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In this April 25, 2015, file photo, a golfer watches his tee shot near dry vegetation in an area beyond the boundaries at the El Niguel Country Club in Laguna Niguel, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

California golf courses tee up water-saving measures

- Associated Press

At first glance, nothing seems amiss at this lush, members-only golf club in one of the priciest communities in Orange County. A bubbling fountain gurgles out of an artificial lake. Emerald-green fairways stretch into the distance. Golf carts zoom across the grass like white ants.

Jordan Spieth tees off on the fourth hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 10, 2015, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Jordan Spieth sets Masters record with lowest 36-hole score

- Associated Press

Spieth shot a 6-under 66 in the second round, essentially blowing away everyone in the field except Charley Hoffman, going to the weekend with a 14-under 130 total. That broke the record set by Raymond Floyd in 1976.

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Danny Lee watches his putt just miss the hole on the 16th hole during the second round of the Colonial golf tournament, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

McDowell plans a quiet approach for the US Open

- Associated Press

Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has heard some reports of Chambers Bay, everything from a massive drop in elevation on a par 3 to a fairway wider than a football field. Until his first practice round for the U.S. Open, he is reserving judgment. And even so, expect to hear very little from a guy who often has a lot to say.

Alabama's Emma Talley wins NCAA golf title

Associated Press

Alabama's Emma Talley won the NCAA women's individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women's Amateur.

More than 5,000 volunteers needed for US Open

- Associated Press

She's never done anything like this before, but Nancy Gibson is getting ready to be a marshal. Not with a tin star and a six-shooter, but with a name badge, meal ticket and maybe a couple of big yellow paddles.

Golf Capsules

- Associated Press

Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a playoff at Colonial and winning by a stroke Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee makes a shot,  during day four of the 2015 BMW PGA Championship,  at the Wentworth golf club, in Virginia Water, England, Sunday May 24, 2015. (Adam Davy/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

An wins BMW PGA Championship by 6 shots

- Associated Press

Byeong Hun An shot a 7-under 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday with a tournament record total of 21 under.

Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu wins Symetra Classic

Associated Press

Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu won the Symetra Classic on Saturday for her Symetra Tour title, beating Canada's Augusta James with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

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- Associated Press

Kevin Na regained sole possession of the lead with a late birdie Saturday at Colonial, taking a one-stroke advantage over Ian Poulter into the final round.