In light of the equality movement in the U.S., one national columnist objects to the name's connotation, irrespective of the history of the tournament and why it became known as the Masters. Nonetheless, a return to the original Augusta National Invitation Tournament name would be a good step
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Top News
Phil Mickelson, having been granted an exemption via the world ranking, will return to Winged Foot for one of golf's great sequels: U.S. Open vs. Mickelson
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Texas' Hill Country sits as the ideal setting for Tom Fazio's rough-and-tumble design located just outside of San Antonio
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Increase your range of motion and help prevent injury before you play with this simple, equipment-free pre-round golf stretch.
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The CEO of Golf Performance Center, which has a business relationship with Morning Read owner Buffalo Groupe, says golf must evolve past COVID-19
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Yes, we’re all going to die … eventually … though not likely from COVID-19, reader contends
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In Other Golf News
Unlike the first 3 events in the PGA Tour’s season restart, the Rocket Mortgage Classic fails to attract all of the world’s top 5
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Players, caddies and other staff will need a negative coronavirus test to enter the tournament site each week, the Tour says
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Tournament grants Brooks Koepka’s kid brother, Chase, a reprieve for 2021 after both Koepkas withdrew from the Travelers event as a precaution when the elder Koepka’s caddie was among a number of positive coronavirus tests
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Keeping score
American claims Travelers Championship for his 21st career title and 13th consecutive season in which he has won at least once
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With $1.332 million for his 21st career victory, Johnson ranks 5th on PGA Tour’s all-time earnings list
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Jones outlasts Paul Haley II and Daniel Summerhays in a playoff, halting a bid by Summerhays for a feel-good send-off as a touring pro at his home-state Utah Championship
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Morikawa fails to qualify for the weekend at the Travelers Championship, falling 3 short of Woods’ mark for consecutive cuts made to start a PGA Tour career
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Videos & Podcasts
After saluting Webb Simpson and a thrilling finish at Harbour Town, Hawk & Purk discuss the Ryder Cup and a report that the match will move to 2021 rather than be played without fans
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Renewed scrutiny amid coronavirus threat at PGA Tour events should include a longer restriction on spectators, Alex Miceli contends
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New England’s annual PGA Tour stop attracts a dream field, but because of the ban on spectators, nobody to see it. How will that work out? It’s all good, the tournament’s chief administrator tells host Ann Liguori
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Positive coronavirus tests cull some of the key players from the herd at the Travelers Championship, upping the ante for the Tour’s prospects this season. Bob Bubka and Jay Randolph Jr. discuss the outlook on The Grill Room Golf Show
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Calendar
June 30-July 4
Men’s amateur: North & South Amateur, Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort (Nos. 2 and 4 courses)

1-4
Korn Ferry: TPC Colorado Championship, TPC Colorado, Berthoud, Colo.

2-5
PGA Tour: Rocket Mortgage Classic, Detroit Golf Club, Detroit

8-11
Men’s amateur: Palmetto Amateur, Palmetto GC, Aiken, S.C.

9-12
Korn Ferry: TPC San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons, TPC San Antonio (Canyons Course)
European/Challenge: Austrian Open, Diamond CC, Atzenbrugg, Austria
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