Costas threw a bucket of cold water on Sunday’s win, calling New York’s on-field celebration an “indication of the ongoing decline of western civilization.”
As much as I hoped Phil Mickelson’s storybook week would end on a high, putting an end to his nightmares at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose makes a fine champion.
Justin Rose is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years.
Shawn Stefani aced the 17th hole, making him the first golfer to make a hole-in-one at any U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club.
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.
Let’s see who, if any, of the 73 players who made the cut, can shoot under par in the third round.
Leaders Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel would tee off later, the only players in the field with a score under par.
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!
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.”