Tiger Woods has gotten help. In typical Tiger fashion, he remained guarded, even now after everyone has seen the mug shot, seen the police video of him stumbling and mumbling his way through a sobriety test. For all of his public life, which is most of his 41 years, Tiger has shrouded himself in secrecy
The night before the biggest round of his entire life, Brooks Koepka got a phone call from his buddy, Dustin Johnson. It lasted two minutes, long by their standards, Koepka said. Johnson was in Koepka’s shoes last year: Entering the final round of the U.S. Open in second place, never having won a major
It’s impossible not to love the guy, and out on the course at Erin Hills everyone loves him. Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston gives a thumbs-up to the crowd at Erin Hills. You get the picture, and every time Beef greets the cheers with simple thumbs-up.
After carding a 9-under 63 in the third round of the U.S. Open, the lowest round to par in the 117-year history of the tournament, Justin Thomas was asked what he might say to Johnny Miller when he sees him. You see, Miller also shot at 63 at the U.S. Open, in what is considered by some the greatest
There is no obvious place to start with how ridiculous the 117th U.S. Open is playing out, so let’s begin with Justin Thomas’ 18th hole on Saturday. There’s also this: Only twice in tournament history has anyone gone lower than where Thomas sits now at 11-under. Tiger Woods did it in 2000 when he won
Two days before the U.S. Open teed off at Erin Hills, Rory McIlroy talked about how his length off the tee would work to his advantage at the monstrous 7,800-yard course. “It’s a long golf course and it’s only going to play longer,” McIlroy said. On the first two holes of their round, Champ was easily
As Dustin Johnson approached his ball buried in the tall grass on 17, a fan standing just a few feet away offered a little pick-me up to the world’s No. 1 player. It was that sort of day for Johnson, who either didn’t notice the misspeak or didn’t care, because by that point his first round in defense
Tiger Woods has undergone a fourth back surgery to "alleviate ongoing pain in his back and leg," he announced on his website Thursday.