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  • 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, 07 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...

  • How to watch the US Open

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    There are plenty of ways to watch the US Open in the UK. Here's how...  Wednesday US Open - On The Range: Live PGA Tour, Sky Sports Golf (20:00), Sky Sports Mix (20:00) Thursday  Featured Groups: Live PGA Tour, Sky Sports Golf (13:30) Live Coverage: Sky Sports Golf (16:30), Sky Sports Main Event (16:30) Friday Featured Groups: Live PGA Tour, Sky Sports Golf (12:00) Live...

  • Shinnecock Hills: Where the US Open will be won and lost

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Where will the 2018 US Open be won and lost? We take a look at the key holes at Shinnecock Hills...  There have been four US Open's held at Shinnecock Hills since 1896, and the 2018 edition is set to be longer than ever.  Retief Goosen claimed the title when the US Open was last played at Shinnecock in 2004, but it's...

  • 2018 US Open: The Field

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Find out who is in the field for this year's 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills, and how the qualified! U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONS (10 years): Brooks Koepka Dustin Johnson Jordan Spieth Martin Kaymer Justin Rose Webb Simpson Rory McIlroy Graeme McDowell Lucas Glover Tiger Woods U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPION AND RUNNER-UP: a-Doug Ghim BRITISH AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Harry Ellis MASTERS TOURNAMENT WINNERS (5 years): Patrick Reed...

  • Shot Clock Masters Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    The inaugural Shot Clock Masters is set to make history for the European Tour at the Diamond Country Club in Austria as it marks another week of invoation. Here's who you should back, and what you need to know about the event.  The first event of its kind, the Shot Clock Masters will make history this week as the first tournament...

  • FedEx St Jude Classic Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    The PGA Tour makes its final stop before the US Open at TPC Southwind for the FedEx St Jude Classic this week. Who should you back, and how can you watch all the action?  Daniel Berger is attempting to win the St.Jude Classic treble this week, having won both the 2016 and 2017 editions of the tournament, while both Dustin Johnson...

  • US Open Qualifying: Results

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    US Open Final Qualifying: Find out who has qualified and who has missed out on qualifying for the 2018 US Open next week With one event in England at Walton Heath and 10 events in locations around the USA, there were plenty of spots up for grabs for the second major of the year. Adam Scott was one of the big stories...

  • Tiger Woods: ‘My game is where it needs to be heading into the US Open’

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 04 June 2018

    Tiger Woods believes he’s “in good shape” to win his first Major championship since 2008, despite finishing outside the top 20 at the Memorial Tournament. Woods gained 14 strokes on the field from tee to green – the best in the field – as he threatened to win his first PGA Tour title since 2013 and sixth at Muirfield Village. However, seven...

  • Ariya Jutanugarn claims US Open in play-off after back nine collapse

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Ariya Jutanugarn lost a seven shot lead over the back nine but still claimed the US Open title after surviving a play-off against Hyo Joo Kim.  After a front nine 32 at Shoal Creek, Jutanugarn stood on the 10th tee with a seven shot lead, and it seemed the title was already a foregone conclusion. But as she sailed her 3-wood in...

  • Olesen edges out Molinari for Italian Open victory

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Thorbjørn Olesen edged out home favourite Francesco Molinari to win the Italian Open with a thrilling final round at Gardagolf GC.  Olesen posted a final round 64 to claim the Italian Open crown and deny Molinari a chance to win back-to-back events, but it was not without a late charge from the Italian.  Having pulled his drive a long way left on...

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