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NEWS: Wie (Neck) Withdraws From U.S. Women’s Open View More
Michelle Wie has played solid golf this year, but a nagging neck injury stopped her from making a run at another U.S. Open title. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada, USA Today Sports)

NEWS: Wie (Neck) Withdraws From U.S. Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, NEW JERSEY | It’s been a busy morning in Bedminster. After struggling throughout most of the opening round with a nagging neck injury (the left side of her neck seizes up and cramps), Michelle Wie made it one hole Friday morning before withdrawing. At the 11th tee (her second…

QUICK TAKE: Bedminster Far From Beastly View More
So Yeon Ryu is one of the many players who went low in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open. (Photo Credit: Eric Sucar, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Bedminster Far From Beastly

BEDMINSTER, NEW JERSEY | The talk all week at the U.S. Women’s Open has been about how un-U.S.-Open like the golf course is playing. Much like Erin Hills, the USGA chose to forgo the “massacre” model and give players a course where driver could come out of the bag and…

OPINION: Inquisitors Tarnish Major Run-Up View More
Donald Trump's close relationship with golf has brought politics into pre-tournament press rooms. (Photo Credit: Russell Cheyne, Reuters)

OPINION: Inquisitors Tarnish Major Run-Up

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey — No wonder they hate us. Journalists today are among the most reviled professionals in the world and not without cause. According to recent surveys from USA Today, only 4 percent of the public have a “very positive” view of the media and 70 percent think that the…

Undue Influence Undermined Women’s Open View More
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Undue Influence Undermined Women’s Open

By now, the golf world has moved on to the happenings across the pond at Royal Troon. But there’s something sticking in my craw about the U.S. Women’s Open, specifically the way it ended last Sunday. The record will show that Brittany Lang defeated Anna Nordqvist by three strokes in…

Piller Set to Seize Olympic Opportunity View More
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Piller Set to Seize Olympic Opportunity

Jordan Spieth and company have opted out of the Olympics, but the women are seeing things quite differently. A great example comes courtesy of Gerina Piller, the Solheim Cup hero who finished tied for eighth in the U.S. Women’s Open at CordeValle. Piller released the following statement after her high finish…

A Different Kind Of Imagination

It takes a different kind of imagination to get your head around a player stealing the show in the world of golf on a week when: A player named Kevin Streelman birdied seven straight holes Sunday in Connecticut to snatch victory away from a group of players, including Sergio García…