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WATCH: Highlights from Jordan Spieth’s 2nd round at The Open Championship

Jordan Spieth is in hot pursuit of his first Claret Jug. After sharing the lead through the first round of The Open Championship, Spieth fired another low round Friday to take a two-shot lead at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. The two-time major champion who played at Texas … Read More

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Jordan Spieth leads former Longhorns at The Open Championship

Four former Texas Longhorns completed the first round of The Open Championship on Thursday, with one coming away with a share of the lead at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. Jordan Spieth shot 65, five shots under par, and shares the lead with Matt Kuchar and Brooks … Read More

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Texas women’s golf team releases 2017-2018 schedule

The Texas women’s golf team released its 2017-2018 golf schedule on Wednesday. The Longhorns will attend the Dick McGuire Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. to open the season on Monday, Sept. 11. Following that, Texas will travel to Norman, Okla. to compete in the Schooner Invitational beginning on Sept. 23. After … Read More

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Four former Longhorns set to tee off at The Open Championship

Four former Texas Longhorns men’s golfers are set to tee off at The Open Championship in Southport, England Thursday. Jordan Spieth, Jhonattan Vegas, Brandon Stone and Dylan Frittelli are at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club, ready to represent the Longhorns at the British Open major. Spieth, who was at Texas … Read More

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Jordan Spieth feeling rested, sharp in pursuit of another major

With a chance to close out the match, Jordan Spieth fired his second shot into the par-5 15th at Royal Birkdale and it never left the flag, bounding onto the green about 20 feet behind the hole. His partner Tuesday was Justin Thomas, who watched the flight of … Read More

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Former Longhorn Kelli Kuehne selected for Texas Golf Hall of Fame

Kelli Kuehne, a former UT golfer, has been selected for induction into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame, the organization announced this week. Kuehne was an All-American at Texas and won the 1995 Rolex Fall Preview and the 1996 Southwest Conference individual championship. She tied for 10th at the NCAA … Read More

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Jordan Spieth wants reputation as being a good closer

The club throw. The body bump. Those are the indelible images from Jordan Spieth‘s victory in the Travelers Championship, where he holed a 60-foot bunker shot in a playoff to defeat Daniel Berger and capture his 10th title on the PGA Tour a month before his … Read More

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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