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DeChambeau powers his way to Motor City win

Bryson DeChambeau flashed some of his newfound power en route to a Rocket Mortgage Classic victory.
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Bryson DeChambeau just proved his get-big experiment is a winning formula

He'd been close since adding pounds and distance. And he still had to answer all the questions about his methods. His win at the Rocket Mortgage Classic should take care of all that once and for all.
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Wolff holds 3-stroke Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead over Ryan Armour and Bryson DeChambeau in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club.
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The leaderboard at the Rocket Mortgage Classic is far from boring

There's the ongoing Bryson DeChambeau experiment. Webb Simpson and Matt Wallace are coming off complicated weeks. And there are the young guys, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff, again making noise.
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Pandemic cancels European Tour's Indian Open

The Indian Open event on the European Tour was canceled on Saturday because of the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Kirk, Simpson sit atop leaderboard in Detroit

Chris Kirk shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the second-round lead at the Detroit Golf Club, and Webb Simpson later shot a 64 to pull into a tie atop the leaderboard at 12-under 132.
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Virus test required prior to PGA Championship

Golfers looking to play in the PGA Championship next month must first test negative for COVID-19, one of many requirements or recommendations laid out in a digital handbook sent to players and obtained by ESPN's Bob Harig.
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What Chris Kirk did off the golf course means way more to him than what he is doing on it

He has a share of the lead at the Rocket Mortgage Classic after two rounds. But it how far he has come in his personal life after taking seven months to deal with depression, anxiety and alcoholism that matters most.
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Olajuwon Ajanaku and Earl Cooper are making a statement, and it's not just about golf fashion

Eastside Golf isn't just making a fashion statement; it's making a statement that everyone can play golf.
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Redman, Stallings, Kisner share lead in Detroit

Doc Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
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Rickie Fowler is searching for his game ... has he found it?

He's had to fight through swing changes, and the blisters that come with swing changes, to find his missing game. It's only one round, but perhaps he's located it in Detroit, at a tournament in which his name is on the marquee.
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Tour adds Chase Koepka to Charity Open field

The PGA Tour created an additional spot in the Charity Open field for Chase Koepka after he chose to withdraw from the Travelers out of an abundance of caution.
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Olesen's ban lifted after pandemic delays trial

The European Tour lifted Thorbjorn Olesen's suspension after his criminal trial was delayed until at least December 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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PGA of America removes Smith name from award

The PGA of America is renaming its Horton Smith Award after a review of history revealed Smith defended the Caucasian-only membership clause when he served as PGA president in the early 1950s.
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Updated Tour virus policy allows for quicker return

The PGA Tour announced a significant change to its COVID-19 policies Wednesday that will allow players or caddies who test positive but are asymptomatic to return to competition if they return two negative test results at least 24 hours apart.
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Rocket Mortgage Classic exhibition tops $1M

Bubba Watson and Harold Varner III beat Jason Day and Wesley Bryan in a nine-hole exhibition match at The Rocket Mortgage Classic Wednesday that helped raise more than $1 million for Changing the Course, the event's charity initiative.
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USGA uses rankings, earnings for Women's Open

The USGA is leaning more on the world ranking for pros and amateurs, along with current money lists on American tours, to create a U.S. Women's Open field that will not have qualifying because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Family tests negative; Simpson ready to play

After withdrawing from the Travelers Championship as a precaution, a recharged Webb Simpson is ready for the Rocket Mortgage Classic, and he said he believes golfers are taking protocols and safety measures more seriously now.
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Best bets for the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit GC

The PGA Tour heads to Detroit July 2-5 for the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Here are our experts' best bets.
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Campbell becomes 6th on tour to test positive

Chad Campbell, who tested positive following a pre-tournament screening for the Rocket Mortgage Classic, said he is asymptomatic and feels "physically well."
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