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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, reacts after sinking a putt for par on the 18th hole to win the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

Sep. 20, 2020 9:14 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion. Bryson DeChambeau was not the least bit concerned by the narrow fairways or the ankle-deep rough that shape Winged Foot into historically the toughest of all U.S. Opens. With his extra 40 pounds of...

A green is prepared by the grounds crew outside the clubhouse ahead of practices before the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

US Open in September as LPGA, Champions and Europe play on

Sep. 15, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: Mamaroneck, New York. Course: Winged Foot GC (West). Yardage: 7,477. Par: 70. Purse: $12 million. Winner's share: $2.25 million. Television: Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (NBC); Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel), 4 p.m. to 7...

FILE - In this May 22, 2006, file photo, a large plaque depicting a winged foot and golf balls is seen on the wall of the clubhouse at Winged Foot Golf Club Monday in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Winged Foot will be the site of next week's U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

US OPEN '20: A quiz covering more than a century of US Opens

Sep. 14, 2020 2:42 AM EDT

How well do you know the U.S. Open? Try this quiz: 1. Phil Mickelson was one of two players who made double bogey on the final hole at Winged Foot in the 2006 U.S. Open and lost by one shot. Who was the other? a.) Greg Norman b.) Colin Montgomerie c.) Jim Furyk 2. Which player had to make a 12-foot par putt on...

FILE - In this June 18, 2006, file photo, Geoff Ogilvy, left, of Australia, and Phil Mickelson talk on the 18th green where Ogilvy was presented the U.S. Open trophy after winning the golf championship at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Of the five U.S. Opens at Winged Foot, only two players ever finished under par. ( (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

US OPEN '20: Mickelson returns to scene of spectacular crash

Sep. 13, 2020 9:51 AM EDT

Whether it was at Winged Foot where Phil Mickelson lost his best chance to win the U.S. Open is up for debate. It certainly was the most memorable, if not spectacular. A tee shot off the hospitality tent that caromed into yellow grass that had been trampled by a week's worth of spectators. A 3-iron that struck a...

FILE - In this June 18, 2006, file photo, Phil Mickelson and Kenneth Ferrie are shown on the ninth green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. The U.S. Open returns to Winged Foot next week, held in September because for the first time since 1913.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

US OPEN '20: A hole-by-hole of Winged Foot and key shots

Sep. 13, 2020 3:10 AM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the West Course at Winged Foot Country Club, site of the 120th U.S. Open with memorable occasions from majors played there: NO. 1, 450 YARDS, PAR 4: A gentle dogleg to the left with a fairway that gets more narrow the longer the drive. The challenge coming on...

FILE - This June 27, 1929 file photo, Bobby Jones makes a shot out of a sand trap as the 33rd U.S. Open Golf championship at the Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck, N.Y.  (AP Photo, File)

US OPEN '20: Capsules of 5 previous US Opens at Winged Foot

Sep. 13, 2020 3:07 AM EDT

1929 U.S. Open Winner: Bobby Jones. Runner-up: Al Espinoza. Winning Score: 294. Margin of victory: Playoff (Jones shot 141 over 36 holes; Espinoza shot 164). First-place check: $0 (Jones was an amateur). Summary: Jones blew a three-shot lead in the final round and had two 7s on his card. Leading by four with...

FILE - In this June 18, 2006, file photo, Phil Mickelson and Kenneth Ferrie are shown on the ninth green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. The U.S. Open returns to Winged Foot next week, held in September because for the first time since 1913.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

US OPEN '20: Facts and figures for later than usual US Open

Sep. 12, 2020 3:29 AM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Facts and figures for the 120th U.S. Open golf championship: Dates: Sept. 17-20. Site: Winged Foot GC (West). The course: The West Course at Winged Foot was built in 1923 by A.W. Tillinghast, who was told by club founders to “give us a man-sized course.” It has been a...

FILE - In this June 12, 2006, file photo, Tiger Woods hits from the rough on the fifth hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Woods returns to Winged Foot for the U.S. Open next week. It's the site of his first missed cut in a major. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

US Open all about location on Winged Foot and on calendar

Sep. 12, 2020 3:28 AM EDT

Dustin Johnson capped off a torrid stretch of golf at just the right time. He had at least a share of the 54-hole lead in four straight tournaments, turned two of them into victories, returned to No. 1 in the world and ended the PGA Tour season by winning the FedEx Cup. It was worthy of a big celebration and time...

PGA Tour event in Japan to relocate to California this year

Aug. 31, 2020 9:09 PM EDT

The Zozo Championship is moving from Japan to California this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it the anchor of a West Coast Swing in the fall portion of the schedule that is certain to attract strong fields. The $8 million tournament will be played Oct. 22-25 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '20: A trivia quiz that covers a century

Aug. 3, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

How well do you know the history of the PGA Championship? Try this quiz: 1. Who won the last time the PGA Championship was the first major of the year? a.) Jack Nicklaus b.) Walter Burkemo c.) Don January 2. Who holds the record for largest victory margin in the PGA Championship? a.) Tiger Woods b.) Rory McIlroy...