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U.S. Open Rewind – Father’s Day 2015 Jordan Spieth Wins at Chambers Bay

[Author’s Note: Continuing our rewind series, we celebrate Father’s Day with the letter from me to my Dad on Father’s day at the end of the tournament.] SPEECHLESS IN SEATTLE…

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U.S. Open Rewind – Pebble Beach Golf Links

[Author’s Note: This article is from last year’s Open coverage, but traces the history of Opens at Pebble from 1972, its first. Enjoy!] DEL MONTE FOREST, CA – Take a…

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U.S. Open Week Rewind: 1954 Club Pro Ed Furgol Wins at Baltusrol

For today’s U.S. Opern re-write, we celebrate unheralded, but definitely worthy winner Ed Furgol, the club pro who shocked the world winning the U.S. Open at Baltusrol in 1954. And…

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U.S. Open Week Rewind: 2006 at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, NY – We were all writing our leads in the media center, and then Winged Foot went from phestival to phuneral in phorty minutes.. Everyone in Mamaroneck – from…

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Golf Course Trades Runs my Winged Foot Preview

Something a little different. As part of my prep for the U.S. Open, I got the rare and wonderful chance to play Winged Foot under tournament conditions. It was all…

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Reschedule Dates for Golf’s 2020 Major Championships

Through coordinated announcements, the R&A, PGA of America, and USGA have released the dates for the golf major championships impacted by the Coronavirus. August 6-12 – PGA Championship, Harding Park,…

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Top USGA, PGA Tour, and PGA of America Tournament Venues for 2020

It’s been a great few weeks for Golden Age golf architecture on the PGA Tour. With all the world enjoying Pebble Beach, Riviera and the other crown jewels that the…

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Fans Give USGA Praise, Fair Criticism on 2019 Pebble Beach U.S. Open

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – For the first time in five years, USGA avoided a rules controversy, a set-up imbroglio, a weather issue, or a turfgrass meltdown. Thank goodness, because the…

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Gary Woodland Holds off Brooks Koepka, Wins U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – It took someone as big and strong as Brooks Koepka to knock that chip off Koepka’s shoulder, but that’s exactly what Gary Woodland did at Pebble…

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The Calm Before the Storm, Pebble Beach Slumbers Before Championship Sunday

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – I could have sworn that Marine Layer was the name of a girl I met in Sister Frances’s eighth grade English class, but she’s not. She’s…

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Gary Woodland Leads, Major Champions Lurk at 2019 U.S. Open

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – No matter how many haymakers he threw down the stretch Friday, Gary Woodland will not sleep well tonight. He may lead this 119th U.S. Open by…

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NoCal Golf Volume 1, Where to Play when a Major Comes to Town

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – For the fourth consecutive day, June gloom hangs oppressively in the sky, so it’s no wonder golfers that prefer U.K. weather are doing so well on…

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The Incomparable Lightness of Being Louis Oosthuizen

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – Louis Oosthuizen found the poem, the song, the fragrance that is Pebble Beach Golf Links so irresistible, he had to stop and take some pictures. “I…

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The 1977 PGA Championship at Pebble Beach – Ridiculousness and Sublimity Served a Twist

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – With all the pomp and circumstance of the U.S. Open’s long and storied history at Pebble Beach, as well as the course’s glorious 100th anniversary, it’s…

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Brooks Koepka, meet Willie Anderson?

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – Two-time defending U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka was his typical direct and terse self when asked if he’d bothered to learn anything about Willie Anderson, the…


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