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World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler an overwhelming favorite to win his first US Open at Pinehurst

Jun. 12, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — A glance at the 124th U.S. Open golf championship, which starts Thursday at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club: Site: Pinehurst No. 2 Length: 7,540 yards. Par: 70. Cut: Top 60 and ties. Playoff (if...

A century ago, Cyril Walker won the U.S. Open. He died years later, penniless in a prison cell

Jun. 12, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

The course that greeted Cyril Walker a century ago for the U.S. Open was a beast, the longest yet in the history of the national championship, and upon seeing it, the diminutive Englishman predicted that the winner would be “a big fellow with the physical strength to stand the strain.” ...

Calm, chill Xander Schauffele motivated to 'check more boxes,' continue to win major championships

Jun. 12, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Xander Schauffele may exude an ultracool California chill vibe, but don’t let that easygoing demeanor fool you into believing there isn't an intense competitive fire inside that drives him. Schauffele made that perfectly clear on Tuesday, saying that...

Hats off to Scheffler. His collection of caps remind him of what took him to No. 1

Jun. 11, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler took two minutes to celebrate a big win at the Memorial, and then it was on to the next challenge — even though the next one is among the biggest in golf. He arrived at Pinehurst No. 2 for the U.S. Open wearing a target he has had on since...

Tiger Woods returns to Pinehurst after 19 years and it's not the same. Neither is he

Jun. 11, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — This is not the same Pinehurst No. 2 that Tiger Woods saw 19 years ago when he walked away with a runner-up finish in the U.S. Open, his last time on the property. It's not the same Tiger Woods, either. Woods has never gone this long without...

Tiger Woods off early for US Open practice that includes Adam Scott and his major streak

Jun. 10, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Tiger Woods was among those on Pinehurst No. 2 for the first full day of U.S. Open practice before the sun could break through the clouds and climb over the trees. It's his first time playing a U.S. Open on this Donald Ross gem in 19 years, and so much of it...

US OPEN '24: Remembering US Open champions over the years

Jun. 10, 2024 06:09 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Brief summaries and stories from key anniversaries at the U.S. Open this year: 125 years ago (1899) Site: Baltimore Country Club Summary: Scottish-born Willie Smith was the only player to post three rounds in the 70s, closing with...

US OPEN '24: A trivia quiz covering more than century of U.S. Open golf

Jun. 09, 2024 11:03 AM EDT

How well do you know the U.S. Open? Try this quiz (answers at the bottom): 1. Where was the first U.S. Open played? a.) Pinehurst No. 2 b.) Newport c.) Shinnecock Hills 2. Who is the only player to complete the career Grand...

PGA Tour reports 'progress' without details in meeting with Saudi wealth fund leaders

Jun. 08, 2024 20:13 PM EDT

The PGA Tour reported progress without details from a face-to-face meeting between its negotiating committee and the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia as it tries to work toward a deal. “We want to get this right, and we are approaching discussions with careful consideration...

US OPEN '24: Payne Stewart indelibly linked to Pinehurst

Jun. 08, 2024 13:16 PM EDT

Pinehurst No. 2 in the sandhills region of North Carolina has 117 years of golf history behind it. That includes a PGA Championship not many remember, a Ryder Cup before anyone cared and one U.S. Open champion no one can forget. No trip to Pinehurst No. 2 is complete without posing...