Posts tagged with: "Oakmont"

Oakmont, Shinnecock Awarded Future U.S. Opens

Oakmont, Shinnecock Awarded Future U.S. Opens

While Oakmont Country Club hosts this week’s U.S. Open just outside of Pittsburgh, the prestigious course received news that it will host the 2025 edition of the country’s national championship. It will be the 10th time the tournament is played on the H.C. Fownes design, the most of any host in the…

Mickelson Says Bring It On View More
Phil Mickelson sounded confident in his U.S. Open pre-tournament press conference.

Mickelson Says Bring It On

OAKMONT, PENNSYLVANIA | Phil Mickelson is talking like a man who believes he can win this U.S. Open. With a record six runner-up finishes, Mickelson could be forgiven if he were to surrender to fate in the chase for the one major championship that has eluded him, sometimes with bitter…

Rickie Fowler Uses Social Media To Engage Fans And Relax Himself View More
Rickie Fowler speaks at his pre-championship press conference at the 116th U.S. Open.

Rickie Fowler Uses Social Media To Engage Fans And Relax Himself

Whether your 17- 29- 40- or 61-years-old, you’ve more than likely have used some sort of social media platform – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope, etc. – in this day and age. In the golf world, Rickie Fowler has become a social media giant. Until a few months ago, Fowler has…

Unforgiving Oakmont Inducing Trepidation View More
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters. Picture Supplied by Action Images.

Unforgiving Oakmont Inducing Trepidation

OAKMONT, PENNSYLVANIA | The question to Rory McIlroy was a good one: “If excitement is the word that best defines the run-up to The Masters, what word describes the anticipation of the U.S. Open at Oakmont?” McIlroy paused. “Trepidation, I guess,” McIlroy said. “Excitement is a good way to describe…