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.
NBC reporter Roger Maltbie lost his cart driver on the 11th tee after a North Carolina Highway Patrol officer arrested Maltbie's driver after claiming the man ran over the officer's foot and did not stop when ordered.
Only time will tell how much of an impact Ken Duke’s ninth hole in Friday’s second round will have on his U.S. Open, but safe to say that it immediately wins the door prize for wildest par of the championship.
Senior writer Jeff Rude spent the morning walking Pinehurst No. 2, following the likes of Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell. Listen to his impressions of the tournament at mid-day Thursday.
Phil Mickelson is the much-discussed player who needs a U.S. Open victory this week to complete the career Grand Slam, but he's not the only big name in golf for whom this national championship has proved unreachable.
A mere seven weeks ago, it was determined that the sixth hole at Pinehurst needed to be adjusted. On Monday, players saw a new tee box that pushed them 31 yards backward, making a tough tee shot even harder.
There aren’t many golf stories that, as they say, are too big to write. But we could have one if Phil Mickelson were to win the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst, even as World No. 1 Adam Scott might be the favorite.