U.S. Open

U.S. Open 2019: How Gary Woodland held off Brooks Koepka and claimed his first major title

Gary Woodland once caught a knee in the throat in a high-school basketball game in his native Topeka, Kan., that landed him in the hospital with a collapsed trachea.
The Masters

Family pleads guilty to Masters lottery scheme

On Monday a Texas family pleaded guilty to federal charges to a scheme involving stolen identities to obtain Masters badges.
Monday Qualifying

Chip McDaniel’s wild 18-hour odyssey: From the final round of U.S. Open to Monday qualifying for Travelers Championship

Monday qualifying for a PGA Tour event is one of the most difficult tasks in all of golf, as it typically requires a low score on an unfamiliar course to earn one of four spots in a field of often more than 100 players.
Equipment

New Titleist irons (T200, T300) unveiled to tour staff at Travelers Championship

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Titleist iron team. First, the company brought out its U-500 and U-510 utility irons (as well as TS hybrids) at the Memorial Tournament.
Close Call

U.S. Open 2019: Brooks Koepka remains relentless in majors, even in defeat

Brooks Koepka is human after all. We think. “He’s like a cockroach,” Xander Schauffele said. “He just won’t go away.”
U.S. Open

U.S. Open 2019: The biggest story at Pebble Beach was what didn’t happen

We’re told major championships are golf’s grandest theatre, though there are a handful of stages where the spotlight shines ever so brighter. Pebble Beach did nothing to refute its standing this week.
John Feinstein

U.S. Open 2019: Pebble Beach brings out the best in Gary Woodland—and the U.S. Open

In 1992, after he had finally won his first major championship, an exhausted Tom Kite shook his head and said, “Well, now I know what the first sentence of my obituary will say.”
Tiger Watch

U.S. Open 2019: It sure sounds like we won’t see Tiger Woods again until the Open Championship

Tiger Woods was able to cap a mostly frustrating week with a final-round 69 at Pebble Beach. Just don’t expect to see the 15-time major champ attempt to carry any of that momentum from Sunday over to another tournament soon.
U.S. Open

The shot that won Gary Woodland the U.S. Open might get you suspended at your club

Gary Woodland is known as a basher, 200 pounds of Midwestern might. That power was evidenced at Pebble Beach, Woodland ranking fifth in the field in driving distance and 13th in strokes gained/off-the-tee.
What A Run

U.S. Open 2019: How Brooks Koepka made U.S. Open history—and didn’t win at Pebble Beach

How good is Brooks Koepka? Even when he doesn’t win, he still makes history.
Tiger Watch

U.S. Open 2019: Tiger Woods birdies six of final 12 holes for strong Sunday finish

Tiger Woods called the onset to Saturday’s round at Pebble Beach “crap.” The description to Sunday’s start . . . well, take it away, Tiger.
One Big Sunday

U.S. Open 2019: Brandon Wu receives his Stanford diploma as he walks off Pebble Beach’s 18th green

Brandon Wu won’t have to wait for his diploma to come in the mail after all. The 22-year-old Stanford senior, who missed his graduation ceremony on the Palo Alto campus on Sunday...
U.S. Open

U.S. Open 2019: You can’t describe Gary Woodland as simply a bomber anymore

This was a U.S. Open to love. No angst, no anxiety, no punishment for the slightest of golf sins. We came to the sea, walking on cliffs along the blue Pacific Ocean...
Stats

U.S. Open 2019: The crazy stat that shows Gary Woodland’s win was even more surprising than you thought

Let’s get this out of the way: Gary Woodland is not a fluke major champ. The 35-year-old entered this week as the 25th-ranked player in the world with three previous PGA Tour titles...
Winner's Bag

Winner’s Bag: Gary Woodland’s clubs at the U.S. Open

Gary Woodland, who won a thrilling U.S. Open at Pebble Beach G.L., was one of the many equipment free agents at the start of the year.