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QUICK TAKE: Phil Makes The Cut, Other Big Names Head Home At Shinnecock View More
Phil Mickelson (Photo credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Phil Makes The Cut, Other Big Names Head Home At Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Phil Mickelson made the weekend at the U.S. Open but it was dicey getting there. Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Sergio García have Saturday and Sunday free now, something they could see coming long before they were finished Friday. Then there’s Jordan…

QUICK TAKE: Fleetwood And Stenson Loom As Challengers View More
Tommy Fleetwood (Photo credit: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Fleetwood And Stenson Loom As Challengers

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | If it’s the US Open, then Tommy Fleetwood must be up there, high on the leaderboard. He finished fourth at Erin Hills in 2017 and after a brilliant 66 in the second round at Shinnecock Hills he has positioned himself on the coattails of Dustin Johnson….

QUICK TAKE: Johnson Has All His U.S. Open Bases Covered View More
Dustin Johnson (Photo credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Johnson Has All His U.S. Open Bases Covered

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | By early afternoon Friday, after the morning’s unexpected chilly rain had departed and the sun had flashed across Shinnecock Hills, a single question percolated: Will anyone beat Dustin Johnson in this U.S. Open? That’s what the weekend is for but the target seems set with Johnson…

QUICK TAKE: Questions Surround Woods After Lackluster Shinnecock Performance View More
Tiger Woods (Photo credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Questions Surround Woods After Lackluster Shinnecock Performance

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | The question hanging in the Long Island air as Tiger Woods stood at an interview podium with his hands on his hips early Friday afternoon was what his likely missed cut in the U.S. Open means. Is it a true measure of where Woods is in…

QUICK TAKE: Sand Box Is A Delightful Trek Of Par-3 Fun View More
Par 3 at the Sand Box (Courtesy, Sand Box)

QUICK TAKE: Sand Box Is A Delightful Trek Of Par-3 Fun

ROME, WISCONSIN | The words Sand Box connote fun, and that is a very apt way to describe the short course that Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw and one of their design associates, Jim Craig, have crafted at the Sand Valley resort. Opened on May 1st, it features 17 holes, all…

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open View More
Madelene Sagstrom (Jeff Haynes, USGA)

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA |  Of course it’s a physical game. Anybody who tells you that golf is 80- to 90-percent mental should play a hole with a 200-yard carry over water and be made to stay there until they get one over. Don’t tell anybody who has hit 300 or 400…