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FORT WORTH, TX - MAY 25: Jon Rahm plays his shot from the sixth tee during Round One of the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational at Colonial Country Club on May 25, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Jon Rahm one shot off lead at Colonial

The 22-year-old Rahm had only one bogey while playing with Masters champion Sergio Garcia.

GOLF ROUNDUP

Billy Horschel wins Byron Nelson in a playoff

Billy Horschel beat Jason Day with a par on the first playoff hole.

IRVING, TX - MAY 20: James Hahn lines up a putt on the 14th green during Round Three of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 20, 2017 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

James Hahn has the lead at AT&T Byron Nelson Classic

Hahn shot a bogey-free, 6-under-par 64 for a one-stroke edge heading into the final round.

IRVING, TX - MAY 19: Jason Kokrak plays his shot from the 18th tee during Round Two of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 19, 2017 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Golf roundup

Jason Kokrak sprints to 5-stroke lead at Byron Nelson

Hometown favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut.

Ricky Barnes watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament at TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

GOLF ROUNDUP

James Hahn, Ricky Barnes lead Byron Nelson

Masters and defending Nelson champion Sergio Garcia shot 73 and is tied for 93rd.

Former Masters and US Open champion Jordan Spieth said he will be on 4 million Wheaties boxes in the fall.

Jordan Spieth will be on the front of Wheaties boxes

The golfer is joining the long list of sports figures to receive the honor.

The USGA gave defending Senior Open champion Gene Sauers some Larry Bird socks to wear at Salem Country Club.

Defending Senior Open title at Salem special for Gene Sauers

The Georgia native won his first professsional tournament at Pleasant Valley in Sutton in 1986.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 14: Jason Day (R) of Australia presents the winner's trophy to Si Woo Kim of South Korea after the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship at the Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 14, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Si Woo Kim wins Players Championship

21-year-old closed with a 3-under 69 Sunday to become the youngest winner in tournament history.

J. B. Holmes hits from the sand onto the 14th green during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

The Players Championship

J.B. Holmes, Kyle Stanley share lead

Holmes scratched out a 2-under-par 70 in strong wind that gave him a share of the lead with Stanley (72).

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 12: Kyle Stanley of the United States plays a shot on the eighth hole during the second round of the THE PLAYERS Championship at the Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 12, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Louis Oosthuizen, Kyle Stanley share TPC lead

Both golfers posted a 6-under-par 66 and were tied at 9-under 135 after the second round.

In a star-studded field at TPC Sawgrass, Mackenzie Hughes became a fan favorite by shooting an opening 67. Lynne Sladky/Associated Press

THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rookie Mackenzie Hughes shares lead at Players Championship

Hughes shot a bogey-free 67 at TPC Sawgrass and is tied at 5 under with William McGirt after the first round.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 11: Sergio Garcia of Spain celebrates his hole in one on the 17th during the first round of the THE PLAYERS Championship at the Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 11, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Sergio Garcia has hole-in-one on island green at Sawgrass

Watch the Masters champ become just the eighth player to ace the iconic 17th hole during the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

THE WOODLANDS, TX - MAY 07: John Daly of the United States accepts the ceremonial champion's check following his vioctory at the PGA TOUR Champions Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club on May 7, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

John Daly among the top names in the Senior Open at Salem CC

The two-time major winner will seek his first Champions Tour major at the Peabody course this summer.

Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo watched a tee shot Monday during a US Open local qualifying event in Aledo, Texas.

No US Open homecoming for Tony Romo

The former Cowboys quarterback was trying to qualify for the US Open, which is being held in his home state.

John Daly celebrated after draining a birdie putt on No. 13.

Golf roundup

John Daly wins first tournament in 13 years

The 51-year-old Daly captured his first Champions title on Sunday when he won the Insperity Invitational.

Michelle Wie hit a shot off the 13th tee during the third round of the Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play in Mexico City.

GOLF ROUNDUP

Michelle Wie reaches semifinals in Match Play

Four down after 11 holes, Wie rallied twice to beat Angel Yin.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MAY 05: (L-R) Sisters Ariya Jutanugarn and Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand walk on the twelth green during the second round of the Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play Presented by Aeromexico and Delta at Club De Golf Mexico on May 5, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Golf roundup

Ariya Jutanugarn wins LPGA sister showdown

The third-ranked Jutanugarn edged older sister Moriya, 2 up, in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play

WILMINGTON, NC - MAY 4: Francesco Molinari of Italy plays his shot from the eighth tee during round one of the Wells Fargo Championship at Eagle Point Golf Club on May 4, 2017 in Wilmington, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

golf roundup

Francesco Molinari takes lead at Wells Fargo

Dustin Johnson is four back in his return after six weeks away from competition.

AVONDALE, LA - MAY 01: Jonas Blixt of Sweden and Cameron Smith of Australia pose with the trophy after winning in a sudden-death playoff during a continuation of the final round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on May 1, 2017 in Avondale, Louisiana. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt win Zurich Classic

Smith’s birdie on the fourth playoff hole Monday gave his team a win in the inaugural event.

GOLf ROUNDUP

Hara Nomura outlasts Cristie Kerr in playoff to win LPGA Texas Shootout

Nomura two-putted for birdie on the sixth playoff hole for her third tour victory.

AVONDALE, LA - APRIL 29: Jonas Blixt of Sweden and Cameron Smith of Australia react to their putt on the sixth green during the third round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 29, 2017 in Avondale, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith widen lead at Zurich

The team posted a 4-under-par 68 to stretch its lead to four strokes.

Teammates Jonas Blixt, left, of Sweden, and Cameron Smith, of Australia, laugh as they walk the ninth fairway during the second round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

golf roundup

Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith move into Zurich Classic lead

The duo had a second-round 10-under-par 62 in the four-ball format.

AVONDALE, LA - APRIL 27: Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer react to their shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 27, 2017 in Avondale, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Jordan Spieth, Ryan Palmer share lead at Zurich Classic

It’s the first official team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years.

LPGA player Lexi Thompson recently was assessed a four-stoke penalty after a viewer e-mailed officials about a possible rules infraction.

SPORTS LOG

Top golf bodies to limit use of evidence from TV broadcasts

The decision, effective immediately, could spare players from being penalized even if they violated a rule.

Sports Log

Newport (R.I.) Country Club to host 2020 US Senior Open

It will mark the fourth time USGA stages US Senior Open in New England.

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Newport Country Club lands 2020 US Senior Open

The tournament will mark the fifth time Newport has hosted a USGA championship.

Kevin Chappell got his late charge going Saturday after leaving an eagle putt short at the part-5 14th hole and tapping in for birdie.

golf roundup

Kevin Chappell takes 1-stroke lead at Texas Open

Chappell birdied three of his final five holes in recording a 1-under-par 71 in the third round.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 21: Tony Finau reacts to his birdie putt on the 16th hole during the second round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on April 21, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

golf roundup

Tony Finau and Bud Cauley share lead at Texas Open

Course record eluded Finau after he bogeyed the 18th hole.

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 1, 2017 shows Tiger Woods of the United States playing a shot during the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. Woods announced on his website on April 20, 2017, that he has undergone a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain, one that likely sidelines him at least until October. / AFP PHOTO / NEZAR BALOUTNEZAR BALOUT/AFP/Getty Images

GOLF ROUNDUP

Tiger Woods undergoes fourth surgery on back

Typical recovery from a single-level fusion surgery is six months.

Wesley Bryan holds the trophy after winning RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

golf roundup

South Carolina home to Wesley Bryan’s first PGA win

Bryan, who played college golf for South Carolina, moved into contention with four consecutive birdies on the front nine.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 15: Jason Dufner hits a tee shot on the 14th hole during the third round of the 2017 RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 15, 2017 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Jason Dufner soars to lead at RBC Heritage

The 2013 PGA Championship winner rallied from three shots down, including two eagles on the front nine.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 14: Graham DeLaet of Canada hits a shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the 2017 RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 14, 2017 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Lecka/Getty Images)

Golf Roundup

Graham DeLaet, Luke Donald share lead at RBC Heritage

DeLaet, of Canada, followed a career-best 65 with a 67 on Friday to share the second-round lead with Donald.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 13: Bud Cauley plays his tee shot on the 16th hole during the first round of the 2017 RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 13, 2017 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Cauley leads RBC Heritage by 2 strokes

Bud Cauley had birdies on four of the final five holes for an 8-under-par 63.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 09: (L-R) Rickie Fowler of the United States and Jordan Spieth of the United States play the seventh hole during the final round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

MASTERS NOTEBOOK

Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler fizzled on final day

In the hunt at the start of the final round, both players quickly slipped out of contention.

Sergio Garcia reacted after winning the Masters, his first win in a major.

THE MASTERS

Sergio Garcia finally wins a major

A birdie on the first playoff hole at the Masters gave Garcia his first major title.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08: Jason Day (R) of Australia and the Augusta National member Jeff Knox (L), the noncompeting marker, stand on the second tee during the third round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Meet the Augusta member who gets to ‘play’ in the Masters

Jeff Knox is Augusta National’s best player and is usually chosen to be a marker when there are an odd number of players.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08: Jordan Spieth of the United States walks the 15th hole during the third round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

masters notebook

As usual, Jordan Spieth is in one of Sunday’s final groups

Spieth was able to shake off Thursday’s quadruple bogey and entered the final round at 4 under.

epa05898084 Justin Rose of England reacts after sinking his birdie putt on the eighteenth hole during the third round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA, 08 April 2017. The Masters Tournament is held 06 April through 09 April 2017. EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

The Masters

Big names spice up Masters leaderboard heading into Sunday

Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia lead at 6 under, with Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth on their heels.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 07: Thomas Pieters of Belgium waves on the 18th green during the second round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Masters Notebook

First-timers make their mark at Augusta

Thomas Pieters, William McGirt, and Jon Rahm had strong second rounds.

Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts to his birdie on the 17th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 7, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

2017 Masters

Two veterans move up Masters leaderboard

Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler join a four-way tie for the lead after the second round.

Dustin Johnson walks off the 1st tee after deciding not to play in the opening round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 6, 2017. The world's No. 1-ranked player was, however, forced to withdraw from the Masters on Thursday because of a lower back injury suffered less than 24 hours earlier in a freak fall at the home he was renting for the week. (Brant Sanderlin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Masters notebook

Dustin Johnson withdraws with back injury

The World No. 1 tried work through the pain on the range, but said he simply couldn’t do it.

epa05892936 Dustin Johnson of the US speaks with the media outside the clubhouse after withdrawing from the Masters due to injury just as he reached his tee time for the first round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA, 06 April 2017. The Masters Tournament is held 06 April through 09 April 2017. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters with back injury

The world’s top-ranked golfer tried to give it a go, but decided at the last minute not to play.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 06: Charley Hoffman of the United States waves on the 18th hole during the first round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

2017 Masters

Charley Hoffman blows away field in first round of Masters

Hoffman mastered wind gusts that got to 40 miles per hour and took a 4-shot lead on Day 1 at Augusta.

epa05890452 Dustin Johnson of the US at the tenth green during a practice round on the course at the 2017 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA, 05 April 2017. The Masters Tournament is held 06 April through 09 April 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Dustin Johnson injures back in fall, hopes to play Masters

Johnson took a serious fall on a staircase at his renatal home in Augusta.

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 4, 2000 shows Golf legend and four time Masters winner Arnold Palmer of the US waving to the crowd after his tee shot on the first hole during the second practice round for the 2000 Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as

Masters notebook

Masters not the same without Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods

Palmer died in September, and Woods is out with back pain.

Dustin Johnson hits from a bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Dustin Johnson injures back, hopes to play Masters

The world’s No. 1 player took a serious fall down a staircase at his rental home in Augusta, Ga.

Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Ben Volin

Who is going to win the 2017 Masters?

Before the tournament tees off Thursday, here’s our look at top contenders and a prediction.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 04: Jordan Spieth of the United States walks across the 16th green during a practice round prior to the start of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth has dealt with his Masters demons

Spieth said answering questions about last year’s collapse has been therapeutic.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 04: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and amatuer Toto Gana of Chile walk down the second fairway during a practice round prior to the start of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Masters notebook

Wind and rain in Masters forecast

The short game will be very important in the wind, according to World No. 1 Dustin Johnson.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 03: Danny Willett of England smiles on the ninth green during a practice round prior to the start of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 3, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Danny Willett, defending Masters champ, has had whirlwind year

A lot has happened since Willett took advantage of Jordan Spieth’s meltdown to win the green jacket.