U.S. Open Golf Championship
CHARLOTTE, NC - APRIL 29: Team IZOD golfer and reigning U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson greets a young fan following his charity golf shot at Belk SouthPark in Charlotte, North Carolina on Monday, April 29, 2013. Simpson's efforts resulted in a $20,000 donation on behalf of IZOD to Charlotte-based charity Beds For Kids, which provides essential furniture and beds to families and children in the area.
The fact that we have a record number of entries, from across the world, is a testament to both the great appeal of the U.S. Open and the historic nature and grandeur of Merion Golf Club
Having hosted qualifiers for the U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Senior Open in past years, this is a fitting and welcome next step in our relationship with the USGA. We look forward to providing the Senior Amateur participants and spectators with a memorable experience.
To now go against that and say 'my players aren't going to go by that' then what happens when you come to USGA events (US Open) or the British Open? Does that mean you have to use a different club?More quotes »
Tianlang Guan is golf's latest teen sensation from China; is he part of a new trend?
in the past two years, although, to be precise, he is a few months younger than Andy Zhang was when he played in the U.S. Open at San Francisco's Olympic Club last June.Guan seems like a bigger deal because he won a big international tournament to get here, Read more »
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McDowell Tames Thongchai to Win First World Match Play
said McDowell, who was beaten by Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts in 2012. "This was a fantastic week for me." "It's a magnificent golf course at the Thracian Cliffs with a great crowd and I hope we gave the Bulgarians a little taste of what we do." Thongchai, 12:26 PM from International Herald Tribune Read more »
Tiger Woods' Guide to Capturing 4th US Open
shots from 75-100 yards out. He is going to have to be deadly with shots from that distance. You can say putting is key for every golfer in every tournament. This is especially true at the U.S. Open. The greens are going to be fast, which makes it easy to 7:47 AM from Bleacher Report Read more »
Graeme McDowell dispatches Thongchai Jaidee in World Match Play final
on Sunday, defeating Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 in the final on the Thracian Cliffs course. The former U.S. Open champion had to fight back from 2 down after four holes and did not get in front of his 43-year-old opponent until the 14th hole before 6:46 AM from ESPN Read more »
Byron Nelson officials honor Venturi, longtime friend of tournament namesake
in the wake of Ben Hogan’s death in 1997. For Venturi to merit Hogan treatment says a lot about how much he was esteemed in the golf world. And in the Nelson household, where Peggy Nelson said their “dear, dear friend” will be missed today by everyone wearing 5/18/13 from Fort Worth Star-Telegram Read more »
Venturi had precious friendship with Byron Nelson
Friday, in the middle of tournament week for the Byron Nelson Championship. Venturi overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports. He died at age 82, 11 days after being inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. 5/18/13 from WSB-TV Atlanta Read more »