Tag Archives: U.S. Open

  • Bubba Watson Sinks Incredible Backwards Mini-Golf Putt (Video)

    Bubba Watson Sinks Incredible Backwards Mini-Golf Putt (Video)

    With the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Pinehurst just three weeks away, you can bet Bubba Watson has already started thinking about winning his second major tournament of 2014. But not even that has stopped him from taking a moment to think about how he could possibly sink a backwards putt (from one tee box, into […]

  • Callaway Contest Winner Will Receive Whatever Phil Mickelson Earns at U.S. Open

    Callaway Contest Winner Will Receive Whatever Phil Mickelson Earns at U.S. Open

    One lucky contest winner is about to become Phil Mickelson‘s biggest fan. Callaway, the golf club manufacturer best known for their colorfully-named Big Bertha, took another memorable step in their marketing when they revealed their “Big Big Bertha Payday” promotion, which will allow the winner to take home whatever Mickelson earns at this year’s U.S. Open at Pinehurst. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 9th) — Pete Sampras

    This Day In Sports History (September 9th) — Pete Sampras

    It was on this day in 1990 that Pete Sampras won the U.S. Open.  At 19 years and 28 days, Sampras became the youngest man ever to win the tournament. Sampras defeated two tennis greats in the quarterfinals and semi-finals to reach the finals.  In the quarters, he beat out third-ranked Ivan Lendl in five […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 29th) — US Open Tennis

    This Day In Sports History (August 29th) — US Open Tennis

     It was on this day in 1968 that the first US Open tennis match took place.  During that match Billie Jean King defeated Dr Vija Vuskains. The United States National Championship had been taking place since 1881, with separate events taking place in the men’s, women’s, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles competitions.  However, […]

  • Rafael Nadal Gives Us The Best Shot of the 2013 U.S Open (Video)

    Rafael Nadal Gives Us The Best Shot of the 2013 U.S Open (Video)

    If you’re Ryan Harrison, a 21-year-old tennis player ranked no. 104 in the world, and you draw Rafael Nadal in the first round of the U.S. Open, you know you’ve got your work cut out for you. However, you might come in with just a sliver of hope. After all, while Nadal is the most […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 28th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (August 28th) — Tiger Woods

     It was on this day in 1994 that Tiger Woods won the United States Amateur Golf Championship.  It was the first of three consecutive US Amateur Golf Championship titles for Tiger. Woods recorded his first US Amateur Championship at the tender age of 18, as he defeated Trip Kuehne in the final at TPC Sawgrass […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 19th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (June 19th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2000 that Tiger Woods won the 100th US Open Championship at Pebble Beach.  It was the third Major Championship victory of his career. The 2000 PGA Tour season may have been the best of Tiger Woods’ career.  He kicked it off by winning his first ever US Open title […]

  • Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    There is certainly no shortage of examples of fans making amazing catches at baseball games. Over the years we’ve seen almost everything, from fans catching balls in their beers, to fans catching balls while holding their kids, to fans catching balls with oversized novelty gloves, to fans making amazing diving grabs on home run balls. […]