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Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open

Jun. 15, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway. Such moments, even on a Saturday, can go a long way toward winning a U.S. Open. Even better for Woodland was a 2-under 69 — and just two bogeys over 54...

Johnson, Spieth and McIlroy spend day in neutral at US Open

Jun. 15, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dustin Johnson stayed in neutral. Rory McIlroy barely budged. Jordan Spieth went backward. For three players with seven major titles between them, Moving Day at the U.S. Open came and went with barely a ripple — sidetracked by balky putters that couldn't bail them out of...

The Latest: Woodland takes lead into final round of US Open

Jun. 15, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Gary Woodland will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the U.S. Open. Woodland narrowly missed a birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to finish the third round at Pebble Beach with a score of 2-under 69 to get to 11 under for...

Woodland sets himself up for the weekend at US Open

Jun. 15, 2019 3:40 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An impossible par from the rough. An improbable birdie from a divot. If Gary Woodland can handle whatever comes his way this weekend as well as he did Friday, he might be holding a trophy at the end of the U.S. Open. Woodland brought his power game to the majors once again,...

Woodland gouges out a birdie and leads by 2 at US Open

Jun. 15, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland figured the toughest part of his test in the U.S. Open was over Friday at Pebble Beach. From a thick patch of rough between the bunker and the edge of the ocean on the eighth hole, he pitched up to 15 feet and made a slick putt with severe break for par to keep a...

US Open at a glance

Jun. 14, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday at the U.S. Open: LEADING: Gary Woodland shot 6-under 65 to get to 9 under for the tournament and join Tiger Woods and Justin Rose as the only players to shoot 65 at Pebble Beach in the U.S. Open. TRAILING: Rose shot 70 and trails by two....

US Open at a glance

Jun. 14, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday at the U.S. Open: LEADING: Gary Woodland shot 6-under 65 to get to 9 under for the tournament and join Tiger Woods and Justin Rose as the only players to shoot 65 at Pebble Beach in the U.S. Open. TRAILING: Rose shot 70 and trails by two....

McIlroy overcomes mini meltdown to stay close at US Open

Jun. 14, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is sticking around for the weekend at the U.S. Open for a change. After missing the cut the past three years, McIlroy is firmly in the mix at Pebble Beach after rebounding from a mini meltdown on the back nine Friday with back-to-back birdies that gave him his...

The Latest: Patrick Reed advances to weekend without wedge

Jun. 14, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Patrick Reed survived to play the weekend at the U.S. Open, but his wedge didn't. The former Masters champion broke the wedge in half over his knee after flubbing a chip on the 18th...

US Open gentle as a Rose, but for how long?

Jun. 14, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose was watching on TV when Rickie Fowler missed a putt that would've tied a U.S. Open record. Six hours later, Rose got his own chance for the mark and made it count. But he and everyone else who tore up Pebble Beach on Thursday left the course knowing it couldn't be...