Golf: Brooks Koepka’s U.S. Open triumph didn’t get much time to sink in before sharing the marquee with headlines involving Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain look back at a highly uncharacteristic U.S. Open that brought Brooks Koepka his first major title, winning with back-nine birdies rather than survival instincts. They also preview this week’s Travelers Championship, in which six of the next 10 guys following Koepka at Erin Hills will tee it up outside Hartford.
Greg DePalma, PSN managing editor Jeff Shain and Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly preview the final round of the U.S. Open, where more records were set at Erin Hills on Saturday as Justin Thomas matched the Open scoring mark with a 63. Brian Harman has been steadiest, though, and takes a one-shot lead into Sunday over Thomas, Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka.
Greg DePalma, PSN managing editor Jeff Shain and Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly look inside a U.S. Open that yielded low scores on the first two days yet sent home each of the top three in the world rankings. Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka and Paul Casey top a jumbled leaderboard at Erin Hills, along with Brian Harman.
In the Hole: Arnold Palmer Invitational Marc Leishman became the second straight Australian to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational thanks to drilling a 51-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to take the lead and hold on to win his second career PGA title.
It’s time to make our selections for the 116th U.S. Open and two players in search of their first U.S. Open Championship heads our list…
This list includes eight players who own major championships including four former U.S. Open champs and a trio of tenacious South Africans.