Geoff Shackelford

Geoff Shackelford

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Images capture tense moments as Jordan Spieth awaits U.S. Open outcome

One final piece to the U.S. Open puzzle has been revealed: how did Jordan Spieth react when he won his second straight major championship? Fox cameras were not there when Spieth witnessed Dustin Johnson’s three-putt....
Friday, 6/26/2015 at 2:30PM
News & Tours

Four Ways Chambers Bay Can Get Another U.S. Open

Sad reality: if Cameron Smith wins the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay this column is moot. Etch Jordan Spieth's name on the trophy, send a new golfing superstar headed to St. Andrews with a Grand...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:43PM
U.S. Open

Crisis Averted: Chambers Bay 18th Hole To Play Way It Was Meant To Be Played

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The 18th hole at Chambers Bay was going to be played as a par-4 until stronger-than-expected north winds forced the USGA to stick with the hole as a three-shotter. The 18th hole...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 1:40PM
U.S. Open

Jordan Spieth's possible solution for Chambers Bay's goofy 18th hole? Play up the first fairway

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington -- Jordan Spieth may have figured out a solution to his biggest nemesis: the par-4 18th at Chambers Bay. Play up the first fairway. Originally designed as a par 5 with a...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 11:37PM
U.S. Open

Chambers Bay won't be any easier on Sunday

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.--Can we get those fire hoses over to Chambers Bay? As a warehouse blaze sent black smoke ominously above 2015’s U.S. Open venue, the already-parched course turned nasty. Another pre-dawn irrigation overload will...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 11:14PM
U.S. Open

Are Chambers Bay's greens better than they look? Depends on who you ask

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The admittedly wretched-looking Chambers Bay greens roll better than they look. But that was not enough for several players to call them out. Sergio Garcia took to Twitter following his opening-round...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 8:57PM
U.S. Open

Chambers Bay: Wait for it, the first to say they ruined a good gravel pit

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Since taking Chambers Bay right up to the edge last Sunday night, the USGA has been using all of its bells and whistles to keep the 2015 U.S. Open site tame...
Wednesday, 6/17/2015 at 5:24PM
U.S. Open

So much for a bomber's paradise: Phil sees only three driver holes at Chambers Bay

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - If you’re limiting your U.S. Open picks to long hitters, think again. Phil Mickelson said after his Tuesday practice round that he’s down to hitting driver on three holes: Nos. 7,...
Tuesday, 6/16/2015 at 7:30PM
U.S. Open

U.S. Open Merchandise Trend Detected: We're In Seahawks Country!

Geoff Shackelford chooses some fun items at the 2015 merchandise pavilion
June 2015
U.S. Open

Advantage short-game gurus: Chambers Bay is already right on the edge

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- The almost-eight-year-old U.S. Open venue is right on the edge. And that's precisely where the USGA wants Chambers Bay.On a glorious practice round Sunday pushing 80 degrees, the place exuded the...
Monday, 6/15/2015 at 10:32AM
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