Remarkably, after making his lone birdie on the opening hole, Tiger Woods shot a 6-over-par 76 at Merion Golf Club in the third round of the U.S. Open.
For the second day in a row, Tiger Woods grimaced in pain after several shots, his left arm clearly bothering him at times. Still, he pieced together an even-par 70 while playing 24 holes.
Philadelphia fans once booed and threw snowballs at Santa Claus, so there was no way Sergio Garcia wasn't going to feel their wrath. The Spaniard sputtered at the outset but fought back to a respectable 3-over 73.
All the miles walked, notes taken and cheap cigars give our Jeff Rude reason to look back on 75 straight major championships.
Let’s hope the fallout shame Sergio Garcia has felt serves as an "Aha!" moment, one that launches him out of a stunted adolescence into a mature adult. Time will tell.
It takes a special player to overcome a meltdown and win one of golf's top prizes says our Jeff Rude.
Among this week's topic: Lee Janzen was disqualified after an opening 75 in 36-hole U.S. Open sectional qualifying because he wore steel spikes at a soft-spikes facility after not reading the rules sheet.
Darkness was setting in at 9:02 p.m. Monday at the Lakes Golf & Country Club and PGA Tour rookie Luke Guthrie stood over one of the biggest putts of his young life.
Tiger Woods came to the Memorial for a final U.S. Open tuneup looking for his fifth victory of the 2013 PGA Tour season. Instead, he got the highest nine-hole score of his pro career.
It is quite surprising that Tiger Woods is 10 shots off the midway lead at the Memorial – normally one to dominate par 5s, he is an uncharacteristic even par in eight tries at Muirfield Village.