| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:05 AM
AUGUSTA, Ga. Dustin Johnson entered the Masters on a hot streak and was one of the pre-tournament favorites.
Instead of contending, his Masters came to an early end Friday with Johnson missing the cut with a two-day 7-over 151.
It was his first missed...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
LA JOLLA — It was difficult to know the significance of what took place in the featured group at the Farmers Insurance Open here Friday. Golf has many moving parts, and many were moving when Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth teed it up together on...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club without, it seems, comparing it to the events of two years ago, to the 111th U.S. Open in which Rory McIlroy appeared to make a mockery of the place. So here came...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
On Wednesday, three days after he had conquered Merion and three years after TPC River Highlands had conquered him, Justin Rose settled into his chair and revisited his moment at the 113th U.S. Open.
Rose likes to use the word "moment." The Englishman...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. – When I won the media lottery to play Merion the day after the U.S. Open, I didn’t know whether to accept congratulations or condolences.
This quote from Henrik Stenson hung in my mind: “If the general public played a...
| 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 17, 2013
The thinnest line in sports writing has less to do with winning and losing, and certainly much less to do with any degree of criticism. It strikes me on this great Father's Day sports weekend that the thinnest line is the one between the appropriate...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:26 PM
— 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Phil Mickelson, who has struggled mightily at times this year, heads a big-name field with some star power on the leaderboard in the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.
Mickelson sank a 40-foot birdie putt at No. 9 during a round of five-under-par...