Fox Sports analyst Paul Azinger, though more or less initially defending Phil Mickelson’s explanation for deliberately hitting a moving ball, eventually agreed with partner Joe Buck’s conclusion, that it was spin.
When you’re looking for unfettered analysis of a controversy, in this case the setup of Shinnecock Hills for the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, best to look elsewhere than the rights holder, Fox Sports, and its long-term contract to air USGA events.
Shinnecock Hills is an old-school course. On Saturday, it was Old Testament. That's what some sadists—excuse me, traditionalists—want out of the U.S. Open.
Dustin Johnson’s play over the first 36 holes of the 118th U.S. Open has turned out to be more than just impressive. It might still win him the championship.
Tony Finau and Daniel Berger will play in the final group at Shinnecock Hills on Sunday.
Within minutes of Phil Mickelson’s decision to hit his moving golf ball on the 13th green at Shinnecock Hills on Saturday, social media became a cascade of opinions.
Despite high scoring, most players have been complimentary of the USGA's setup of Shinnecock Hills at the 2018 U.S. Open, calling it a tough but fair test. The good feelings came to a close on Saturday.
The U.S. Open returns to Shinnecock Hills for the first time since 2004 and the fifth time in the national championship’s history, having previously hosted...
"We're not trying to humiliate the best players in the world," Sandy Tatum famously said at the 1974 U.S. Open. "We're simply trying to identify who they are."
After trudging through a wet and windy morning at Shinnecock Hills and posting a hard-fought round of even par, Justin Thomas plopped down on a couch somewhere to watch a little of the action from Friday afternoon at the U.S. Open. He didn't particularly like what he saw.
Through 25 holes, Brooks Koepka seemed to be on the wrong end of that stick. The 28-year-old posted an opening-round 75, and his play through seven holes didn’t inspire...