Justin Rose became the first English golfer to win a U.S. Open since Tony Jacklin won at Hazeltine National in 1970.
The U.S. Open came down to who could avoid catastrophes on a rain-softened, venerable Merion course. Justin Rose won his first major, while Phil Mickelson endured heartbreak.
Justin Rose became the first English golfer to win a U.S. Open since Tony Jacklin won at Hazeltine National in 1970. Here is a list of the equipment he used at Merion.
For two days, Mickelson played by the rules and was rewarded with a share of the lead at the U.S. Open at Merion. Then he got amnesia for a spell.
Readers' queries this week focus on Tiger Woods' driver choice, challenges of using a 64-degree wedge and optimizing driver loft.
Shawn Stefani relies on a pair of 3-irons – one bent to 2-iron loft – his new normal because hybrids just haven't worked for him.
Golf rewards control and control freaks, so everything that can be controlled is controlled – which is why golfers hate mud. But they'll have to deal with it at Merion.