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  • Merion won this poignant U.S. Open, even if Phil Mickelson didn't

    Merion won this poignant U.S. Open, even if Phil Mickelson didn't
    ARDMORE, Pa. — It is hard to know whether this year's U.S. Open golf tournament will be remembered for Justin Rose's victory or Phil Mickelson's defeat. Rose is 32 years old, an Englishman born in South Africa, who was a prodigy as early as 17...
  • U.S. Open Champ Keeps Travelers Date

    The crew organizing the state's largest professional golf tournament, the Travelers Championship, might well be humming "Everything's Coming Up Roses." The newly crowned U.S. Open champion — Justin Rose — says he'll honor his pledge to play at...
  • You can have the field, I'll take Tiger Woods

    — Mackenzie Hughes, an Ontario resident one year removed from a college career at Kent State, birdied his final three holes in last month's U.S. Open local qualifying in Spartanburg, S.C., just to be an alternate for sectionals. Jay Haas, who has...
  • Crescenta Valley High graduate John Huh battles delays on Open's first day

    Crescenta Valley High graduate John Huh battles delays on Open's first day
    More than four hours of weather delays made it difficult for almost anyone to find a rhythm during the first round of the 113th rendition of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club’s East Course on Thursday. While not his best round, Crescenta Valley...
  • U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel in lead as play resumes

    U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel in lead as play resumes
    As you read this early Saturday morning players are finishing up their second rounds at Merion Golf Cub. Sixty-eight golfers had Friday leftover holes to play before the cut could be made atthe top 60 plus ties. Only then can we move on to moving day at...
  • U.S. Open live updates: Phil Mickelson takes third-round lead

    U.S. Open live updates: Phil Mickelson takes third-round lead
    When everyone else wilted, Phil Mickelson hung on. Coming down Merion Golf Club’s devious home stretch, Mickelson played a nervy game and, despite a finishing bogey, grabbed a one-stroke lead at the U.S. Open heading into Sunday. The fact that...
  • For some people, winning IS everything

    In my last column, we discussed the journey that LeBron James' brand has taken — from high school phenom to hometown savior to villain to redeemed hero. Tiger Woods is somewhere in the middle of his own journey. We can review Woods' story in a few...
  • If you're famous and linked to Florida, does that make you a "Great Floridian?"

    If you're famous and linked to Florida, does that make you a "Great Floridian?"
    Last week I lamented that former Gator football coach Steve Spurrier was left off the rapidly growing list of "Great Floridians." I used Spurrier (and former Gator great Danny Wuerffel) to illustrate a point about just how arbitrary the list had...
  • Love on Ryder Cup rough: Give it a trim

    Love on Ryder Cup rough: Give it a trim
    Perhaps not every fairway at Medinah Country Club will look perfect for next week’s Ryder Cup. But overall? “The greens are spectacular and the fairways ... they can play today,” Ryder Cup chairman Don Larson said. “The place is...
  • Pro golfer goes from fearing for his life to winner's circle

    Pro golfer goes from fearing for his life to winner's circle
    Incredible things happened in the world of pro golf in 2012. --Bubba Watson won the Masters with a shot on the second playoff hole that only a magician or a contortionist could pull off. --Brendt Snedeker won $11.13 million in one day by taking the...
  • Love selects his four for Ryder Cup team

    Love selects his four for Ryder Cup team
    The way U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III looked at it, he could not go wrong. “The good thing is, I could pick any four out of 10 guys and we’re going to get great players,” he said Sunday on the Golf Channel. “The bad...
  • Rickie Fowler makes a colorful statement in first round of Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rickie Fowler and the Masters clash. Let us count the ways. First, there is the color thing. Masters green has a pureness that presents a cooling combination of grass and lime. Fowler green, a shirt-and-pants outfit he wore during...