Posts tagged with: "Shinnecock"

QUICK TAKE: USGA’s Challenge Is To Keep Tenacious Shinnecock Manageable View More
Dustin Johnson at Shinnecock Hills (Photo credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: USGA’s Challenge Is To Keep Tenacious Shinnecock Manageable

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | By lunchtime Saturday, Shinnecock Hills could hardly have been better. Warm and sunny with just a gentle breeze, it was an almost perfect mid-June day. Then the wind arrived, the fangs came out and the U.S. Open was on edge again. Did the USGA push Shinnecock…

QUICK TAKE: Phil Opts For Penalty On Unlucky No. 13 View More
Phil Mickelson (Photo credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Phil Opts For Penalty On Unlucky No. 13

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Phil Mickelson has a simple message for anyone bothered by his unconventional use of the Rules of Golf, specifically Rule 14-5. “If somebody is offended by that, I apologize to them. But toughen up,” Mickelson said. “This is not meant that way. I just wanted to…

QUICK TAKE: Europeans’ Performances Give Bjørn Reason To Smile View More
Thomas Bjorn (center) with Graeme McDowell (left) and Rory McIlroy (right) (Photo credit: by David Cannon/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Europeans’ Performances Give Bjørn Reason To Smile

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | The happiest man at Shinnecock as the third round dawned might have been Dustin Johnson, the leader by four strokes, or Matt Parziale, the amateur, a fireman from Boston, Mass., who had reached the weekend. Actually, the happiest man was none of these but Thomas Bjørn,…

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…

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…