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Dustin Johnson, of the United States, plays his shot from the fourth tee during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Loaded fields for Asia events now in Vegas, California

Sep. 29, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

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 Woods returning to California. The CJ Cup typically is held in South Korea, followed by the Zozo Championship in...

Tiger Woods, of the United States, walks up to the ninth tee during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Woods, Mickelson, defending champ Woodland miss US Open cut

Sep. 18, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are heading home, hot-footing it out of Winged Foot after missing the cut at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Gary Woodland also will be watching this weekend when his replacement is crowned in the pandemic-delayed tournament outside of New York City. “It’s never easy...

Dustin Johnson, of the United States, tees off the ninth hole during a practice round for the US Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tough test for tough times: US Open at haunting Winged Foot

Sep. 17, 2020 3:07 AM EDT

When golfers fall asleep imagining how they’d play this course or that, they’re almost never dreaming about Winged Foot. That includes Tiger Woods. The place is a nightmare for him, too. Then again, if the aim is to stage the toughest test in golf, in the midst of a pandemic no less, where else...

Rory McIlroy 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)

McIlroy shaped by perspective of fatherhood at U.S. Open

Sep. 15, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

First-time fatherhood has suited Rory McIlroy. He has doted on daughter Poppy in the two weeks since she was born, and he felt the pang of having to leave her and wife Erica to prepare for this week's U.S. Open. He's also embraced the sleepless nights, even diaper duty. "I've got my hands dirty, put it that way,"...

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...

Dustin Johnson walks the 12th fairway during practice before the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Column: Dustin Johnson in top shape, and so is Winged Foot

Sep. 15, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson had never been to Winged Foot until this week for the U.S. Open, or so he thought. The man is renowned for having a short memory. Turns out he was at Winged Foot some years ago for a corporate outing, though he can be forgiven for not remembering. It wasn't on the...

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 Sept. 6, 2020, file photo, Dustin Johnson hits from the fairway on the eighth hole during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Johnson is a leading contender for the U.S. Open, which starts Sept. 17, 2020, at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

US OPEN '20: A capsule look at 10 contenders for US Open

Sep. 12, 2020 3:30 AM EDT

DUSTIN JOHNSON Age: 36. Country: United States. World ranking: 1 Worldwide victories: 24. Best of 2020: Winning three times in three months and finally capturing the FedEx Cup. Majors: US Open (2016). U.S. Open memory: Having a 12-foot eagle putt to win in 2015 at Chambers Bay, three-putting to finish one shot...

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...