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2016 US Open results: Shane Lowry on the short end of Dustin Johnson's victory

The Irishman had a four-stroke lead entering the final round. OAKMONT, Penn. -- Dustin Johnson's done it, and it happened at Shane Lowry's expense. After Johnson lost last year's US Open with a 72nd-hole three-putt, he stormed back from a four-shot deficit on Sunday at Oakmont Country Club to win the 116th national championship. Show More Summary

2016 US Open purse: Dustin Johnson takes home $1.8 million in prize money

The 2016 US Open came down to the wire with an eventful and controversial finish. Despite having the final round overshadowed by a possible penalty review, Dustin Johnson was able to come away with the win and his first major championship. Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson wins the 2016 US Open at Oakmont

After six near misses in major championships, each seemingly more excruciating than the last, Dustin Johnson is finally a major champion. There was no near miss this year. No rimmed-out putt. No blown opportunity. Even despite some unusual...Show More Summary

US Open rules officials will review possible violation by Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson had overtaken Shane Lowry for the lead during Sunday’s final round of the US Open when rules officials approached him on the 12th tee. The reason: to tell him that a penalty that had not been assessed when his ball moved...Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy crush USGA over Dustin Johnson violation review

Two of the world's top three players are siding with Dustin Johnson. On the fifth hole of his final round at the US Open, Dustin Johnson stood over a par putt and slid his putter behind his stationary golf ball, a few feet away fromShow More Summary

Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia will battle demons of blown majors past at the U.S. Open

At the midpoint of the U.S. Open, the two big names at the top of the leaderboard are world-class talents known best for the memorable ways in which have not won at the game's biggest events. Sport, when it is most compelling, is no different than theatre. Show More Summary

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

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