US Open (golf)i

Officially called the United States Open Championship, but more commonly known as the US Open, it is the third of the four major championships in golf, and is on the official schedule of both the PGA Tour and the DWP World Tour.

  • Korea’s Im continues to lurk as Schauffele trims Scheffler’s lead at Tour Championship
  • Scheffler, 26, is seeking to put the cherry at the top of a stellar season where he has won four times including a first major at the Masters in April

Collin Morikawa takes a share of the US Open lead with Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler setting the stage for what could be a wild weekend at Brookline.

The American believes the US Open suits his game, and heads into the year’s third major confident of beating his previous best finish of tied for fourth.

The 20-year-old breakout star Yuka Saso recalls ‘unforgettable’ Hong Kong debut in 2015, while Hong Kong Golf Association chief Danny Lai says an LPGA Tour event in city would ‘definitely inspire local players’.


The 20-year-old reigning US Women’s Open champion praises ‘great golf talent’ across Asia and says anything can be achieved ‘regardless of who you are and where you came from’.

Northern Irishman McIlroy very much in the hunt after a solid third round, but Hughes, Henley and Oosthuizen lead the way, two shots clear, on five-under par.


Henley, who hasn’t won a PGA title since 2017 and has never managed a top-10 major finish, made three birdies and a bogey on both the front and back nines to set the pace at Torrey Pines.


The victory by Matsuyama came in his 33rd major championship appearance and ended in a one-shot victory over Will Zalatoris at Augusta National in Georgia on Sunday.

If any athlete can make a comeback after a car crash, this PGA champ can, as stories from fellow golfers like Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus and Rory McIlroy show


Honma Golf, backed by Chinese entrepreneur Liu Jianguo and Thailand’s biggest conglomerate CP Group, said the coronavirus pandemic will derail its business plan by a year as travel curbs and lockdowns hit the industry.

The 27-year-old American, known for his scientific approach to golf and a bulked-up driving dominance, leaves 21-year-old countryman Matthew Wolff in his wake.

The 31-year-old McIlroy, playing in his first major since the birth of daughter Poppy, says the lack of spectators as a coronavirus safety precaution removes potential distraction for leaders.

Overnight leader Justin Thomas has disastrous start to the second round at Winged Foot on Friday but battles back to third place, two strokes behind leader Patrick Reed.

Former Stanford University star Brandon Wu recalls ‘far-fetched’ scenario since missing Korn Ferry Tour qualification and friendship with Collin Morikawa.

Sunday is the last chance for some players to be among the top 30 who advance to the FedEx Cup finale, and one last round to prepare for the US Open.