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Announced: By the U.S. Golf Association, that it has boosted the purses for the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women’s Open by $500,000 each. The move increased the amount of the U.S. Open prize money to $12.5 million and the Women’s Open to $5.5 million. For the first time, the Women’s Open, which will be played this week at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), will pay its winner $1 million.

Named: The 10 NCAA Division I All-Americans, by Ping and the Golf Coaches Association of America. The players: Steven Fisk (Georgia Southern), Will Gordon (Vanderbilt), Cole Hammer (Texas), Viktor Hovland (Oklahoma State), Collin Morikawa (California), Bryson Nimmer (Clemson), John Pak (Florida State), Justin Suh (Southern California), Matthew Wolff (Oklahoma State) and Chun An Yu (Arizona State).