A High-Tech Device Thumps the Course to Test Its Firmness
The TruFirm, which looks a little like a bicycle pump with a hand-held computer reader attached, measures the firmness of a green, a fairway or even a bunker.
García’s First Major Is in His Grasp
Sergio García, with a three-under 68, will take a three-shot lead over Steve Stricker into the final round.
US Open golf 2015: Spieth atop leaderboard, Reed falls off
Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed enter the third round of the 115th U.S. Open atop the leaderbaord at 5 under, and the former has his eyes on a chance at the second piece of the grand slam. Chambers Bay is playing firm and fast on moving day, so the.
US OPEN GOLF 2015: A look ahead to Sundays final round
The third round of the U.S. Open turned into a wild ride of eagles, birdies, bogeys and worse on Saturday, as players fought for position on a course that firmed up and played pretty close to how the USGA wanted it. Chambers Bay has been nothing if not .
U.S. Open live stream 2015: How to watch Sundays round online
Barring a playoff, there are only 18 holes left to play in the 2015 U.S. Open. The field of 75 remaining players is ready for the final round on Sunday in what should be a tightly contested run for the championship. Four players will enter the final.
Tiger Woods US Open was worse than it looked - SB Nation
On Wednesday at Chambers Bay, Tiger Woods talked a good game about his swing changes and the status of his play heading into the U.S. Open. Weve. Hes almost 40 and looks completely lost on a golf course. If it was��.
With Win in Sight, Furyk Falters
The United States Open seemed to be following the script of Jim Furyk’s 2003 win, but after an errant shot at the 13th hole, things began to go awry.. Bill Pennington On Golf column analyzes Jim Furyks performance at the United States Open.
U.S. Open final round tee times: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson.
It didnt look like Jason Day would be able to play the weekend at the U.S. Open, but after an incomprehensible third round finish, hell play in the last tee time Sunday at Chambers Bay.. Were all set up for an incredible Sunday at the U.S. Open. The final pairing will feature Jason Day, the Aussie who stole the crowd and the show battling through vertigo on Saturday, and Dustin Johnson, probably the most naturally talented American in golf. Tied with them at��.
Over-40 Players Do Their Part at the Old Course
Lorena Ochoa holds the lead at St. Andrews at 6-under par, but the L.P.G.A. veterans are using their experience and guile to make a competitive push.
US Open Golf 2015 Leaderboard: Live Updates and Storylines to Watch for.
Legends are made on the final round of the U.S. Open, and the golfers fortunate enough to enter Sunday within striking distance will have the opportunity to write their own legend on Chambers Bay Golf Course. The round began with four golfers tied atop.
A British Open Course Not Considered Royalty
While Royal Birkdale may lack ancient roots and drop-dead beauty of its more glamorous cousins, history is writ large on this linksland.
Billy Horschel has lost it with worst U.S. Open greens.
Billy Horschel has lost it with worst U.S. Open greens, mocks them for TV cameras. By Emily Kay on Jun 21, 2015, 3:34p 4. Billy Horschel creatively expresses his dislike for. SB Nation video archives: The toughest holes in all of golf (2014)��.
TV Ratings Saturday: US Open Golf Coverage Bests Premier Boxing
Note: Due to the nature of live sports coverage, ratings for NBC (Boxing) and FOX (Golf) are tentative and likely to be adjusted in the final ratings. On FOX, US Open coverage earned a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating, up from yesterdays preliminary 0.5 adults.
Stars Fade at Augusta as One Is Born
With several top players lurking just a few strokes behind him at the start of the final round, Jordan Spieth coolly held them off and captured his first green jacket.. Bill Pennington On Golf column remarks on understated style of Jordan Spieth, who held off several star golfers and won his first Masters tournament with18-under-par 270.
Earlier Milestones and Crossroads
Several trends in the golf world converged on the 18th green at Amata Spring Country Club in Thailand last Sunday when Guan Tianlang’s final five-foot par attempt disappeared into the hole.. Karen Crouse On Golf column observes that Guan Tianlangs victory in Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, which qualified him for 2013 Masters, is one of several recent milestones for teenage Asian golf prodigies; notes that 14-year-old Guan will be the youngest competitor in storied Masters history, spurring many to question at what age is it appropriate to turn pro.
Europeans More Open Approach Wins Fans
Golf may never have seen a group of players as verbose, Internet extroverted and media savvy as the handful of Europeans charging into the top of the world rankings.. Bill Pennington On Golf column notes that golf may never have seen a group of players as verbose, Internet extroverted and media savvy as the handful of Europeans charging into the top of the world rankings.
Wie’s Win Advances Surge by American Women
Coupled with the recent success of No. 1-ranked Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie reaching her long-awaited potential at the United States Women’s Open further heightened the profile of American women in the sport.. Karen Crouse On Golf column; Michelle Wies win at United States Womens Open, reaching her long-awaited potential, coupled with success of No 1-ranked Stacy Lewis, further heightens the profile of American women in the sport.
USGA caves into Jordan Spieths dumbest hole complaints.
18 as a par-4 at Chambers Bay was the dumbest hole Ive ever played definitely had an impact on USGA executive director Mike Davis decision to play the 72nd hole of the U.S. Open as a par-5.. hole and how its been set up and I think the USGA has responded, amidst all of the scrutiny and criticism that golf course and the setup has endured this week from both players and the media, Notah Begay said Sunday morning on Golf Channels Morning Drive. Shades��.
US Open Golf 2015 Leaderboard: Saturday Scores, Standings, and Results
Jason Day was the story on Moving Day at the 2015 U.S. Open from Chambers Bay. One day after collapsing on the course due to vertigo during his final hole, Day bravely continued his quest for his first-ever Major title, shooting a 68 for a share of the.
Brennan: Unreasonable course conditions overshadow play at Chambers Bay
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- A golf course is never supposed to be the story of the U.S. Open. Its never meant to overshadow the things that really matter at the national championship of mens golf: the players, the shots, the leaderboard, the drama and.
U.S. Open payout 2015: Winning share is $1.8 million of purse
The 2015 U.S. Open is far from decided with four players tied for the lead entering the final round and several others within reach of contention. Whoever walks away with the trophy at Chambers Bay will also take home a very large check. The U.S. Open .
A New Generation Shines at the U.S. Open
While veteran players struggled down the stretch, there were signs everywhere that golf is growing younger. The 26-year-old champion, Webb Simpson, is already looking behind him.. Karen Crouse On Golf column observes that, while veteran players struggled down the stretch at the United States Open, there were signs everywhere that golfs next generation is pressing forward.
2015 US Open: Sundays final round tee times, TV schedule
5:12 p.m. ��� Andres Romero; Brandt Snedeker. 5:24 p.m. ��� J.B. Holmes; Shane Lowry. 5:36 p.m. ��� Cameron Smith; Louis Oosthuizen. 5:48 p.m. ��� Jordan Spieth; Branden Grace. 6 p.m. ��� Dustin Johnson; Jason Day. PHOTOS: Saturday at the U.S. Open.
Three Everyman Qualifiers Offer Inspiration
A YouTube phenomenon, a New Jersey club pro and a high school player have all earned the right to compete at the United States Open.. Three everyman qualifiers--YouTube phenomenon Dennis Miller, New Jersey club pro Mark McCormick and high schooler Beau Hossler--earn the right to compete at the United States Open golf tournament.
2015 US Open Round 4: Recap with results and highlights from Sunday
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U.S. Open 2015 TV coverage and schedule for Sundays.
The U.S. Open wraps with extensive television coverage.. 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. -- PGA Tour Radio on Sirius-XM (Ch. 93/208). SB Nation presents: Urban golfing with the 2010 U.S. Open champion��.
Brittany Lincicome Mounts Charge to Claim Year’s First Major at ANA Inspiration
Stacy Lewis closed with a two-under-par 70 to finish tied with Lincicome, but Lincicome eagled the par-5 18th to grab a share of the lead, then won on the third extra hole.. Brittany Lincicome wins ANA Inspiration golf tournament; is one of many women showing promise for the season.
An Unexpected Par 5 at US Open, Possibly Thanks to Spieth
The United States Open champion, Jordan Spieth, is only 21 years old, but it appears he may already wield considerable influence in the golf community. In a surprise on Sunday morning, the United States Golf Association set up the 18th hole at Chambers .
2015 U.S. Open results and leaderboard: Dustin Johnson.
It will take quite a while to digest what actually happened at the end of Sundays incredibly tense last 30 minutes or so of golf at Chambers Bay. Dustin Johnson inexplicably handed Jordan Spieth the U.S. Open title by��.
Before Climbing the Leader Board, Rising With the Sun
The British Open tees off earlier than any other major championship, but its players work to play unfazed.. Christopher Clarey On Golf column observes that the British Open, oldest of golfs major championships, also has the earliest start of golfs major championships.
Jordan Spieths Chambers Bay problem and other US Open.
We started this U.S. Open week with a wide open field on an unpredictable new course in a region that never hosts major championships. We knew nothing... SB Nation video archives: The toughest holes in all of golf (2014)��.
Tiger Woods’s Driving, Usually a Strength, Deserts Him
Completing his first competitive round in 69 days, Woods missed three of his first seven fairways on Augusta National Golf Club’s front nine.. Karen Crouse On Golf column analyses Tiger Woodss first round at Masters tournament, in which he shot one-over-par 73.
Carnoustie’s Unforgiving Links Are a Perfect Fit for a Rigorous Year
Carnoustie will play host to the British Open, which fits nicely in a year when major championship courses have been so demanding that players are lowering their expectations.
Davies Finally Tees Off at the Old Course
Laura Davies of England has been a professional golfer for more than 20 years and has won dozens of tournaments all over the world. But until Tuesday she had never played the Old Course.
US Open Golf 2015: Leaderboard Scores and Highlights from Sunday
The final round of the 2015 U.S. Open began with four men tied atop the leaderboard, and from that quartet, the young wunderkind Jordan Spieth was left standing as the champion at Chambers Bay on Sunday. Spieth backed up his Masters triumph with an .
U.S. Open playoff rules feature 18-hole Monday tiebreaker.
The U.S. Open is a unique major championship in several ways, and one of the most extreme is how they break a tie after 72 holes. The USGA has held firm in upholding the tradition of a full 18-hole playoff to decide a��.
Under Armour Is Swinging for the Stars
As the sportswear maker finds itself in business with two of the hottest athletes in the country, it is still figuring out how best to capitalize on those relationships.. Under Armour sportswear maker is trying to figure out how to make most of endorsement deals it has with top, young athletes like Jordan Spieth, who just won Masters at August National Golf Club; brand is trying to make inroads against Nike, which has long been undisputed giant of athletic apparel.
Spieth wins US OPEN GOLF tournament
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2015 U.S. Open purse: Jordan Spieth takes home $1.8.
Adding a U.S. Open win to the resume is impressive enough, but he will also walk away with one of the biggest purses in golf. The U.S. Open purse was bumped from $9 million to $10 million this year with the winning payout��.
Gary Player crushes Chambers Bay, calls US Open a tragedy
It was a complete departure from the typical U.S. Open course, and it was working with little margin for error trying to break into a rota full of American classics with decades of tradition and reverence. But there have been some setup and conditioning problems all week, particularly. So I had some idea what might be coming when he showed up on Golf Channel early Saturday morning. But I underestimated him. After a cursory introduction and before he was even��.
21 Flat-Screen TVs, 18 Holes, One Pair of Eyes
Tommy Roy, the lead producer for NBC and the Golf Channel, is at his 20th U.S. Open, an event he has covered like a conductor orchestrating a symphony of words and pictures.. Karen Crouse On Golf column; Tommy Roy, lead producer for NBC and the Golf Channel, is at his 20th US Open, an event he has covered like a conductor orchestrating a symphony of words and pictures.
U.S. Open player breaks driver, uses replacement with.
George Coetzee was cruising along during the final round of the U.S. Open, then he came to No. 10. Coetzee pulled out his driver just like hed done all. SB Nation presents: Urban golfing with the 2010 U.S. Open champion��.
What weve learned after 54 holes at the US Open - SB Nation
The third round of the 2015 U.S. Open may not have produced low scores, but what it lacked in birdies it made up for in drama. At a few points during the. It would be a hell of a story, the best of the year in golf. Crowdsourced��.
US Open: The best playoff format of golfs four Majors
With the U.S. Open, golfers can compete in the long game. One or two bad holes wont bury them. They can perry and thrust throughout the morning and afternoon, with drama waxing in waning on every swing of the club head. Storylines unfold throughout.
Billy Horschel rips U.S. Open greens again, has lost some.
Billy Horschel hasnt held his tongue this week at the U.S. Open, criticizing the greens at Chambers Bay several times. He went as far as mocking the way they are rolling during his round on Sunday. After he finished playing,��.
U.S. Open 2015 tee times: Pairings and start times for.
The final groups could decide the 2015 U.S. Open.. The final groups could decide the 2015 U.S. Open. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on.. SB Nation presents: Urban golfing with the 2010 U.S. Open champion��.
U.S. Open live stream 2015: How to watch Sundays round.
Barring a playoff, there are only 18 holes left to play in the 2015 U.S. Open. The field of 75 remaining players is ready for the final round on Sunday in. SB Nation presents: Urban golfing with the 2010 U.S. Open champion��.
US Open Final Round: Live Blog
I just think thats its so far from what were used to in American golf ��� Augusta National as exhibit A and the usual rotation of US Open courses as exhibit B ��� that it takes some getting used to. Next year it returns to Oakmont, which might have the.
In History-Making Event, Men and Women Share the Stage
The United States Women’s Open begins Thursday at Pinehurst as, for the first time, the women are sharing a major course with the men.. Karen Crouse On Golf column; United States Womens Open will be played at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina, marking the first time the women will share a major course with the men.
Jordan Spieth wins the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Jordan Spieth won the 2015 U.S. Open on Sunday to become the younger golfer ever, at 21 years old, to hold the first two legs of a grand slam. The last player to hold both the Masters and U.S. Open titles in the same year��.
Chris Kirk posts a 10 on 1st hole in Sundays U.S. Open finale
Sunday at the U.S. Open is all about avoiding disasters, something four-time PGA Tour winner Chris Kirk knows a little something about after stumbling to a 6-over 10 on the first hole out of the gate in Sundays final round of the U.S. Open. For those.
European Players Hope to Crash Own Party
The drought in majors for Europeans in golf stands in chiaroscuro contrast to the surplus of titles they have claimed collectively.