By the time the USGA got around to handing Martin Kaymer his hardware in the fading Sunday sunlight, it felt like a coronation that had been delayed for far too long.
Other than the shock of seeing weeds sprouting at the edge of the fairways, this U.S. Open should be like any other. One tough test.
Michael Greller never imagined that a simple act of kindness eight years ago could lead to a moment like this at the U.S. Open with Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas.
Talk about the impatience of youth. For 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, it’s no longer good enough to be in contention for a major championship. He’s ready to win one.
With the 55th and last swing on the longest of many long points in the U.S. Open final, Rafael Nadal pushed a backhand into the net to get broken by Novak Djokovic.
Serena Williams put aside everything and did what she does best. She came through in the clutch to win another major match, facing her only test in the past two weeks.
Trying to become only the second men’s doubles team to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a single year, Bob and Mike Bryan saw their bid end on Thursday.
U.S. Open rain delays at Arthur Ashe Stadium will be no more by 2017. The Grand Slam tournament’s center court could be covered by a retractable roof as soon as the 2016 tournament.
Justin Rose walked the 18th fairway and thought of Ben Hogan, and a chance to emulate one of the most famous shots in golf. That very moment Sunday made the U.S. Open’s return to Merion Golf Club worth all the bother.
Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.
Under cloudy skies and with weather prospects dicey for the rest of the day, the U.S. Open returned to the Merion for the first time in 32 years.
British star Andy Murray outlasted defending champion Novak Djokovic in five sets to capture his first-ever Grand Slam title in Monday’s epic men’s final at the U.S. Open.