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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Frank Bensel of Purchase, N.Y., made history Sunday at PGA Golf Club, becoming just the second player to win three PGA Assistant Championship titles.
A collection of Father's Day tweets from PGA Tour players
Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. Many PGA Tour players -- past and present -- took a few moments this morning to send out some love to dads all over the world via their Twitter accounts. Here's a sampling:
15 Jun 2014 - 11:13am - 0 Comments
Putting Martin Kaymer's 54-hole U.S. Open lead in perspective
If Martin Kaymer goes on to win the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday, he will become the seventh golfer to win the tournament wire-to-wire. Here's the list of wire-to-wire winners in the U.S. Open:
14 Jun 2014 - 7:39pm - 0 Comments
Kenny Perry holes out from native area with hybrid at Pinehurst No. 2
There's no "rough" at Pinehurst No. 2 for the 114th U.S.
14 Jun 2014 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments
Bunker or native terrain? Check the rules
The definition of a bunker has never been more important than it is this week at renovated Pinehurst No. 2, where native sandy areas and bunkers may look quite the same but have very different rules of play.
14 Jun 2014 - 3:18pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez does some shopping at U.S. Open
Unfortunately for all of us, the most interesting man in golf -- Miguel Angel Jimenez -- missed the cut at the U.S. Open.
14 Jun 2014 - 12:57pm - 0 Comments
Rules for hitting the wrong ball
Every amateur has probably had that "whoops" moment when they suddenly realize the ball they just hit isn't theirs. But for it to happen on a stage like the second round of the U.S. Open? That's pretty unusual.
14 Jun 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
Father's Day memories for Quinns and Kisners at the U.S. Open
Father's Day isn't until Sunday, but Kevin Kisner and his dad Steve made a little father-son memory on Friday.
13 Jun 2014 - 10:25pm - 0 Comments
Hunter Mahan, Jamie Donaldson penalized for hitting wrong ball at U.S. Open
As if the U.S. Open isn't hard enough, Hunter Mahan and Jamie Donaldson made it much more difficult on themselves during Friday's second round.
13 Jun 2014 - 1:11pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Stadler holes out for eagle
Kevin Stadler didn't have much to smile about after a 7-over 77 in the first round of the 114th U.S. Open on Thursday.
13 Jun 2014 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
Father's Day golf memories from PGA.com's Facebook friends
By PGA.com, Staff
13 Jun 2014 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
Ken Duke makes one of the best pars you'll ever see
You hear it all the time at a U.S. Open -- to avoid the big number, you've got to "take your medicine."
13 Jun 2014 - 10:03am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open social: Rickie Fowler leads chatter
Rickie Fowler may have shot even par Thursday at Pinehurst, but he was a clear leader in the social conversation.
13 Jun 2014 - 9:18am - 0 Comments
After eight seconds, Matt Every's putt finally drops
Golf can be cruel. Like when you're Matt Every playing in the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 and you're faced with a par putt from about 20 feet on the par-4 16th hole.
12 Jun 2014 - 1:47pm - 0 Comments
Matthew Fitzpatrick calls penalty on self for moving ball
Golf is a game based on honesty and integrity.
12 Jun 2014 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson hits terrific flop shot
As we all know, Phil Mickelson has a thing for hitting flop shots -- he hit a crazy one just last week in Memphis. Today, Lefty did it again.
12 Jun 2014 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Rumor: Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan to attend U.S. Open together
If rumors are true, Pinehurst No. 2 might have some pretty famous spectators on hand for the 114th U.S. Open this week. George Willis, a columnist for the New York Post, tweeted this on Wednesday:  
12 Jun 2014 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
Hybrids, fairway woods important around the greens at Pinehurst
We're only a few hours into the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 and there have already been a number of players electing to use a hybrid or fairway wood near the greens instead of a wedge.
12 Jun 2014 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler pays tribute to Payne Stewart
Golf World Magazine contributor Dave Shedloski (@DaveShedloski) tweeted a cool picture of Rickie Fowler on the practice green this morning ahead of his first round at Pinehurst No. 2 in the U.S. Open.
12 Jun 2014 - 7:17am - 0 Comments
Fathers and sons honored on TaylorMade U.S. Open golf bags
As has become a tradition, the U.S. Open ends on Father's Day again this year. And a few players have decorated their bags to mark the occasion.
11 Jun 2014 - 8:40pm - 0 Comments