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Phil Mickelson of the United States plays his tee shot at the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 14, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Field Chasing Mickelson And Horschel At 113th U.S. Open

Leaders Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel would tee off later, the only players in the field with a score under par.

06/15/2013

Phil Mickelson (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Liguori: Phil Mickelson In Right Frame Of Mind To Possibly Win 1st U.S. Open Title

He has never won a U.S. Open title, but has been a runner-up five times. So maybe this is the year for Lefty — with or without sleep!

06/14/2013

Phil Mickelson of the United States hits his second shot on the third hole during Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 13, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

U.S. Open Day 2: Mickelson, Woods And The Latest From Merion

Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.

06/14/2013

A man huddles under an umbrella after play was suspended during a storm at the first round the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club. (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Not Golf Weather: Rain Takes Center Stage On Day 1 Of U.S. Open

The course was already soaked with 6½ inches of rain over the past week, although sunshine Tuesday and Wednesday helped to dry things out a bit.

06/13/2013

Tiger Woods practices prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 12, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: USGA Emphasizing U.S. Open Is ‘Not About The Score’

There will be a premium on accuracy, staying out of what looks like impossible rough and navigating the tricky greens which will roll around 13-13 1/2 on the Stimpmeter.

06/12/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Glory Of Merion Golf Club May Be Stymied By Bad Weather

Yes, Mother Nature is the boss, and it will help dictate what kind of Open we have at historic Merion Golf Club.

06/11/2013

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 18th hole during the first round of the 2013 Masters. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Liguori: Americans Ready To Pounce At Masters

Dustin Johnson and Freddie Couples are the two Americans who stole the early headlines.

04/12/2013

Tiger Woods walks across a green during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Shoots 2-Under-Par In Opening Round Of Masters

Woods was the overwhelming favorite coming into the tournament, and that didn’t change after he opened with a 70.

04/11/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: All The Stars Are Aligned For Tiger To Win 5th Green Jacket

In one of the most anticipated Masters ever — with the resurgence of Tiger Woods as the top-ranked player in the game — the question as Woods gets started on Thursday morning at 10.45 a.m. is whether he can sustain his fine play.

04/10/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Silverman: Formidable Competition Could Derail The Tiger Express

Woods believes that this is his tournament to win. However, the competition is formidable and the task is intimidating. The spectacle and the theater should be dramatic this weekend.

04/09/2013

Phil Mickelson hits a shot from the bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2006 US Open Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

West Course At Winged Foot To Host 2020 U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is returning to Winged Foot, the New York club with a history of clutch moments and one unforgettable collapse.

01/28/2013

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Phil Mickelson Apologizes, Regrets Airing Opinion On Taxes

Mickelson, regarded as the “People’s Choice” for his connection with fans, put his popularity on the line with comments about how much he has to pay in state and federal taxes.

01/23/2013

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Liguori: Americans Can Win Ryder Cup, But They’ll Have To Withstand The Pressure

Golf fans are chomping at the bit, ready for the games to begin.

09/27/2012

Tiger Woods of the USA watches a shot during a practice round during the fourth preview day of The 39th Ryder Cup. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tiger Has A Chance To Lead The U.S. Back On Track In The Ryder Cup

While there are many other great and popular players on the American team — including Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk — it is up to Woods to become the leader.

09/27/2012

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Tiger Woods Tops $100 Million In Career Earnings

Woods finished third in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday to earn $544,000 and push his career total to $100,350,700.

09/03/2012

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