News for Sunday, June 10, 2012


News 2012 June 10


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Feng's win could signal dawn of China's golf era

Baldry on Feng's win

Shanshan Feng's LPGA Championship title could spur China to invest more in golf in the immediate future.

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Gray rolls to Palmetto Amateur title

Mitch Gray birdied his final two holes at Palmetto Golf Club to punctuate a five-shot victory Sunday in the Palmetto Amateur.

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2012 U.S. Open: Complete coverage

2012 U.S. Open

Check out our wall-to-wall coverage of the 2012 U.S. Open, from sectional qualifying to the men that will play Olympic Club starting on Thursday.

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Levin's bumpy ride somehow leads to U.S. Open

The last week certainly has been a rollercoaster ride for Spencer Levin, culminating with an invitation into the U.S. Open next week at The Olympic Club.

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5 Things: Johnson holds off McIlroy for victory

5 Things: Johnson wins

5 Things: Dustin Johnson looked healthy capturing the St. Jude Classic, and Rory McIlroy – while showing flashes of brilliance – blew an opportunity on the tournament's final hole.

Lee Williams wins Nationwide Tour's Mexico Open

Lee Williams won the Mexico Open on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 2-under 70 for a one-stroke victory over Paul Haley II.

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U.S. Open: Hole-by-hole analysis of Olympic Club

offers insight on the Lake Course at Olympic Club, site of this week's U.S. Open.

Our golf-course expert Bradley S. Klein offers insight on what to watch for at the Lake Course at Olympic Club, site of this week's U.S. Open.

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Olympic Club's fairways a tough test

U.S. Open: Olympic Club

The Olympic Club has tested its fair share of golfers with its reverse-camber fairways. Much of the same is expected at this week's U.S. Open says our Bradley Klein.

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Lehman wins 2nd straight Regions Tradition title

Tom Lehman won his second straight Regions Tradition, finishing the Champions Tour major with a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take a two-stroke victory.

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Johnson wins Memphis on eve of U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson won the St. Jude Classic on Sunday in his second event back on tour after a back injury cost him nearly three months, shooting a 4-under 66 that held off John Merrick by a stroke.

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U.S. Open rookies face harsh reality

U.S. Open rookies

Touring pros have to start somewhere. But for U.S. Open rookies, like Bobby Gates was in 2010, any pretense of a gilded life can meet a rough reality.

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Casper on '66 Open: 'I think I won'

Billy Casper

Forty-six years after his stunning comeback against Arnold Palmer to win the 1966 U.S. Open, Billy Casper is fine with the way history views his victory at The Olympic Club.

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Looking back on the 1998 U.S. Open

1998 U.S. Open

So much drama - hot drivers, a disabled golfer in a cart and a carnival hole location - overshadowed the '98 Open.

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2014 Curtis Cup headed to St. Louis Country Club

Curtis Cup announcement

The 2014 Curtis Cup will head to the state of Missouri, with the famed St. Louis Country Club hosting a USGA championship for the first time since 1972.

McDaniel, Mao triumph at AJGA Evitt Junior All Star

Tyler McDaniel and Janet Mao claimed victories this week at the AJGA Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All Star, held at the WindStone Golf Club in Ringgold, Georgia.

Weaver, Barens win AJGA PING Phoenix Junior

Lindsey Weaver and Blake Barens staved off their competition June 7 to claim the AJGA titles in their respective divisions at the PING Phoenix Junior at ASU Karsten in Tempe, Ariz.

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Anderson takes Curtis Cup loss in stride

Williams on Amy Anderson

Despite the deciding loss in the Curtis Cup, Amy Anderson says she remained calm on Sunday in Scotland.

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GB&I storms back to win Curtis Cup

GB&I wins Curtis Cup

GB&I stormed back to win the 37th Curtis Cup on Sunday, moving all four Cups - Ryder, Walker, Solheim and now Curtis - to the other side of the Atlantic for the first time in history.

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Gray moves into lead at Palmetto Amateur

Palmetto Amateur

Mitch Gray shot 4-under 66 Saturday at Palmetto Golf Club to take the third-round lead in the Palmetto Amateur.