Geoff Ogilvy and Paul Casey are among the hottest players coming into the U.S. Open, each having won three times around the world over the last seven months.
What gives the U.S. Open its charm are the long shots.
The USGA plans to hold the U.S. Open and the U.S. Womens Open at Pinehurst No. 2 a week apart in 2014, according to a published report.
Phil Mickelson wasted no time firing up fans with birdies on the opening two holes at the St. Jude Classic.
An emotional Phil Mickelson is back on the PGA Tour as he tries to keep some normalcy in a life that has been turned upside-down by the discovery that his wife has breast cancer.
Camilo Villegas, who has emerged as one of the top players in golf, found himself without a regular caddie after his looper decided to leave him to work part-time for Sergio Garcia.
Paul Goydos milled around the front of the clubhouse, killing time with a few PGA Tour peers as he waited for more scores to be posted on the white poster board at Germantown Country Club.
John Daly makes his return to the PGA Tour this week. His return to the U.S. Open will have to wait.
Tiger Woods has won the Memorial, breaking out of a four-way tie with birdies on his last two holes for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot victory in his final tournament before the U.S. Open.