Posted June 15, 2013 on AP on Fox
Saturday At Merion Golf Club (East Course) Ardmore, Pa. Yardage: 6,996; Par: 70 Third Round Par Out 453 544 443-36 Phil Mickelson 454 554 443-38 Hunter Mahan 453 554 443-37 Charl Schwartzel 462 444 343-34 Steve Stricker 453 544 445-38 Par In 444 344 434-34-70-210 Phil Mickelson 334 344 425-32-70-209 Hunter Mahan 343 244 345-32-69-210 Charl Schwartzel 344 344 445-35-69-210 Steve Stricker 343 344 434-32-70-210

Heartbreak on his birthday for Mickelson in Open

This wasn't the way it was supposed to end, not on Phil Mickelson's birthday and not at Merion Golf Club, where history will record with little fanfare outside of England that Justin Rose won his first major championship. When the rain began falling on the back nine Sunday after Mickelson pitched in for an eagle on the 10th hole to take the lead in the U.S. Open, you half...

Mickelson, Horschel lead at US Open

Play has been suspended for the day at the U.S. Open, with Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel tied for the lead. Mickelson birdied the 18th late Friday to finish a 2-over round of 72. Horschel shot 3-under 67, hitting all 18 greens in regulation at Merion Golf Club. Their 1-under totals of 139 made them the only players under par for the tournament; nearly half the field had yet...

Justin Rose Wins U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson Falls Just Short in Tie for Second

ARDMORE, Pa. —  A steady hand gave Justin Rose the shiny U.S. Open Trophy. A wild ride gave Phil Mickelson yet another silver medal. Rose captured his first major championship on Sunday with remarkable calm and three pure shots on the punishing closing holes at Merion. A par on the 18th hole gave him an even-par 70, and that was good enough to become the first Englishman in 43...

Mickelson dealt another heartbreaker

Justin Rose is a worthy United States Open champion. The 32-year-old Englishman is not only one of the sport's true gentlemen but arguably the best striker of a golf ball in the game. To seal his breakthrough major, he needed to hit three clutch shots on the final two holes at Merion on Sunday, the most demanding finish to any course anywhere. And who didn't feel for him...

Hunter Mahan drops an F-bomb after hitting Driver on a Par 3

The Par 3 3rd hole at Merion played very long on Sunday, 266 yards to be exact.  That’s why Hunter Mahan pulled out a driver on this beast and it didn’t go so well.  After he teed off, you could hear him say, “I just hit a fu**ing driver on a par 4.”  Mahan was clearly so flustered that he had to hit driver on a par 3, and it hit poorly, that he thought it was a par 4...

Justin Rose catches Mickelson to win US Open at Merion

(Ardmore PA) — On Sunday June 16 from Historic Merion Golf Club in Ardmore PA, the final round of the US Open took place, Phil Mickelson came into the lead with a -1 for the championship, in 2nd it was a 3 way tie with a score of Even between Hunter Mahan, Charl Schwartzel & Steve [...]

Justin Rose cries in memory of late father at US Open (Video)

Justin Rose shot 1-over par and beat Phil Mickelson and Jason Day by two strokes to win the 2013 US Open at Merion Golf Club on Sunday for his first career major. After making a putt on the 18th hole to solidify his final round score of 70, the Englishman pointed to the sky and [...]

Long day ends near top for Lefty

Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.

Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 17. • Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan and the other losers of the...

Amateurs enjoy sold performances at US Open

Pan Cheng-tsung had a pretty good day on the course. He felt even better about it when he scanned the scores. ''When I look at the scoreboard with my last name up there, it's pretty cool,'' he said. Taiwan-born Pan was one of several amateurs who had a respectable showing in Thursday's opening round of the U.S. Open. Pan shot a 2-over 72 at Merion Golf Club...

Full Court Press: The Many Faces of Phil Mickelson from 1991 to Present, Ovechkin Wins 3rd MVP, Miss USA Contestants in Bikinis

Click on photo to see the many faces of the People’s Champion We’ve been on Phil Mickelson all week so needless to say we are thrilled Phil was able to hang on and win the 2013 U.S. Open. Overall, it was a great tournament and a great way to celebrate Father’s Day. Congratulations to Phil Mickelson. The Press NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Must Considered Sign-and-Trade for Dwight...
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