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  • US Open prize money breakdown

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Find out how much each player will receive at the 2018 US Open  Brooks Koepka, winner of the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills took home $2.16 million of the $12 million purse on Sunday, while runner-up Tommy Fleetwood posted a final round 63 to guarantee a pay cheque of $1.296 million.  The purse is $1 million more than the Masters, where winner...

  • US Open: Final round tee times

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Tee times and pairings for the fourth round of the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills, live on Sky Sports US Open. All times BST 1321 Andrew Johnston  1332 Byeong Hun An, Patrick Rodgers 1343 Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler 1354 Ross Fisher, Tim Wilkinson 1405 Tyler Duncan, Calum Hill 1416 Kevin Chappell, Mickey DeMorat 1427 Jimmy Walker, Hideki Matsuyama 1438 Cameron Wilson, Jason Dufner 1449 Will Grimmer (a), Aaron Baddeley 1500 Dean Burmester, Brian Harman 1511 Patrick Cantlay, Sam Burns 1522 Peter Uihlein, Luis...

  • Players criticise US Open set-up as USGA forced to apologise

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    The USGA was forced to apologise for Saturday's course set-up at the US Open after experiencing extensive critism from several players. The USGA were forced to apologise after a number of players said the tournament organisers had 'lost the golf course', branding it 'unplayable', 'unneccessary', 'not a fair test of golf' and 'over the line.' It's all familiar territory to the USGA,...

  • Four tied at top after bizarre day at US Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 17 June 2018

    After leading by four shots at the start of the day, a disaster score from Dustin Johnson left him tied for the lead on three-over-par with Brooks Koepka, Daniel Berger and Tony Finau.  On a bizarre day that saw both Phil Mickelson send twitter in to a frenzy after he hit a moving ball deliberately to stop it going off the...

  • Phil Mickelson offers his explanation on intentional rules infringement

    Written by Camilla Tait on Saturday, 16 June 2018

    In one of the most bizarre things to happen at the 2018 US Open, Phil Mickelson ran up to his moving ball and hit it back towards the hole. And it turns out he knew what he was doing...  Mickelson was already four-over for his round when he decided to intentionally hit his ball while it was still moving on the...

  • US Open: The best shots from round 2

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    WATCH: The best shots from Round 2 at the US Open Featuring in the best shots of Round 2 is Wenchong Liang, and while he might have missed the cut that didn't stop him holing out from the fairway to card an eagle on his opening hole on Friday.  Jimmy Walker had one of the most tumultuous level par rounds of the day,...

  • Spieth, McIlroy among big names to miss US Open cut

    Written by Camilla Tait on Saturday, 16 June 2018

    US Open: Shinnecock Hills got the better of some of the best players in the world, with Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy among the big names to miss the cut at the second major of the year.  As Dustin Johnson raced to a four-shot lead during the second round of the US Open, it was a different story for some of...

  • US Open: Round 3 Tee Times

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Tee times and pairings for the 3rd round of the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. All times BST 1407 Tim Wilkinson 1418 Bill Haas, Jhonattan Vegas 1429 Matthieu Pavon, Cameron Wilson 1440 Brandt Snedeker, Kiradech Aphibarnrat  ➤ Dustin Johnson has 4-shot lead at US Open ➤ Tiger still confident he can win majors after missed cut ➤ Spieth, McIlroy among big names to miss cut ➤ WIN a custom Callaway US...

  • Dustin Johnson in control of US Open after Round 2

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 15 June 2018

    Dustin Johnson signed off for a three-under 67 during the second round of the 118th US Open to claim a four shot lead heading in to the weekend. As Dustin Johnson finished his round at Shinnecock Hills, his first round co-leaders Scott Piercy and Ian Poulter were just gearing up to tee off. Russell Henley, meanwhile, was in already in the...

  • Tiger Woods positive he can win more majors despite MC

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 15 June 2018

    Despite a strong finish to get back to 10-over-par, Tiger Woods missed his third-ever cut at a US Open; though he is still confident he will win more majors.  His first appearance in a US Open since 2015 will end prematurely after Woods failed to limit mistakes over the first two days at Shinnecock Hills, leaving him two shots outside of...

  • 2018 US Open: The best shots from Round 1

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    WATCH: The best shots from the first round of the 2018 US Open Including chip ins from Russell Henley, Rafa Cabrera Bello and a Dustin Johnson hole outs from the bunker, there's plenty of good shots in this US Open round-up from the first round at Shinnecock Hills... And then there's also perhaps the unlukiest shot we've ever seen? WATCH as former...

  • Dustin Johnson shares Round 1 lead with Henley, Piercy and Poulter

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 15 June 2018

    World No.1 Dustin Johnson claimed a share of the first round lead at the US Open with a one-under 69 at Shinnecock Hills on Thursday.  DJ, who reclaimed the World's top spot from Justin Thomas with a win at last week's FedEx St Jude Classic, posted four birdies and three bogeys on a tough day in Long Island to join Russell...

  • US Open: How hard did Shinnecock play on Thursday?

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 15 June 2018

    Strong winds, deep rough and difficult greens contributed to high scores at Shinnecock during the first day of the 2018 US Open – but just how tough was it? There were strong winds during round one of the US Open at the Long Island course, and just four players finished in the red on a day that saw 25 players out...

  • McIlroy, Spieth and Mickleson struggle in US Open first round

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 14 June 2018

    It was a tough day for all three members of the Spieth, Mickelson and McIlroy feature group as the trio littered their scorecards with bogeys during round 1 of the US Open. Ian Poulter and Scott Piercy set the clubhouse target of the morning starters during round one of the US Open with a pair of one-under 69s, finishing as the...

  • US Open Tee Times: Round 2

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    US Open Tee Times, Round 2: All times UK BST 156 players are in the field for the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills, which includes 12 former champions.  Three time champion Tiger Woods had a difficult round of 78 on Thursday, and is playing alongside the World No.1 and 2 Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, who finished with rounds of 69...

  • Dustin Johnson reclaims World No.1 spot with win at FedEx St Jude Classic

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 11 June 2018

    Dustin Johnson reclaimed the World No.1 spot from Justin Thomas with a victory at the FedEx St Jude Classic the week before the US Open.  And he did it with a walk-off eagle on the 18th hole from the middle of the fairway to claim his 18th PGA Tour title by six shots. Although at first, he wasn't sure if it...

  • The story behind Shinnecock Hills

    Written by Tony Dear on Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Beauty & The Beast: The story of Shinnecock Hills is a complicated tale mired in myth and misinformation. Tony Dear heads back 150 years to unravel the story.  When examining the early history of the venerable Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island, New York, venue for the 118th US Open, the words ‘tangled’ and ‘web’ come quickly to mind. In...

  • US Open: Betting Tips

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 7 June 2018

    2018 US Open Betting Tips: What you need to know about this year's US Open course, and who you should back to win Shinnecock Hills is the only course to host the US Open in three different centuries and is rightly regarded as one of the championship’s great venues. Its first US Open, in 1896, was conducted over a course measuring...

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