(June 19, 2022)–The skies remained cloudy but the winds had died down to a more manageable 10 mph as the… Read more »
Posts Tagged: U.S. Open
The Sixth Man?
(June 18, 2022)–The cut line was at +3 when the day was done after the second round of the 122nd… Read more »
Strange Days at the U.S. Open
[June 16, 2022]–On the Wednesday practice day at Brookline’s The Country Club I easily surpassed walking the 7,254-yard setup for… Read more »
Hope Fuels Golf’s Longest Day
There may be eight million stories in the naked city, but there were 871 stories unfolding on Monday on what… Read more »
Heed Your Elders, You Whippersnappers!
As Phil Mickelson remarkably demonstrated at this year’s PGA Championship, age and experience make a potent combination. Dottie Pepper confirms… Read more »
Can You Name the Five Amateurs Who Won the U.S. Open?
[This post has been updated for the 2022 U.S. Open, here.] The cut line was at +1 when the day… Read more »
This piece first appeared, in somewhat different form, in The A Position’s 2015 U.S. Open edition of The Grain in… Read more »
Chambers Bay Ups Its Game
The former Lone Star mine in University Place, Washington, has served Pierce County well. The gravel pulled from the mine… Read more »
Get Your MOTO Running
We’re underway at the 2014 U.S. Open on the Pinehurst No. 2 course. I was lucky to play No. 2… Read more »
Mental, and Elemental, Golf
I’m writing this piece with a broken finger, no way to start a golf season. But at least I have… Read more »