Whoever wins this one will have to earn it. “It will be a fun weekend,” Woods said. “This golf course is going to be difficult.”
Haas pulled away from a crowd of contenders with three straight birdies, two key pars and one good hop out of the rough.
Justin Rose is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years.
Phil Mickelson is looking to end years of frustration at the U.S. Open and has a chance to win his first-ever U.S. Open title on Sunday.
Tigers Woods is 10 strokes behind third-round leader Phil Mickelson, the only player under par at the short but devilishly tough Merion Golf Club.
Leaders Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel would tee off later, the only players in the field with a score under par.
Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.
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.
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.
The note presumably was an apology — Garcia said it would be up to Woods to share the contents.
Yes, Mother Nature is the boss, and it will help dictate what kind of Open we have at historic Merion Golf Club.
It was the first time they have seen each other since Garcia jokingly said at an awards dinner in England that he would have Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open and “we will serve fried chicken.”
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.
Yes, Tiger is over-scrutinized. But you would be too if you had Tiger’s game and career.
Kuchar rolled in one last birdie to win the Memorial by two shots and join Tiger Woods as the only multiple winners on the PGA this year.