Tags: Day, Jason

By Land or by Sea, U.S. Open Golfers Got Creative About Their Lodging

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — For five golfers, four of them champions of majors, home during the United States Open has been a makeshift camp of recreational vehicles. It sits on the grounds of a Montessori school, replete with a white picket fence, and abuts Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. A garden gnome, wearing the white coveralls of…

On Golf: Back at the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods Struggles, Then Shrugs

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — On the eve of the 118th United States Open, Tiger Woods was hitting bunker shots in the short-game practice area when Rory McIlroy entered his peripheral vision. Woods stopped and wished McIlroy well. Then he extended his hand for McIlroy to shake, and mischievously pulled him into the bunker. When the Open’s…

Tiger Woods Commands the Crowd, and Almost the Course, at the Memorial

Woods was another shot behind, and it looked as though he was about to post his lowest score of the year. He made the turn in 33 with a 15-foot birdie putt on No. 9, and then made a solid escape from the rough and trees on No. 11 before holing out for eagle. He…