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WATCH: Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship. The two-time major champion holed out from 60 feet for birdie from a greenside bunker on the first hole of a … Read More

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Jordan Spieth leads after three rounds at PGA Travelers Championship

Boo Weekley and Daniel Berger made a push, but former Longhorn Jordan Spieth birdied three of the last four holes to maintain a one-shot lead at the PGA Travelers Championship following the third round in Cromwell, Conn. Spieth shot 66 at the TPC River Highlands, improving from Friday’s round by … Read More

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Jordan Spieth holds lead at PGA Travelers Championship

Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth wasn’t able to pull away from the field at TPC River Highlands, but he holds the lead after two rounds of competition at the PGA Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn. Spieth was 1 under on the day as he shot a 69 to hold onto a … Read More

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Jordan Spieth leads at PGA Travelers Championship

Jordan Spieth finished Thursday’s first round of the PGA Travelers Championship with a one-shot lead after firing a 63 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. Spieth made eight birdies and one bogey to finish 7 under par in his debut at the course. It was the lowest first round … Read More

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Former UT golfer Omar Uresti wins PGA Professional Championship

SUNRIVER, Ore. — Former PGA Tour player Omar Uresti won the 50th PGA Professional Championship in a playoff with Dave McNabb on Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship. Along with the spot in the PGA Championship in August at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina, Uresti … Read More

Scottie Scheffler makes U.S. Open cut with help from caddie — his sister

ERIN, Wis. — The Texas Longhorns’ Scottie Scheffler did Friday what he could not do last year in the U.S. Open: He followed up a great opening round of 3-under-par 69 with a decent second round of 2 over par to post a total of 143 and make the weekend … Read More

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Ghim, Scheffler, Hall earn Golfweek All-America honors

The Texas men’s golf team had three players named to Golfweek’s All-America teams. Big 12 player of the year Doug Ghim and junior standout Scottie Scheffler were selected to the first team and Texas junior Gavin Hall was named an honorable mention All-American. Scheffler, who is competing in the … Read More

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Breakfast with Bevo: Texas’ Spieth, Hossler and Scheffler have made U.S. Opens their own

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s June 13th — 164 down, 201 to go. And 9 till the NBA draft. Celtics are on the clock. YESTERDAY: The Warriors won the NBA championship, 129-120 over the Cavs in Game 5. Kevin Durant (39 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists) is your Finals MVP. Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Scottie Scheffler is taking his big game to golf’s biggest stage

Scottie Scheffler is anything but an underachiever. But until he achieves exactly what he wants — and that’s a lot — the already-accomplished Longhorns golfer won’t be satisfied. Which is why he approaches this week’s tournament with a modicum of guarded confidence after an outstanding season at Texas. That would … Read More

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Ex-Texas golfer Dylan Frittelli wins first European Tour title

ATZENBRUGG, Austria  — Former UT golfer Dylan Frittelli shot a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the Lyoness Open for his first European Tour title. Frittelli, a Challenge Tour graduate from South Africa who turned pro in 2012, finished 12-under for the event, defeating Finland’s Mikko Korhonen, England’s David Horsey … Read More

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Longhorn golfer Scottie Scheffler qualifies for 2017 U.S. Open

After a third-place finish at the NCAA tournament last month, junior golfer Scottie Scheffler will play in this month’s U.S. Open via sectional qualifying in Columbus, Ohio Tuesday morning. Scheffler carded a two-round 136 and made a birdie on the fourth playoff hole to become one of … Read More

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Scottie Scheffler leads after two rounds at NCAA Championship

Scottie Scheffler shot 68 in each of the first two rounds at the NCAA Championship to lead Texas to a tie for 12th place after two days of stroke play in Sugar Grove, Ill. Scheffler has a tournament-high 12 birdies and leads all competitors at 8 under par. The No. Read More

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Longhorns golf tied for 14th after play suspended at NCAA Championship

The first round of golf at the NCAA Championship was suspended due to weather and the No. 10 UT men shot 1 over par to sit in a tie for 14th place through ten holes. Texas will resume the first round at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday and play the second … Read More

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LOOK: Jordan Spieth tees it up at the Colonial Pro-Am with an exquisitely-dressed Bill Murray

For the second year in a row, Jordan Spieth and Bill Murray made for a striking pair during the Colonial Pro-Am at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational in Fort Worth. Spieth, who is the defending champion at the tournament, will hope for repeat success after sharing 18 holes with Murray. Read More

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Sophia Schubert named WGCA Honorable Mention All-American

Texas women’s golfer Sophia Schubert earned honorable mention All-America honors, the Women’s Golf Coaches Association announced on Tuesday. The junior finished her season with a 72.49 stroke average and was Texas’ low player seven times. She finished in the top-20 11 times and took her first win at the Lady … Read More

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Social reaction: Longhorns, current and former, celebrate graduation day

Over the weekend, a total of 80 current and former University of Texas athletes participated in graduation ceremonies. For some, it marked the end of a four-year journey of self discovery on and off the playing field. For others, graduation meant returning to the campus they once wowed with athletic … Read More

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Texas women tied for 13th at NCAA Championship

The Texas women’s golf team is tied for 13th after Friday’s first round of the NCAA Championship in Sugar Grove, Ill. Tough conditions, including high winds, had Texas shoot 317, 29 over par. They’re tied with Michigan State and trail first place Northwestern by 17 strokes. Emilee Hoffman had the … Read More

Disappointed Texas achieves goal of reaching NCAA Championships, places 2nd

As a matter of practicality, the Texas men’s golf team reached its goal. As a matter of pride, it did not. Oklahoma State caught Texas from behind Wednesday, shooting a 14-under par 270 to win the 54-hole NCAA Austin Regional by two strokes over the Longhorns at the University of … Read More

Texas maintains NCAA regional golf lead; Ghim catches Scheffler for top individual

Doug Ghim’s roots in golf were not planted at a country club, like some other collegiate players, but in a Chicago-area backyard with a net designed to prevent balls from flying into the neighborhood. “He couldn’t even go to the driving range because it was too expensive,” recalled his father, … Read More

Scheffler, Ghim pace Texas to first-round lead at NCAA golf regional

When Scottie Scheffler pulled his tee shot on the seventh hole Monday, he figured the ball was headed for a hazard, a costly development that would stall his momentum. Instead, he received a nice bounce. Then Scheffler, pairing skill with that good fortune, hit a wedge to within a foot … Read More