Our Martin Kaufmann says Fox has a unique opportunity to redefine how golf is broadcasted, and shouldn't get caught up in negativity or castoffs from ESPN, CBS or Golf Channel. Instead, reinvent the wheel.
Jason Day picked up his fifth career top-10 finish in a major -- in only 10 starts; Michael Kim takes low-amateur honors with impressive week; and Hideki Matsuyama continues to impress in American majors.
Tiger Woods' winless streak in the majors has officially moved into its sixth calendar year, and this one got ugly over the weekend. After a final-round 74, it was easy to find the culprit for Woods: his putter.
Tiger Woods birdied his opening hole Saturday at the U.S. Open, but seven bogeys after that virtually ended his championship hopes. Phil Mickelson's hopes are alive and well, as Lefty leads at 1 under entering Sunday. See how it all unfolded Saturday at Merion.
In a week that saw a golf course eat some of the world's best golfers alive, it might be surprising to see that four amateurs are among those who will play the final 36 holes at Merion Golf Club. Until you read their impressive amateur resumes.
Why is Merion Golf Club kicking serious butt? The first-round leader (Phil Mickelson) is only 3 under, with only five rounds completed in red and an average stroke score of 74.2. Our Bradley S. Klein offers up 10 reasons for Merion's toughness.
Merion Golf Club did not prove to be as easy as 1-2-3. At least not for the world's top three players. With Adam Scott picking up a 2-over 72 and Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy both posting 73s, there is plenty of work to be done for the trio.
After Steve Stricker took an unplayable lie at the par-3 third hole, a television viewer called in a potential rules violation. Rules officials were having none of it however, leaving Stricker with a 1-over 71.
Merion Golf Club is known for its diminutive length, its narrow fairways, its history – and its wicker-basket pins in lieu of flagsticks. Here's a look at the unique way Merion marks its hole locations.
The sun came out for U.S. Open practice Tuesday at Merion GC in Ardmore, Pa. – though conditions on the grounds were visibly still wet, check out the players in action just two days removed from the first round. Check back all day as we update images.