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Couples Withdraws from U.S. Senior Open Due to Back Injury

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:41 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:37

Fred CouplesCanadian Press

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Fred Couples has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open because of a back injury.

The 55-year-old Couples has a long history of back trouble. He missed the cut at the Masters and has not played in the last two months. Couples also pulled out of qualifying earlier this month for the U.S. Open, held outside his hometown of Seattle.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 08:15 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:56

Travelers ChampionshipCanadian Press

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PGA TOUR

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cromwell, Connecticut.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC River Highlands (6,841 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.4 million. Winner's share: $1,152,000.

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Patrick Murphy Wins Alberta Match Play Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:23 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:17

Patrick Murphy and Brett PasulaCALGARY, Alberta – Patrick Murphy earns the top spot at the Alberta Match Play Championship after a few rainy days at Carnmoney Golf & Country Club. An unrelenting performance in the final round led to a 5 and 3 victory against Red Deer’s Brett Pasula.

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Brooke Henderson Granted Symetra Tour Membership

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:03 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:58

Brooke HendersonHARRIS, Michigan — The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, announced that Brooke Henderson was granted Symetra Tour membership by LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan following her win at last week’s Four Winds Invitational. By virtue of her win, Henderson will be placed in category C on the Symetra Tour Priority List for the remainder of the year. She has committed to play in the Island Resort Championship this week in Harris, Michigan and was already scheduled to play the Tullymore Classic, July 3-5, as a sponsor invite.

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Se Ri Pak Withdraws from U.S. Women’s Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:42 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:37

Se Ri PakCanadian Press

FAR HILLS, New Jersey (AP) — Se Ri Pak has withdrawn from the U.S. Women’s Open next month at Lancaster Country Club.

Pak was the first South Korean to the Women’s Open and she inspired an entire nation. She won in 1998 at Blackwolf Run in Wisconsin in a playoff, and went on to a Hall of Fame career.

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