Former USGA executive director David Fay, one of the people primarily responsible for bringing the U.S. Open back to Merion's East Course after a 32-year absence, probably put it best a few months back, when asked whether this would necessarily be the last national championship held in Ardmore. Pa.
Somewhere in the late afternoon of the U.S. Open's third round on Saturday, as Tiger Woods stalked after yet another errant tee shot, a proud local pierced through the perfunctory smatter of misplaced applause and yelled, "Merion's got teeth, Tiger."
The only thing more baffling than Phil Mickelson's inability to finish the deal in a U.S. Open is the delight so many people seem to take in that.
Leishman, who earned his first title on the PGA Tour, finished the tournament at 14-under-par 266. The Australian had twice finished as the runner-up, and tied for third at the Byron Nelson Championship that May.
Justin Rose claimed his first major championship title on Sunday and that helped him move up two spots in this week's world golf rankings.
Never afraid to let a tear or two drop, U.S. Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon did, indeed, get choked up when asked about the fundraising effort the tournament is organizing for firefighters battling blazes close to the golf course.
U.S. Open champion Justin Rose has no plans to take any time off after winning his first major championship.
The most recent golden era of golf in England had everything but the one prize that brings credibility.
ARDMORE, Pa. – Phil Mickelson’s Sunday at the 113th U.S. Open began with fans singing “Happy Birthday” to him as he appeared on the practice range at 2:20 p.m.
ARDMORE, Pa. — Out of sight from the lead, Gig Harbor’s Kyle Stanley finished up his role in the 113th U.S. Open like he was on a speed boat on American Lake – in a swift 3 hours, 45 minutes.
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