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Phil Mickelson urges fair US Open test, not 'carnival golf'

Phil Mickelson was almost gushing in his praise of Shinnecock Hills on Monday, but that doesn't mean the five-time major winner backs all of the changes at the historic course hosting the US Open this week.

Jun 12, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

US Open to scrap 18-hole playoff format, play two-hole aggregate instead

The change, which also affects the U.S. Women`s Open, U.S. Senior Open, and U.S. Senior Women`s Open, takes effect immediately in the event of a tie after 72 holes of stroke play. If players are tied after the two-hole playoff, the extra-holes session will switch to sudden death.

Feb 27, 2018, 09:02 AM IST

Player slams Chambers Bay US Open

Gary Player has blasted the USGA for bringing the US Open to Chambers Bay saying many of the players are happy to shake the sand off their shoes and head home after missing the cut.

Jun 21, 2015, 01:13 AM IST

Gary Player slams Chambers Bay US Open

Gary Player has blasted the USGA for bringing the US Open to Chambers Bay saying many of the players are happy to shake the sand off their shoes and head home after missing the cut.

Jun 20, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

US Open venue puzzles golfing elite

The US Open enters virgin territory after 120 years of history at Chambers Bay golf course this week, but US Golf Association (USGA) chief Mike Davis believes it will all come down to the players a

Jun 18, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

England, Japan to host US Open sectional qualifiers

England`s Walton Heath and Japan`s Kinojo Golf Club were named by the US Golf Association (USGA) on Wednesday as sectional qualifying sites for this year`s US Open at Chambers Bay.

Mar 05, 2015, 10:30 AM IST

USGA says Pinehurst conversion a model for 2016 Olympics

The back-to-back men`s and women`s golf events at the 2016 Olympics will be modelled on the staging of the U.S. Women`s Open straight after the men`s on the same Pinehurst course last year, a top U.S. Golf association official said on Saturday.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

US Senior Women`s Open to be launched by USGA in 2018

 The US Senior Women`s Open, a new championship for female golfers 50-and-over, will be launched in 2018, the US Golf Association (USGA) announced Saturday.

Feb 08, 2015, 08:27 AM IST

USGA to launch US Senior Women`s Open in 2018

The US Senior Women`s Open, a new championship for female golfers 50-and-over, will be launched in 2018, the US Golf Association (USGA) announced Saturday.

Feb 08, 2015, 01:39 AM IST

Tiger Woods to skip 2014 US Open

Tiger Woods will miss his second major championship of 2014 as he struggles to return to top form following back surgery earlier this year.

May 29, 2014, 05:28 AM IST

Torrey Pines chosen as site for 2021 U.S. Open

Torrey Pines Golf Course, outside of San Diego, will host the 2021 U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2014, 08:32 AM IST

Woods ready to `kick butt` at US Open to join `crown jewel` Merion`s `list of legends`

World No. 1 Tiger Woods has said that he is ready to `kick everyone`s butt` at the US Open as he eyes joining Merion`s list of legends.

Jun 12, 2013, 13:15 PM IST

Olympic U.S. Open attracts fourth-highest entry total

This year`s U.S. Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco has attracted its fourth highest entry total of 9,006 entries, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Thursday.

Apr 27, 2012, 09:47 AM IST

Harsh wind rule amended by game`s governing bodies

Players will no longer be penalised if their golf ball is moved by a sudden gust of wind after it has been addressed.

Oct 25, 2011, 09:32 AM IST

Golf: Long time USGA chief Fay to retire

David Fay, who championed a strategy to bring the US Open to public golf courses, announced on Friday he was retiring after 21 years as executive director of the U.S. Golf Association (USGA).

Dec 25, 2010, 10:03 AM IST

Golf: Long time USGA chief Fay to retire

David Fay, who championed a strategy to bring the US Open to public golf courses, announced on Friday he was retiring after 21 years as executive director of the U.S. Golf Association (USGA).

Dec 25, 2010, 10:03 AM IST

Singh given special exemption into US Open

Three-time major winner Vijay Singh of Fiji was given a special exemption into this year`s US Open, the US Golf Association (USGA) announced.

Jun 03, 2010, 08:56 AM IST

Singh given special exemption into US Open

Three-time major winner Vijay Singh of Fiji was given a special exemption into this year`s US Open, the US Golf Association (USGA) announced.

Jun 03, 2010, 08:56 AM IST