Archive for the ‘U.S. Open’ Category

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson Grouped at U.S. Open

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

It looks like the first two days of the U.S. Open will be even more watchable than usual. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters champion Bubba Watson will play in the same group for the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next weekend in San Francisco. It will be the ...

Rory McIlroy As Skilled Off The Course As On

Monday, June 20th, 2011

What caught my eye about Rory McIlroy on Sunday was not how he dissected Congressional and the field for an eight-stroke win in a 16-under par demolition at the U.S. Open. It was a moment that happened shortly after the tournament was over. One that you could only see on TV ...

Melanie Oudin’s Grunting Is Uncomfortable

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

I was watching the U.S. Open Wednesday night, since I had to check out this young tennis phenom everyone has been astir over. Melanie Oudin is apparently the real deal - though she got destroyed last night. She's the youngest player to reach the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open since ...

Nineteen Years Ago An Angel Appeared In Flushing

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

The U.S. Open, more than any other tennis tournament, is the showplace for tennis hotties. As a Grand Slam, it has one of the largest fields (therefore more chances for hotness) and the TV exposure is far greater. Plus, at Wimbledon you're encouraged to dress lady-like. And the French is ...

Golf’s Finest Hour

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Mark Twain once referred to golf as a good walk spoiled. But poor Mark didn't have access to titanium woods with graphite shafts, golf courses with lawnmowers, or yesterday's magical playoff between Rocco Mediate and Tiger Woods for the 108th U.S. Open Championship.Pretty much every superlative has been used in ...

Bonus Golf: Rocco and Tiger to Duel for 18 Holes Today

Monday, June 16th, 2008

I'm totally into golf this summer. I mean, totally. Along with my forays into the blogosphere and that thing we call the Real World Paycheck, one of my goals this summer is to bring my handicap to new lows.So, this weekend's United States Open played right into my new-found golf ...