U.S. Open Men's Golf Championships

Brooks Koepka hits from the rough on the 11th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 13, 2019 - 7:46 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Considering his tee shot almost buried into shrubbery and he had to hit the next shot from off the cart path, Brooks Koepka couldn't have been too unhappy with a par to close out his day at Pebble Beach. Like almost everything about his first round at the U.S. Open,...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:36 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach: Hole: 18 Par: 5 Yards: 543 Stroke Average: 4.8 Ranking:15 Justin Rose made the last of three closing birdies to take the first round lead and tie the Open record at Pebble Beach of 65...
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Aaron Wise lines up a putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 13, 2019 - 7:19 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Justin Rose is the leader after the first round of the U.S. Open, with birdies on the last three holes to tie the Open scoring record at Pebble Beach with a 6-under 65. The 2011 Open champion has a...
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Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 13, 2019 - 5:19 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Someone wanted to know about Rickie Fowler's haircut, not the kind of question you usually get after taking a share of the lead in the U.S. Open. The mullet was attention grabbing, for sure. So on this day at Pebble Beach was his golf. What that means for the rest of his...
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Scott Piercy watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 13, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — After missing the cut last week at the Canadian Open, Scott Piercy spent the weekend on his couch hoping that wouldn't cost him a spot in the U.S. Open. Piercy ended up getting one of the final qualification spots and now finds himself in good position after taking...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 13, 2019 - 6:49 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The leaders at the USGA aren't the only ones who want to get it right at this U.S. Open. Brooks Koepka would like to: He could win his fifth major and become the first person in 114 years to win three U.S. Opens in a row. Tiger Woods would like to: He could write another...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of the bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 12, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was an ideal time for the USGA to bring together its U.S. Open champions for a dinner, which it last did in 2013 at Merion. The attendance was overwhelming and more exclusive than any other such celebration at a dinner. It attracted 33 of...
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June 12, 2019 - 5:16 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka goes for a third straight U.S. Open, matching the feat achieved by Willie Anderson in 1903-05. Here are how the previous attempts fared for players going for a third straight U.S. Open: 1913: John McDermott was five shots behind going into the final round...
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Brooks Koepka hits out of the bunker on the first hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 12, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to blame Brooks Koepka for not knowing much about the man whose record he's chasing. For decades, pretty much everyone forgot about him. His name is Willie Anderson. And though Anderson will never be confused with Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods, his...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of the bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 12, 2019 - 4:44 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy arrived at Pebble Beach with an extra wedge in his bag and an extra bounce in his step. He also brought the putter he used to shoot 61 on Sunday to win the Canadian Open after trading it for a Toronto Raptors jersey, a story all by itself. "The guy I gave it...
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