On Golf: US Open a reminder of what really matters in golf
US Open Golf Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, celebrates with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. Charl Schwartzel won $4.75 million a week earlier competing in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series. And this was one week after Rory McIlroy won the Canadian Open, golf's fourth-oldest national open, in a tense duel with Justin Thomas. LIV Golf and its theme of being a “force for good” will return. Bryson DeChambeau wasn't in London — he signed up with the LIV Golf the weekend before the U.S. Open and will be outside of Portland, Oregon, at the end of the month.wftv.com
Fitzpatrick's victory a win for golf at thrilling US Open
APTOPIX US Open Golf Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, reacts after a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. — (AP) — The unsettled future of golf was in the surest of hands over the final four tantalizing hours of the U.S. Open. He was speaking of the shot Fitzpatrick hit from the fairway bunker on No. So you just say, ‘Yeah, we’ll get him next time.’”For Fitzpatrick, this win bookends with his title at the 2013 U.S. He became the second person to win both the U.S. Open and Amateur at the same place.wftv.com
Carry on: Fitzpatrick's caddie gets major breakthrough
US Open Golf Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, celebrates with his caddie after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. Matt Fitzpatrick's U.S. Open win Sunday also marked a breakthrough for one of the most popular loopers in the game. “I know it’s something he’s wanted for a long, long, long time. The U.S. Open marked the second straight major in which Fitzpatrick and Foster were part of the day's final pairing. “I just tried to pick a spot up by the tree, and he cut it off the tree and it was a brilliant golf shot,” Foster said.wftv.com
Fitzpatrick a winner again at Brookline as US Open champion
US Open Golf Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, reacts after a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. — (AP) — Matt Fitzpatrick of England is a champion again at The Country Club, this time with the grandest of trophies. The U.S. Open champion Sunday. Amateur and U.S. Open on the same course, joining Jack Nicklaus who turned the trick at Pebble Beach. Along with the $3.15 million in prize money, Fitzpatrick had that gold Jack Nicklaus medal draped around his neck.wftv.com
US Open sees red in Round 1. Will Winged Foot strike back?
Not coincidentally, the big question heading into Round 1 was whether the century-old course would prove too tough even for the world’s best golfers. In five previous Opens played at Winged Foot, only two players have ever finished the tournament under par. We’ll find out whether, and how much, the USGA feels stung by the assault on par beginning with Round 2. And there’s plenty of spots left on those fast greens where a clown’s mouth would actually be a welcome distraction. “They certainly were looking to have the lowest scores (in the first round), given the conditions that we have as well.
Rahm's wild day ends with Memorial win and No. 1 ranking
Jon Rahm, of Spain, celebrates after the 18th hole to win the Memorial golf tournament, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)DUBLIN, Ohio Jon Rahm won the Memorial to join Seve Ballesteros as the only Spaniards to reach No. Replay of Rahm's chip appeared to show the ball moved ever so slightly when he placed his lob wedge behind it. The chip was similar but from a different angle to Tiger Woods chipping in from behind the 16th green when he won the Memorial for the fifth time in 2012. Norlander and Hughes tied at 3-under 285, but the spot went to Hughes because he had the better world ranking.