Webb Simpson already played for an amateur championship at Merion.
He's ready to win a major there on his next visit.
Simpson is one of the few active PGA Tour members to play at the suburban Philadelphia course, competing at the 2005 U.S. Amateur. When he returns in June, Simpson has a grander goal in mind than finishing 72: Simpson wants to defend his U.S. Open championship...
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April 29, 2013
U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson says he isn't worried about a potential rule that would outlaw long putters. He says he already is practicing with a conventional putter when he's at home.
The U.S. Golf Association and Royal & Ancient Golf Club are discussing whether to ban putters that are anchored to the belly or the chest. Three of the last five major champions have...
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October 22, 2012
It's been quite a big year for Webb Simpson.
The Raleigh native and U.S. Open champion's star has taken off during the 10 months since he claimed his first PGA Tour title at the Wyndham Championship.
He said Thursday that he's coming back in August to defend his title at the Sedgefield County Club course that's roughly 30 miles from his college campus - Wake Forest...
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June 28, 2012
Webb Simpson's trophy presentation at the U.S. Open was overshadowed by a crazed fan who appeared on camera making bird noises. The fan, who has since been identified as Andrew Dudley aka "Jungle Bird," an advocate against deforestation, apologized during an appearance on CNN for interrupting Simpson's special moment. "Jungle Bird" said that he wasn'...
CNN caught with the man who interrupted Webb Simpson’s U.S. Open interview. The man, who calls himself “Jungle Bird”, go figure, gave CNN the play-by-play of how he we able to crash the interview and what happened after police apprehended him.
He then apologized to Webb Simpson and stated that he didn’t intend to steal his moment; he was just using it to champion the cause...
Andrew Dudley, a/k/a “Jungle Bird," the man who videobombed the U.S. Open trophy presentation, apologized to winner Webb Simpson during a recent interview.
WHAT A BIRDBRAIN
The bird-calling videobomber from Sunday's U.S. Open trophy presentation has been identified. He goes by "Official Jungle Bird" and he wants to end deforestation.
Webb Simpson used a stunning 10-minute stretch to win the US Open at The Olympic Club at San Francisco on Sunday.
Tied with Jim Furyk for the lead and putting on 18, Simpson sank his par putt to finish with a 2-under 68 and close his tournament at 1-over par, putting the pressure on Furyk two holes back. Furyk, after driving far left on 16, bogeyed the hole to drop to 2 over on...
Crazy or not, you have to admit the guy does a pretty good bird imitation.
Webb Simpson won the 2012 U.S. Open for the first major championship of his career by not sucking as bad as the rest of the field. During the presentation of the U.S. Open trophy, as Simpson was being interviewed by Bob Costas, a rather odd gentleman sporting a Union Jack hat entered the frame and began...