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Martin Kaymer: On the Mental Approach That Gave Him the U.S. Open Lead

There wasn’t a lot of drumbeating for Martin Kaymer in the lead up to the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. But there is now. When only 15 of the 156 players in attendance broke … Continue reading

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U.S. Open: A Really Big Deal

Think we have just another tournament week on the PGA Tour? Not so. All the best players in the world are assembled for the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina, but there are a lot … Continue reading

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Phil Mickelson: Ever Interesting

Phil Mickelson stopped by the media center for the 2014 Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, and as usual, he had a lot of interesting things to say. He’s kind of the “Joe Cool” of the PGA Tour … Continue reading

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Travelers Championship: Three U.S. Open Survivors Share Their Lessons

One of the good things that happens after a really big tournament is that climbing out of the cauldron provides you with perspective that you can’t access as easily when you’re in the belly of the beast. Fortunately, the Travelers … Continue reading

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U.S. Open: Farewell to the Merion Masterpiece

One of the interesting things about a U.S. Open is that it appears that the media center is “open” too. A regular Tour event has perhaps three to five transcripts from players at the top of the final leaderboard. At … Continue reading

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U.S. Open: Why Phil Mickelson Lost

To avoid this post being anti-climactic, the reason that Phil Mickelson lost the U.S. Open at Merion is because he lost the U.S. Open at Merion. This may seem frivolous, but looking at his sixth, second-place finish in that light … Continue reading

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Justin Rose: U.S. Open Champion and A Treasure Trove of Mastery Ideas

England’s Justin Rose won the 2013 U.S. Open Championship at Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Finishing the week at 1-over par, he beat Phil Mickelson and Jason Day by two stokes. It was his first major championship after having … Continue reading

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U.S. Open: Merion Holds Up

It is hard to remember a more exciting “moving day” at a U.S. Open. Because the short “cupcake” course was tearing to shreds the games of all but a handful of the world’s best players. Only one, Phil Mickelson, managed … Continue reading

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Billy Horschel: Prescription For Leading The U.S. Open

Billy Horschel was just minding his own business…and ended up the 36-hole co-leader with Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open at Merion. The day didn’t start out this promising however. Because of the weather delays on Thursday, beginning on the … Continue reading

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Phil Mickelson: Renaissance Dad

The most astounding story to come out of this 2013 U.S. Open at Merion is Phil Mickelson’s cross-continental jaunt from Philadelphia to San Diego and back again in order to be there for his daughter, Amanda’s, 8th-grade graduation. Not only … Continue reading

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