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2025 U.S. Open Dates, Golf Course

The 2025 U.S. Open golf championship will be the 125th time this tournament is played. The U.S. Open, run by the United States Golf Association (USGA), is one of the four major championships of men's professional golf. It is the third major of the year, played after The Masters and PGA Championship and before the British Open.

What 'Horses for Courses' Means in Golf

Have you ever heard a golfer or golf broadcaster use the expression "horses for courses"? Do you know what it means when used in a golf context? It's an old expression that comes out of Great Britain and originally did emerge from the horse-racing scene.

2024 U.S. Open Dates, Golf Course

The 2024 U.S. Open golf championship will be the 124th time this major championship of men's professional golf is played, and it returns to one of America's best-known golf courses. That would be the No. 2 course at Pinehurst Resort.

How Many Golfers Won a Major Championship in Their Very First Try?

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How many golfers in the history of the major championships of men's professional golf have won the very first major they ever played? Not many! The total stands at six, but, really, it's more like four.

2023 U.S. Open Dates, Golf Course

The 2023 U.S. Open golf championship will be the 123rd time this major championship of men's professional golf is played. The U.S. Open, which is run by the United States Golf Association, is the third major played on the men's golf calendar annually.

Fred Herd: Golfer Won First 72-Hole U.S. Open

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Fred Herd is one of the least tournament-experienced winners in major championships: He played in only four of them. But he won one of those, and that U.S. Open win gives Herd his place in the game's history.

How to Play 'Putting Syndicate' or 'Putting Skins'

Have you ever heard of a golf game called "putting syndicate"? You can think of it as a skins game, but based only on the golfers' putts taken on each green. Take the fewest putts, win the hole.

LPGA Bluegrass Invitational Golf Tournament Winners, History

The Bluegrass Invitational was a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played annually in Kentucky in the 1960s and 1970s. One of the biggest controversies in LPGA history began in this tournament.

James Foulis, Early U.S. Open Winner and Golf Influencer

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James Foulis was a golf professional from Scotland who had a large impact on American golf around the dawn of the 20th century, particularly in Chicago and the Midwest. He was a club pro, a course designer, a golf inventor, oh, and also a U.S. Open winner .

2022 U.S. Open Dates, Golf Course

The 2022 U.S. Open golf championship will be the 122nd time this major championship of men's professional golf is played. The United States Open Championship is conducted by the USGA.