For our final U.S. Open preview report we list the players who have more than enough talent to bring home a big pay day.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the U.S. Open as the world’s top golfers take on perhaps the world’s toughest course – Oakmont Country Club – in quest of the year’s second major title. Jordan Spieth is the defending champion.
This list includes eight players who own major championships including four former U.S. Open champs and a trio of tenacious South Africans.
If the top three players (Day, McIlroy and Spieth) fail to win this week, which top players have the best chance to capture golf’s second major of 2016?
The 116th U.S. Open begins this Thursday and all eyes will be on the Big 3 of Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the FedEx St. Jude Classic in the final tuneup before next week’s U.S. Open at Oakmont. They’ll also look at Open qualifying and a pair of other majors taking place this week — the Women’s PGA Championship for the LPGA and Senior Players Championship on the Champions Tour.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Memorial Tournament as world No.1 Jason Day tries again for his first win in his adopted hometown. The lineup at Muirfield Village, though, features five of the next seven in the world rankings.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Dean & DeLuca Invitational as the PGA Tour shifts to the other side of the DFW Metroplex. The annual visit to Colonial Country Club represents one final chance this year for Jordan Spieth to notch his first win in his home state of Texas.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, look back at Jason Day’s win at The Players Championship and preview this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson. Jordan Spieth tries to get back on track in his hometown event after missing the cut at TPC Sawgrass while Bryson DeChambeau, who won the NCAA crown while at SMU, also is in the field.