As it was brought to the forefront in the Kevin Costner movie “Tin Cup,” the U.S. Open is truly an “open” event.
Anyone who has a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 1.4 can try and qualify.
More than 9,000 players began the quest to compete for the national championship, having to survive 18 holes of local qualifying and then 36 holes of sectional qualifying. Read More
He was the kid from The City, 19 years old and confident in his golf. But when the 1966 U.S. Open was set for his home course, the Olympic Club, he was so pessimistic about his chances of qualifying he didn’t even sign up a caddy.
In the end, the only bag Johnny Miller carried was his own, from the car to the rack outside the pro shop. A BYU student at the time, Miller managed to grab the last qualifying spot for the Open during an event in Utah. The legend had started. Read More
Johnny Miller was back in his city a few days ago, back in San Francisco, where he grew up and learned the type of golf that would carry him to two major championships and a place with NBC as the game’s most candid television commentator. Read More
More than 160 junior golfers will bring their A-games to the 82nd annual San Francisco Junior Golf Tournament running today through Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Park Golf Course. As one of the oldest junior tournaments in the country, past winners, including Bill Glasson, Johnny Miller and Dorothy Delasin, have gone on to become prominent figures on the PGA, Champions and LPGA tours. Read More