Brooks Koepka won the US Open title by one-shot from record-equalling Tommy Fleetwood and became the first player to defend the title since Curtis Strange in 1989.
The Gleneagles Hotel opened in 1924 and it was described as “a Riviera in the Highlands” and “the eighth wonder of the world”. Today, this historically important 5-star hotel is still truly wondrous and in 2005 hosted the G8 summit of world leaders and the 2014 Ryder Cup.
The expected storyline for the 118th US Open provided the perfect counterpoint to the near travesty the USGA caused with its ill-thought out preparation for Shinnecock Hills during Saturday's 3rd round.
The tandem of Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore are among the world's finest golf course creators. The duo have reinvented classical golf architecture and delivered some of the finest modern designs...
When the 117th US Open was drawing to a close at Erin Hills, the grimaces were not on the faces of the players, they were on the faces of officials from the United State Golf Association.
The Pinehurst area in the Sandhills of North Carolina offers a number of high-class golf courses at a reasonable price. Richard Smith and his wife Ruth sample five of the best.
The selection of future US Open sites provides a fascinating behind the scenes understanding of how the United States Golf Association seeks to position its most important event.
Would I suggest a golf holiday in Switzerland? Probably not. Would I recommend a holiday in Switzerland and then play some golf while there? Oh yes, with great big cowbells on!