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Next week marks four years that Justin Rose first began working on his swing with Sean Foley. But in the moments after winning the U.S. Open for his first major championship, Rose referred to him as more than just a swing coach.
U.S. Open champion Justin Rose has no plans to take any time off after winning his first major championship.
The most recent golden era of golf in England had everything but the one prize that brings credibility.
Rose's win at Merion made him the first Englishman since Tony Jacklin in 1970 at Hazeltine to win America's national championship. And he became the first from England to win any major in 17 years, dating to Nick Faldo's six-shot rally to beat Greg Norman in the 1996 Masters for his third green jacket.
Phil Mickelson awoke on Father Day's in a place he's never been _ having the lead to himself after 54 holes at a U.S. Open.
Tiger Woods went out-of-bounds on his second tee shot of the final round at Merion and closed with a 4-over 74. That gave him his worst 72-hole score as a pro in the U.S. Open, and it tied for his high score in any major.
Tiger Woods made birdie at the first hole, only to watch his day go racing downhill from there.
That left him 10 strokes behind third-round leader Phil Mickelson, the only player under par at the short but devilishly tough Merion Golf Club.
Now Steve Stricker has to close the deal. A good supply of frozen yogurt might help get it done.
No one could catch Mickelson or Horschel as the second round wrapped up early Saturday at the U.S. Open, where sunny skies helped dry muddy Merion Golf Club.
Among those who had the shortest week at the U.S. Open took the longest road to even get to Merion.
He was the smiling kid with his dad on the bag in his first U.S. Open, eager to be himself and not the guy he was following.
Play is underway at the 113th U.S. Open.
It isn't until you run across a story like Jesse Smith's that you remember why this is called the U.S. Open.
Under bright sunshine and a gentle breeze, Sergio Garcia signed autographs near the tee box at the 16th hole during his final practice round for the U.S. Open. He then sent his drive in the direction of one of those charming red wicker baskets that sit atop the flagpoles, the white ball coming to rest nicely in the middle of the fairway with nary a smudge of mud.