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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Chambers Bay not a true links course
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — When Chambers Bay first opened, one of promotional tags for the course was the opportunity to play, "Pure Links Golf." It made perfect sense.
Barbara Nicklaus receives Bob Jones Award
TACOMA, Wash. -- The game of golf has given a lot to Barbara and Jack Nicklaus: money, fame, a platform to pursue their causes and dreams.
Tiger believes in his ability to win U.S. Open
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- The property on which Chambers Bay golf course sits was once a rock quarry, a paper mill, an industrial center, a lumber yard, a railroad center, a sand and gravel mine.
2015 U.S. Open: Five players to watch
The second major championship of the season takes place this week in the Pacific Northwest with the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Man attempts 'Happy Gilmore' swing, plunks friend rolling video
Public service announcement: Leave the Happy Gilmore-ing to Happy Gilmore (and Padraig Harrington... more on that later).
Kaymer flying under the radar at Chambers Bay
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Rarely has a two-time major winner and defending U.S. Open champion walked down a fairway in such as relative anonymity as Martin Kaymer did Tuesday afternoon at Chambers Bay.
'Hammer Time' readies for U.S. Open test
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — He wasn't old enough to drive a car and could barely see over the steering wheel, anyway. The 15-year-old was devoted to golf, and even though he had never so much as entered a USGA event, he tried to qualify for the U.S.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Phil Mickelson remains motivated by his near-misses in U.S. Open
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.
Rickie Fowler hoping Players victory will boost him to first major win
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Rickie Fowler knows the blueprint he would like to follow for the U.S.
Rory McIlroy feels at home with No. 1 ranking and at Chambers Bay
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Rory McIlroy didn't fare so well the last time he played links golf.
Tuesday Notebook: Another award for the Nicklauses, this time Barbara
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.
Figuring out how to play, and where to go, at Chambers Bay is challenge
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Monday Notebook: Jason Day says Tiger Woods is close to being back
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Jason Day played yet another practice round with Tiger Woods on Monday at the U.S. Open.
Ryan Moore trying to get used to U.S. Open in his own backyard
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Ryan Moore drove to the golf course Monday morning to continue preparing for the U.S.
Bunker Shot from Bad, Downhill Lie How To
Bunker shots from bad or awkward stances can cost you valuable strokes, but thankfully PGA Professional Billy Ore has a quick 3-step process for escaping to safety.
How much is Fabian Gomez's putter worth?
  Fabian Gomez earned his breakthrough PGA Tour victory on Sunday with a bag split between brand new and tried and true.
Joost Luiten previews U.S. Open, in Dutch
There won't be any shortage of descriptions of the Chambers Bay course -- host of the 2015 U.S. Open -- this week. But Joost Luiten's course preview might be unique, since he did this in his native Dutch:  
Colin Montgomerie gets chest pains checked out before U.S. Open trip
  BELMONT, Mass.
U.S. Open field has international flavor
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- So you want to know the profile of the typical golfer at this week's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay? Good luck.
U.S. Open at unfamiliar Chambers Bay a stern test for Tiger Woods