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  • Jordan Spieth wants to make U.S. Open a family affair

    The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf. Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....
  • On 25th anniversary of U.S. Open repeat, Strange still waits for next member of an exclusive club

    On 25th anniversary of U.S. Open repeat, Strange still waits for next member of an exclusive club
    Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
  • Phil Mickelson: family man, man of people ... and never boring

    Phil Mickelson: family man, man of people ... and never boring
    The most interesting man in the world may not be that guy in the TV beer ads. It may be Phil Mickelson. Even though he is instantly identifiable in the world of sports merely as "Phil," he is certainly not just plain Phil. There is nothing plain about...
  • Bubba Watson's description of U.S. Open greens gets official response

    There seems to be some disagreement about the conditions at Pinehurst No. 2, where the U.S. Open will tee off Thursday. A day after Bubba Watson described the greens as "unfriendly," a top U.S. Golf Assn. official offered a contrasting opinion. "The...
  • Pinehurst plenty rough — even without rough

    Pinehurst plenty rough — even without rough
    What makes Pinehurst Pinehurst? Brandel Chamblee will tell you. The NBC/Golf Channel analyst played there in the 1999 U.S. Open. For the first three rounds, he hit excellent drives on the fifth hole, which that year played as a par 4. Even with an 8- or...
  • Defending U.S. Open champ Rose feeling relaxed at Pinehurst

    Defending U.S. Open champ Rose feeling relaxed at Pinehurst
    PINEHURST, N.C. – Temperatures are rising in the sandhills of North Carolina. Highs for Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 are projected to top off at 88 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. As if the...
  • Mike McQueary tried to qualify for the U.S. Open

     
    Former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary is a pretty good golfer, Reuters carrying a 1-handicap, according to the Golf Handicap Information Network. He has shot 75 or better in his last five reported rounds, according to the GHIN site,......
  • TV's Roger Maltbie talks a great game

    TV's Roger Maltbie talks a great game
    As good and as popular as he is as the lead course reporter for Golf Channel and NBC, Roger Maltbie never had the slightest inclination to do what he has done so well for the past 23 years. And given his introduction to golf tournament broadcasting, it'...
  • Martin Kaymer ties course record with 63 during opening round of TPC

    Martin Kaymer ties course record with 63 during opening round of TPC
    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Once golfer Martin Kaymer stopped trying to be perfect, he set a standard for excellence at the Players Championship. Kaymer played free and easy to tie the course record with an opening-round 63 at TPC Sawgrass. It was a...
  • Martin Kaymer has one stroke lead at the Players Championship

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth are having a blast at The Players Championship -- one because he's playing good golf again, the other because that's all he's been doing. Kaymer followed his record-tying 63 on the Stadium...
  • Teenager Ko handles growing success, celebrity leading to Kingsmill week

    Teenager Ko handles growing success, celebrity leading to Kingsmill week
    WILLIAMSBURG — Lydia Ko's cell phone rang the other day, from an unknown number. The New Zealand teenager thought about letting it go to voicemail, but decided to answer. On the other end was countryman and professional golfer Michael Campbell,...
  • LPGA's best have mixed emotions about staging U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 after men

     LPGA's best have mixed emotions about staging U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 after men
    WILLIAMSBURG — United States Golf Association suits are either marketing geniuses or delusional mad scientists. We'll know which in about a month, when their grand experiment produces either unprecedented exposure for their signature championships...