After trailing by six strokes after two rounds, Webb Simpson quietly moved to the top and was already sitting in the clubhouse Sunday as day-three leaders Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell faltered at the end.
Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel is taking a month off after the U.S. Open because of a nagging rib injury.
Somewhere along The Olympic Club’s tight, twisting fairways, 17-year-old Beau Hossler went from thinking he could be the low amateur to believing he could win the whole tournament.
Ernie Els hasn’t won a major championship in 10 years.
While Tiger Woods tumbled down the leaderboard, Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk shared the top spot heading into the final round of the U.S. Open.
Tiger Woods is back on the course with a share of the U.S. Open lead.
The Olympic Club clobbered Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Luke Donald in two rounds at the U.S. Open.
This was the first time Woods has shared the lead at a major going into the third round, and the other leaders have some experience.
He shot two respectable rounds on a brutally tough golf course, not bad for a guy who hadn’t competed seriously for six years.
As quick as Tiger Woods grabbed the U.S. Open lead he lost it.