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U.S. Open leaderboard 2016: Bubba Watson takes a tumble late in 2nd round

Watson had been close to the leaders, but now he's struggling. OAKMONT, Pa. – Bubba Watson entered the back nine of his Saturday second round at this U.S. Open at 1-under and within striking distance of 4-under leader Dustin Johnson....Show More Summary

Henrik Stenson withdraws from U.S. Open during 2nd round

Henrik Stenson, who was 10-over through 16 holes of his second round and 9-over overall, blamed "minor neck and knee issues" for his withdrawal from Saturday morning’s completion of round two of the U.S. Open. Minor neck and knee issues,...Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson and his power game become the main attraction at the U.S. Open

The world's No. 6 golfer played a terrific first two rounds on Friday to set up a big weekend. OAKMONT, Pa. – As is always the case with Dustin Johnson, Friday's march around Oakmont left you in awe at the power and ability to navigate the "toughest test in golf "... Show More Summary

Andrew Landry, ranked 624th in the world, leads the U.S. Open

The first half of the field is finally finishing up the opening round of the U.S. Open, and a total unknown longshot just posted the lowest first round U.S. Open score ever at Oakmont. OAKMONT, Pa. -- Exactly zero times in his life has Andrew Landry finished any round of a PGA TOUR event on a leaderboard’s top-20. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth fumes, throws club after wedge shot ends up in bunker

Jordan Spieth appeared to stick a terrific wedge shot in tight to the pin on the par-4 17th but this is Oakmont on the first day of the US Open and, well, the defending champion was not amused with the outcome. "Are you kidding me!" the two-time major winner fumed after watching his golf ball hit above the cup and spin all the way off the green. Show More Summary

U.S. Open 2016 scores and results: Andrew Landry leads as weather halts the 1st round early

The first day of the 2016 U.S. Open is officially in the books, although the day ended much earlier than expected due to heavy rain and lightning. Play was delayed three times during the round before eventually being suspended. The field...Show More Summary

U.S. Open golf 2016: First round suspended due to inclement weather

The first round of the 2016 U.S. Open was officially suspended at 4:34 p.m. ET in the midst of the third weather delay of the day. Heavy rain and lightning storms interrupted the round throughout the day, causing more than four and half hours of delay. Show More Summary

Weather delay halts Rory McIlroy’s momentum after poor start at US Open

After fast, dry conditions during practice rounds, golfers were slow to adapt to the wet, soft course Thursday morning. When the horn blew, suspending play at 10:04 a.m. local time during Thursday’s opening round of the US Open, it was...Show More Summary

Who and what to root for in the 2016 U.S. Open

From Phil Mickelson to amateur golfers, to dustups on the monster course, and everything in between, here's what will entertain you during the U.S. Open. Club-grabbing rough. Undulating, lightning-quick greens. Oakmont’s famously brutal setup has been the story of the 2016 U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. Open 2016 TV schedule and coverage for Thursday's Round 1

The 2016 U.S. Open begins on Thursday, with players teeing up for the first round at Oakmont. The stage is set for a very memorable major championship, with Oakmont one of the classic U.S. Open venues and a field full of stars. Whether...Show More Summary

How Phil Mickelson is a 'man of the people' while wearing an outfit worth more than your car

Walking with Phil Mickelson late on the eve of yet another attempt to complete the career slam at the U.S. Open. Hours after flying back and forth from Pittsburgh to San Diego in a one-day jaunt on his private jet, Phil Mickelson sat up on the dais of his U.S. Show More Summary

A defiant Joe Buck and Fox Sports are back for their 2nd try at the U.S. Open

Fox Sports may have been ripped relentlessly for last year’s inauspicious U.S. Open broadcasting debut, but golf anchor Joe Buck makes no apologies for what he terms his proudest broadcasting experience at the network. Viewers began ripping Fox Sports’ coverage of last year’s U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. Open 2016 picks and predictions: Can Jordan Spieth go back-to-back at Oakmont?

The national championship returns to Oakmont, where the "toughest test in golf" should punish the best in the world. The 116th U.S. Open returns to its unofficial home. After a rocky, to put it mildly, edition last year in the Pacific Northwest, this year's national championship goes back to a classic setup at Oakmont. Show More Summary

Golfer pulls off two-ball pop up trick shot that seems impossible

Stacked them up...am i jordan spieth yet? #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/Eqb4HMCp9j — Tyler Prisby (@tylerpriz) June 15, 2016 Just getting two golf balls to stand on top of each other would be a feat. Managing to hit both golf balls in one smooth two-swing sequence is just absurd. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth 'hasn't felt' like defending U.S. Open champion, but he's ruling over Oakmont

Jordan Spieth knows exactly what he wants, and even at 22 years old, he's pulling the strings during U.S. Open practice. Jordan Spieth said he "hasn't felt like a defending champion" at the U.S. Open but walking the grounds at Oakmont will give you a totally different impression. Show More Summary

How a dang interstate highway ended up in the middle of the U.S. Open

Oakmont is widely regarded as the hardest course in America. It also has one of the country's most major roads running right through its exclusive grounds. A weekly gallery pass to this week's U.S. Open costs $450. But cruising right...Show More Summary

Can the U.S. Open eclipse Women’s PGA's dramatic finish?

Are Brooke Henderson, Lydia Ko and Ariya Jutanugarn the new ‘Big 3’ of golf? Yes, it’s U.S. Open week, and Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, a stellar supporting cast and a strapping beast of a track are about to take center stage. Show More Summary

The rough and greens of Oakmont might make this the hardest U.S. Open ever

U.S. Open week is just starting but player reviews started to light up on Sunday and, well, it could get uggggggly this week at Oakmont Country Club. When executed properly, there's an argument to be made that the U.S. Open is golf's greatest event. It's truly America's open championship -- anyone with a 1.4 handicap or better can enter. Show More Summary

2016 U.S. Open field: Jordan Spieth headlines 156 qualifiers at Oakmont

While the Masters makes sure its field stays small with under 100 players, the U.S. Open matches the largest field in golf with 156, many of whom are long shot qualifiers. An old cliche about the United States Open Championship is that...Show More Summary

Lydia Ko just wants to have fun on her way to a 3rd straight major title

Lydia Ko may be chasing a third straight major victory at this week’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, but the primary goal for the world No. 1 is to enjoy herself all the way to the trophy ceremony. Given Ko’s pre-tourney antics in the company of such luminaries as Ken Griffey Jr. Show More Summary

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