US Open of golf's 9,485 entrants fewest since 2012

New York (AFP) - Entries for June's US Open were the fewest since 2012, but the fifth-most in history with 9,485 golfers trying to play in this year's second major championship at Erin Hills.

Day to fire up PGA season in New Orleans

Winless in 2017, Australian Jason Day hopes playing alongside a red-hot Rickie Fowler is the tonic he needs to get his US PGA Tour season off and running.

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Levy leads Europe's China Open golf

French golfer Alexander Levy is the first-round leader of the European Tour's China Open, one shot clear of Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal.

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Kevin Chappell wins Texas Open golf

American golfer Kevin Chappell has birdied the last hole to win the US PGA Tour's Texas Open by one shot, while Australian Aaron Baddeley finished fifth.

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