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U.S. Open

Jordan Spieth, Bobby Jones and the Grand Slam? The way this is going...

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - He won in the paradise called Augusta National and now he has won in Chambers Bay’s chamber of horrors. He’s the youngest this and he’s the youngest that. Whatever comes next...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:22AM
U.S. Open

This disjointed U.S. Open has found a unifying figure in Jason Day

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- This has been a silent U.S. Open. No more. Now this is Jason Day’s Open. For three days, with galleries spread thin over Chambers Bay’s massive layout, the world’s best...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 11:29PM
U.S. Open

Jordan Spieth's rare gift: Even when he complains, he remains likable

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Five minutes after meeting him, you want some of whatever makes him Jordan Spieth. He may not have every gift the giftie gives us. But he's got more of 'em than...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 8:12PM
U.S. Open

Fifteen years removed from his most dominant summer, Tiger Woods' staggering decline was on full display at Chambers Bay

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Once, 15 summers ago, Tiger Woods won the U.S. Open by 15 shots. How many centuries ago that must feel to him, a man now 39 years old. It must...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 11:11PM
U.S. Open

Mickelson's under par start encouraging to more than just the player

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- There is no cheering in the press box. The theory is, we ink-stained and pixilated scribes should cheer only for a good story. So I begin today with a pre-emptive...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 7:50PM
U.S. Open

Chambers Bay is a test of imagination -- for observers as well as players

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Imagine that nuclear winter has passed. Wisps of green grass peek up from the scorched earth. The only human survivors are a golf architect and a guy with a bulldozer....
Wednesday, 6/17/2015 at 6:10PM
News & Tours

It's not just how Jordan Spieth played that was so impressive, but everything else as well

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jordan Spieth, good heavens. America wants to hug you. Take your time. Mom and Dad come first, as they did Sunday.  Bring in brothers and sisters. Grab your swing coach and your...
Sunday, 4/12/2015 at 9:31PM
News & Tours

Augusta National's beefed up security recalls the tale of the club's most famous break-in

Getting into the field at Augusta National for the Masters has always been difficult. Getting onto the famed course's grounds just got tougher. The Augusta Chronicle reports the club has increased security at its...
Thursday, 11/6/2014 at 4:30PM
News & Tours

Rory McIlroy puts a tidy bow on the most untidy of finishes

By Dave Kindred LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- What they should have done, there in the gloaming, was load up the Wanamaker Trophy and drive that beauty down the 18th fairway to Rory McIlroy.Why make the...
Sunday, 8/10/2014 at 11:23PM
News & Tours

Jason Day's remarkable par save on Saturday was a metaphor for his entire career

By Dave Kindred LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Colin Swatton is an Australian, 45 years old, who was Jason Day's schoolboy golf coach and is now his caddie. About 3:30 Saturday afternoon, the old guy went...
Saturday, 8/9/2014 at 9:29PM
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