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.
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.
Tiger Woods got an early look at the Olympic Club on Monday, teeing off just before 7 a.m. local time and starting the round where he will do so when the 112th U.S. Open begins on Thursday -- off the ninth hole.
Remember Casey Martin? The University of Oregon golf coach could make one of golf's more improbable comebacks -- if he could advance through Monday's 36-hole U.S. Open qualifier in Oregon, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.