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.
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.
Brooks Koepka is human after all. We think. “He’s like a cockroach,” Xander Schauffele said. “He just won’t go away.”
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.
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 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.
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.
How good is Brooks Koepka? Even when he doesn’t win, he still makes history.
Tiger Woods called the onset to Saturday’s round at Pebble Beach “crap.” The description to Sunday’s start . . . well, take it away, Tiger.
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...
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...
The old saying has it that there are three levels of pressure in professional golf: tournament play, major-championship play and the Ryder Cup. Gary Woodland is experienced in the first two of those, but has yet to feel the ultimate stress that comes with representing one’s country in the biennial contest between the United States and Europe.
David Cannon By Alex Myers PEBBLE BEACH — Gary Woodland will take the lead into the final round of a major championship for the first time in his career. As if ...
U.S. Open 2019: Henrik Stenson knocked a fan out with a semi-shank…then posed for a selfie on the ground
Henrik Stenson is known as the “Iceman” for his steely demeanour. But what he did at Pebble Beach on Saturday will warm your heart.
After a one-under 70 on Saturday, Rory McIlroy enters the final round of the U.S. Open five strokes off the lead of Gary Woodland. Not out of it but not exactly breathing down his neck.
Justin Rose has not been his normal self at this week’s U.S. Open.
Gary Woodland might seem like an unlikely leader halfway through this year’s U.S. Open, given that Pebble Beach, at just slightly longer than 7,000 yards, isn’t a ballpark built to reward the power game that the 35-year-old possesses.
Patrick Reed will be playing on the weekend at the U.S. Open, but he’d going to need to find a replacement wedge after he broke his on the 18th hole late Friday afternoon at Pebble Beach.