Golf

For Mickelson, a great round, and a major letdown

For Mickelson, a great round, and a major letdown

TROON, Scotland – It only makes sense that on a day that felt more SoCal than Scottish summer a kid from San Diego would bask in the sunshine and take his swing at major immortality, all shirtsleeves and smiles. Under a bright, warm sun and with hardly a breath of wind Phil Mickelson played the […]

McIlroy Targets Biggest Accomplishment in Golf as Players Prepare for Brutal Course at U.S. Open

McIlroy Targets Biggest Accomplishment in Golf as Players Prepare for Brutal Course at U.S. Open

World number three Rory McIlroy has admitted victory at the U.S. Open at the Oakmont Country Club in Philadelphia would be his “biggest achievement” ahead of the start of the second major of the year. A number of the game’s top players have admitted they are expecting fiercely tough conditions when the competition begins with […]

5 Things We Learned on Day 4 of the U.S. Open

It was an odd week at the U.S. Open. The weather didn’t cooperate, and play was nearly pushed to Monday. The USGA caretakers of the game failed their associates and the tournament competitors at a moment when they might have shined. Fortunately for all of us, the course was a true and proper challenge for all […]

9 Facts You Didnt Know About the U.S. Open

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With one of the greatest golf tournaments of the year officially upon us, as golfers are set to tee off Thursday night at the Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, we thought we’d dig up nine interesting facts you didn’t know about the U.S. Open. 1. Jack Nicklaus Played in 44 Consecutive U.S. Opens Nicklaus qualified […]