PGA News Archive

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Dustin Johnson's top 5 shots so far
Dustin Johnson holds the lead after two rounds at the 116th U.S. Open, thanks in large part to his prowess off the tee.
John Daly hits ball teed up in a man's mouth
We take a short break from our U.S. Open coverage to bring you this video of John Daly hitting a booming drive...
U.S. Open: Michael Campbell throws ball from fairway into hole
Michael Campbell, who won the 2005 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, is at Oakmont this week working as a commentator for Fox Sports Asia.
U.S. Open: Three eagle hole-outs in less than 1 hour
If you're not tuned into the U.S. Open this morning, you're missing out -- big time.
Starts, stops at U.S. Open don't faze Lee Westwood
OAKMONT, Pa. -- Lee Westwood joked this week that he likes to "Rolls Royce" it at home in England with his golf now. Translated, that means that when he's off for a week he cruises up to the course and goes to the first tee without a warmup swing.
Friday, June 17, 2016
Rain wreaks havoc with course, field at U.S. Open
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - This U.S. Open has become such a slog that by the time it's over, the Oakmont Country Club logo will need a makeover. The suggestion here is swap out the squirrel holding a ball for a golfer waving a white flag.
Dustin Johnson rallies, ties Landry for U.S. Open lead
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - One year after a crushing defeat at Chambers Bay, Dustin Johnson is atop the leaderboard at the U.S. Open.
5 things we learned Friday at Oakmont
After a long day of play Friday at the U.S. Open, the tournament yielded five lessons that can be learned going into the weekend: 1. Low scores can be found, but the course is toughening up
Sergio Garcia makes miraculous par at Oakmont
At the U.S. Open, many fans are looking at Dustin Johnson, Lee Westwood, or maybe even Andrew Landry as favorites to win at Oakmont on Sunday.  What about Sergio Garcia? 
Top shots from Friday at U.S. Open
As the weather cleared at Oakmont, Friday thankfully was a full day of action. The players took advantage of the soft scoring conditions and hit some shots that wouldn't otherwise be possible.
Golf tips: How to practice on the golf course
The definition of golf is to get the ball in the hole in the least number of shots possible. To that end, you have 14 tools (clubs) at your disposal.
U.S. Open: Amateur Scottie Scheffler shoots 69, worried about caddie sister's internship
OAKMONT, Pa. -- Scottie Scheffler had some worries on his mind last night after becoming only the third amateur in U.S. Open history to shoot a round in the 60s in the rain-soaked first round at Oakmont, but they weren't about golf.
Why does the Pennsylvania Turnpike cut through the U.S. Open?
By Tim Bannon Chicago Tribune The venerable Oakmont Country Club, host to this week's U.S. Open, is considered one of the most challenging golf courses in the world.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Storms stop play at U.S. Open
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Storms that took plenty of bite out of Oakmont wound up shutting down the U.S. Open on Thursday.
Stanley Cup visits Oakmont
Rain delays are frustrating for everyone at major championships. Players, spectators, and TV viewers are left sitting around with nothing to do but wait until the weather clears and the action resumes.
Fox News reporter asks Dalai Lama about 'Caddyshack'
Turns out the Lama isn't a big hitter after all. Well, Gunga Galunga.
Jordan Spieth not happy about where great shot ends up
All we've heard about in the lead up to this week's U.S. Open is how difficult it is to get around Oakmont.
U.S. Open: How the Stimpmeter was born at Oakmont
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — A 3-foot-long ramp invented in the 1930s could have more say about who wins the U.S. Open come Sunday than all the swing coaches, sports psychologists and fitness gurus in the wide world of golf combined.
U.S. Open: Arnold Palmer not able to attend tournament in native Pennsylvania
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Arnold Palmer made it to the Masters in April and watched Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hit honorary tee shots. That won't be the case for the U.S. Open. His longtime press secretary said the 86-year-old Palmer was unable to travel to Oakmont.
5 golf courses that produce the greatest major champions
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — One measure of a great golf course is the quality of its champions.