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Germany’s Martin Kaymer shoots opening round 65 to lead U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. – Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old U.S. Open. So when …


UPDATED: Thu., June 12, 2014, 6:43 p.m.

Martin Kaymer seizes US Open lead with 65

Much to his delight, Martin Kaymer discovered that Pinehurst No. 2 was even more different than he imagined in the U.S. Open.


Golfer DQs himself from Open to clear conscience

Jason Millard could’ve been playing the U.S. Open. Instead, he’ll be watching from home with a clear conscience. Millard initially qualified for a spot at Pinehurst No. 2, but he …


US Open has a brown, British look to it

PINEHURST, N.C. – The Open starts Thursday, and for anyone who takes a quick look at Pinehurst No. 2, there is sure to be one question. Just which Open is …


U.S. Open has a brown, British look to it

The Open starts Thursday, and for anyone who takes a quick look at Pinehurst No. 2, there is sure to be one question.


Phil Mickelson trying to keep his focus on Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. – Phil Mickelson spent five hours in the stifling heat Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 2 with a lot on his mind. He was trying to sharpen his game, …


Justin Rose aims for consecutive U.S. Open golf titles

Justin Rose can expect a phone call of congratulations from Curtis Strange if successfully defends his U.S. Open title this week. It’s just not a phone call Strange wants to …


Doug Ferguson: U.S. Open eludes Mickelson

PINEHURST, N.C. – Even in the best of times, Phil Mickelson has ample reason to expect the worst at the U.S. Open. More than two decades of play in the …


A return to Pinehurst with a different landscape

PINEHURST, N.C. – The return to Pinehurst No. 2 always held the promise of being different. Just not to this degree.


Triumphant return

NEW YORK – Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee. Hard to believe …


Best bet on the Tube

The stakes are always high, the encounters always memorable. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have built the best rivalry in tennis on a mountain of big-time matches, the likes of …


Another slam for Serena

Facing her only test of the past two weeks, No. 1-seeded Serena Williams overcame No. 2 Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 on Sunday for her fifth U.S. Open championship. …


Djokovic outlasts Wawrinka in semifinal

NEW YORK — The game took 21 minutes. It lasted 30 points. Novak Djokovic squandered five break points and lost that instant classic of a game but made Stanislas Wawrinka …


In brief: Wawrinka sends Murray to early exit at U.S. Open

Tennis: Trying to defend a Grand Slam title for the first time, and not quite two months removed from his historic Wimbledon championship, Andy Murray bowed out quickly, if not …


Venus notches flashback victory

NEW YORK – For years and years, a first-round victory by Venus Williams at a major tournament would hardly merit a mention. She is, after all, a seven-time Grand Slam …


He’s not ordinary ballboy

NEW YORK – From his hospital bed, Angelo Anderson could see the wheelchair, the cane and the walker with the tennis balls on the bottom. He told himself he would …


Scott, Furyk tied for lead at Oak Hill

PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Adam Scott began the final major of the year with a tee shot deep into the trees. He ended the opening round of the PGA Championship by …


Fox lands U.S. Open

Fox Sports is in as the broadcast partner for the U.S. Open starting in 2015. Johnny Miller appears to be out. In a surprising announcement Wednesday, the U.S. Golf Association …


Englishman edges Mickelson, Day to win first major

ARDMORE, Pa. – Justin Rose made his first trip to Merion Golf Club the week before the U.S. Open, when he had an opportunity to get acquainted 1-on-1 without the …


Lefty’s always a bridesmaid, never the bride

ARDMORE, Pa. – Phil Mickelson turned 43 on Sunday, a cruel reminder in light of his record sixth runner-up finish at the U.S. Open that his chances to claim that …


Rose wins U.S. Open

ARDMORE, Pa. – Justin Rose made his first trip to Merion Golf Club the week before the U.S. Open, when he had an opportunity to get acquainted 1-on-1 without the …


Mickelson leads after 3rd round at US Open

For all those runner-up finishes, with so much heartache chasing the major he covets, Phil Mickelson has never had a better chance to win the U.S. Open.


Mickelson, Horschel share clubhouse lead at Merion

ARDMORE, Pa. – Phil Mickelson made his first birdie on his last putt. Billy Horschel never missed a green. It was all they could do to barely break par against …


Woods likes his chances at Open on weekend

ARDMORE, Pa. – History says Tiger Woods has little chance to win this U.S. Open. Not from behind, and certainly not with an elbow inflammation that seems to bother him …


Mickelson, Horschel share clubhouse lead at Merion

ARDMORE, Pa. — Phil Mickelson made his first birdie on his last putt. Billy Horschel never missed a green. It was all they could do to barely break par against …


Happy landing for Mickelson

ARDMORE, Pa. – Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional. He traveled about 2,400 miles in the air …


Leader Mickelson goes the distance at U.S. Open

ARDMORE, Pa. – Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional. He traveled about 2,400 miles in the air …


History and hole oddities make U.S. Open site special

ARDMORE, Pa. – The USGA did not have to come back to Merion Golf Club. In fact, almost everyone thought the 1981 U.S. Open would be the last one played …


U.S. Open returns, tradition remains at Merion

ARDMORE, Pa. – Stop by the rock near the 11th-hole tee box at Merion Golf Club and read up on a slice of sports history. It’s perhaps the grandest hole …


Chambers Bay adjustments already done for 2015 Open

The 2015 U.S. Open is 787 days away but Chambers Bay is essentially ready right now. The links-style golf course near Tacoma has undergone nearly all of the additions, revisions …