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Spieth credits caddie, who credits Spieth, and they're both right

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 21:02
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Listen closely to the exchanges between Jordan Spieth and caddie Michael Greller during the final round, and you'd hear Greller remind Spieth to "paint the picture." Greller said it on practically...

Was Chambers Bay a tough course on spectators, except for those Greg Norman encountered?

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 15:46
Chambers Bay, whatever one’s impression of the course itself, did not allow for a strong spectator experience during the U.S. Open according to most accounts. “USGA officials acknowledge they’ve been fielding complaints about unusually restrictive...

Why we might be in store for the first hole-in-one on a par 4 in U.S. Open history

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 14:31
Some players are using driver. Most are using 3-wood. Almost all are making at least a birdie. Related: The winners & losers through three rounds at Chambers Bay The drivable par-4 12th hole at Chambers...

Just a guess, but Billy Horschel doesn't seem to enjoy the Chambers Bay greens

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 11:59
Billy Horschel's frank criticism of the U.S. Open greens might not be quite as eloquent as the argument proffered by Brandel Chamblee, but it definitely resonates on an emotional level, don't you think? (h/t...

Why you should root for . . . (Dustin, Jordan, Jason . . . Branden?)

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 11:22
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Crazy things can happen at Chambers Bay, as we've already seen, but barring a series of incredible collapses, it's reasonable to expect that today's U.S. Open winner will come from the...

Crisis Averted: Chambers Bay 18th Hole To Play Way It Was Meant To Be Played

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 10:40
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The 18th hole at Chambers Bay was going to be played as a par-4 until stronger-than-expected north winds forced the USGA to stick with the hole as a three-shotter. The 18th hole...

Brandel Chamblee: Greens are an unfortunate part of U.S. Open story that might have been avoided

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 08:53
Too much energy has been expended talking about the greens at Chambers Bay to the detriment of the U.S. Open itself, and possibly was avoidable, Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee said on Saturday night. Rich Lerner...

How He Hit That: Dustin Johnson's trajectory control

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 08:25
It doesn't take an expert swing analyst -- or a super slo-mo camera -- to see that Dustin Johnson does things in his swing most don't. Aside from casually tossing off 375-yard tee shots with liquid...

Scott and Maverick McNealy embody the good when fathers pass down golf to their children

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 05:11
When you stand them side by side, Scott and Maverick McNealy don't necessarily look all that much alike. It's an interesting quirk, this lack of family resemblance, a deceptive one, too. Have even the...

Sunday at Chambers Bay presents the latest major opportunity for Dustin Johnson

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 20:46
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Late in Saturday's round, with a helping breeze blowing along the Puget Sound on the 394-yard 16th hole, Dustin Johnson pulled out his driver. He sauntered to the ball with a...

Jordan Spieth's possible solution for Chambers Bay's goofy 18th hole? Play up the first fairway

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 20:37
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington -- Jordan Spieth may have figured out a solution to his biggest nemesis: the par-4 18th at Chambers Bay. Play up the first fairway. Originally designed as a par 5 with a...

This disjointed U.S. Open has found a unifying figure in Jason Day

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 20:29
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- This has been a silent U.S. Open. No more. Now this is Jason Day’s Open. For three days, with galleries spread thin over Chambers Bay’s massive layout, the world’s best...

Chambers Bay won't be any easier on Sunday

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 20:14
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.--Can we get those fire hoses over to Chambers Bay? As a warehouse blaze sent black smoke ominously above 2015’s U.S. Open venue, the already-parched course turned nasty. Another pre-dawn irrigation overload will...

Fox Sports baby boomers question millennials consulting yardage guides to read putts

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 17:30
The greens are not exempt from the myriad slopes that define Chambers Bay, and often players lining up putts are seen consulting yardage books. It must be a millennial thing. You would get no argument...

How a specially-made bed has Louis Oosthuizen in contention at the U.S. Open

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 16:13
After an opening 77 -- he actually smoked playing partners Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler -- Louis Oosthuizen didn't look like he'd be around too long at Chambers Bay. Which would have been a real...

Jordan Spieth's start at Chambers Bay is more than the Internet can handle

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 15:55
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- He would give both shots back before long, but Jordan Spieth's start to his third round was remarkable nonetheless ---especially when factoring in how much other players are struggling on Chamber's...

Everybody's rooting for Jason Day at Chambers Bay -- especially these super fans

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 15:04
When you have fans on the golf course walking around with giant posters of your face, you know you're a fan favorite. Jason Day has always been one of the more likable guys on tour,...

How does Henrik Stenson prepare for Chambers Bay's "broccoli" greens? By eating broccoli, of course

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 12:55
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Henrik Stenson provided one of the more memorable sound bites of this U.S. Open on Friday by likening the greens at Chambers Bay to "putting on broccoli." And then just...

Good news: Jason Day feeling better, intends to tee it up in third round

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 10:14
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Jason Day is still searching for answers surrounding the vertigo spells that caused him to collapse toward the end of Friday's second round. But at least Day woke up Saturday morning...

Gary Player with an epic rant on Golf Channel's Morning Drive

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 07:32
It began simple enough, with an innocuous question on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive on Saturday. “Good morning, Mr. Player, how are you?” Golf Channel's Damon Hack asked. The answer, if it can be called that,...