The Latest: US Open begins in Pacific Northwest

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) The latest from the U.S. Open (all times local): 7:15 a.m. With calm breezes blowing off the Puget Sound, the U.S. Open began Thursday just when Michael Putnam teed off at Chambers Bay south of Seattle. It won't take long before the big names get going. Perennial bridesmaid Phil Mickelson, with another chance to finish a career grand slam, is in the...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Blake Adams shoots 64 in return from hip replacement surgery

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Blake Adams figured he was already way ahead of the game when he teed off in first round of the Humana Challenge. A high spot on the leaderboard was a bonus. Returning from hip replacement surgery, the 39-year-old Adams shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to finish a stroke behind leader Michael Putnam. ''Very, very blessed to be back out here,'' Adams said. '...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Putnam shoots 63 to take Humana Challenge lead

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Michael Putnam made nine birdies in an 11-hole stretch Thursday and finished with a 9-under 63 to take a one-stroke lead in the Humana Challenge. Putnam birdied Nos. 7, 9 and 10 on PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Private Course and ran off six in a row on Nos. 12-17. Phil Mickelson had a 71 at La Quinta Country Club in his first event since the Ryder Cup. Mark Wilson...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Putnam leads PGA Tour's OHL Classic

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) Michael Putnam birdied five of the first eight holes and finished with a 7-under 64 on Friday to take the lead in the PGA Tour's OHL Classic. Putnam had a 12-under 130 total, playing the first 36 holes without a bogey on Mayakoba's El Camaleon course. He won the Tour's 2013 Mexico Championship. Shawn Stefani and Jason Bohn were a stroke back...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Travelers Championship - Round 2 Round-Up

I'll take my crow over medium, thank you, as Scott Langley leads by one over Harris English, K.J. Choi, and Michael Putnam. Picking Harris English and Scott Langley to lose is proving to be on par with picking Costa Rica and Chile to lose their most recent World Cup games. Sure, it looked like an easy enough call, but if stats and analysis could predict everything, sports would...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Trust Open Fantasy Golf Picks

Northern Trust Open Fantasy Golf Picks: Looking for a few under the radar sleepers here and then loading up on stars. Stuart Appleby has made four straight cuts this season. Although, he is far from playing contention golf, his price tag is low enough, making the cut will reward. Similarly, Michael Putnam is a low-budget play, who has yet to fully hit stride this season. If he can...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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