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Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesDavid Toms joined Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk atop the leaderboard after two rounds of the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club.

Ryder Cup bid fuels David Toms at U.S. Open

Timing is often pivotal in sport and for David Toms, Ryder Cup…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesDavid Toms joined Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk atop the leaderboard after two rounds of the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club.
David Cannon/Getty ImagesPhil Mickelson rides back to the ninth tee -- his first hole of the day -- after his tee shot was lost in a tree.

Big names have rough Day 1 at U.S. Open

While much was made of the marquee grouping of Tiger Woods, Bubba…

David Cannon/Getty ImagesPhil Mickelson rides back to the ninth tee -- his first hole of the day -- after his tee shot was lost in a tree.
Kyle Terada/US PRESSWIRETiger watch: Eyes are back on Tiger Woods

An Open filled with intrigue

As the calendar turned to June, the U.S. Open was a highly…

Kyle Terada/US PRESSWIRETiger watch: Eyes are back on Tiger Woods
ROBERT GALBRAITHRickie Fowler (L) of the U.S. and Morgan Hoffman of the U.S. putt on the 18th green with the clubhouse behind during a practice

Closing holes may prompt frantic finish

In the build-up for the U.S. Open, much as been made of…

ROBERT GALBRAITHRickie Fowler (L) of the U.S. and Morgan Hoffman of the U.S. putt on the 18th green with the clubhouse behind during a practice
Rory McIlroy

Defending McIlroy has sights set on top spot at U.S. Open

After demolishing the field at the U.S. Open last year, Rory McIlroy…

Rory McIlroy
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTiger Woods

Familiarity no help for Tiger

Tiger Woods should be familiar with the Olympic Club because he played…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTiger Woods

Mickelson pumped to play with Woods again

The last time Phil Mickelson was grouped with Tiger Woods, it was…

U.S. Open 2012 Tee Times

Thursday starting from hole No. 1/Friday starting from No. 9 7:15 a.m./12:30…

Getty Images File PhotoThe most drastic change is the course’s sparkling-new eighth hole

Changes abound since last Open held at Olympic

With rapidly evolving equipment, professional golfers are driving the ball farther than…

Getty Images File PhotoThe most drastic change is the course’s sparkling-new eighth hole
Getty Images File PhotoPadraig Harrington is just one of the few out of 14 different winners who has multiple major championships on his résumé.

Dominant players few and far between

Bubba Watson. Keegan Bradley. Darren Clarke. Rory McIlroy. Charl Schwartzel. Martin Kaymer.…

Getty Images File PhotoPadraig Harrington is just one of the few out of 14 different winners who has multiple major championships on his résumé.
Getty Images File PhotoGolf has been without a larger-than-life star in majors since Tiger Woods' game crumbled following personal issues. The Olympic Club will be a tough location to regain the mojo

Golf needs to have its superstar

Golf needs superstars like Tiger Woods and, as I watch Tiger struggling…

Getty Images File PhotoGolf has been without a larger-than-life star in majors since Tiger Woods' game crumbled following personal issues. The Olympic Club will be a tough location to regain the mojo
Courtesy PhotoTiger Woods

Tiger rides Tour win into major

Tiger Woods overhauled a fading Spencer Levin and a charging Rory Sabbatini…

Courtesy PhotoTiger Woods
REUTERS/Mike SegarTiger Woods of the U.S. hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during final round play in the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta

Masters flop shows Tiger not out of the Woods yet

One step forward, two steps back. For Tiger Woods, the long road…

REUTERS/Mike SegarTiger Woods of the U.S. hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during final round play in the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta
Jason O. Watson/US PresswireThe majestic scenery

Pebble Beach truly a golf paradise rich with history

PEBBLE BEACH — It is a week as much for nostalgia as…

Jason O. Watson/US PresswireThe majestic scenery
US Presswire file photoTiger Woods is 36 years old and after several years of turmoil

Heading into Pebble, Tiger Woods finally seems like Tiger Woods again

Somehow it all seemed natural, Tiger Woods back at the AT&T Pebble…

US Presswire file photoTiger Woods is 36 years old and after several years of turmoil
Tiger Woods called Thursday "probably the worst putting round I’ve ever had." (Dino Vournas/AP)Tiger Woods called Thursday "probably the worst putting round I’ve ever had." (Dino Vournas/AP)

Poor putting plagues Tiger Woods at Frys.com Open

The mantra of golf is “It ain’t how, it’s how many.” Style…

Tiger Woods called Thursday "probably the worst putting round I’ve ever had." (Dino Vournas/AP)Tiger Woods called Thursday "probably the worst putting round I’ve ever had." (Dino Vournas/AP)
Even as Tiger Woods is half the world away from Charles Schwab Cup Championship in San Francisco

Tiger Woods changes dynamic of Bay Area golf event

One man, and the dynamics changed. One man, and a golf tournament…

Even as Tiger Woods is half the world away from Charles Schwab Cup Championship in San Francisco

Tiger Woods knows exactly what he’s doing

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Nobody ever doubted Tiger Woods’ intelligence. He didn’t…

Golf just isn’t the same without a dominant player

A little of this ... Counting Sunday’s unlikely British Open victory by…

Rioting hockey fans, Terrelle Pryor’s future and a presidential pass

A little of this, and a lot of that ... - An…