News for Monday, June 18, 2012


News 2012 June 18


Q&A: Stephen Meeker, Olympic's general chairman

caught up with Stephen Meeker, Olympic's general chairman.

When the U.S. Golf Association notified San Francisco’s Olympic Club in 2005 that it had been selected to host the 2012 U.S. Open, the contract required a general chairman to act as a liaison between the USGA and the club.

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WAPL week aligns with Wright Room opening

Wright Room opening

For the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links field, a trip to Neshanic Station, N.J., came with a lot more than a few rounds of golf. Beth Ann Baldry

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Former USC assistant Brewer to lead Georgia women

Georgia hires Brewer

Former USC assistant coach Josh Brewer has been tabbed to lead the Georgia women. He'll end his first year at the helm by hosting the national championship.

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View from the couch: 2012 U.S. Open

Klein on U.S. Open

The 2012 U.S. Open was no different than the previous ones, with players stumbling instead of triumphing to win America's biggest open title.

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Lavner: Simpson overcomes elements for Open win

Simpson wins U.S. Open

At the end of an unpredictable U.S. Open Sunday, Webb Simpson was the last man standing at a torturous Olympic Club. Ryan Lavner

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Olympic Club's 16th key in Open outcome

says Olympic Club's 16th played a crucial role in deciding the U.S. Open champion.

The Olympic Club's 16th bared its teeth all week, but it played the most crucial role on Sunday.