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Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka holds up the U.S. Open Championship trophy after the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time winner.

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Golf: Hoffman looks to rebound from Masters letdown

Golf: Hoffman looks to rebound from Masters letdown

Published 19/04/2017

Charley Hoffman of the U.S. hits off the second tee in final round play during the 2017 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, U.S., April 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Charley Hoffman will try to put his final-round U.S. Masters letdown behind him when he tees it up at this week's Valero Texas Open where the American journeyman is the defending champion.

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Golf: Johnson to make PGA Tour return at Wells Fargo in May

Golf: Johnson to make PGA Tour return at Wells Fargo in May

Published 13/04/2017

Dustin Johnson of the U.S. looks over the 10th green during Wednesday practice rounds for the 2017 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, U.S., April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Dustin Johnson will make his first start since withdrawing from last week's U.S. Masters when he competes in the Wells Fargo Championship at Eagle Point Golf Club in North Carolina from May 4-7, the tournament's director said on Thursday.

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Henley off to the Masters after winning Houston Open

Henley off to the Masters after winning Houston Open

Published 02/04/2017

Apr 2, 2017- Humble, TX, USA- Russell Henley tees off on #3 during the final round of the Shell Houston Open at Golf Club of Houston - The Tournament Course. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia native Russell Henley said he had “chills” thinking about his return to the U.S. Masters, a reward for his three-stroke victory at the Shell Houston Open in Texas on Sunday.

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Johnson stays perfect, McIlroy eliminated at Match Play

Johnson stays perfect, McIlroy eliminated at Match Play

Published 24/03/2017

Mar 23, 2017- Austin, TX, USA- Martin Kaymer of Germany plays against Dustin Johnson of the United States during the second round of the World Golf Classic - Dell Match Play golf tournament at Austin Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

World number one Dustin Johnson continued his perfect record at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Thursday while number two Rory McIlroy was eliminated without even setting foot on the course.

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Golf: Johnson handed major challenge at WGC-Dell Match Play

Golf: Johnson handed major challenge at WGC-Dell Match Play

Published 21/03/2017

Mar 5, 2017- Mexico City, MEX- Dustin Johnson reacts after a putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

World number one Dustin Johnson has the hottest hand in golf and will need to keep that form heading into Wednesday's WGC-Dell Match Play tournament after being grouped with a trio of major champions.

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Johnson wins in Mexico to cement world number one ranking

Johnson wins in Mexico to cement world number one ranking

Published 06/03/2017

Mar 5, 2017- Mexico City, MEX- Dustin Johnson poses with the winner's trophy following the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Dustin Johnson started his reign as world number one in the best possible way by winning the WGC-Mexico Championship in Mexico City on Sunday.

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Cold putter prevents McIlroy from challenging in Mexico

Cold putter prevents McIlroy from challenging in Mexico

Published 06/03/2017

Mar 5, 2017- Mexico City, MEX- Rory McIlroy plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Rory McIlroy never looked like he would regain his world number one ranking on Sunday as a cold putter prevented him from mounting a challenge in the final round at the WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Westwood stumbles late, joins Mickelson in six-way tie

Westwood stumbles late, joins Mickelson in six-way tie

Published 03/03/2017

Mar 2, 2017- Mexico City, MEX- Lee Westwood plays his shot from the seventh tee during the first round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Lee Westwood spoke about his "ballistic" ball after bogeying the final two holes to fall into a share of the lead with Phil Mickelson and four others after the first round at the WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City on Thursday.

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Johnson, chasing top ranking, two off Riviera lead

Johnson, chasing top ranking, two off Riviera lead

Published 17/02/2017

February 16, 2017- Pacific Palisades, CA, USA- Dustin Johnson hits from the ninth hole fairway during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Big-hitting Dustin Johnson made a strong start in his bid to claim the world number one ranking this week by firing a five-under 66 that left him two shots off leader Sam Saunders on the opening day of the weather-interrupted Genesis Open.

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