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Johnson still has hot hand, shares Canadian Open lead

Coastal Carolina alum Dustin Johnson won his first U.S. Open championship last month and he’s in position to claim another country’s championship. Johnson recovered from two bogeys and a double bogey on his first four holes Friday at the RBC Canadian Open to shoot a 1-under 71 and remain tied for the second-round lead with fellow American Luke List in Oakville, Ontario. List and Johnson... 

World Am field nears 3,000 as deadline approaches

More than 2,900 players from 25 countries have already registered for the 33rd annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship, which will be played August 29-September 2, and golfers still have time to sign-up for the “Every Man’s Major.” The deadline for registration is August 6. Players can register at www.MyrtleBeachWorldAm.com. A 72-hole net stroke play tournament, the World... 

Stanger shoots 66 to claim 110th Southern Am crown

University of Virginia senior Jimmy Stanger fired a final round of 6-under 66 Sunday for a tourney total of 12-under to win the 110th Southern Amateur at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club. Stanger entered Sunday trailing Lloyd Jefferson Go by three strokes. His 66 was good enough to edge Oklahoma State sophomore Zach Bauchou by one shot. The All-ACC selection opened play Sunday with his first birdie... 

Strong college field hunts Go at 110th Southern Am

While millions will spend Sunday pursuing the latest craze of Pokemon Go, golfers at the 110th Southern Amateur Championship will be chasing leader Lloyd Jefferson Go around the Dunes Golf & Beach Club course. The Seton Hall University senior fired a 4-under 68 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into Sunday’s final round. Zachary Bauchou of Oklahoma State also shot 68 to move into second... 

Ex-Chant Johnson shoots for back-to-back majors

Coastal Carolina crashed the College World Series party last month with the school’s first national title. Now the Chanticleers may be ready to take over the world as its most famous alum goes for a major international championship. Former CCU All-American Dustin Johnson enters this week’s 145th Open Championship as one of the favorites after winning his last two outings. DJ claimed... 

Johnson pulls out Olympics over Zika virus concerns

Former Coastal Carolina golfer Dustin Johnson will not participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, because of concerns about the Zika virus. The world’s second-ranked golfer said he and his wife Paulina, the daughter of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, plan to have more children in the future and thought it would be “irresponsible” to put his family at risk... 

Johnson’s major win raises expectations for ex-Chant

Just as success at the College World Series has raised the bar for Coastal Carolina, a major victory has also raised the expectations of the school’s most famous graduate. Dustin Johnson’s win in last Sunday’s US Open has been a major breakthrough for the Chanticleers’ former two-time All-American. With that elusive first major title finally under his belt, DJ might be ready... 

Johnson completes major breakthrough at US Open

It took more than a decade and several painfully close calls, but the long wait is finally over for “major winner” Dustin Johnson. The Coastal Carolina product and former Myrtle Beach resident fired a round of 69 in Sunday’s final round of the 116th US Open at Oakmont (PA) Country Club to finish at 4-under par for the tournament – good for a three-stroke win over a trio... 

DJ Deja Vu? Johnson tied atop US Open leaderboard

Dustin Johnson may be experiencing deja vu at the 116th US Open, but forgive him if he is hoping for a better ending. The former Coastal Carolina standout finds himself atop the leaderboard at the rain-delayed US Open at Oakmont (PA) Country Club, finishing Friday’s round tied with Andrew Landry at 4 under. Several players have yet to complete 36 holes. Last year in the U.S. Open at Chambers... 

SC Junior Golf Association offers 10 local tournaments

The Myrtle Beach Chapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association will run a series of 10 tournaments this summer, designed to help introduce aspiring players to the game and tournament play. The series will begin on June 13 with an event at the storied Dunes Golf & Beach Club, a consensus top 100 course, and culminate with an all-star event at Seabrook Island on August 20-21. The program... 
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