U.S. Open Men's Golf Championships

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May 18, 2020 - 2:49 pm
The U.S. Open might feel more like a closed shop this year. The COVID-19 pandemic, which already has postponed the U.S. Open from June to September, has forced the USGA to do away with qualifying for the first time since 1924. Open qualifying is the hallmark of golf's second-oldest championship...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019 file photo, Tiger Woods hugs his family after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. His reaction when he won, with his children there, stood out among the other 14 majors Woods has won. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 12, 2020 - 8:53 am
Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green as a Masters champion for the fifth time, a major champion for the 15th time, and the sensation was unlike anything he had ever felt. More memorable than any shot — the 8-iron that trickled by the hole at the 16th was the decisive blow — was the purposeful...
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FILE - In this April 13, 1997, file photo, Masters champion Tiger Woods receives his Green Jacket from last year's winner Nick Faldo, left, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. ``Phenomenal performance,″ Nick Faldo, last year’s winner, told Woods. ``Welcome to the green jacket.″ (AP Photo/ Dave Martin, File)
April 11, 2020 - 12:49 am
A panel of 15 golf writers were asked to vote on the top five Masters in history. They are being republished this week because the Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 1997 Masters was voted No. 2. The following story moved on was on April 13, 1997. ___ By RON SIRAK AP...
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Rickie Fowler walks on the 17th green during the Pro-Am of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. PGA National's signature test is a three-hole span on the back called "The Bear Trap," named for Jack Nicklaus and touted as one of the most demanding stretches in all of golf. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 26, 2020 - 2:25 pm
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — PGA National’s signature test is a three-hole span on the back nine called “The Bear Trap,” named for Jack Nicklaus and touted as one of the most demanding stretches in all of golf. The par-3 15th, with water down the right side. The par-4 16th, with the approach...
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Phil Mickelson follows through on the fourth tee during the third round of The American Express golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
February 05, 2020 - 12:05 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is still not exempt for the U.S. Open and says he won't accept a special invitation. The U.S. Open is the one major keeping Mickelson from the career Grand Slam and no other major has given him more grief. His six runner-up finishes, most recently at...
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Ryan Palmer raises his putter after hitting a birdie putt on the 17th hole of the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
January 24, 2020 - 8:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Palmer wasn't aware of any score but his own Friday at Torrey Pines, and he knew it was good enough to at least get himself back into the mix at the Farmers Insurance Open. He was on the North Course without much bustle — Tiger Woods was on the South — and without any...
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Tiger Woods tees off at the 10th hole of Albany Golf Club as Bubba Watson and his caddie look during the second round of the Hero World Challenge in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday Dec. 5 2019. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
December 05, 2019 - 4:08 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — A tropical breeze replaced the raging wind and made golf a lot easier for Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods and just about everyone else Thursday in the Hero World Challenge. Reed took advantage of the back nine at Albany Golf Club for the second straight day. He was tied for the...
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Gary Woodland signs autographs after competing in the Pro-Am for the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Detroit. (Mike Mulholland/Ann Arbor News via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 5:06 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Gary Woodland left his news conference and resumed another interview while walking toward the Detroit Golf Club clubhouse when he was stopped in his tracks. "Hey, Gary!" a man shouted, leaning against a rope. "Can I get a picture real quick?" Woodland obliged, striking a quick pose...
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Chez Reavie, winner of the Travelers Championship golf tournament, poses with the trophy, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
June 23, 2019 - 6:13 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie is a PGA Tour winner again after 11 years and 250 events. Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher. The 37-year-old Reavie, whose first title came as a rookie at the...
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Chez Reavie hits his second shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
June 22, 2019 - 6:32 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie was plodding along during the third round of the Travelers Championship, watching playing partner Zach Sucher extend his lead. Then came the turn, both for the round and in the fortunes of the two players. Coming off a third-place tie last week in the U.S. Open at...
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