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OPINION: Top Guns Can’t Solve Vulnerable Venue View More
Day and McIlroy, two of the top three players in the world, struggled mightily on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Geoff Burke, USA Today Sports)

OPINION: Top Guns Can’t Solve Vulnerable Venue

ERIN, WISCONSIN – The official U.S. Open logo at Erin Hills features a three-leaf clover patterned after an old Irish bell located on the course. Given the way the first round played out under blue Wisconsin skies Thursday, the clover could be replaced by a happy face, though that might…

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Is ‘Uphill Marathon,’ Not Sprint View More
Amateur Mason Anderson drives off the first tee during his Monday practice round. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Is ‘Uphill Marathon,’ Not Sprint

ERIN, WISCONSIN – The U.S. Open may be golf’s ultimate mind game. Though its caretakers go to great pains to insist they’re not concerned with par – much less the unnerving sight of under-par scores cluttering the leader boards – the U.S. Open is golf’s boot camp. It won’t be…

Quick Take: ‘Anointed’ Rahm Makes His Mark View More
Jon Rahm has proven himself to be far from a flash in the pan. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey, USA Today Sports)

Quick Take: ‘Anointed’ Rahm Makes His Mark

  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – As if the plaudits for Jon Rahm were not loud enough when he arrived to compete in his first Players Championship in his first season as a professional, they have now increased by many decibels. “Jon Rahm, Jon Rahm,” the spectators cried as the…

PostCast, Episode 16: Tim Mickelson Talks Brother Phil and Jon Rahm

PostCast, Episode 16: Tim Mickelson Talks Brother Phil and Jon Rahm

  In this week’s episode of the PostCast, Sean Fairholm and Cassie Stein are joined by Tim Mickelson, an agent to PGA Tour player Jon Rahm and brother to five-time major champion Phil Mickelson. Tim’s talks about his brother Phil, seven years his elder, about how they grew up together…

NEWS: History Not On Rahm’s Side, But He’s Ready To Win At Augusta

NEWS: History Not On Rahm’s Side, But He’s Ready To Win At Augusta

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – History or tradition – call it what you want – suggests that first-timers don’t win The Masters. It happened the first two years The Masters was played and, beyond that, only Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979 has won in his first official spin around Augusta National. Jon Rahm…

WATCH: How Russell Henley Won the Shell Houston Open

WATCH: How Russell Henley Won the Shell Houston Open

Winning the Shell Houston Open on Sunday prompted a pleasant change of plans this week for Henley, earning him a last-minute spot in The Masters. Henley has been a quietly steady player for several years and he produced the kind of Sunday finish that players dream about. It may have…