Martin Kaymer carded a 5-under-par 65 during the first round of the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 on June 12, 2014 in Pinehurst, N.C. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Pinehurst No. 2 Proves To Be Relatively Easy On First Day Of U.S. Open

There was something unusual in the opening round of the U.S. Open. A bunch of scores in the 60s.

06/12/2014

Luke Guthrie chips onto the green during a practice round prior to the start of the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2, on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Liguori: Brilliant Short Game Will Determine U.S. Open Champ At Pinehurst

What, no ankle-deep rough? What kind of U.S. Open is this? A course with no tall, gnarly rough seems almost unheard of.

06/12/2014

Craig Carton on the course during the Tic Toc Stop Golf Outing on June 10, 2014. (Photo by Jeffrey Auger/jeffreyauger.com/tictocstop)

Craig Carton Takes A Drive At Tourette’s With Tic Toc Stop

Everybody knows Craigie as the outspoken co-host of one of America’s favorite morning shows on WFAN. Most don’t know the side of him that really does fill the title of being a “national treasure.”

06/11/2014

The statue of Payne Stewart at Pinehurst. (Photo by Ann Liguori/WFAN)

Liguori: Memory Of Payne Stewart Permeates Pinehurst, U.S. Open

It seems like just yesterday when I was here, in 1999, when Stewart won an electrifying U.S. Open. Four months later, Stewart and five others perished in a plane crash.

06/11/2014

Phil Mickelson (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Golfer Phil Mickelson Says He Is Cooperating In Insider Trading Investigation

Mickelson’s manager confirmed Saturday that the investigation was the same outlined in reports in several newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal.

05/31/2014

Mike McCarley, President, Golf Channel, Mike Whan, Commissioner, LPGA Tour, Pete Bevacqua, CEO, PGA of America, John Veihmeyer, Chairman, KPMG and Stacy Lewis, LPGA Professional speak to the media during a press conference to announce a KPMG Women's PGA Championship on May 29, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for KPMG)

Liguori: New Women’s Golf Major Should Be Huge Boost For The Game

Ways to “grow the game” has dominated conversations for years now in golf. The announcement made Thursday should give the women’s game a much-needed boost.

05/30/2014

Tiger Woods (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Still On The Mend, Tiger Woods Withdraws From U.S. Open

Woods said a week ago while promoting the Quicken Loans National tournament at Congressional that he still has not taken a full swing with a golf club.

05/28/2014

Tiger Woods (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Lame Tiger Might Be A Long Way From Return To Competitive Golf

The U.S. Open? The British Open? It’s looking more and more like Tiger Woods will be watching both on television.

05/05/2014

Spain's Pablo Larrazabal jumps into a water hazard in an attempt to avoid attacking hornets during round two of the 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on April 18, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Getty Images)

WATCH: Pro Golfer Jumps In Lake To Escape Hornet Attack, Birdies Hole

“I didn’t know what to do. My caddie told me to run, so I start running like a crazy guy, but the hornets were still there, so the other players told me to jump in the lake,” Pablo Larrazabal said.

04/18/2014

Adam Scott presents Bubba Watson with the green jacket after Watson won the Masters by a three-stroke margin at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Spieth Turns Heads, But Masters Again Belongs To Bubba

He’s come from humble beginnings. He’s never had a golf lesson in his life. And he loves to do things his own way. That’s Bubba Watson, and he is the proud winner of two green jackets in three years.

04/14/2014

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 13: Bubba Watson of the United States poses with the green jacket after winning the 2014 Masters Tournament by a three-stroke margin at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Watson Masterful En Route To Second Masters Win

Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.

04/13/2014

Jordan Spieth of the US prepares to putt on the 17th green during the third round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Young & Old Shine At Masters — Spieth, Jimenez, Couples Could Make History

With all the talk of Tiger missing this tournament and Phil missing the cut, the future of golf is perched at the top of the leaderboard. His name is Jordan Spieth.

04/13/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States hits out of the bunkers on the second hole during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: Bubba Electrifies with 5 Straight Birdies And Candor

When any player goes on a birdie barrage at Augusta National, it’s exciting. When Bubba Watson does, it’s downright exhilarating!

04/11/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States plays his third shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Bubba Heads Into Moving Day At Augusta National With Head Of Steam

Bubba Watson likes the way he looks in green. He wants to get that color back in his wardrobe.

04/11/2014

Bill Haas watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the 2014 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Haas Leads At Masters, But Top Names Knocking At The Door

Bill Haas made a statement with his birdie on 18, and then watched from the clubhouse as Bubba Watson put on a clinic, despite the wind picking up Thursday afternoon, making conditions trickier.

04/11/2014

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