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UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018

Phil Mickelson apologizes 4 days after violating golf rules

Phil Mickelson has apologized four days later for hitting a moving ball on the 13th green in the third round of the U.S. Open. Mickelson hit the ball back toward …

Doug Ferguson: U.S. Open being remembered for the wrong reasons

If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right. The problem is a tendency to remember what went wrong.

Golf notes: Curtis Strange’s advice for Brooks Koepka: Study up on Willie Anderson

Curtis Strange has some advice for Brooks Koepka ahead of next year’s U.S. Open: Study up on Willie Anderson.

UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018

Column: Brooks Koepka wins an Open where the whiners go home early

The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA’s clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.

UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champ

One year after Brooks Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock …

UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018

4-way tie atop U.S. Open leaderboard after day of survival at Shinnecock Hills

The only thing that spared Dustin Johnson from another U.S. Open implosion is that everyone around him suffered on a Shinnecock Hills course that even the USGA conceded got out …

UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018

Frustrated Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson’s frustrations are getting the best of him at the U.S. Open to the point he hit a moving ball with his putter.

UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018

Dustin Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S. Open, taking a four-shot lead into the weekend at Shinnecock …

UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018

Peter Botte: The most formidable foe at U.S. Open is the ever-unforgiving Shinnecock Hills greens

Jordan Spieth sailed a bunker shot clear over the green just after 8 a.m. on his second hole of the day, leading to an early triple bogey that immediately had …

UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018

Dustin Johnson shares lead in a U.S. Open that plays like one

The return to a classic U.S. Open course brought back the kind of scoring that gave this major its reputation. Dustin Johnson played some of his best golf and yet …

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018

Beep Beeeeeep! Traffic greets U.S. Open golfers at Shinnecock Hills

The world’s best golfers are crossing their fingers and hoping for luck as they head to Shinnecock Hills for the U.S. Open this week. It’s not the pin placements or …

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018

U.S. Open hopes ultimate test doesn’t feature trick questions

The U.S. Open wants to be the ultimate test in golf, and sometimes that leads to a series of trick questions. One of them was 14 years ago at Shinnecock …

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018

Aging Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson set to resume storied rivalry at U.S. Open

No longer the red-hot weekly rivals they’d been over the previous two decades, Tiger Woods, now 42, is seeking to win his first major title in a decade, while Phil …

U.S. Open setup relies as much on science as instincts

The U.S. Open prefers to be looked upon as the ultimate test in golf, which can be an invitation for trouble. Mike Davis knows that as well as anyone. The …

UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018

U.S. Open returns to traditional course with modern touch

Such is the stature of century-old Shinnecock Hills that it seems everyone can’t wait for the U.S. Open. No one is more excited about a return to Shinnecock Hills than …

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018

Tiger Woods to play with No. 1 and 2 in the world at U.S. Open

Tiger Woods will play the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open with Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson. It will be the 10th anniversary of Woods’ most recent U.S. Open …

Golf notes: A tale of alternates in Memphis and for U.S. Open

Adam Scott and Russell Knox were among those who made it through 36 holes of U.S. Open qualifying. The next order of business was to call the FedEx St. Jude …

Doug Ferguson: Michael Putnam latest example of not giving up on U.S. Open

Michael Putnam and Vijay Singh each opened with a 73 at U.S. Open qualifying. Only one showed up at the second of the two courses in play. Putnam shot a …

Tiger Woods files entry to play U.S. Open for 1st time since 2015

Tiger Woods has filed his entry to play in the U.S. Open for the first time since 2015. The USGA says Woods officially entered four days after he tied for …