Pinehurst No. 2 had mammoth fairways. The rough was replaced by sand and wiregrass and other native plants. Competitors encountered few obstacles off the tee.
After an out-of-nowhere week at Pinehurst, Fran Quinn narrowly misses playoff in Monday qualifier at PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. Pinehurst was without major staple K.J. Choi, who missed a major for first time since 2002 Masters.
Going behind the numbers, including a hole that proved to be a thorn in Phil Mickelson's side, while also a surprising leader in driving distance for the week at Pinehurst No. 2.
By Sunday evening, the competition in the 114th U.S. Open suddenly seemed pleased to discover that runaway winner Martin Kaymer had left them a few morsels to enjoy at Pinehurst.
Once the world's top-ranked player, Martin Kaymer is again nearing the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking, moving to 11th after his U.S. Open victory.
Erik Compton has had three different hearts beating in his chest, but his Sunday round at Pinehurst showcased the "guts" and determination of a guy desperately wanting to be defined by his on-course play.
Johnny Miller was very honest about his last U.S. Open coverage as he walked down the stairs from his perch above the 18th hole for the final time in America's national championship.
Martin Kaymer, 29, lost his way after winning the 2010 PGA Championship and ascending to World No. 1 in 2011. After two grueling, emotional years of toying with his swing and mentality, the German is back on top of the world.
Brooks Koepka knew, standing on the 18th green Sunday at Pinehurst, that his performance had just changed his life -- securing his PGA Tour card and spot the 2015 U.S. Open. He didn't know the birdie he'd make would land him in the Masters.
Brandt Snedeker shot a final-round 73 in the U.S. Open, despite an injury that had him unsure the exact origin of his condition that flared up before his round at Pinehurst.
One observer hopes that folks watching this week's U.S. Open don’t dismiss Pinehurst's course makeover as some fad – that instead they embrace the revolution of this firm, fast, linksland in the pines.
To cap the low round of the day at Pinehurst on Sunday in the U.S. Open, Daniel Berger walked the 18th with his dad inside the ropes, while Keegan Bradley thought of Ryder Cup points down the stretch.
Chasing his second major title, Martin Kaymer starts Sunday at the U.S. Open in control of his destiny at Pinehurst -- while Erik Compton, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson give chase. Follow the highlights right here!
Phil Mickelson wasn't happy about his 7-over par week at Pinehurst No. 2, but Lefty refused to get down on himself, pointing to the next five years of chances he'll have to complete the career grand slam.
Zach Johnson aced Pinehurst's par-3 ninth hole Sunday at the U.S. Open, the first hole-in-one of the tournament.
With journeyman professionals and players looking to improve their FedEx Cup status, the purse at a major is a critical piece of information. Here is a look at the official money that will be handed out for each placement.
Matthew Fitzpatrick became the first player since Bobby Jones in 1930 to hold the low-amateur honors at both the U.S. Open and Open Championship.
Sunday’s set up for Pinehurst No. 2 looks like it’s ripe for a barrage of red numbers at the U.S. Open, with four eagle opportunities awaiting the bold player.
As Sunday's final groups head down the back nine, the par-4 16th hole at Pinehurst promises to offer up some fireworks due to its length, small green and tricky putting surface.
Seven future U.S. Open sites (2015 through 2021) have been selected. How many of the seven courses can you name? As a bonus, match each course with its appropriate year. How much of a golf nut are you?
Check out photos of the 2014 U.S. Open winner Martin Kaymer throughout the week at Pinehurst No. 2.
Check out final round photos of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.
Check out photos from Saturday's third round of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.
See photos from Thursday's first round of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.
Here are some images from Wednesday's practice round for the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.
Here are some images from Tuesday's practice round for the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.
View images from a recent visit to Pinehurst, ranging from holes on No. 2 to the Pinehurst Village.
Here are some images from Monday's practice round for the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.
Check out images from Quail Valley during the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier in Vero Beach, Fla.
Look what Hunter Mahan sent over to Golfweek prior to teeing it up at the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. Make sure to make your guess on which Under Armour outfit Mahan will play on Thursday by visiting golfweek.com/underarmour now!