PGA News Archive
Sunday, June 19, 2016
By Matt S. Craig Can you guess the last time a player won the U.S. Open on their first try? I'm sure Tiger Woods must've done that right? Nope. Jack Nicklaus? No sir. You have to go back to 1913, when Francis Ouimet won in his first U.S. Open appearance at Brookline.
By Mike Kern OAKMONT, Pa. -- He's the top-ranked player on the planet, having won seven times in his last 18 starts.
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Shane Lowry began the final day of the U.S. Open by making two birdies to tie an Oakmont record, post the best score of the third round and build a four-shot lead going into the last round Sunday afternoon.
By Matt S. Craig Here are the 2016 U.S. Open scores, tee times, television and live stream schedules and everything else you need to know for the 116th playing of the event, which returns to Oakmont for a record ninth time this year.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Shane Lowry kept his calm when he had a careless penalty stroke and walked off Oakmont after a long day with a two-shot lead in the U.S. Open.
By Matt S. Craig Another long day of play at Oakmont, a clearer picture is coming into focus for who might be raising the trophy on Sunday evening. Before play was suspended due to darkness, it was Irishman Shane Lowry who found himself on top of the leaderboard.
By Matt S. Craig Jon Rahm is the only amateur in the field to make the cut at this year's U.S. Open, earning a third round pairing with Bubba Watson.
By T.J. Auclair Whenever the "best player never to win a major" conversation comes up, Lee Westwood's name is one of the first acknowledged.
By T.J. Auclair Rory McIlroy needed to rally to make the cut in his second round of the U.S. Open on Saturday. After a terrific start that included a front-nine 31, it looked as if McIlroy might be positioning himself to contend -- not just to make the cut. Alas, Oakmont bit back in a hurry.
By T.J. Auclair It was a day late, but the 36-hole cut in the 116th U.S. Open finally came just after 2 p.m. on Saturday. In all, 67 players advanced to the final two rounds of play when the cut fell at 6-over 146.
By Matt S. Craig Dustin Johnson holds the lead after two rounds at the 116th U.S. Open, thanks in large part to his prowess off the tee.
By T.J. Auclair We take a short break from our U.S. Open coverage to bring you this video of John Daly hitting a booming drive...
By T.J. Auclair 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.
By T.J. Auclair If you're not tuned into the U.S. Open this morning, you're missing out -- big time.
By Tod Leonard 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
By Jim Litke 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.
By Doug Ferguson OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - One year after a crushing defeat at Chambers Bay, Dustin Johnson is atop the leaderboard at the U.S. Open.
By Matt S. Craig 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
By Torey Fox 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?
By Matt S. Craig 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.
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