Golf/U.S. Open

Garcia, Donaldson among 27 new names in field for U.S. Open at Oakmont

FAR HILLS, N.J. — Jamie Donaldson's birdie-birdie finish to tie for 10th in the Irish Open moved him to No. 60 in the world and ...

Homeowners, hotels banking on U.S. Open in Oakmont

Gene Nacey hopes to have guests visiting in the third week in June. Paying guests. He won't have met them, but he isn't worried. Nacey expects ...

Mickelson forfeits $931K profit from insider trading tip 

NEW YORK — Professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on ...

Robinson golfer triumphs at Hollidaysburg qualifier for U.S. Open spot

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Gordon Vietmeier was watching his son, Logan, play a high school baseball game late last month when it donned on him that his ...

Goosen receives special exemption to play in U.S. Open at Oakmont

Retief Goosen became the first PGA player since 2010 to receive a special exemption to the U.S. Open Tuesday. The two-time U.S. Open champion becomes one ...

Van Sickle tops local qualifier for U.S. Open at Nevillewood

The shifting wind and unpredictable greens left some of the best area golfers staggering about The Club at Nevillewood during the U.S. Open local qualifier ...

Rohanna misses out on U.S. Women's Open behind Georgia freshman, fellow LPGA pro

After Rachel Rohanna posted her second 4-over-par 75 on Monday at the U.S. Women's Open qualifier at Butler Country Club, she shook her head and ...

Day finally conquers Sawgrass to win Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Seated to the left of his Players Championship trophy, Jason Day quickly turned his head to the left to prove ...

TPC Notes: Chappell happy with runner-up finish at Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Kevin Chappell's silver lining in not winning The Players Championship was a silver medal. Second has been Chappell's most common ...

Sawgrass bites back as Day holds onto lead at The Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jason Day exited the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course on Saturday night holding the same four-stroke lead he had entering the ...

Players Championship notebook: Duke solves difficult day at TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Ken Duke made the turn after the 18th hole in his third round at The Players Championship when he finally ...

Day maintains lead in delayed second round at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — It wasn't the course-record-tying 63 that got him his early lead at The Players Championship, but Jason Day remained the ...

Players Championship notes: McIlroy moves up leaderboard with 64

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Reflecting on a Thursday afternoon first round hindered by flipping winds, crusty greens and an increasingly firm course, Rory McIlroy ...

Day darts out with record-tying 63 at TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The day before his first round at the Players Championship, Jason Day said despite a past at TPC Sawgrass that ...

Butler golfer keeps Oakmont bid alive

Butler Country Club pro Rob McClellan had played only one 18-hole round this year at his course before Thursday's U.S. Open Local qualifier. That was ...

Players Championship notebook: Els tames Sawgrass with stellar first round

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Ernie Els putted just 24 times Thursday in the opening round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass' Stadium Course. ...

Spieth at peace with Masters flop, returns to competition

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jordan Spieth said last week at FedEx Ground headquarters in Coraopolis that he had put his final-round collapse at the ...

USGA: Saturday tickets for U.S. Open at Oakmont sold out

If you were thinking of attending the third round of the 116th U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club next month, you will have to pick ...

Fowler hoping for history at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — If a more than 40-year precedent holds, Rickie Fowler won't repeat as champion of The Players Championship come Sunday. Following a ...

PGA veterans arrive at Players Championship looking to build on strong starts

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The stands were empty when Peter Malnati walked off the green on No. 18 at TPC Sawgrass on Monday, but ...