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Garrett Rank Q&A: NHL referee playing in the U.S. Open

9 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

At this point, you've likely already heard about Garrett Rank.
He is, of course, the cancer-surviving NHL official who will be participating in the U.S. Open as an amateur at Shinnecock Hills in Suffolk County, N.Y.
The Elmira, Ont., native is set to tee off at 7:18 a.m. ET alongside fellow Canadian Mackenzie Hughes and Australia's Aaron Baddeley Thursday, but before that he took some time Wednesday to chat with Sportsnet.
Among the topics discussed were why he became a referee in the first place, rubbing shoulders with Jack Nicklaus and that time former New York Islanders defenceman...
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At the U.S. Open, Expect Another Twist From Tony Finau

9 days ago   |   By NYT

Finau, 28, does not go about things in the usual way. He learned to play golf in his parents' garage, and he contended at the Masters after dislocating his ankle the day before the first round.
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Rory McIlroy incites jealousy with his pre-U.S. Open golf

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. - For years, Rory McIlroy never played “fun golf” and didn't understand pro golfers who did. But then his dad, Gerry, got a membership at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla., and the younger McIlroy started to rediscover a love for playing the game aside from just preparing for tournaments. “It's a real treat to be able to show up at any golf course in the country or the world, and get out and play it and have a bit of fun,” McIlroy said. McIlroy has showed up to play at four top-30 courses in the past week, including three in the top 5 on either the Golfweek's Best...
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The Latest: Rain just what USGA wanted on eve of US Open

The Latest: Rain just what USGA wanted on eve of US Open

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. The Latest on the U.S. Open, golf's second major championship of the year :
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Facts and figures for the 118th US Open golf championship

Facts and figures for the 118th US Open golf championship

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Facts and figures for the 118th U.S. Open golf championship, which starts Thursday in Southampton, New York:
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U.S. Open 2018 on TV Thursday : What time, channel is Round 1 at Shinnecock?

9 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and golf's other starts will play in the first round of the 2018 U.S. Open on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island.
The U.S. Open begins Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island. Golf's biggest stars - like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and more - are all in the field.
Here's what you need to know:
What: U.S. Open
When: June 14-17
Where: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y.
Thursday Live Coverage :
TV: FS1 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., FOX 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Streaming: 7:30...
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Rory McIlroy wants to break cycle of American dominance in golf

9 days ago   |   By The Scotsman

Rory McIlroy believes Tiger Woods has played a significant role in the current American stranglehold on golf's biggest prizes, which he will try to break in this week's US Open.
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Everything you need to know about the U.S. Open

9 days ago   |   By TheScore

How to watch When: June 14-17
Where: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y.
TV - USA:
Day
Network
Time
Thursday
FS1 9:30 AM-430 PM
Thursday
FOX 4:30 PM-7:30 PM
Friday
FS1 10 AM-4:30 PM
Friday
FOX 4:30 PM-7:30 PM
Saturday
FOX 11 AM-7:30 PM
Sunday
FOX 10 AM-7 PM
TV: Canada:
Day
Network
Time
Thursday
TSN1 7 AM-7:30 PM
Friday
TSN1/3 7 AM-730 PM
Saturday
TSN3/5 11 AM-7:30 PM
Sunday
TSN1 10 AM-7 PM
Notable tee times Group: Bubba Watson, Jason Day, Brooks Koepka
Thursday - 7:40 a.m.
Friday - 1:25 p.m. Group: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson
Thursday - 8:02 a.m.
Friday - 1:47...
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Tiger Woods raises specter of golfers in traffic missing U.S. Open tee times

Tiger Woods raises specter of golfers in traffic missing U.S. Open tee times

9 days ago   |   By USA Today

Tiger Woods raised the possibility that a player might miss his U.S. Open tee time because of heavy traffic around Shinnecock Hills Golf Club.
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US Open Odds 2018: Breakdown and Analysis of Top Favorites' Chances

9 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The second major of the season is the one that many golf fans look forward to the most because of the difficulty that the top professionals face when teeing it up in the U.S. Open...
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Draftkings fantasy golf picks: U.S. Open 2018

9 days ago   |   By FanSided

The best DraftKings picks for the U.S. Open 2018 complete with advice, strategy, lineups and much more for daily fantasy golf players. It's finally time for the second major championship of the PGA Tour season as the 2018 U.S. Open from Shinnecock Hills has arrived. The USGA run tournament will tee off on Thursday, June...
Draftkings fantasy golf picks: U.S. Open 2018 - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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LOOK: Andrew 'Beef' Johnson sporting a beef and cheese golf towel

9 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Andrew “Beef” Johnson is quite a character, and he's one of the many unique birds we have the privilege of watching this weekend at the 2018 U.S. Open.On Wednesday morning ahead of the major championship, Johnson's sponsor, Arby's, shared a picture of a golf towel he's sporting that you might just want to eat. Yes. That's a beef and cheese golf towel. And we know Beef is on board. Though, we're still wondering if Johnson gets free Arby's whenever the mood strikes him.
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U.S. Open's biggest challenge? Beating traffic

U.S. Open's biggest challenge? Beating traffic

9 days ago   |   By USA Today

Is someone really going to miss a tee time?
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U.S. Open traffic is 'a borderline disaster' and tournament hasn't even started yet

9 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost


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Fowler generating U.S. Open buzz in Vegas

9 days ago   |   By ESPN

Rickie Fowler is generating plenty of U.S. Open buzz at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
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Rory played 'fun' golf to prep for U.S. Open

9 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Rory McIlroy said he played 18 out of 19 days at some of the nation's top golf courses to prepare for the U.S. Open. "It's been a lot of fun," he said.
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