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Jul 10
The U.S. Open: Bringing Golf Back with a Bang in So Cal

BY TERRY ROSS Even after Tiger Woods electrified Southern California golf crowds by winning the 2008 United States Open in 91 holes at Torrey Pines playing on one leg, it took 13 years for the event to return to the seaside-course in San Diego—and the sequel more than held its own—even in these strange times. […]

Oct 23
My Turn: 2020 US Open Reflections

By Barney Adams The announcing crew at the 2020 US Open seemed obsessed with “The Bombers” – players who drove the ball extreme distances with little regard for the occasional tee shot into the rough. TV has selected Bryson DeChambeau as their representative given his length and victory. I thought I’d wait a bit to […]

Jun 20
Pebble Beach Celebrates 100 Years!

PEBBLE BEACH, CA. — Bode Miller spent his competitive sports life diving down the steep slopes of alpine ski racing – he’s an Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion. But when he teed it up in last month’s U.S. Open Media Day at Pebble Beach he faced something perhaps as daunting – gnarled rough and […]