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  • The back nine: Mickelson's quest, Pinehurst's tricks, Simpson's homecoming

    PINEHURST, N.C.  -- The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday morning at Pinehurst No. 2 in the sand hills of North Carolina. A 156-player field will attack a par-70 course that has so many unique challenges throughout. As a primer for the start of the...
  • 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...
  • U.S. Open course's new look is ragged, and golfers may feel that way

    U.S. Open course's new look is ragged, and golfers may feel that way
    The United States Golf Assn. has taken its annual exercise in sadism to new heights. This year, it will torture both genders of tour players at the same place. It all begins Thursday, with the first round of the 72-hole U.S. Open for men. Next week,...
  • Fowler scores style points with fashion tribute to Stewart

    PINEHURST, N.C. -- Rickie Fowler was only 10 when Payne Stewart won the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in 1999. Stewart died in a freak plane crash four months later and his championship has been given extra celebration at Pinehurst since. That’s...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local roundup: James River Country Club to honor Beecroft on Thursday

    Golf: James River Country Club is honoring one of its own Thursday, renowned amateur golfer Moss Beecroft, with a tournament and museum-caliber display of his memorabilia. A six-time Virginia State Golf Association senior amateur champion, Beecroft...
  • David Feherty's career is not just garden-variety

    David Feherty's career is not just garden-variety
    TV star David Feherty isn't the most complicated man in the world, but he's in the conversation. He will turn 56 in two weeks, and the odds of that actually happening 10 years ago were not good. He was a pro golfer, yet another good linksman from...
  • Fundraising begins for Joe Paterno bench in State College

    Fundraising begins for Joe Paterno bench in State College
    A fundraising campaign went live this week week to raise money for a bronze bench memorializing Joe Paterno in State College. The campaign, hosted by crowdfunding site Indiegogo, has raised more than $11,500 since opening June 30. The money raised...
  • Fran Quinn plays like he's been at U.S. Open before (he was, in '90s)

    Fran Quinn has won in Thailand, Saskatchewan, Panama and Idaho. He has missed cuts in odd locales too. Hey, he's 49 and he has been at this awhile. His golf odyssey continued Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, and he took full advantage by shooting a two-...
  • After Martin Kaymer's 65, expect U.S. Open course to toughen up

     After Martin Kaymer's 65, expect U.S. Open course to toughen up
    All those red numbers atop the scoreboard after Thursday's first round do not bode well for golfers in this year's U.S. Open. Especially for poor Martin Kaymer, the German who won the 2010 PGA and who did the unthinkable here. He dismantled a U.S....
  • Justin Rose wins U.S. Open for first major; Phil Mickelson is 2nd

    Justin Rose wins U.S. Open for first major; Phil Mickelson is 2nd
    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...