U.S. Open Men's Golf Championships

Phil Mickelson tees off at the 2nd, during day one of the Scottish Open golf tournament at Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian, Scotland, Thursday July 12, 2018. Mickelson said Thursday, he wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the U.S. Open. (Kenny Smith/PA via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 2:44 pm
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the U.S. Open. "But there's not much I can do about it now other than just try to ... act a little better," Mickelson said on Thursday at the Scottish Open. In his most extensive...
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July 03, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen was among 12 players who made it into the British Open on Tuesday through local final qualifying. Goosen had rounds of 71-72 at Princes to make it by one shot. Local final qualifying offered three spots at each of four links across Britain. Tom Lewis, who...
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Jerry Kelly confers with his caddie, Eric Meller, on a putt on the 13th green during the first round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 9:39 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Though John Smoltz may have felt very much alone on the wind-whipped, sun-baked Broadmoor course, he wasn't. The pitching Hall of Famer spent Day 1 at the U.S. Senior Open in much the same position as the rest of the field — gouging out of ankle-high rough, then...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 1960, file photo, Jack Nicklaus, right, drops a short putt on the 13th green to win, 6 and 5, his match with Phil Rodgers, left, in the morning round of the U.S. Amateur golf tournament at St. Louis. Rodgers, a five-time winner on the PGA Tour who became one of golf's top instructors, died after a long battle with leukemia. He was 80. Rodgers died Tuesday morning, June 26, 2018, at his home near San Diego. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly, File)
June 27, 2018 - 6:36 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Rodgers, a five-time winner on the PGA Tour who became one of golf's top instructors, died after a long battle with leukemia. He was 80. Rodgers died Tuesday morning at his home near San Diego. Rodgers developed into one of top young players in the 1950s under Paul Runyan at...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 24, 2018 file photo, Jordan Spieth walk of the tee box on the 17th hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn. Spieth has not finished closer than 12 shots of the lead in his last seven tournaments since the Masters. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)
June 26, 2018 - 7:01 pm
POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Even after winning for the third time in his last nine starts, Bubba Watson wasn't willing to say it's his best year in golf. And he's right. Watson got the year wrong, though his memory was clear after closing with a 63 to win the Travelers Championship. It was in 2014 that he...
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Phil Mickelson reacts after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 20, 2018 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him. The apology came Wednesday in a statement released by his representatives. "I know this should've come...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his approach shot from the rough on the third hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, in Southampton, N.Y. McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and others who missed the cut at the U.S. Open will try to bounce back this week at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 20, 2018 - 2:37 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Some of the biggest names in golf missed the cut at last week's U.S. Open. They're spending this week in Connecticut looking to fix whatever might be wrong with their game before next month's British Open. Jordan Spieth, the defending champion at both this week's Travelers...
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FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died. He was 71. He was battling throat cancer when he passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
June 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died. He was 71. Green won the 1977 U.S. Open and the 1985 PGA Championship in a career that included 19 PGA Tour victories and four on the seniors circuit. The PGA Tour...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2018, file photo, Phil Mickelson reacts after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, in Southampton, N.Y. Mickelson brought attention to a tough setup on Saturday when he intentionally hit a putt with the ball still rolling and was penalized. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
June 19, 2018 - 12:08 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right. The problem is a tendency to remember what went wrong. The lasting image from Shinnecock Hills was Phil Mickelson, now 0 for 27 in the U.S. Open, hitting his putt too hard on the...
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Brooks Koepka is interviewed by Curtis Strange after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 19, 2018 - 11:10 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Curtis Strange has some advice for Brooks Koepka ahead of next year's U.S. Open: Study up on Willie Anderson. Koepka's one-shot victory at Shinnecock Hills made him the first back-to-back U.S. Open champion in 29 years, dating to Strange winning his second in a row in 1989...
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