As Boris Stantchev dropped golf balls all over the 18th green and watched the crazy rolls caused by the contours, his playing companions tried to find an adequate comparison for what they just experienced playing Chambers Bay for the first time.
In 35 years of women's tennis rankings, never before has the No. 1 player missed the U.S. Open.
Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro withdrew from the U.S. Open on Saturday, saying he "cannot compete at the top level yet" after having an operation on his right wrist in May.
Juan Martin del Potro will not defend his U.S. Open title because he is not ready to compete after having surgery on his right wrist.
Some of the top players in tennis are heading to Yale this week for the final tournament before the U.S. Open _ along with representatives of about a half-dozen companies being wooed in an effort to keep the event alive.
Serena Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open on Friday, saying she still is recovering from surgery to repair cuts on her right foot.
Serena Williams pulled out of the U.S. Open on Friday, saying she still is recovering from surgery to repair cuts on her right foot.
On the day after a nightmare-inducing end to the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson was on his boat off the coast of South Carolina, about as far from a bunker as he could possibly be.
Anyone wishing to take on the Whistling Straits course where Martin Kaymer won the PGA Championship and Dustin Johnson was buried by a bunker ruling need only to make a reservation and have $340 handy, along with $100 for the caddie.