Category Archives: US Open

Jul
6
2014

Some of you have asked where you could watch my TV work. Well, the answer to that is Fox Sports International in 30 countries across Asia! But, obviously, most of you guys are not from that area and can’t access that channel.

I’ve picked just a few features and several of my favorite interviews with the men and women from the U.S. Opens at Pinehurst to post on my YouTube page. Enjoy!

First, here’s a preview piece to the first week on the challenges the players would face on unique Donald Ross course that was restored by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw.

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Jun
30
2014

During the U.S. Open, I asked a variety of players about the World Cup, which was just about to kick off at that time. Now that we’re in the full swing of things, so to speak — and more important, I have some time to sift through my video clips from two weeks at Pinehurst — I thought it’d be fitting to post this fun piece. Enjoy!

Jun
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under US Open
He got game. ©USGA/Darren Carroll.

He got game. ©USGA/Darren Carroll.

Rickie Fowler posted his best career finish in a major with a T2 at the 2014 U.S. Open. He said his goal coming into the season was to contend in the major championships, and he is two-for-two if you include his T5 at the Masters. Fowler is now in his fifth season on the PGA Tour, and he is poised for a big year.

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Jun
16
2014
Never give up. ©USGA/Hunter Martin

Never give up. ©USGA/Hunter Martin.

After making a six-foot downhill par putt on the final hole to finish T2 at the 2014 U.S. Open, Erik Compton said, “You can’t ever give up. I mean, we all have adversity in our lives, some are different than others. Some are more major. The up-and-down I made on 18 is an example of never giving up. I hit the world’s worst shot into the green and then got up-and-down.”

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Jun
15
2014
Two-time major champion. ©USGA/John Mummert

Two-time major champion. ©USGA/John Mummert.

Martin Kaymer capped off his record-setting U.S. Open performance with a 10-footer for par to win the 114th edition by eight strokes over Erik Compton and Rickie Fowler. Kaymer is the seventh player in the history of the championship to go wire-to-wire, and his 271 (9-under) total score is second to Rory McIlroy’s 268 total score at the 2011 Open at Congressional.

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Jun
15
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under US Open

 

With his 15-year-old son on the bag, Fran Quinn fought off tears as he walked up the 18th hole in the final round of the U.S. Open. It is a special Father’s Day for Team Quinn, who made a run at the top of the leaderboard with a Thursday 68, and played the weekend in the national championship.

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