Golf

Spectators watch play during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 14, 2018 - 12:51 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open's first round Thursday (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The thrill of playing in the U.S. Open was gone quickly for Scott Gregory. Shinnecock Hills made sure of that. The 23-year-old Englishman was among the first to finish his opening round, and he...
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Patrick Reed lines up a shot on the 10th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 14, 2018 - 10:02 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open's first round Thursday (all times local): 10 a.m. Masters champion Patrick Reed is off to an up-and-down start to his first round of the U.S. Open. Reed, who won his first major title in April, started on the back nine and birdied the 10th and...
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Luis Gagne's caddie turns to catch a ball as he walks through the fescue during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 14, 2018 - 7:05 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open has begun on a century-old golf course with a new look. Harold Varner hit the opening tee shot on a gorgeous Thursday morning at Shinnecock Hills, using a fairway metal to hit a fairway that was some 60 yards wide in the landing zone. He still watched it...
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Justin Thomas hits off the eighth fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 13, 2018 - 6:55 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open wants to be the ultimate test in golf, and sometimes that leads to a series of trick questions. One of them was 14 years ago at Shinnecock Hills. A year after Jim Furyk tied the U.S. Open scoring record at Olympia Fields, the 2004 U.S. Open was so bone dry and...
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Jordan Spieth hits off the seventh tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 12, 2018 - 6:34 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Lots of folks have become accustomed to seeing Jordan Spieth's name atop leaderboards, particularly at golf's majors. So has Spieth. Yet since winning the British Open last July, Spieth barely has been a factor on the weekends. He believed third-place finishes in Houston...
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Brooks Koepka walks up to the 9th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 12, 2018 - 6:32 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka scoffs when told this week's U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills will be a far different challenge than the tournament he won last year at Erin Hills. Koepka, who scored his first major in Wisconsin, sees little difference in this traditional layout at Southampton...
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Tiger Woods walks up to the sixth tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to the U.S. Open for the first time in three years and hardly anyone noticed. Then again, it was late Sunday afternoon. Shinnecock Hills was practically empty. "A bizarre experience," said Jordan Spieth, who played nine holes with him. Such a quiet...
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Tiger Woods, left, approaches the pin on the fourth green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 12, 2018 - 1:36 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, golf's second major championship of the year (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A sense of history often helps in major championships. For Jordan Spieth at Shinnecock Hills, that's not part of the equation. Asked if he'd studied much from the previous...
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Brooks Koepka, center, lines up a shot from the rough along the 9th fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is running out of time. Mickelson doesn't need to be reminded that this is his 27th appearance in the U.S. Open, more than any of the 156 players at Shinnecock Hills. He wouldn't want to be reminded that 65 players — including the last four major champions —...
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June 10, 2018 - 7:47 pm
SCARSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kristen Gillman led a U.S. singles sweep Sunday in the biggest blowout in Curtis Cup history. Gillman, the 20-year-old University of Alabama star from Austin, Texas, beat 16-year-old Annabell Fuller 5 and 4 for the winning point to cap a perfect weekend at Quaker Ridge. The...
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