| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
CROMWELL — He doesn't have it yet, but Justin Rose expects it soon enough. Yes, the wicker basket from Merion will be in the mail.
"Obviously, everyone gets a flag [for winning a tournament]," Rose, the 2013 U.S. Open winner said Friday after the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| Jun 18, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — 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.
From my vantage point, he appears to be the most unpopular popular person in sports. I...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:19 PM
ARDMORE — Jay Don Blake took a swing at the USGA.
Lee Westwood hacked at Merion Golf Club tradition.
Typical late Friday afternoon whining at a U.S. Open.
Some players choose to fire darts of blame at everyone but the one holding the clubs at...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:54 PM
— When Tiger Woods broke a 2 - 1/2 year drought without an official PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, it didn't come down to a crucial putt as in 2009. Woods, much like he did when he was the most dominant player on the...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 6:44 PM
It only took a glimpse of the gallery following Tiger Woods in Saturday's third round of the AT&T National to figure out that something was amiss at Congressional Country Club.
There were about 50 people -- media included -- watching a player who...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:49 PM
It has taken three years, a stretch of time when their career arcs crisscrossed, when their successes and failures were dissected like frogs in a high school biology class, when they seemed to share little except the same swing coach.
Such is the way...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
It's golf's unofficial fifth major, featuring one of the sport's most recognizable holes, and it gets going today at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., with THE PLAYERS Championship. That hole, of course, is the notorious No. 17 island green...