Brandt Snedeker Says the U.S. Open Shouldn’t Return to Merion, Chirps “We Had Some Problems Here”

Despite a very successful U.S. Open week, where historic and sub 7,000 yard Merion showed its gnarly teeth to the world’s top talent(as predicted by yours truly), reviews of the host course of the 113th Open haven’t been all positive.   [Read more…]

2013 Travelers Championship Preview, Picks + Predictions Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week

Fresh off the annual grind-fest that is the U.S. Open, the PGA Tour stays on the East Coast and treks to Cromwell, CT for the Travelers Championship.  For the week after a major, the tourney boasts a pretty stout field as U.S. Open champ Justin Rose, as well as Hunter Mahan, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Jason Dufner, Lee Westwood, Webb Simpson and other notables will be teeing it up this week.  [Read more…]

113th U.S. Open at Merion Recapped- Where We Were Right + Where We Were Oh So Wrong #Merion

It was a whirlwind week of brutality, deep rough, tough scoring and yet some fantastic entertainment at Merion.  Here’s where we were right and also where we were so wrong on our 113th U.S. Open predictions: [Read more…]

Shawn Stefani Makes Hole-In-One During Final Round of U.S. Open at Merion

On my ESPN 99.1 FM Radio appearance from Tuesday of U.S. Open week, I picked “Yes” for there being a hole-in-one this week at Merion.  Considering there were zero heading into Sunday, and there was only one par 3 under 210 yards on Sunday (and only one under 235 the other three days), I figured my chances were pretty much shot.   [Read more…]

Here’s A Look at Phil Mickelson’s Five Runner-Up Finishes at the U.S. Open

If Phil Mickelson never wins another major, he’ll undoubtedly still go down as one of the top 10 or 15 golfers who ever lived.  His three green jackets and PGA Championship title put him among the greats of all time and certainly one of the top two or three of the past three decades.   [Read more…]