News for Monday, June 18, 2012
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.