Spain's Luis Leon Sanchez won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on a wild day of crashes, while France's Thomas Voeckler finished second to take the leader's yellow jersey from Thor Hushovd.
As Rory McIlroy's U.S. Open tour de force wound to a close with a comfortable march down the 18th fairway Sunday, few in the gallery or television audience could doubt it was a moment not soon forgotten.
The U.S. Open is a national championship. Halfway through, it's starting to feel a bit like a coronation.
An overview of the players to watch at the U.S. Open.
What began as an anomaly has turned into a troubling trend for American golf.
With the world's best golfers teeing it up at Congressional Country Club this week, we talked to some of the area's top pros to get their top three picks for the U.S. Open. Nick Eilerson has their predictions.
The 156-man field for the 111th U.S. Open, which starts Thursday at Congressional Country Club (players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible. a-amateur):
Five years ago, Steve Stricker wasn't good enough to even play in the Memorial Tournament.
Steve Stricker liked the shape of his 6-iron on the par-3 eighth hole at Muirfield Village, a slight draw against a left-to-right wind with the ball headed toward the flag.