June

  • Wrap up of round 4

    Written by Jock Howard on Monday, 16 June 2008

    It all came down to a couple of putts on the 18th as all major championships are supposed to. Both Lee Westwood and You-Know-Who needed to sink them to get into a playoff with Rocco Mediate, which starts at 9.00 a.m. local time tomorrow. Westwood left his a foot short, on line and went home feeling “disappointed but pleased” [with...

  • Wrap up of round 3

    Written by Jock Howard on Sunday, 15 June 2008

    What a day! US Opens have a slightly mundane feel to them usually because it’s a struggle. It’s a game of survival. This one was the same until halfway through the third round, when suddenly you-know-who caught fire and set the thing alight. Only Tiger Woods can make two eagles on the back nine in a US Open. Only Tiger Woods...

  • Wrap up of round 3

    Written by Jock Howard on Sunday, 15 June 2008

    What a day! US Opens have a slightly mundane feel to them usually because it’s a struggle. It’s a game of survival. This one was the same until halfway through the third round, when suddenly you-know-who caught fire and set the thing alight. Only Tiger Woods can make two eagles on the back nine in a US Open. Only Tiger...

  • Wrap up of round 2

    Written by Jock Howard on Saturday, 14 June 2008

    The Australian, Stuart Appleby, leads the 108th US Open at the halfway stage, but it should be quite a weekend, because there are a number of players hard on his heels, most notably the number one in the world, Tiger Woods. Woods, despite nursing his left knee, shot a 3-under-par 68. Starting on the 10th, he got off to a slow...