Congressional Country Club
Bill Haas made the long walk across a makeshift bridge and under the grandstands to the 18th green for the trophy presentation, high-fiving kids along the railing and raising his cap to thousands of fans who cheered as they saw him coming.
With Tiger Woods and Justin Rose not playing, and a decent chance of thunderstorms, don’t be surprised if attendance at the AT&T National is as underwhelming as the field.
Here’s what you may have missed, or if you didn’t, what’s worth re-reading this week (June 17-21).
Tiger Woods spoke for some 20 minutes about the state of his game, belly putters, the U.S. Open and the AT&T National. As he was wrapping up, he needed just one word to cover the topic of Sergio Garcia.
For those wondering who was going to rule the sport that Woods dominated for more than a decade, it looks like Congressional provided the answer: McIlroy.
View photos from the final round of the U.S. Open and photos of winner Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland.
In a move that surprised no one, Rory McIlroy claims his first major championship winning the U.S. Open.
Rory added the lowest 54-hole score, a three-day total of 199, which bests by one stroke the mark set in 2003 by Jim Furyk of 200.
Check out some of the photo highlights of round 3 at the U.S. Open.
Click through some photo highlights of Round 2 at the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club.