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The Preview: LIV Golf Invitational Series – Portland

The Preview: LIV Golf Invitational Series – Portland

Event two of eight on the controversial LIV Golf Series calendar takes place this week, with the Greg Norman led Tour making its first foray into America. 28 Jun 2022
McIlroy slams Koepka as 'duplicitous'

McIlroy slams Koepka as 'duplicitous'

Rory McIlroy has described Brooks Koepka as deceitful after the four-times major winner's defection to the breakaway LIV Golf Invitational Series. 23 Jun 2022
Brookline a reminder of golf’s major strength

Brookline a reminder of golf’s major strength

A week that began with Phil Mickelson speaking without saying hardly anything ended with Matt Fitzpatrick at a momentary loss for words in his proudest moment. 21 Jun 2022
Huggan: My U.S Open takeaway (and it’s not fish & chips)

Huggan: My U.S Open takeaway (and it’s not fish & chips)

In America, they call a column like this “takeaways.” Where I come from that means a fish supper. But no matter. 20 Jun 2022
Huggan: The U.S. Open displays what LIV can’t buy

Huggan: The U.S. Open displays what LIV can’t buy

Before the 122nd U.S. Open began, much of the chatter around The Country Club was devoted to the first LIV event. No surprise there, of course, the evolution of the Saudi-backed Tour/circuit/series has been the talk of the other Tours for months now. 19 Jun 2022
Gallery: U.S. Open Round 2

Gallery: U.S. Open Round 2

We are halfway through the U.S. Open with the cut made. Here are the best images from the second round at The Country Club. 18 Jun 2022
Mickelson’s U.S. return ends early

Mickelson’s U.S. return ends early

Phil Mickelson's highly anticipated start at this week's U.S. Open following a controversy-filled few months came to an early end as the six-time runner-up was left near the bottom of the field after his second round. 18 Jun 2022
Under-fire Phil four-putts his way out of slam bid

Under-fire Phil four-putts his way out of slam bid

All it took was about two cringeworthy minutes and four putts from 12 feet to bring the golf world back to this: No matter where he plays, or how much money he makes, Phil Mickelson can sometimes remind us of us. 17 Jun 2022
Gallery: U.S. Open Round 1

Gallery: U.S. Open Round 1

The U.S. Open is finally underway and we have put together all the best images from on the grounds of The Country Club that sum up Thursday. 17 Jun 2022
Gallery: U.S. Open Final Practice Day

Gallery: U.S. Open Final Practice Day

Players are just hours away from starting the U.S. Open proper at The Country Club. Here are the best pictures from Brookline on Wednesday. 16 Jun 2022
Boisterous Boston crowd ready to greet golf’s rebels

Boisterous Boston crowd ready to greet golf’s rebels

Every local loudmouth has descended on The Country Club this week, when 14 golfers in the U.S. Open field will face the American public for the first time since defecting to Greg Norman's Saudi Arabian-backed Tour. 16 Jun 2022
Beyond the madness Mickelson’s slam hopes remain

Beyond the madness Mickelson’s slam hopes remain

Of all the storylines swirling ahead of this week's U.S. Open, none are as compelling as Phil Mickelson's latest bid to win the tournament for the first time. 16 Jun 2022
USGA chief foresees changes to LIV players at U.S. Open

USGA chief foresees changes to LIV players at U.S. Open

United States Golf Association Chief Executive Mike Whan believes it will get harder for those who joined LIV Golf to gain entry into the future U.S. Opens. 16 Jun 2022
U.S. Open Round One Tee Times (AEST)

U.S. Open Round One Tee Times (AEST)

It is not long now until the 122nd U.S. Open gets underway with plenty of storylines unfolding early in the week. Here are the first round tee times converted into Australian Eastern Standard Time (starting Thursday night AEST) for your viewing pleasure, with the seven Aussies in bold. 15 Jun 2022
Gallery: U.S. Open Practice Day Two

Gallery: U.S. Open Practice Day Two

Preparations intensified on Tuesday at The Country Club ahead of the 122nd U.S. Open. Here is a collection of the best images as the players get ready to challenge for the third men's major of 2022. 15 Jun 2022
Rory out to be remembered rather than richer

Rory out to be remembered rather than richer

Rory McIlroy has expressed his disappointment at the players who performed a U-turn to join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series, as he conceded being the poster boy of the PGA Tour was a "burden" he could do without. 15 Jun 2022
Huggan: Rahm’s (briefly interrupted) Brookline love in

Huggan: Rahm’s (briefly interrupted) Brookline love in

He’s the defending champion. He’s been to No.1 in the world. But not that many people are talking about Jon Rahm as a possible winner of this 122nd U.S. Open. Which is surprising, but then again, not. 15 Jun 2022
Gallery: U.S. Open Practice Day One

Gallery: U.S. Open Practice Day One

The players have descended on Massachusetts for the 122nd U.S. Open at The Country Club. Here are the best images from day one of practice. 14 Jun 2022
'It's sad' LIV detracts from U.S. Open: Thomas

'It's sad' LIV detracts from U.S. Open: Thomas

Justin Thomas says 'it's sad" the controversial LIV Golf Invitational Series has sucked up all the oxygen in the sport and overshadowed the third major of the season. 14 Jun 2022
The Preview: 122nd U.S. Open

The Preview: 122nd U.S. Open

The golf world is attracting more attention than it is used to and now the third men’s major of the year takes centre stage where the recently banned LIV Golf players will go head-to-head with the PGA Tour loyalists. 14 Jun 2022
Mickelson not giving up hope of PGA Tour return

Mickelson not giving up hope of PGA Tour return

Phil Mickelson has stuck to his script as he prepares to compete on American soil for the first time in more than four months. 14 Jun 2022