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Lawson Little: Golf’s unheralded great

Lawson Little: Golf’s unheralded great

(Editor’s Note: One of the great golf families in America lost a vital member Monday when Lawson Little III died in Las Vegas. He was competing in the World Series of Poker. Lawson was briefly on PGA Tour, [...]

Maggert captures Senior Open title

Maggert captures Senior Open title

SACRAMENTO, Ca. — Jeff Maggert is moving into an elite class on golf’s senior circuit. Maggert won the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday for his second major victory on the Champions Tour this year. He closed [...]

Bubba wins Travelers in 2-hole playoff

Bubba wins Travelers in 2-hole playoff

CROMWELL, Conn. — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff. The long-driving lefty made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the second [...]

Total Consciousness: U.S. Open finale

Total Consciousness: U.S. Open finale

  7:15 p.m. Sunday: Dustin Johnson 3-putted from 12 feet, four inches on the 18th hole to give Jordan Spieth the U.S. Open championship.  JS  7:06 p.m. Sunday: Spieth birdies No. 18 for 1-shot lead, but Johnson lurks [...]

Chambers needs to rise above debate

Chambers needs to rise above debate

The Golf Channel UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – Memories fade, but this may take some time. Regardless of which side of the dusty divide one finds themselves when it comes to Chambers Bay and the USGA’s Pacific [...]

Horschel unloads on greens, USGA

Horschel unloads on greens, USGA

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – The criticism directed at most of the Chambers Bay greens the past few days reached a comical level on Sunday afternoon when a frustrated Billy Horschel mocked the way a putt he [...]

Spieth wins after D. Johnson 3-putts

Spieth wins after D. Johnson 3-putts

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa – Jordan Spieth, the biggest golf story of the year, won the 115th U.S. Open Sunday only after the second biggest story – the much-maligned Chambers Bay greens – failed Dustin Johnson. Spieth [...]

Career slam eludes Lefty yet again

Career slam eludes Lefty yet again

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – The career grand slam Phil Mickelson has been chasing since 2010 remains unfulfilled. Despite having 42 career victories and a spot in the Golf Hall of Fame, Mickelson “winning the U.S. Open” [...]

Garcia complimentary in his exit

Garcia complimentary in his exit

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. — Maybe because Sergio Garcia finished with a 2-under par 68 Sunday in the U.S. Open final round and really had just one bad round all week – 75 on Friday-  but his post-tournament comments  were positively [...]

U.S. Open final round tee times

U.S. Open final round tee times

Group Tee Time Players 1 1 7:55 AM  Camilo Villegas 2 1 8:06 AM  Ben Martin  Chris Kirk 3 1 8:17 AM  Zach Johnson  D.A. Points 4 1 8:28 AM  Andy Pope  Nick Hardy (a) 5 [...]