Executive director Mike Davis was clear when he said the USGA messed up the 2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock. They are looking to atone in a few weeks.
Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell have all been added as vice captains by Thomas Bjorn for the upcoming Ryder Cup.
Marc Warren holed a 59-yard wedge for eagle to defeat Tyrell Hatton on the first extra hole and advance to the semifinals of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play.
Rounds of 69-72-69 have Robert Karlsson seeking his first top-10 global result in his last 21 starts.