The road Michelle Wie took to a U.S. Women’s Open title was unlike any other, and suddenly insignificant. Whether this was a long time coming was the least of her cares.
Stacy Lewis has the early edge at Pinehurst No. 2. But so far, the conversation at this year’s Women’s Open has centered around 11-year-old Lucy Li.
Kaymer ran away with the U.S. Open title this weekend, showing off an impressive all-around game, clutch putting, poise and composure.
Not even Martin Kaymer was immune from a Pinehurst No. 2 course that restored the reputation of a U.S. Open.
To put two straight rounds of 65 together on this course, in this major, is quite remarkable.
Phil Mickelson has finished as a runner-up in the U.S. Open six times. Could this be the tournament he finally captures to complete a career Grand Slam?
What, no ankle-deep rough? What kind of U.S. Open is this? A course with no tall, gnarly rough seems almost unheard of.
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.