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Koepka wins back-to-back US Open titles

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure.

That's how it should be for winning back-to-back U.S. Opens.

Koepka became the first man to turn that impressive trick in nearly three decades by handling a Shinnecock Hills course that varied from beastly to benign. His one-stroke victory Sunday over Tommy Fleetwood even topped Koepka's first major victory a year ago at Erin Hills.

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Fleetwood ties US Open record with 63

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) Somehow, tying a U.S. Open record with a final-round 63 wasn't totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood.

"Yeah," he said with a laugh, "but I wanted 62." Read More...

Dustin Johnson's hopes fade on back nine

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) Dustin Johnson had a four-stroke lead after 36 holes and was still in striking distance heading onto the back nine in the final round of the U.S. Open.

Instead of making a move, he lost ground. Read More...

Strange: Koepka capable of three-peat

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) Curtis Strange stood by the 18th green at Shinnecock Hills, working for the TV broadcast and ready to welcome Brooks Koepka into the small fraternity of back-to-back U.S. Open winners.

"I'm happy for him. I hope it means as much to him," said Strange, who won in 1988 and '89 and was the last to win two in a row before Koepka matched him Sunday. "Now he's going to learn things about Willie Anderson that I learned about that I never thought I would. Read More...

Fireman Parziale ties for low amateur

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) Leaning on his club, Matt Parziale crossed one leg over the other and placed the free hand on his hip. His caddie mirrored his position and used Parziale's bag as his source of support. The two looked almost identical, just one older than the other.

Being related will do that. Read More...

Ryu wins Meijer LPGA Classic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) So Yeon Ryu found her winning touch at Blythefield Country Club

Ryu won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Caroline Masson. The 29-year-old South Korean player has six LPGA Tour victories, winning twice last year. Read More...

Minnesota gets regular PGA Tour stop

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The PGA Tour is putting Minnesota on its schedule for the first time under an agreement that elevates a PGA Tour Champions event.

The 3M Open Fund will start its seven-year deal next summer. Read More...

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