US Open Championship
Week before US Open , Luiten keen to win in Austria
ATZENBRUGG, Austria (AP) A week before his debut at the U.S. Open, Dutch golfer Joost Luiten has another first to manage - defending a European Tour title at the Lyoness Open. Luiten won the event last year when he held on to his lead from the second day and finished two strokes ahead of Thomas
3 years late, US Open conditions at Congressional
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) Three years after hosting a U.S. Open, Congressional Country Club is finally playing like a U.S. Open. Thick rough and fast, firm greens kept the scores high Saturday at the Quicken Loans National. There were no bogey-free rounds, and the average score was 72.48 on the par-71
Pinehurst's singular success: US Open doubleheader
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) Thanks to an amazing restoration project led by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, and plenty of cooperation from Mother Nature, two weeks of U.S. Open golf at Pinehurst No. 2 could not have gone much better. It really was double the pleasure. The next step for the USGA is to avoid
Top moments in US Open history: Payne Stewart, Tiger Woods and more have wowed us
Often dubbed America's national championship, the U.S. Open always features big-name players, pitting the best golfers in the world against one of the toughest courses in the country. The result: historic moments and great finishes. Here are some of the top moments from 113 years of the U.S. Open:
Todd tumbles down US Open leaderboard with 79
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) The bogeys piled up in a hurry for Brendon Todd. Just that quickly, his first U.S. Open turned from a dream to a complete nightmare. The local favorite who began the day alone in second place plunged down the leaderboard in a hurry Saturday with a 9-over 79 that started badly
Key Hole at the US Open
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) A glance at the key hole Thursday at the U.S. Open: HOLE: No. 5 YARDAGE: 576 PAR: 5 STROKE AVERAGE: 4.78 RANK: 18th KEY FACTS: Of the 15 names atop the leaderboard, all but three bettered par on the hole. Graeme McDowell and Kevin Na, who shot 68s, made eagles.
Martin Kaymer does Tiger Woods impersonation at US Open , until the celebration
Had Tiger Woods done this, they'd be hailing it as one of the greatest triumphs in golf history. Winning the United States Open by eight shots -- a margin eclipsed only once, by Woods in 2000, in the modern era -- and winning wire-to-wire -- achieved only eight times in more than a century -- is
Martin Kaymer's on fire, but US Open far from over
Joe Buck and Greg Norman recap all of the action from the second round of the U.S. Open.
A new putting stroke for Mickelson at US Open
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) Phil Mickelson began preparations for the U.S. Open in the final round of the St. Jude Classic when he took his left hand off the putter, turned it slightly clockwise and rested the grip between his forefinger and thumb. In more simple terms, it's known as the ''claw'' grip.
Germany's Martin Kaymer wins US Open for his second major championship
PINEHURST, N.C. -- Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best. A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday to become only the seventh