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Past articles by Gene:

Allisen Corpuz gets her first win — and ends America’s U.S. Open drought

Allisen Corpuz, 25, became the first American to win the U.S. Women’s Open since 2016, and the second Hawaii-born player to win America’s national championship. → Read More

Nasa Hataoka shoots 6-under 66 for one-shot lead at U.S. Women’s Open

Allisen Corpuz is a shot back after 54 holes at Pebble Beach. Rose Zhang is tied for ninth, eight strokes behind. → Read More

Bailey Tardy had given up on the U.S. Women’s Open. Now she’s leading it.

In her first U.S. Women’s Open start as a professional, Tardy walked off Pebble Beach Golf Links with the lead. → Read More

At U.S. Women’s Open, amateurs make quite the splash at Pebble Beach

Aine Donegan leads a charge of amateurs within two shots of the lead at the U.S. Women's Open at Pebble Beach. Rose Zhang started fast but struggled late. → Read More

For women’s golf, U.S. Open at Pebble Beach marks a course correction

After a storied history, Pebble Beach Golf Links is finally hosting a women’s major, part of a systematic effort to elevate the game. → Read More

Young players have taken over women’s golf — and ‘they’re here to stay’

As the U.S. Women’s Open nears, it’s more than emerging superstar Rose Zhang: Golfers in their 20s hold 19 of the top 20 spots in the world rankings. → Read More

He’s young, Black, and chasing his dream on the fringes of pro golf

Marcus Byrd is scraping together a living on the APGA, while still dreaming of a life on the PGA Tour. → Read More

China’s Ruoning Yin claims Women’s PGA with birdie on final hole

Ruoning Yin becomes the second player from China to win a major after she sinks a birdie putt on No. 18 to claim the Women's PGA Championship by a stroke. → Read More

Brian Edgington’s gem sends Virginia to the College World Series

The right-hander went the distance as the Cavaliers routed Duke, 12-2, to rally to a super regional victory. → Read More

Virginia baseball taps transfer portal in push to super regionals

The Cavaliers will face Duke in a best-of-three series beginning Friday for a berth in the College World Series in Omaha. → Read More

Michael Brennan, with ’minor miracle’ of a wedge shot, earns U.S. Open spot

The Wake Forest junior makes an improbable par in playoff to secure one of four spots from Woodmont qualifier along with Sebastian Munoz, Stanford’s Karl Vilip and Liberty’s Isaac Simmons. → Read More

Rose Zhang prevails in pro debut, a win not seen on LPGA Tour in 72 years

The two-time NCAA individual champion made even more history by winning the Americas Open on Sunday in Jersey City. → Read More

Maryland baseball rolls into NCAA tournament seeking more history

The Terrapins are making a third consecutive appearance in the double-elimination regional bracket and seeking to reach their first super regional since 2015. → Read More

Harold Varner III wins LIV Golf’s D.C. event, pockets $4 million check

Varner held off Branden Grace by one shot at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling. → Read More

Younger, shorter and, yes, louder: Welcome to the LIV Golf experience

Music on the tee boxes, players in shorts, 54-hole events — the LIV Golf experience caters to younger fans with a different span of attention. → Read More

Brooks Koepka, still basking in glow of PGA win, has issues in LIV return

Koepka, perhaps the Saudi-backed circuit's biggest star, struggled with a cracked driver at the start of his round at Trump National in Sterling, Va. → Read More

Rose Zhang, ‘the Mozart of golf,’ is turning pro

Golf's biggest phenom, 20-year old Stanford star Rose Zhang, announces that she will start her professional career. → Read More

Bryson DeChambeau on joining LIV Golf: ‘Was it worth it? Absolutely.’

LIV Golf arrives in the Washington market, with big names and pointed questions. → Read More

Connor Shellenberger powers Virginia to another lacrosse Final Four

Shellenberger had six goals and four assists as the Cavaliers beat Georgetown, 17-14. → Read More

Virginia’s lacrosse defense is stacked like an SEC football team

The second-seeded Cavaliers are seeking a third trip to the Final Four in the last five years. → Read More