's sectional qualifying event, preferring to receive treatment at home in Ohio for his chronic back injury.
Patrick Cantlay has delivered a clutch birdie late in the round and a 12-foot par putt in the playoff to win the PGA Tour's drama-filled Memorial Tournament.Cantlay closed with a 1-under 71 to finish alongside Collin Morikawa at 13-under 275 after 72 holes, before securing his second win at the event in three years.
Teenager Yuka Saso modelled her golf game after Rory McIlroy, spending hours watching videos of his swing before going to bed each night in order to perfect her own.All that work paid off and now Saso is a US Open champion just like her idol thanks to a clutch playoff putt after a back-nine collapse by Lexi Thompson.
Australia's Maverick Antcliff will head into the final round of the European Open with a share of the lead as he pursues his maiden European Tour title.Antcliff shot a four-under 68 on Sunday at Germany's Green Eagle Golf Courses and came within inches of a hole-in-one on the 17th.
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Lexi Thompson shot a bogey-free five-under 66 to take the lead into the final round of the US Women's Open for the first time in her career with a one-shot edge over teenager Yuka Saso.Thompson played a nearly flawless round in search of her first US Women's Open title in her 15th try after first competing as a 12-year-old amateur in 2007.