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QUICK TAKE: After Tough Finishes, Rose And Poulter Are Still Within Striking Distance View More
Justin Rose (Photo credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: After Tough Finishes, Rose And Poulter Are Still Within Striking Distance

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | First, the scenario and then the question. You’re coming to the end of your second round at the US Open. The cut is of no concern because you are so close to the leader you could almost touch him. Just two holes remain and if you…

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…

TRAVEL: Daily Diary from the Home of American Golf

TRAVEL: Daily Diary from the Home of American Golf

Last year, Global Golf Post conducted a major travel sweepstakes. The winner would receive a vacation for four at the Home of American Golf in the Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen area of North Carolina. Our winner, David Oliver of Brandon, Miss., quite fittingly chose U.S. Open week for his foursome to make…

QUICK TAKE: Too Many ‘Others’ Derail Woods’ Game Plan At Shinnecock Hills View More
Tiger Woods was unable to avoid the "others" in his first round at the U.S. Open (Photo Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Too Many ‘Others’ Derail Woods’ Game Plan At Shinnecock Hills

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK |  Having seen the way the first round of the U.S. Open was unfolding early Thursday at windswept Shinnecock Hills, Tiger Woods had a simple game plan when he arrived for his 1:47 p.m. tee time. “It was pretty evident nobody was making any birdies in the…

QUICK TAKE: Rippling Winds Lead To Thoughts Of British Open In The U.S. View More
Dark clouds and windy conditions made the U.S. Open feel a bit like Britain (Photo Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Rippling Winds Lead To Thoughts Of British Open In The U.S.

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | When the US Open was held at Shinnecock Hills in 1986 the first day’s round took place in foul conditions. A strong wind blew, rain plunged from leaden skies, broken only by occasional burst of limp sunshine. And it was cold. “Welcome to the first British…