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Sportsmanship Takes A Beating At Shinnecock

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills included some great play (Tommie Fleetwood’s 63), some poor play (Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and others shooting over 80), and the typical controversies regarding the USGA and the setup of the course. And one more thing, the continued rise of boorish spectators at professional golf events. Unsportsmanlike conduct by spectators ...

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Koepka (72) takes conservative route at Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – By the time Dustin Johnson finished his round at sunbaked Shinnecock Hills, only seven women remained on the back patio of the clubhouse. As Johnson staggered toward the scoring area, the group cheered lustily and awkwardly, apparently oblivious to the carnage of the past seven hours. “That was miserable,” Johnson grumbled. Not even the best player on ...

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Confident Koepka lurking at Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Dustin Johnson is right where he wants to be in another U.S. Open. He’s right where he was when he broke through to claim his first major championship in this event two years ago. He had the 36-hole lead at Oakmont when he won there, and he has the 36-hole lead at Shinnecock Hills this week. Johnson’s ...

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