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News & Tours

Should golf evaluate its relationship with Donald Trump?

Donald Trump is familiar with the seas of controversy and, historically, has managed to stay afloat in the choppiest of waters. But now that he's accused Mexico of sending criminals, druggies and rapists into the...
Wednesday, 7/1/2015 at 4:49PM
Missing Links

U.S. Open at Chambers Bay: 'Luck was all but everything and skill was close to nought'

Stories of interest you might have missed… John Huggan of the Scotsman looks back at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and finds it lacking: “This column is all for making golf more interesting and...
Monday, 6/29/2015 at 8:44AM
U.S. Open

Maybe what Chambers Bay really needs is a little perspective

The present is a petulant child, prone to overreaction and outrage at perceived sleights, real or imagined. What the present too often lacks is perspective. Such is the case with Chambers Bay. The venue seemed often...
Wednesday, 6/24/2015 at 9:45AM
Media

10 ways Fox Sports can improve its golf broadcasts

How did Fox Sports do with its initial foray into U.S. Open broadcasting? Let’s start with the premise that it’s a thankless job. If social media were the sole arbiter of what constitutes quality sports...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:44PM
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

The suffering of Dustin Johnson

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Congratulations to Rory McIlroy, who just earned a prize that eluded Tiger Woods for his entire career: A true rival. That's how I planned to end this piece, back when I...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:43AM
Media

Was Chambers Bay a tough course on spectators, except for those Greg Norman encountered?

Chambers Bay, whatever one’s impression of the course itself, did not allow for a strong spectator experience during the U.S. Open according to most accounts. “USGA officials acknowledge they’ve been fielding complaints about unusually restrictive...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 6:46PM
News & Tours

Why we might be in store for the first hole-in-one on a par 4 in U.S. Open history

Some players are using driver. Most are using 3-wood. Almost all are making at least a birdie. Related: The winners & losers through three rounds at Chambers Bay The drivable par-4 12th hole at Chambers...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 5:31PM
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

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
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