Rory McIlroy told a U.K. newspaper that he considers himself more British than Irish, leading to speculation that he will choose Great Britain over Ireland when golf returns to the Olympic Games in 2016.
At the start of the final round, Webb Simpson wasn't the name on many people's minds as the next U.S. Open champion. But after Sunday's play, his was the name engraved on the trophy, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
SAN FRANCISCO -- At one point in his round, Padraig Harrington was 1-under par and on the leaderboard. And then things got interesting -- in a bad way for the three-time major champion. He made a double bogey at the par-5 16th, another double bogey...
This week marks the four-year anniversary since Tiger Woods last won a major championship, but even if he were to win the 112th U.S. Open, the winner of 14 Grand Slam events said the questions about his status in the game would persist.
Unlike the PGA Tour, which since last year has allowed the use of cellphones at tournament sites, the USGA has yet to go that far, at least where the U.S. Open is concerned at the Olympic Club, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.