Bryson DeChambeau’s No-Fear Strategy at the U.S. Open Is Working

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Bryson DeChambeau, the PGA Tour pro who has spent most of the 2020 season in open defiance of many accepted golf tenets, has turned his iconoclasm on the United States Open and one of its most venerable golf courses. On Friday, in the second round of the championship, DeChambeau continued with his […]

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U.S. Open: New-Era Golfers Prepare to Be Humbled at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — In the 14 years since the United States Open was last held at Winged Foot Golf Club, which is probably the most feared course to host a major championship, technology and advanced strength training have revolutionized the game. Tee shots routinely soar 50 yards farther than they did even a decade ago. […]

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Tiger Woods Reflects on His U.S. Open History That Pre-Dates His Competition

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — It has been 20 years since Tiger Woods won his first United States Open by 15 strokes, which remains the largest margin of victory in the event. Two years later, golf’s leaders sought a new populism embodied by Woods, who learned the game on a municipal golf course. For the first time, […]

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How Golf Won a Bet the Coronavirus Would Not Squelch Its U.S. Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — On a rainy day in mid-March, nearly 300 National Guard members in military fatigues arrived to set up a containment area in the New York City suburb of New Rochelle, one of the earliest coronavirus hot spots in North America. Three miles away in the adjacent town of Mamaroneck, the United States […]

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