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Thursday, June 16, 2016
By Matt S. Craig If you can't get excited for this week, check your pulse. It's a major championship, the national championship, the toughest test in golf, the U.S. Open! And it's being held at historic Oakmont Country Club, which is one of the most challenging courses in the world.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - One year before Jordan Spieth was born, Phil Mickelson made his professional debut with a 68 in the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and was two shots out of the lead. The next day, he shot 81 and missed the cut.
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Nick Flanagan forgot how steep the hill was driving into Oakmont, not surprising since he had not been back in 13 years. Unforgettable was the golf course. It's where he won the U.S. Amateur.
By Matt S. Craig Leading up to this year's U.S. Open, many PGA Tour players have been posting photos and videos showcasing the difficulty of the course.
By Matt S. Craig "You get no points for style when it comes to putting. It's getting the ball to drop into the cup that counts."
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth talks to his golf ball, to his caddie and even to himself when no one is around to listen. This was one time he couldn't think of anything to say. And he had just won the U.S. Open.
By Jim Litke OAKMONT, Pa, (AP) — Jason Day picked a funny way to put the rest of the field on notice.
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Open is known as the toughest test in golf, and it usually lives up to its reputation. Some years more than others.
By Will Graves OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Rory McIlroy winced ever so slightly as he uttered the words, well aware of their connotations even though he intended no disrespect to some of the greatest moments of his career.
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont. At least the U.S. Open that he grew up watching.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth feels confident about his game, typical talk from most top players going into a major. Unlike so many others at this U.S. Open, however, Spieth speaks from experience.
By Torey Fox Whether you root for Phil Mickelson or you don't root for Phil Mickelson, there is one thing we cannot deny. The five-time major champion loves his family.
By Stephen Whyno SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) -- When Brooke Henderson played her first LPGA Tour event at age 14, she marveled at Lydia Ko winning the Canadian Women's Open at 15.
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — More than five decades of history is enough to remind Masters champion Danny Willett that winning the calendar Grand Slam is unlikely. He only needs to look back one year to at least think about the possibilities.
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmont than the course he first played six weeks ago. It wasn't the speed of the greens or the rough that covered his shoes. It was the sand in the bunkers.
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Tom Lehman placed both hands over his cap in disbelief when his shot into the 17th green at Congressional bounded off the side of the green and into the water in 1997, ending his hopes at a U.S. Open he never won.
Monday, June 13, 2016
By Matt S. Craig I was never allowed to play with fireworks as a kid. My dad always worried about me blowing my fingers off.
By By Jack Dillon, author 'High Fives' As a young teenager I fell in love with the game of golf. I read every book, watched every event
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