Golf


Shields overcomes heat and late-round glitches to win Tri-State PGA championship

Kevin Shields holds on to win the Tri-State PGA championship by one shot Tuesday at Valley Brook Country Club.

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Tony Traci leads Tri-State PGA tournament after first round

Traci builds one-shot lead over five others after first first round of Tri-State PGA.

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After concussion, Rodgers just glad to play in West Penn Open last week

Dan Rodgers couldn’t play golf for almost a month after getting struck in the head a with ball. The West Penn Open marked his return.

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 Mike Van Sickle won the 2015 West Penn Open.

Van Sickle shows maturity in West Penn Open win

Van Sickle wins the West Penn Open for second time in the past three years..

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 Mike Van Sickle had to overcome what he called a rocky start Tuesday at Westmoreland Country Club to take the lead in the West Penn Open.

Van Sickle claims lead in West Penn Open

Mike Van Sickle had trouble putting early on, but recovered to top the field after two rounds at Westmoreland Country Club.

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 Zach Johnson kisses the Claret Jug after winning the British Open on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.

Zach Johnson wins British Open in playoff, claims his second major title

Johnson edged Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman; Jordan Spieth missed the playoff by a stroke.

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 Jordan Spieth hits his drive on the 18th hole in the third round of the British Open Sunday in St. Andrews, Scotland.

Spieth, amateur chase history

Jordan Spieth comes back from a frustrating start. However, a young amateur name Paul Dunne is in the lead heading to the final round.

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 Dustin Johnson leaves the 10th tee under an umbrella Friday as rain picks back up in the second round of the British Open in St. Andrews, Scotland.

Watson departs; Johnson in lead

Tom Watson says goodbye to the British Open, while horrible weather says hello.

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 Americans Jordan Spieth, left, and Dustin Johnson speak before playing from the 15th tee during the first round of the British Open at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Dustin Johnson leads after 1st round of British Open

Johnson finished 7-under par at St. Andrews on Thursday, but U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth is only two shots behind.

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West Xtra: West Allegheny grad tops the field in U.S. Amateur golf qualifier

Garrett Browning’s familiarity with the Quicksilver course helped him dominate at last week’s U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier.

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 Tom Watson signs autographs after a practice round at St. Andrews this week. Watson begins his final British Open today.

British Open: Watson feeling sad but his pride reigns

Five-time Open winner tom Watson knows end is near, reflects on people, memories.

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 Tiger Woods drives off the 10th tee in a practice round Monday at the Old Course at St. Andrews before the start of the British Open in Scotland.

British Open: All attention on Spieth at St. Andrews

No. 2 golfer in world rankings begins preparations for quest for third major title of the year.

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Golf notebook: Looking back on a trail blazed 25 years ago

Susan Tanto’s efforts helped form the Keystone Public Golf Association, an organization of public courses around the state.

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 Amy Yang sank four consecutive birdies in the second round of the U.S. Women’s Open Friday in Lancaster, Pa., finishing the round with a 4-under 66.

Yang shoots 66 for 3-shot lead

Amy Yang rolled in four consecutive birdies in a round of 4-under 66 Friday for a three-stroke lead after two rounds.

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 Ji Young Oh, left, of Korea celebrates with Inbee Park of Korea yesterday after winning the 2008 U.S. Women's Open.

Major tournaments LPGA champion's focus

South Korean Inbee Park is dialed in for the U.S. Women’s Open this weekend at Lancaster Country Club.

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 World number one Rory McIlroy, seen here walking off the second green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament on Sun., June 21, 2015 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., has ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than before the start of his British Open title defense. The Northern Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement Monday, July 6, 2015, on his Instagram account, only saying that he is “working hard to get back as soon as I can.”

Rory McIlroy pulls out of British Open

Ankle injury will keep world’s top player from competing, marking the first time in 61 years the defending champion is not in the field.

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 Rory McIlroy won the British Open by two strokes last year at Royal Liverpool.

Ankle injury will keep world No. 1 McIlroy out of golf's British Open

McIlroy will be the first player to not defend his Open title since Ben Hogan in 1954.

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 “I have treasured Oakmont since I played there for the first time when I was just 12 years old,” Arnold Palmer said.

Palmer, Nicklaus honorary chairmen of 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont

Nicklaus was just 22 when he defeated Palmer in an 18-hole playoff at Oakmont to win the 1962 U.S. Open.

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 Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy released this image of him in a walking boot after injuring his ankle playing soccer.

Rory McIlroy might miss British Open with ankle injury

Top-ranked golfer “ruptures” an ankle ligament playing soccer, defending Open title at St. Andrews next week in jeopardy.

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 In this image released Monday July 6, 2015 by world number one golfer Rory Mcilroy shows him as he poses on crutches and with his left leg in a medical support. McIlroy  ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than two weeks before the start of his British Open title defense. The Northern Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement Monday July 6, 2015 on his Instagram account, only saying that he is "working hard to get back as soon as I can."

Rory McIlroy injures his ankle, leaving British Open in doubt

The world’s No. 1 golfer said he ruptured the ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer with friends.

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 The U.S. Open last month at Chambers Bay provided a memorable win for Jordan Spieth, but also a host of complains from fans, players, followers of the game and more.

Golf notebook: U.S. Open can of worms

The USGA would make things a lot easier on itself and its players if it held the U.S. Open at storied courses, not places like Chambers Bay.

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