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How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

How the US Open at Shinecock Hills was won

Jun 18th, 2018

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 Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Jun 18th, 2018

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. 

Jeff Ritter's US Open golf tips

Jeff Ritter's US Open golf tips

Jun 17th, 2018

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. 

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

Jun 16th, 2018

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.

The GolfPunk US Open Quiz p2

The GolfPunk US Open Quiz p2

Jun 14th, 2018

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!

The Top 5 Hardest US Opens Ever

The Top 5 Hardest US Opens Ever

Jun 12th, 2018

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...

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Jun 12th, 2018

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 !!!

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

Jun 8th, 2018

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.

Rickie Fowler's looks for the 118th US Open

Rickie Fowler's looks for the 118th US Open

Jun 6th, 2018

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.

TV audiences abandon US Open

TV audiences abandon US Open

Jun 20th, 2017

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.

Blimp crashes at US Open

Blimp crashes at US Open

Jun 16th, 2017

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.

Rory McIlroy cannot contend at US Open

Rory McIlroy cannot contend at US Open

Jun 11th, 2017

Paul McGinley believes that Rory McIlroy cannot be considered a US Open contender this week because injury woes have wrecked his preparations. 

117th US Open tee times and pairing

117th US Open tee times and pairing

Jun 9th, 2017

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 reveal US Open Scripting

adidas reveal US Open Scripting

Jun 8th, 2017

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's US Open

Rickie Fowler's US Open

Jun 8th, 2017

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 confirmed for US Open

Rory McIlroy confirmed for US Open

Jun 5th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will play the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, despite concerns about a persistent rib injury.

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

Aaron Rai wins US Open qualifying

May 30th, 2017

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 qualifies for US Open

Beef qualifies for US Open

May 29th, 2017

Beef has qualified for the US Open at Walton Heath, and aced out on the second! Here are all the qualifiers. 

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Mar 22nd, 2017

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 Betting Tips

US Open Betting Tips

Jun 14th, 2016

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.

Top 10 US Open Shots

Top 10 US Open Shots

Jun 14th, 2016

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.

Beef qualifies for the US Open

Beef qualifies for the US Open

May 31st, 2016

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. 

The US Open is going to be seriously tough

The US Open is going to be seriously tough

Apr 28th, 2016

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.

US OPEN DAY 4 RECAP

US OPEN DAY 4 RECAP

Jun 22nd, 2015

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. 

US OPEN DAY 3 RECAP

US OPEN DAY 3 RECAP

Jun 21st, 2015

 "The greatest round of golf I've ever watched." Jason Day's caddie Colin Swatton

US Open Tee Times

US Open Tee Times

Jun 18th, 2015

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.

Rickie Fowler equals US Open record

Rickie Fowler equals US Open record

Jun 16th, 2017

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.

Roll Up! US Open Round Two Tee Times

Roll Up! US Open Round Two Tee Times

Jun 16th, 2017

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....

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Titleist continues golf's longest winning streak at US Open

Jun 13th, 2018

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.

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Melissa Reid off to a great start at US Open

Jun 1st, 2018

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.

Golf Spiv calls the US Open

Golf Spiv calls the US Open

Jun 12th, 2017

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. 

Should US Open dates be changed?

Should US Open dates be changed?

Jun 7th, 2017

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.

Titleist celebrates US Open

Titleist celebrates US Open

Jun 7th, 2017

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.

Payne Stewart's 1999 US Open winning putt

Payne Stewart's 1999 US Open winning putt

Jun 15th, 2016

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.

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Jun 21st, 2018

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.

Take our fiendish U.S. Open Quiz

Take our fiendish U.S. Open Quiz

Jun 14th, 2018

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.  

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Jun 7th, 2018

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.

Martin Kaymer 2010 USPGA win

Martin Kaymer 2010 USPGA win

Aug 8th, 2017

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 kicks Jordan's ball

Dustin kicks Jordan's ball

Jun 17th, 2017

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.

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Justin Rose ready for Erin Hills

Jun 15th, 2017

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 lays into USPGA

Rory McIlroy lays into USPGA

Jun 14th, 2017

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 delays trip to Erin Hills

Dustin Johnson delays trip to Erin Hills

Jun 12th, 2017

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.

adidas prepares Justin Rose

adidas prepares Justin Rose

Jun 6th, 2017

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.

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Jan 21st, 2017

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...

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Oct 12th, 2016

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.

How do you tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills?

How do you tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills?

Jun 11th, 2018

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.

Inside Tiger Woods' $20m yacht

Inside Tiger Woods' $20m yacht

Jun 8th, 2018

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...

Jordan Spieth's Under Armour scripting

Jordan Spieth's Under Armour scripting

Jun 8th, 2018

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.  

GolfPunk Classics: Retief Goosen

GolfPunk Classics: Retief Goosen

Oct 19th, 2017

When Retief Goosen turns up for his photo session with GolfPunk, he’s exactly as you expect him to be – quietly confident.

BT bidding for The Masters

BT bidding for The Masters

Jul 27th, 2017

According to reports in The Daily Telegraph, BT is in talks with Augusta to secure the TV rights for The Masters.

All change at Chambers Bay

All change at Chambers Bay

Jul 15th, 2017

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.

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Koepka's caddie splashes the cash

Jun 21st, 2017

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??

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Record breaker Brooks Koepka

Jun 19th, 2017

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.

Jon Rahm has a paddy

Jon Rahm has a paddy

Jun 17th, 2017

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! 

Rory in Twitter handbagging

Rory in Twitter handbagging

Jun 17th, 2017

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.

E Coli found in water at Erin Hills

E Coli found in water at Erin Hills

Jun 16th, 2017

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's got a brand new PING driver

Bubba's got a brand new PING driver

Jun 15th, 2017

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

Paul Casey's phone cover

Jun 15th, 2017

Paul Casey's phone cover has been creating a bit of a stir at the US Open. And with good reason! 

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Beef's alternative bunker technique

Jun 14th, 2017

Beef Johnston and Tyrrell Hatton were out practising at Erin Hills ahead of the 117th US Open. Here's Beef's alternative bunker technique. 

Rickie Fowler's Green Bay Packers Tribute

Rickie Fowler's Green Bay Packers Tribute

Jun 10th, 2017

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.

Rory withdraws from Memorial

Rory withdraws from Memorial

May 27th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio, leading to fears that he might miss next month's US Open.

Golf ball stamps

Golf ball stamps

May 18th, 2017

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.

Golf pro shoots 127

Golf pro shoots 127

May 12th, 2017

American Golf Pro Clifton McDonald shot a 55–over–par round of 127 in local qualifying for the US Open in Alabama.

Molinari takes lead at Wells Fargo

Molinari takes lead at Wells Fargo

May 5th, 2017

Francesco Molinari takes the lead at Wells Fargo as Dustin Johnson gets his preparation under way to defend in US Open title