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Glover Takes US Open Title

(Newser) - Lucas Glover hung on today as golf's elite struggled to catch him, winning this year’s US Open at Bethpage Black, NBC Sports reports. A birdie on the 16th hole put Glover two shots ahead of a pack that included David Duval, Phil Mickelson, and Ricky Barnes. Glover did not... More »

Doused, Soused Crowd Taunts Tiger at US Open

Woods could still pull off victory, but it's a long shot

(Newser) - Tiger Woods still has a shot at victory at the US Open, but it would take a record-tying comeback. And to do that Woods would need incredible focus, because some soused spectators have been working on a distracting new hazard at Bethpage Black: extensive heckling. The rowdy crowd may be... More »

Rain Suspends US Open

2nd-round cut pushed to Saturday at earliest

(Newser) - The first round of the US Open lasted just three hours today before rain made Bethpage Black unplayable, Golf.com reports. Play was suspended until 7:30am tomorrow, though more wet weather is forecast for Long Island. Four players shared the lead at 1 under par, but none had played... More »

Mickelson Eyes Open Trophy for Wife's Sickbed

Golfer has played little since breast-cancer diagnosis for Amy, 37

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson says he’s going all out at this week’s US Open under the assumption he won’t play again soon because of his wife’s breast-cancer diagnosis, the Washington Post reports. “She has left me a number of little notes, texts, cards, hints that she would... More »

After Practice, Tiger Calls US Open Course 'Phenomenal'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was the first golfer yesterday to play a practice round at Bethpage Black, the Long Island course which hosts this year’s US Open beginning Thursday, Newsday reports. “Obviously the golf course is phenomenal,” he said today. “It’s playing long this week. It’s... More »

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