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U.S. Open

U.S. Open - Round Three

REARDON: Saturday U.S. Open Blog

Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson’s poor performance continues. Rory McIlroy became the first player in US Open history to get to 13 under par. Sergio Garcia and others played the third round of the U.S. Open without hitting golf balls to warm-up. The easier course for the third round didn’t tighten up the leaderboard.

06/19/2011

U.S. Open - Round Three

U.S. Open News and Notes: June 19, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Lee Westwood had Saturday’s low round. The USGA moved up tees to make holes a little easier. Las Vegas is betting on McIlroy finishing on top.

06/19/2011

U.S. Open - Round Two

REARDON: Friday U.S. Open Blog

Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy was so far ahead that someone brought up the “mercy rule.” If McIlroy wins, it would five straight majors without an American winner.

06/18/2011

U.S. Open - Final Round

REARDON: Enhancing The U.S. Open

U.S. Open courses are generally thought to be too hard, particularly ones close to the coast. Players are forced to make choices and then execute them.

06/18/2011

South Korea's Y.E. Yang acknowledges the

U.S. Open News and Notes: June 18, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. McIlroy soars while Mickelson struggles. Amateur Patrick Cantlay is settling in at his first Open. Second-place Yang benefits from McIlroy’s strong play.

06/17/2011

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees of

McIlroy Sets U.S. Open Record For Best Score After 36 Holes

Rory McIlroy shot 5-under 66 at the U.S. Open on Friday to finish at 11-under 131, setting the record for the best score after 36 holes in the 111-year history of the tournament.

06/17/2011

U.S. Open - Round One

U.S. Open News and Notes: June 17, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy shot an impressive first-round 65. Many players found the opening 199-yard, par-3 10th hole a little daunting. Congressional is the second longest course in U.S. Open history.

06/17/2011

Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid - Final Round

REARDON: Thursday U.S. Open Blog

Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Hale Irwin was on hand to watch his son play. The top-three ranked players were the featured pairing on the first three days. President Obama, VP Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and Ohio governor John Kasich tee off at Andrews Air Force base on Saturday.

06/16/2011

U.S. Open - Preview Day 2

U.S. Open News and Notes: June 16, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. The greens at Congressional are in good shape. The U.S. Open will return to Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in 2018. Rory McIlroy defends LeBron James.

06/16/2011

Saab Wales Open - Previews

Graeme McDowell Looking to Repeat at U.S. Open

Majors change their champions. But Graeme McDowell, last year’s winner, feels like just another player at the U.S. Open. Repeating will be tough, given his performance this year.

06/15/2011

AT&T National - Round Three

Golf News and Notes: June 14, 2011

Notes from the world of golf. The Blue Course at Congressional, home to this year’s U.S. Open, doesn’t make it easy on players. Ken Venturi thinks back to his U.S. Open win at Congressional in 1964.

06/14/2011

THE PLAYERS Championship - Round One

Tiger Woods Pulls Out of U.S. Open

Tiger Woods recently pulled out of the upcoming U.S. Open. But a quick look at the numbers shows he’s still on track to tie or surpass Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major wins.

06/09/2011

Shell Houston Open - Round One

Brandt Jobe Continues His Comeback

Brandt Jobe is ranked 216 in the world and climbing. And just this week he made the U.S. Open field. The comeback continues for the journeyman who sliced off the top of two fingers on his left hand back in 2006.

06/08/2011

Shell Houston Open - Round One

Steve Stricker Is Making the Cut

Steve Stricker has not missed a cut in 2011. And with his 4-under 68 in Thursday’s first round of the Memorial Tournament, he will probably make another. With such solid play, Stricker likes his chances at the U.S. Open in a couple weeks.

06/03/2011

PGA Championship - Final Round

Down the Fairway and onto the Green: Inside Golf’s 4 Major Tournaments

The professional golf season is year-round, with tournaments each month around the world. But every year, four majors stand out, providing the highest quality of golf and the most dramatic final rounds.

05/29/2011

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