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Spieth looking to avoid having extra week off

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Easily overlooked in golf this week is that other “cup,” the one more about finances than flags.

Jordan Spieth sure hasn't forgotten about the FedEx Cup.

One year after he was in the mix for the $10-million bonus until the final hour at East Lake in Atlanta, Spieth simply is trying to make sure he has a tee time at the Tour Championship.

Molinari claims British Open title

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland—Francesco Molinari didn't get the loudest cheers for the best golf at British Open.

He was overlooked for so much of yesterday playing alongside Tiger Woods, who caused pure pandemonium at Carnoustie by taking the lead in the final round of a major for the first time in nine years.

Molinari settled for the best cheer of them all. The last one.

Tiger mulling switch to new putter

POTOMAC, Md.Tiger Woods is playing the Quicken Loans National for the last time—and so much about this year feels new.

Woods played his first 18-hole round at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm during the pro-am yesterday, and it didn't take long to realize why the course rated as the fourth toughest to par last year on the PGA Tour behind only three majors.

Koepka earns back-to-back U.S. Open titles

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.—Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course.

One year after overpowering the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, Koepka navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a two-under 68 yesterday to become the first repeat champion in 29 years.