U.S. Open Men's Golf Championships

Tiger Woods smiles as he wears his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 15, 2019 - 8:50 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No comeback by Tiger Woods was ever going to be complete without a major. Now the question becomes how many more he can win. So much appeal of that red shirt beneath a green jacket involved looking back at all Woods had to overcome to reach that moment — a Masters champion once...
Read More
April 14, 2019 - 6:33 pm
A timeline of memorable events in Tiger Woods' career: August 1996 — Wins third straight U.S. Amateur and turns professional the following week. October 1996 — Wins the Las Vegas Invitational for his first PGA Tour victory in his fifth professional tournament. April 1997 — Wins the Masters at age...
Read More
April 08, 2019 - 7:28 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 87 players who are eligible and expected to play in the 83rd Masters, which starts Thursday. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible. MASTERS CHAMPIONS: Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Danny Willett, Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Charl...
Read More
FILE - These are file photos showing some of the golfers expected to compete in the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Shown are Bryson DeChambeau, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Francesco Molinari, Patrick Reed, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods. (AP Photo/File)
April 05, 2019 - 10:42 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A capsule look at 15 top contenders for the Masters, to be played April 11-14 (listed in predicted order of finish): RICKIE FOWLER Age: 30. Country: United States. World ranking: 8. Worldwide victories: 8. Majors: None. Masters appearances: 8. Best Masters: Runner-up in 2018...
Read More
File-This Nov. 1, 2018, file photo shows Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, watching his drive off the 12th tee during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament in St. Simons Island, Ga. "Getting my playing privileges was a huge goal this year. It's a goal I've never had before," McDowell said. "When you're in the top 50 in the world and you're playing WGCs and majors, it's amazing how the points and money toward your playing privileges just kind of come automatically. But all of a sudden when you're grinding, when you're asking for invites like I've been doing this year, I felt like I had this monkey on my back that I couldn't shake off." (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
April 02, 2019 - 5:37 pm
Two of the most significant shots Graeme McDowell has hit in his career were a 6-iron, for different reasons and on entirely different stages. The most famous was on the 16th hole at Celtic Manor in 2010 at Ryder Cup, which came down to the final match between McDowell and Hunter Mahan. McDowell...
Read More
Eddie Pepperell, of England, watches the flight of his tee shot on the third hole during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 19, 2019 - 2:14 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Eddie Pepperell makes his Masters debut this year, and he looks forward to seeing Augusta National so much that he plans to see it for the first time on Sunday, four days before it begins. That's early for him. "I don't like being at golf tournaments too long," said...
Read More
March 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story March 7 and 8 about Dan Jenkins' death, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he was 89. He was 90. A corrected version of the story is below: FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dan Jenkins, the sports writing great and best-selling author whose career covered Ben...
Read More
Chloe Kim celebrates after her run during the Women's Halfpipe Finals during the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships Saturday, March 2, in Vail, Colo. Kim took second. (Chris Dillmann/Vail Daily via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 2:33 pm
VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Olympic champion Chloe Kim says she'll need surgery after breaking her ankle at the Burton U.S. Open this weekend. Kim got off her snowboard gingerly following her first run in Saturday's halfpipe final, but she finished all three rounds of the contest. Later, she said on Twitter...
Read More
Tony Finau hits his tee shot on the ninth hole as second round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 26, 2019 - 1:54 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — One ruling in the Mexico Championship that didn't get much attention involved Tony Finau, and the outcome was unlike anything he has ever experienced. He signed for a 74 in the first round. The next day, it became a 73. "That's never happened to me before," Finau said after his...
Read More
FILE - In this June 17, 1961, file photo, Gene Littler holds the trophy after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament in Birmingham, Mich. Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title, died Friday night, Feb. 15, 2019, with his family at his side. He was 88. (AP Photo/File)
February 16, 2019 - 7:39 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title at Oakland Hills, has died. Littler died Friday night with his family at his side, son Curt Litter said Saturday. He was 88. Littler held his own among the golfing greats to emerge...
Read More