PGA News Archive

Friday, June 17, 2016
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.
U.S. Open: 9 surprising facts to consider this week at Oakmont
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
Phil Mickelson keeps chasing elusive US Open
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.
US Amateur Champ Returns to Oakmont as Caddy
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.
Wednesday's U.S. Open Social Media Roundup
It's here. 
U.S. Open: This Bubba Watson trick shot is top notch
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.
Rory McIlroy accidentally makes crazy U.S. Open practice putt
"You get no points for style when it comes to putting. It's getting the ball to drop into the cup that counts."
Jordan Spieth on how to act when you win a major
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.
U.S. Open: Jason Day stressed, but not worried
OAKMONT, Pa, (AP) — Jason Day picked a funny way to put the rest of the field on notice.
The 5 most difficult U.S. Opens
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.
U.S. Open: Rory McIlroy focused on disciplined approach at Oakmont
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.
U.S. Open: Oakmont living up to its fearsome reputation
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.