Zalatoris getting a PGA Tour card a question of when and how

Will Zalatoris will have a PGA Tour card, the goal he set for himself at the start of the year. Still to be determined is when that happens. Equally fascinating is how. Zalatoris had...

Column: Shortened season creating extra year of opportunity

Three weeks into the new PGA Tour season, Tyler McCumber might be the first example of how the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down golf for three months can provide second chances. McCu...

Loaded fields for Asia events now in Vegas, California

Dustin Johnson leads the top five players in the world who have committed to play the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, the start of a two-week stretch of relocated Asia events that includes Tiger ...

Mickelson and late-night range session key for DeChambeau

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Two moments were key for Bryson DeChambeau winning the U.S. Open. The first one was early in the week, when he played a practice round at Winged Foot with Phi...

Column: US Open more about modern athlete than modern game

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The power grabbed everyone's attention, tee shots launched so far that it reduced a big golf course into what seemed like a pitch and putt. Thoughts quickly turned to the next ...

Mike Davis to retire as CEO of USGA so he can build courses

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Davis spent the last decade running the USGA, where he set up golf courses to provide an extreme test for elite players and searched for solutions to increasing distance. ...

Analysis: DeChambeau charts path with new methods, hard work

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The road to his U.S. Open title might have been tougher than anything Bryson DeChambeau faced at Winged Foot. And there were plenty of bread crumbs along the ...

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Call him a mad scientist in a tam o'shanter cap. Call him a game-changer in golf. Any description of Bryson DeChambeau now starts with U.S. Open champion. In ...

California cool, Matthew Wolff takes detour to US Open lead

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Matthew Wolff might be too young to realize he's supposed to hit fairways to have a chance to win the U.S. Open. Or maybe he's so good it doesn't matter. Wolf...

Reed takes the lead as the real US Open gets started

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — This was the Winged Foot everyone has heard about. This is the U.S. Open everyone expected. Patrick Reed answered the first big test Friday when the wind arri...

Woodland returns as wounded US Open champion

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Gary Woodland waited 15 months to return to the U.S. Open as defending champion and it turned into a miserable week before he even arrived. Woodland shot anot...

Thomas takes US Open lead with 65 on soft, kind Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — This wasn't the kind of fun Justin Thomas had in mind for a U.S. Open at Winged Foot. For all the hype and history of how much punishment Winged Foot has dole...

Canceling British Open helped keep US Open at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The USGA considers this U.S. Open a success even before the opening tee shot, mainly because it's being played this year at Winged Foot. And that was seriously in doubt when th...

A tough US Open and letting 'Winged Foot be Winged Foot'

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Waiting for the green to clear ahead, Sergio Garcia looked behind him at the five holes he played Wednesday at Winged Foot and recited a list of clubs that rarely come out of h...

From a frozen forest in Finland, Valimaki makes major debut

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — His first trip to America for his first major championship came a lot sooner than Sami Valimaki would have imagined, and it didn't take long for him to realize he was in a worl...