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Scott, Smith, Herbert & Day survive brutal U.S Open cut

Scott, Smith, Herbert & Day survive brutal U.S Open cut

Winged Foot has tamed some of the world's best golfers, wiping Tiger Woods and more than half of Australia's nine-strong contingent out of the US Open. 19 Sep 2020
Michel’s Major Leap

Michel’s Major Leap

Lukas Michel will make his long-awaited major debut at Winged Foot Golf Club this week, courtesy of his historic victory at the US Mid-Amateur last September. 17 Sep 2020
Patient Day ready for second major win

Patient Day ready for second major win

Jason Day believes patience will be key if he is to win an elusive second major title at this week's US Open, as New York's Winged Foot will test every bit of his resolve. 16 Sep 2020
Ogilvy exclusive: How 30 mad minutes changed my life

Ogilvy exclusive: How 30 mad minutes changed my life

For me, of course, it was literally a life-changing event, one I still regularly get asked about today, 14 years on from the day I won the US Open. 15 Sep 2020
Amateur Michel eyes major debut at Winged Foot

Amateur Michel eyes major debut at Winged Foot

Australian amateur Lukas Michel hopes rolling his sleeves up and digging trenches on golf courses in Detroit has toughened him up for a US Open debut at New York's notoriously brutal Winged Foot course. 15 Sep 2020
US Open: Horsfield withdraws after positive COVID test

US Open: Horsfield withdraws after positive COVID test

Sam Horsfield, who has played in 14 USGA championships, including three US Opens, has withdrawn from the 120th US Open Championship following a positive COVID-19 test. 15 Sep 2020
Scheffler tests positive for COVID-19, withdraws from US Open

Scheffler tests positive for COVID-19, withdraws from US Open

Scottie Scheffler, the 2013 US Junior Amateur champion and a member of the victorious 2017 USA Walker Cup team, has withdrawn from the 120th US Open Championship. 14 Sep 2020
USGA announces plans for base and five US Opens at Pinehurst

USGA announces plans for base and five US Opens at Pinehurst

In an effort to expand its impact in golf and extend its mission to champion and advance the game, the USGA will establish “Golf House Pinehurst” in North Carolina, to include a new equipment-testing facility, innovation hub, museum/visitor centre and offices by 2023, and host five U.S. Open Championships in the golf-rich state by 2047. 10 Sep 2020
Koepka pulls out of US Open

Koepka pulls out of US Open

Two-time US Open winner Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from next week's tournament at Winged Foot due to knee injury. 10 Sep 2020
USGA finalises field for US Open

USGA finalises field for US Open

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that five additional players have earned exemptions into the 120th US Open Championship, which will be contested at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y., on Sept. 17-20, 2020. 9 Sep 2020
Huggan: US Open? More like “US Ajar”

Huggan: US Open? More like “US Ajar”

Just in case you haven’t heard, the major championship we all think of as the US Open won’t be happening this year. Not really. Which, I hasten to add, is understandable in these unprecedented times. 7 Sep 2020
2021 Senior LPGA major schedule announced

2021 Senior LPGA major schedule announced

The United States Golf Association (USGA) along with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced today the dates for the 2021 senior major championships. 27 Aug 2020
10 players earn US Open exemptions

10 players earn US Open exemptions

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 10 players have earned exemptions into the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be held at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y., on Sept. 17-20, 2020. 25 Aug 2020
Seven amateurs added to US Open field

Seven amateurs added to US Open field

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that seven amateurs have earned entry into the 120th US Open Championship, which will be hosted by Winged Foot Golf Club on September 17-20. 20 Aug 2020
Strafaci adds to family legacy with US Amateur Victory

Strafaci adds to family legacy with US Amateur Victory

Eighty-five years after Frank Strafaci Sr. won the 1935 US Amateur Public Links, his grandson, Tyler Strafaci, 22, of Davie, Fla., captured the US Amateur Championship in dramatic fashion at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. 17 Aug 2020
Furr earns medallist honours at US Amateur

Furr earns medallist honours at US Amateur

Wilson Furr was so focused on hitting quality golf shots that he didn’t realise just how well he was playing on Tuesday in the 120th US Amateur Championship. By the time he signed his scorecard at stroke-play co-host Bandon Trails, the 22-year-old from Jackson, Miss., had produced a round for the ages. 12 Aug 2020
USGA and R&A update on Distance Insights Project

USGA and R&A update on Distance Insights Project

On March 18, 2020, the USGA and The R&A announced that the release of research topics related to the next phase of the Distance Insights Project would be delayed to allow the greater golf industry to focus on its response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 10 Aug 2020
Ruffels runner-up at US Women's Amateur

Ruffels runner-up at US Women's Amateur

Australia's Gabi Ruffels has lost the US Women's Amateur Championship in cruel fashion with a lipped-out putt during a sudden-death playoff at Woodmont Country Club in Maryland. 10 Aug 2020
Ruffels among top US Women’s Amateur match play qualifiers

Ruffels among top US Women’s Amateur match play qualifiers

Gabriela Ruffels played her final 15 holes bogey-free at the US Women's Amateur this morning to advance to the match play, with fellow Aussies Emily Mahar and Kirsty Hodgkins, while American Rachel Heck took medallist honours. 6 Aug 2020
US Women’s Amateur: Kuehn & Smyth share first-round lead

US Women’s Amateur: Kuehn & Smyth share first-round lead

After more than 10 months and a series of cancellations and postponements due to COVID-19, USGA championships returned on Monday with Round 1 of the 120th US Women’s Amateur at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland. 4 Aug 2020
US Open to be played without crowds

US Open to be played without crowds

The US Open will be played without spectators in attendance at Winged Foot in September, tournament organisers have confirmed. 30 Jul 2020