Jun 21st, 2018
Tony Jacklin's got plenty to say on the US Open, Phil Mickelson, The Open and Golf Sixes. Here's his take on the current world.
Tony Jacklin's got plenty to say on the US Open, Phil Mickelson, The Open and Golf Sixes. Here's his take on the current world.
It was an extraordinary week. The US Open never fails to deliver. What that actually is we're not sure but, right or wrong, you couldn't take your eyes off it...
Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances.
Here's Jeff Ritter's tips for how to win the US Open. Pay attention Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka, and Dustin Johnson. You might need these thoughts in your bag tomorrow.
Jeff Ritter helps you get out of the deep rough - a crucial play if you want to win the 118th US Open. Listen up people.
It's moving day!! And it doesn't move any movier than the US Open!!!
Dustin Johnson is in charge of the US Open, as he shot a three-under-par 67 to take a four shot lead, and is now the only player to be under par at the half way mark in what has been a gruelling first two days at Shinnecock Hills.
Phil Mickelson has had a moment of complete madness, as he has hit his ball when it was still in motion. Shinnecock is breaking players' minds....
Whoop whoop whoop! It's US Open time. Shinnecock looks like a monster. A tame-able monster? Who knows. Certainly not me. What I do know is I just got 15/18 in the GP US Open quiz P2. Which is not great considering I set the questions... Let's see how you can do!
Shinnecock is clearly tough this year, but it doesn't look anything like as tough as it was for these – here it is, the Top 5 Hardest US Opens Of All Time...
A welcome return to one of the worlds great golf courses, it’s been slightly redesigned by widening the fairways but it’s still a monster with the prospect for lightning fast greens. Immense skill required to even contend on this great course so I expect the top players to monopolise !!!
The USGA have released the tee times and pairings for next week’s US Open at Shinnecock Hills, and there is one almighty supergroup that is going to be unleashed on us. Plus here are the full tee times and pairings for days one and two.
When it comes to the second major of the year, Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines each day in apparel from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘18 Collection.
The second Major of the season is almost upon us, and this year’s edition looks more open than most US Opens in recent years.
With the big three of McIlroy, Johnson and Day all failing to make the cut at the US Open, there has been a clear impact on the TV viewing figures – and it’s not positive.
Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood are in a four–way tie for the lead at the half way point of the 117th US Open with Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka.
An advertising blimp has crashed at the US Open at Erin Hills. Spectators watched in horror as the inflatable plunged to the ground in flames.
Paul McGinley believes that Rory McIlroy cannot be considered a US Open contender this week because injury woes have wrecked his preparations.
Here are the tee times and pairings for round one of the 117th US Open at Erin Hills, and there are some great supergroups going out there.
adidas Golf athletes will be 'Geared for More' for this year's US Open at Erin Hills, as adidas Golf today announces the athlete scripting to be worn by Dustin Johnson, and Sergio Garcia.
Rickie Fowler will be styling each day at the 2017 US Open Championship, dressed head–to–toe in apparel, accessories and footwear from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will play the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, despite concerns about a persistent rib injury.
Phil Mickelson will miss the US Open as the tournament clashes with his daughter's graduation.
Englishman Aaron Rai carried his European Challenge Tour form to Walton Heath to win the US Open Championship International Sectional Qualifier and secure a Major Championship debut at Erin Hills next month.
Beef has qualified for the US Open at Walton Heath, and aced out on the second! Here are all the qualifiers.
The biggest field of professionals in the history of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will gather at The Heritage Golf Club this November for the third outing of a tournament that will also now take up a premier place on the international golf calendar.
US Open leap frogs Players Championship as golf's richest prize in 2017. $12,000,000.00 up for grabs at Oakmont 2017!
Oakmont just keeps on giving! Not only is it the hardest golf course known to man, it has now done a deal with god and brought the weather into play.
Who does the Spiv fancy at the US Open? It's going to take a streetfighter to get the job done this week, not the purest ball striker. The Spiv highlights his best value E/W bets.
Chambers Bay was one of the most awesomely dazzling golf courses to watch on TV. The players may have moaned about the poanna sticking through the fescue grass making their putts go wonky, but it still looked fantastic. Top 10 Shots here.
Just how hard is the US Open at Oakmont going to be? These videos give us some idea...
The USGA have announced the pairings and tee times for the first two days of the US Open.
We love Andrew Johnston, now we'll get to see what America thinks of him as he has qualified for the US Open at Oakmont.
We've just seen this video shot on the first hole at Oakmont. The host course for this years US Open, it's safe to say the greenkeepers are making it tricky.
This year’s second major, The US Open, will take place at Oakmont Country Club on June 13-19, 2016. Here's a little taster video of things to come.
To quote Verne Lundquist, and the greatest piece of golf commentary of all time, “Oh, WOW! IN YOUR LIFE, have you seen anything like that?!”. And you know what Verne, we haven’t.
Jordan Spieth is what would be described as a company man.
"The greatest round of golf I've ever watched." Jason Day's caddie Colin Swatton
US Open Final Round Tee Times
It's getting good now. Come on Paul Casey!!!
GolfPunkHQ.com is not the only thing coming on Thursday 18th June!!: Here are all the tee times for Thursday's US Open First Round.
Justin Thomas. Wow. Shoots the lowest ever score in US Open history. And he's just one shot behind Southport's Tommy Fleetwood.
Wow. There we were thinking +1 or maybe -1 would be leading after day one and then Rickie Fowler rips up the script and blows Erin Hills away.
Round 1 was crazy in the best possible way. Erin Hills showed us all a bit too much leg and Rickie and the boys took full advantage. Today may be very different. For Rory, DJ and Jason Day – amongst many others – it needs to be....
GolfPunk cover starrs, past, present and future – how they doing?
Titleist has extended its streak as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open in 2018, making it 70 years as the #1 ball at the toughest Major for the #1 ball in golf. To celebrate golf’s longest winning streak, the brand is giving golfers the opportunity to purchase Special Play #70 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls in Limited Edition U.S. Open packaging.
After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.
The U.S Open is finally here and we are in for a treat. Erin Hills looks tough on paper and follows in the USGA’s desire to use the hardest courses in the United States. Here are the Golf Spiv's top value picks.
The idea of Phil Mickelson not turning up to the US Open doesn't bare thinking about. It's the only major he hasn't won and he's been so close so many times. And there's actually an online petition asking for his daughter's college to change the graduation date. Seriously.
The longest winning streak in golf will be extended when the first golfers tee it up for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 15, as Titleist celebrates 69 years as the #1 ball at the prestigious Major Championship.
What will the world's best be wearing at Oakmont this week?
Just in time for Oakmont, the man who bought us the Lego version of Tiger Woods’ famous chip in on the 16th at the 2005 Masters, is back with the Lego version of Payne Stewart’s putt to win the 1999 US Open. He’s really nailed it.
Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.
Mizuno is celebrating after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the U.S. Open for the second consecutive year at Shinnecock Hills.
In a week in which Titleist celebrated its historic run as the most trusted ball at the U.S. Open for 70 consecutive years, the Pro V1 family did not disappoint.
The US Open at Shinnecock Hills is here! Tiger is back and Phil is desperate to win the one major he hasn't. Here's our Quiz testing your knowledge of all things US errrm, Openish! Come and have a go if you think you're smart enough.
On 11–17 June 2018, an elite field of golfers from around the world will gather at one of the United States’ most iconic venues, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, to contest the 118th edition of the U.S. Open, the championship regarded by many as golf’s ultimate test and for which Rolex has been Official Timekeeper since 1980.
After opening rounds of 65-65, Martin Kaymer went on to record a stunning eight shot victory at Pinehurst No. 2 in 2010. Two months earlier he'd won the Players at Sawgrass. Which meant he'd won on both Mothers' and Fathers' Days. Which was a bit selfish if you think about it.
Dustin Johnson accidentally kicked the ball of his player partner Jordan Spieth, whose drive had come to rest in the rough on the 7th hole. But there was not to be a repeat of last year's dramas.
As Justin Rose gets ready for an attempt at his second US Open title, he has been talking about the similarities between Erin Hills and Merion.
Rory McIlroy has laid into the USPGA for cutting heavy rough from four holes just two days before the start of the US Open after complaints from other players.
Dustin Johnson has delayed his journey to Erin Hills for one very good reason. Paulina Gretzky, Dustin's fiancee, will be giving birth to the couple's second child today by Caesarean section.
Justin Rose, the 2013 U.S. Open Champion, will be matching the classically inspired look of adidas’ adiPure collection with the traditional feel of the year’s second major.
It's Jack Nicklaus's 77th birthday. Jack made a habit of winning whether he was swinging well or not. This is something everyone can learn from...
Rory McIlroy has the talent but he must work harder to dominate golf, Jack Nicklaus has said.
Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Tuesday following a remarkable year which included his maiden major championship, the US Open at Oakmont.
Dustin beat the field, and the USGA, to finally claim his first major victory at the U.S. Open last night.
Here's the USGA's statement about 'the incident' that made golf look foolish. It's pretty much a fess up.
Shane Lowry leads the US Open by 4 shots going into the final days play at Oakmont.
So Under Armour have sent us a sneek peek at what world number two, Masters, and US Open champion Jordan Spieth will be wearing at this weeks US PGA Championship.
Phil Mickelson has apologised, and says he is "embarrassed and disappointed" after he putted a moving ball during the US Open.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the final round of the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills.
Well, that was exhausting. And I wasn't even playing. At times it was hard to watch. At other times it made you want to pull your eye lids off.
How do tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills? We get the inside track from the 1990 Shinnecock Hills Caddy Champion Mark Donaghy. Everything you need to know about the location of the 118th US Open.
Tiger Woods will be reportedly staying in his 155-foot, $20 million yacht when he plays the US Open. What’s not to like? Well, let's find out...
The time is just about here for one of the most exciting Majors on the calendar, the U.S. Open. Here’s Jordan Spieth’s Under Armour scripting for his campaign.
It's 2018 and we've figured out who is going to win the majors. There are four of them this year...
The one and only Gary Player gives us the chance to punch him in the stomach and tells us what's wrong with the world...
When Retief Goosen turns up for his photo session with GolfPunk, he’s exactly as you expect him to be – quietly confident.
63–year–old retired nurse Kaye Pierson has successfully completed her own personal golfing grand slam by mowing at Quail Hollow.
According to reports in The Daily Telegraph, BT is in talks with Augusta to secure the TV rights for The Masters.
After Jordan Spieth was crowned champion at the 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay, one think was abundantly clear. There would need to be changes to the course if it were ever to stage another major. And now those changes are in hand.
It was a good weekend for Northern Ireland’s Ricky Elliott, Brooks Koepka’s bagman at the 117th US Open. But what of his plans for his winnings??
Ryder Cup star and all-American duderino Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.
The heavily fancied Jon Rahm knew he had a lot of work to do after a day one four–over–par 76. But it was just not to be!
Here are the tee times and pairings for the Saturday of the 117th US Open.
Rory did not make it to the weekend of the 117th US Open, and his demeanour did not go unnoticed by the 1995 PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington. It was time for a Twitter handbagging.
Spectators at the US Open will be given free bottled water after E Coli was discovered in a public water fountain at Erin Hills.
Bubba Watson will be show–casing a brand new driver at Erin Hills for the 117th US Open, and it is widely rumoured to be the new PING G400 driver.
Paul Casey's phone cover has been creating a bit of a stir at the US Open. And with good reason!
It's finally official. Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the US Open....
Beef Johnston and Tyrrell Hatton were out practising at Erin Hills ahead of the 117th US Open. Here's Beef's alternative bunker technique.
It is the first time that the US Open will be played in Wisconsin, and Rickie Fowler will be walking out with a green and yellow golf bag as tribute to the state's Green Bay Packers.
The feud between Gary Player and Robert Trent Jones Junior has flared up again, after a recent interview in GolfDigest with RTJJ.
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio, leading to fears that he might miss next month's US Open.
The United States Postal Service, under the “Have a ball” moniker, is launching a unique series of stamps and golf is in the line up.
American Golf Pro Clifton McDonald shot a 55–over–par round of 127 in local qualifying for the US Open in Alabama.
Francesco Molinari takes the lead at Wells Fargo as Dustin Johnson gets his preparation under way to defend in US Open title
Notah Begay III said in a Friday appearance on The Rich Eisen Show, that we can expect to see TIger Woods back within the next month.