US Open

Is Stevie Williams the REAL World #1 in Golf?

When Tiger Woods’s long time caddie Steve Williams celebrated his first win on the bag of Adam Scott, he finally revealed the key to Tiger’s phenomenal success. No it wasn’t the fact that Tiger Woods could hit the ball a country mile or that he could stare down any opponent on the final stretch of […]

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Jessica Korda replaces caddie with boyfriend at U.S. Open

Video Jessica Korda knew something had to change after shooting five over on the front nine during Saturday’s third round of the U.S. Women’s Open. So she looked at her boyfriend and said, “Johnny, grab the bag, let’s go.” In other words, the 20-year-old golfer fired her caddie, Jason Gilroyed, in the middle of the […]

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Merion Comes Up Roses

Justin Rose won the 113th US Open with a final round of 69 and his first major championship. By adding birdies at 12 and 13 the Englishman played the very tough final five holes in 1 over par. Rose nearly holed out for a birdie on 18 when he rolled a bump and run with […]

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Take Cover US Open

Today looks like it could be a wash at Merion. .  A rare windy super-storm is coming from the west called a Derecho, and it will affect the entire day in Ardmore PA. Derecho | dāˈrāˌ ch ō | noun: a line of intense, widespread, and fast-moving windstorms and sometimes thunderstorms that moves across a […]

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2013 US Open Contenders and Pretenders

If you have a USGA handicap index of 1.4 or better and $150, you can try and qualify for the US Open. This year the USGA received over 9,000 applications for the US Open this year. Playing at a maximum of 6,996 yards Merion is the shortest course in recent Open memory. You have to […]

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Will Recent Rain Impact the US Open?

As June 13th approaches, speculation about the possible outcome of the 113th US Open builds. To be held on the east course at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa, this will be the fifth time that the US Open has been held at this location. What makes this course unique is the presence of […]

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100th Anniversary of the Greatest US Open 2013

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the greatest US Open of all time. The 1913 US Open at The Country Club of Brookline was won by a 20year old amateur Francis Ouimet and his 10-year-old caddie Eddie Lowery. Francis Ouimet was from poor background and caddied at the Country Club of Brookline to make […]

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2013 US Open at Merion

The golfing world is eagerly looking forward to an incredible US Open this year on Merion Golf Club (East) outside Philadelphia PA. Merion is known as the best short Course in the world. (126 Acres) Golf Digest has Merion ranked as the #6 golf course in the US in their Top 100.  Hugh Wilson, William […]

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