ARDMORE, Pa. -- Forget the logistical nightmares.
Forget the long shuttle rides for players from a range over than a mile away or the fans from closer to Delaware.
Forget the $10 million in lost revenue from limited galleries.
Forget the course’s neighbors whose lives were disrupted and
ARDMORE, Pa. – Phil Mickelson had a chance to win the U.S. Open on Sunday and ...
Oh never mind. You know how it ends.
Perhaps it was foreshadowing when a groundhog ran across Mickelson’s path on Friday, because he keeps reliving the same U.S.
ARDMORE, Pa. – There are a dozen terrific stories that Merion Golf Club could reveal on Sunday.
But there’s only one great one.
Only one story that truly belongs in the Merion history books with the likes of Ben Hogan and Bobby Jones and Lee Trevino
If there is any justice in golf, Phil
ARDMORE, Pa. – Tiger Woods won the 2008 U.S. Open on a broken leg. Can he win another with a banged up arm?
After wincing and wagging his way to 3-over-par 73 in the first round at Merion Golf Club, Woods hung around with a respectable 70 on a long Friday – one of five players to shoot par or
ARDMORE, Pa. – Phil Mickelson has always liked to go off site to find “a quiet environment” in final preparation for a major championship. This week was a little more extreme than most.
Mickelson took one look at the weather forecast Monday and bolted suburban Philadelphia for sunny Southern
Heard a great little Miller Barber story yesterday on the day of his passing. Here's a mildly cleaned up version.
The story starts on a shuttle bus at some California tournament.
David Feherty gets on the shuttle and shares the ride with a prominent tour caddie.
ARDMORE, Pa. -- My mind has changed a thousand times regarding a venue such as Merion that might just cater to any style of golfer winning this week's U.S. Open.
Bombers like Dustin Johnson can shred it down to size.
Grinders like Graeme McDowell can carve it into submission.
ARDMORE, Pa. – Much ado was made when Steve Stricker – still one of the top-ranked golfers in the world – decided to trim his schedule to the bare minimum. He was quickly dubbed the world’s greatest part-time golfer.
So what does that make Masters Tournament champion Adam Scott?
“We joke about
Tee times and pairings for the first two rounds of the U.S. Open next week at Merion Golf Club’s East Course in Ardmore, Pa. (All times Eastern Daylight Time)
Thursday (June 13), hole #1 and Friday (June 14), hole #11
6:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
College football has finally settled down – for the most part – into five major conferences. Those five might opt to rescue a team or two from the under-affiliated ranks, but for the near future there is relative reshuffling peace at last.
Now the expansion focus in our little corner of the
One of the biggest obstacles to the SEC and ACC joining their super-five brethren with nine-game conference football schedules is the annual regional rivalries between the two overlapping conference territories.
It would be a great shame to see Georgia-Georgia Tech, South Carolina-Clemson,
This golfing season of discontent took a tantalizing turn last week at PGA Tour headquarters, where there was enough emotion and animosity emanating from Sawgrass to generate crossover appeal for fans who like their sports a little less prim and proper.
In a week that made Freddie Couples cry
Adam Scott doesn’t deny that there has been an unprecedented degree of basking in his three weeks of “floating around on the clouds” since his dramatic Masters Tournament triumph.
“I don’t wake up and think I’ve won the Masters,” he said, “but when I walk in the closet and I put the green
What’s happened to the “gentlemanly” game of golf? When did it become so complex and rancorous?
The 13 original rules of golf, drafted in 1744 by what would become The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, required all of 356 total words to get the point across of playing a ball from tee to
ATHENS, Ga. – With his 48th birthday less than two weeks away, career dreamer Scott Parel really hadn’t started feeling his age until a long flight home from South America in March.
“I think the 48 is catching up with me,” the Web.com Tour veteran from Augusta said.