Justin Rose is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years
For all those runner-up finishes, with so much heartache chasing the major he covets, Phil Mickelson has never had a better chance to win the U.S. Open.
A professional tennis referee from Los Angeles has been arrested in New York City on a felony warrant charging her with murdering her elderly husband in April.
Webb Simpson has won the U.S. Open for his first major title.
Webb Simpson shot a 2-under 68 in the third round to grab the clubhouse lead at 3 over Saturday, forced to sweat out the afternoon with a pack of notable names on the course just ahead of him.
For many others, the truth is obvious. The man who electrified the sporting world, who turned the worst players on the PGA tour into millionaires, who could do no wrong, is dead.
In this week’s Golf World magazine, former U.S. Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy goes all Standard & Poors on the PGA Championship, downgrading its major status from AAA to A+.
Rory McIlroy has struggled on the European Tour since winning the U.S. Open, but he is now returning to the United States and looks to make a run at the Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship.
Henrik Stenson has had a rough time the last year and a half. He missed five of six cuts going into the U.S. Open and finished 23rd last weekend. But this week he’s leading the pack at the BMW International Open.
Amateur Patrick Cantlay finished 21st at this past weekend’s U.S. Open. Still in college, Cantlay is in no hurry to turn pro. He believes he still has a lot to learn, both on and off the course.
Course strategist Mike Davis’ examination is not the true/false test that had been the personality of the U.S. Open down through the years. For the players this week at Congressional, there are multiple-choice questions with an occasional essay thrown in.
Is Rory the next Tiger? The answer is “No.” Tiger was the greatest confluence of performance and persona golf has ever seen. But Rory is well on his way to becoming the next great player in the game.
Jason Day finished second to Rory McIlroy at this year’s U.S. Open. Although he was beaten handily, his score would’ve been good enough to win 109 times in the championship’s 111-year history.
If your team wins, take some joy and don’t stop the fun banter, but deep down you know who you hate and it isn’t the Cubs or the Sox.
An omission in the Pledge of Allegiance had NBC issuing an on-air apology Sunday during the U.S. Open.
Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy breaks all the records. Only two Americans break the top 10. Jason Day finishes second in his consecutive majors.
Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson’s poor performance continues. Rory McIlroy became the first player in US Open history to get to 13 under par. Sergio Garcia and others played the third round of the U.S. Open without hitting golf balls to warm-up. The easier course for the third round didn’t tighten up the leaderboard.
Notes from the U.S. Open. Lee Westwood had Saturday’s low round. The USGA moved up tees to make holes a little easier. Las Vegas is betting on McIlroy finishing on top.
Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy was so far ahead that someone brought up the “mercy rule.” If McIlroy wins, it would five straight majors without an American winner.
Notes from the U.S. Open. McIlroy soars while Mickelson struggles. Amateur Patrick Cantlay is settling in at his first Open. Second-place Yang benefits from McIlroy’s strong play.