- Webb Wins
Webb Simpson is a first-time major champion! He won the U.S. Open on the strength of 4 birdies in 5 holes. His final round 68 got him to +1 which was good enough for a one shot win over Graeme McDowell and Michael Thompson.
- Jordan Rules
Weekend rounds of 69 and 70 earned Jordan Spieth Low Amateur honors in the U.S. Open. He topped 17-year-old Beau Hossler by two shots when Hossler shot a final round 76.
- Major Meltdown
Tiger Woods started the final round +6 on the first six holes to extinguish any chances for his first comeback win in a major championship. He made 3 birdies from there to shoot a 73 and finish +7 in a tie for 21st.
- Masters Bound
Michael Thompson and John Peterson are among the players who have earned invitations to the 2013 Masters. Thompson finished in a tie for 2nd while Peterson tied for 4th. The top 8 and ties in the U.S. Open receive invitations to the 2013 Masters.
- Microsoft Promises a Major Announcement
- Verizon’s New Internet Offers
7:12a ET: Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET: Rex Hoggard, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
7:45a ET: Aubrey McCormick, Big Break Atlantis
7:54a ET: Lauren Thompson, Top 10 Things You Missed
8:00a ET: Michael Breed, The Golf Fix
8:15a ET: Ron Sirak, Golf World Executive Editor
8:30a ET: Tim Rosaforte, Golf World Senior Writer
8:45a ET: Annika Sorenstam, 3-time U.S. Women’s Open Champion
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