Posts tagged with: "U.S. Open"

NEWS: U.S. Mid-Amateur, Junior Amateur Winners Exempt Into U.S. Opens View More
Noah Goodwin and Erica Shepherd are granted exemptions into the 2018 U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open, respectively. (Goodwin photo Copyright USGA/Darren Carroll) (Shepherd photo Copyright USGA/Steven Gibbons)

NEWS: U.S. Mid-Amateur, Junior Amateur Winners Exempt Into U.S. Opens

The amateur presence for both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open just got a boost. The USGA has announced that, starting next year, winners of the U.S. Mid-Amateur and U.S. Junior Amateur events will be exempt from qualifying for the U.S. Open. Similarly, winners of the U.S. Girls’ Junior…

LISTEN: Why the U.S. Open Should Come Back to Erin Hills View More
Although 8 of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, many saw Erin Hills as too forgiving.

LISTEN: Why the U.S. Open Should Come Back to Erin Hills

In episode 23 of the PostCast, Cassie Stein and Sean Fairholm are joined by PGA Tour insider Ron Green Jr. to discuss whether Erin Hills should be tabbed for another U.S. Open. The consensus? Yes, but changes should be made. The next available date for Erin Hills to be a…

WATCH: How Brooks Koepka Won the U.S. Open View More
Brooks Koepka overpowered Erin Hills to win his first major championship. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

WATCH: How Brooks Koepka Won the U.S. Open

  When the moment called for it, Brooks Koepka turned on the afterburners.   It started with a key par save on the par-3 13th at Erin Hills as Koepka and Brian Harman remained deadlocked in a duel for the U.S. Open title. From there, Koepka broke away with birdies…

NEWS: Harman Leads After Third-Round Shootout View More
Brian Harman during the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NEWS: Harman Leads After Third-Round Shootout

With the soaking, softening, overnight rain and no wind, scoring on Saturday at Erin Hills was always going to be good. But holy smokes, nobody saw this coming. Out a couple of hours before the second-round leaders, Patrick Reed set the tone, firing the fourth 65 of the week and…

QUICK TAKE: Fowler Plans To Save Talking For Sunday View More
Rickie Fowler during the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Fowler Plans To Save Talking For Sunday

ERIN, WISCONSIN – Rickie Fowler had a plan for Saturday night. Listen to his housemate Justin Thomas talk about his U.S. Open-record 63 he shot in the third round Saturday at Erin Hills. “(Nine-under par) is pretty darn good,” Fowler said. “I wasn’t exactly seeing that but I’m looking forward…

QUICK TAKE: European Experience Led Koepka To U.S. Open Moment View More
Brooks Koepka during the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: European Experience Led Koepka To U.S. Open Moment

ERIN, WISCONSIN – Brooks Koepka and Peter Uihlein were inseparable on their grand tour of Europe a few years ago. Two engaging young Americans who looked as though they enjoyed the experiences off the courses as much as on. The two likely lads ate what was put in front of…