To have any chance of seeing Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson or Bubba Watson at the U.S. Open this morning, Laura Goldner and her daughter Camila had to fight for a spot. They chose an area about 20 yards short of the putting green.
Padraig Harrington , a three-time major tournament winner who was booted from an event in January, said golf’s ruling bodies acted quickly and prudently by changing a rule to prevent professionals from being automatically disqualified if a television viewer alerts an official to an infraction.
Any lingering memories of last year’s U.S. Open, in which Rory McIlroy won with a record score of 16-under par, probably will be quickly erased when players hit their opening tee shots this week at the Olympic Club.
Duke Energy Corp., the operator of power plants in the U.S. Southeast and Midwest, is working with Chinese utilities to make coal-fired plants cleaner and speed cuts in carbon-dioxide emissions in the U.S. and China.