- Friday, May 29, 2015
- Course designer Robert Trent Jones Jr. says golfers must be creative at Chambers Bay
By Jim Meehan, Spokane Spokesman-Review With each passing day before the U.S. Open, Robert Trent Jones Jr. becomes more popular with professional golfers. "They're certainly inquisitive," said Jones, whose company designed Chambers Bay near Tacoma. Defending U.S. Open champion...
- Chambers Bay emerges from winter in excellent condition
By Jim Meehan, Spokane Spokesman-Review Ask Chambers Bay Director of Agronomy Eric Johnson if the course will be brown, green or a mixture of both for the U.S. Open and he'll defer to Mother Nature. "Ask the weatherman," he said. "I hope it's dry, that way we can control if...
- Tuesday, May 26, 2015
- U.S. Open the most democratic of majors because of its qualifying system
By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press The names of golf's two oldest championships are similar, and so are the concepts. The British Open and the U.S. Open are open to anyone who wants to qualify. The difference between them, other than the 35 years of history and the turf on which golf is...
- Seattle-area star Ryan Moore, as expected, gains official entry into U.S. Open
By Scott Hanson, Seattle Times There was no sweating for Ryan Moore of Puyallup, Washington, No. 34 in the world, this past weekend. He knew he would be in the top 60 of the Official World Golf Rankings that came out Monday (May 25), with those players earning entrance into the U.S. Open at...
- Monday, May 25, 2015
- Alexander Levy among 16 to qualify for US Open in England qualifier
SURREY, England (AP) – Alexander Levy of France had rounds of 66-67 to earn one of 11 spots in the U.S. Open from the sectional qualifier Monday in England. One day after Levy slipped out of the top 60 in the world ranking that would have made him exempt for the U.S. Open, the Frenchman made...
- Chambers Bay designer Jay Blasi eager to see how how his creation handles US Open
Golf course architect Jay Blasi made 50 site visits while Chambers Bay was being built. He'll make one more - to see how the course handles the upcoming U.S. Open.
- Byeong Hun An earns return trip to Chambers Bay
By Scott Hanson, Seattle Times Five years after a great run in the 2010 U.S. Amateur at Chambers Bay, South Korea's Byeong Hun An earned a return trip to the course for the U.S. Open, June 18-21. An, 23, earned his spot into the field by winning the BMW PGA Championship in England on May 24...
- Sunday, May 10, 2015
- Plenty of opinion, on both sides, about Chambers Bay as a U.S. Open course
A few PGA Tour players made headlines with some initial criticism of Chambers Bay. But several others with more experience on the course have plenty of good things to say.
- Monday, May 4, 2015
- Michael Greller takes unlikely journey from Chambers Bay to Jordan Spieth's bag
Not so many years ago, Michael Greller was a schoolteacher in Chambers Bay. This summer, he'll return home on the bag of Jordan Spieth, golf's budding young superstar.
- Monday, April 27, 2015
- Players who learn Chambers Bay will have better chance to win US Open
Few U.S. Open players are familiar with Chambers Bay, so picking up its nuances quickly will be crucial. In fact, says USGA chief Mike Davis, it'll be make-or-break.