Erik Compton wouldn't go down without a fight. It's not in his DNA. And even though he didn't win the 114th U.S. Open, he provided the feel-good story of the tournament, writes ESPN.com's Ian O'Connor.
The improbable story of Erik Compton took a turn toward the unimaginable Saturday. Could a two-time heart transplant recipient really win the U.S. Open?
A lesser man might think he deserved a shot at his dream to play in the U.S. Open, but the most honorable man in sports knows he made the right call to DQ himself, writes ESPN.com's Ian O'Connor.
Rickie Fowler's touching tribute to Payne Stewart in Round 1 of the U.S. Open shows he gets it, writes ESPN.com's Ian O'Connor.
Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy worked hard to get where he is, so he doesn't mind carrying the bag for son Maverick in the U.S. Open, writes ESPN.com's Ian O'Connor.
If Phil Mickelson wants that elusive U.S. Open title, it's pretty much now or never at Pinehurst No. 2 this week, writes ESPN.com's Ian O'Connor.
Golf eventually gets in every player's head. Saturday, it hit Tiger Woods.
Rory McIlroy is unlikely to be the next Tiger Woods. But he can still beat him.
The talk was that Merion was too short, that the rain had made it defenseless. Guess what? The talk was wrong.
Phil Mickelson has his priorities in order. Will that spell success at the U.S. Open?
Jim Furyk will be forever haunted by one bad swing that cost him the U.S. Open.
Could friendship and respect have cost Tiger Woods a shot at a 4th U.S. Open?
Big three at the U.S. Open? Tiger Woods is proving there's just a big one.
Casey Martin isn't in the lead, but his 74 just might be the best round of Day 1.
The U.S. Open humbles the game's best. At least that's what golf fans hope for.
Some people think Tiger won't break the record for majors won. They're all wrong.