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  1. About Last Night: Chicago Strikes First

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out getting the oil change you need every 30,000 miles followed by a stern lecture from your mechanic about decimal places, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In a stunning start to the Stanley Cup final, the Chicago...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  2. Jason Horowitz visits the Congressional Country Club, the site of...

    Jason Horowitz

    Steeped in history and as Washington as it gets, the Congressional Country Club will serve as the host for the 2011 U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  3. Sportstorialist World Cup Edition: Ghana Wore It Best; Alexi Lala...

    Wesley Morris

    I feel bad for Rickie Fowler. Last week, he spent the opening round of the U.S. Open in knickerbockers - white, pleated ones. The Easter-egg blue in his argyle socks went with the mini checks in his golf shirt. Payne Stewart was on his mind...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  4. The Uncensored 2014 U.S. Open Power Rankings

    Shane Ryan

    I just realized something: Unlike the other American majors, the U.S. Open lacks a sweet tagline. The Masters has "a tradition unlike any other," and the PGA Championship is "glory's last shot." Both pretty cool, right? But o...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. The 15 People You Meet in a Golf Gallery

    Shane Ryan

    Before the 2014 PGA Tour season, I'd covered exactly five golf tournaments in my life. It was still a nice novelty, and I had the luxury of focusing solely on the players. This year, I've been to 17 tournaments, and when you're constan...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  6. About Last Weekend: Uh-oh & the Buccos!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy jet-setting, globe-trotting, or napping, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The Pittsburgh Pirates became the first team to win 50 games this season with a 2-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. "Yes, yes, excellen...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  7. The Climb: Justin Rose Survives the U.S. Open

    Shane Ryan

    Imagine a group of cyclists grouped together for a race up a steep mountain incline. They leave on the gun, and it becomes immediately clear that some of them aren't conditioned for this kind of strain. Their legs cramp, their chests pound, their bik...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  8. The U.S. Open and the decline of Tiger Woods

    Charles P. Pierce

    What do we make of Tiger Woods now?

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  9. Golf's Most Powerful Power Rankings: U.S. Open Edition

    Shane Ryan

    It's June, which means two things. First, the U.S. Open. Hooray! Second, and exclusive to our tiny corner of the Internet, the second of Grantland's monthly golf power rankings. Smaller hooray! The U.S. Open — so named because anyone can qualif...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  10. Rory: The Best PGA Championship Ever?

    Bill Barnwell

    Last June, Rory McIlroy's stunning U.S. Open victory led us to create a new methodology for measuring performance in golf, applying the Z-Score (or Standard Score) from math to fields of players in a golf tournament. This new methodology produces a m...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  11. What Drought? Rory McIlroy Wins the PGA Championship

    Jim Newell

    Well, if Rory McIlroy was going to end up winning this PGA Championship by tying his eight-shot margin of victory from the 2010 U.S. Open and breaking the PGA Championship margin-of-victory record by one stroke, couldn't he have said something earlie...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  12. The Ugly U.S. Open

    Shane Ryan

    Maybe it has to do with the sport's ties to the British Isles, but I've always thought golf was closest to its essence in nasty weather. Clear skies are best for the players, sure, but there's something romantic and even nostalgic about seeing them w...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  13. Relative Dominance: Rory McIlroy's run at Congressional

    Bill Barnwell

    Putting Rory McIlroy's run at Congressional into its proper context.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011