U.S. Open Men's Golf Championships

FILE - In this June 20, 1999, file photo, Payne Stewart celebrates after winning the U.S. Open golf championship at the Pinehurst No. 2 course in Pinehurst, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
June 09, 2019 - 11:38 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the U.S. Open: 100 YEARS AGO (1919) The U.S. Open resumed after a three-year break because of World War I, and Walter Hagen prevailed after a night on the town in Boston with Al Jolson and plenty of champagne. The 1919 U.S...
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This Nov. 8, 2018 photo shows an aerial view of the sixth and seventh holes of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. The U.S. Open golf tournament is scheduled at Pebble Beach from June 13-16, 2019. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
June 09, 2019 - 11:37 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The stage is set for what should be the ideal U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, perhaps the most popular of all U.S. Open courses with its magnificent Pacific coastline and small greens, with its history of high drama and great champions. The fairways are roughly the same width...
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June 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
How well do you know U.S. Open history? Try this quiz: 1. What club did Jack Nicklaus hit off the flagstick on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach when he won the 1972 U.S. Open? a.) Hybrid b.) Mashie c.) 1-iron 2. Who was the first player to reach double digits under par at any point in a U.S. Open? a...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2002, file photo, Phil Mickelson looks at his ball in the rough on the 16th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Black Course of Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y. Mickelson, five shots behind at the start of the final round, birdied the par-5 13th to get within two shots of the lead, but his tee shot on the 16th found the rough and he couldn't reach the green, making bogey. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 07, 2019 - 10:51 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A capsule look at the six runner-up finishes in the U.S. Open by Phil Mickelson, who needs this major for the career Grand Slam: YEAR: 1999. COURSE: Pinehurst No. 2. SCORES: 67-70-73-70--280. RESULT: Runner-up, one shot behind Payne Stewart. KEY MOMENT: Mickelson had a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019, file photo, Phil Mickelson poses with his trophy on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. At Pebble Beach, a course teeming with history for Mickelson, the 48-year-old, five-time major champion will come face to face with what might be his last, best chance to win the U.S. Open and become the sixth player to complete the career Grand Slam. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
June 07, 2019 - 10:44 am
There was the hospitality tent at Winged Foot. There was Payne and the pager at Pinehurst. There was a near-miss at Merion. To list all of Phil Mickelson's close calls, meltdowns and shortfalls at the U.S. Open is to peer into a particularly tortured chapter of the history of one of golf's greatest...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:29 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — PGA Tour courses that held a major championship the same year: PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Phil Mickelson (268) won by three shots over Paul Casey. 2019 U.S. Open: To be determined. PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS 2010 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2000, file photo Tiger Woods holds the trophy after capturing the 100th U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. For all his feats, however, nothing compares with Woods' 15-shot victory in the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, the largest margin in major championship history. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
June 06, 2019 - 11:00 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — EDITORS NOTE: Tiger Woods is the only player to hold all four major championships at the same time. He set 20 records when he won the Masters for the first of his 15 majors at age 21. He made the cut in 142 consecutive PGA Tour events. For all his feats, however, nothing...
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June 06, 2019 - 10:55 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A capsule look at the five previous U.S. Opens held at Pebble Beach Golf Links: YEAR: 2010 WINNER: Graeme McDowell SCORE: 284 MARGIN: 1 shot RUNNER-UP: Gregory Havret EARNINGS: $1,350,000 SUMMARY: McDowell made only one birdie — an 8-foot putt on No. 5 — and closed with...
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FILE - These are 2019 file photos showing 10 contenders for the U.S. open golf tournament. They are: Patrick Cantlay, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Francesco Molinari, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods. (AP Photo/File)
June 06, 2019 - 1:50 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the U.S. Open (listed in predicted order of finish): DUSTIN JOHNSON Age: 34. Country: United States. World ranking: 2. Worldwide victories: 21. Majors: U.S. Open (2016). US Open memory: Losing a three-shot lead in the final round...
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This Nov. 8, 2018 photo shows an aerial view of the seventh green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. The U.S. Open golf tournament is scheduled at Pebble Beach from June 13-16, 2019. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
June 06, 2019 - 1:40 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at Pebble Beach, site of the 119th U.S. Open to be played June 13-16: No. 1, 380 yards, par 4: Few courses offer a more gentle start to the U.S. Open. Most players will use a fairway metal or long iron off the tee on this dogleg right, aiming at the...
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