• CNNJustin Thomas: 'I feel like the sky's the limit'

    (CNN)When Justin Thomas shot a historic nine-under 63 in the third round of this year’s US Open, he finally looked poised to crack the big time. Heading into the final round at Erin Hills in June, the American was one shot off the lead but would eventually fade to finish in a tie for ninth.At Quail Hollow on Sunday, Thomas Read more...

  • ABCWATCH: Tillerson: US open to North Korea talks once Kim Jong Un holds his fire

    The best signal to North Korea could give us that they’re prepared talk would stop these missile launches. We’ve not had. Extant in record time where there have not taken some topical provocative action. About launching. Ballistic missiles topic that would be the first stronger senator collectors and thus is just stop stop these missile launches. Obviously we have other Read more...

  • The Washington PostAs North Korea intensifies its missile program, the U.S. opens an $11 billion base in South Korea

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — This small American city has four schools and five churches, an Arby’s, a Taco Bell and a Burger King. The grocery store is offering a deal on Budweiser as the temperature soars, and out front there’s a promotion for Ford Mustangs.  But for all its invocations of the American heartland, this growing town is in Read more...

  • Sun SentinelNewman grad and U.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka stays hot, shares British Open 1st-round lead

    It’s OK for a professional athlete to take an occasional hiatus.Didn’t we learn that lesson when a fresh and rested Roger Federer won Wimbledon last weekend?Reminders cropped up Thursday on the first day of the British Open, when the leaderboard was populated with Americans Jordan Spieth and U.S. Open champ and Jupiter resident Brooks Koepka — who just put down Read more...

  • CNNUS Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins maiden major title

    (CNN)He took the road less traveled and it made all the difference as Brooks Koepka clinched his maiden major title at the 117th US Open.US OPEN LEADERBOARDThe 27-year-old American, who cut his pro teeth on Europe’s second-tier tour, triumphed by four shots over fellow American Brian Harman and Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama at Erin Hills, Wisconsin, Sunday. The powerful Floridian fired Read more...

  • Sun SentinelU.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka of Jupiter impressed from an early age

    Long before Brooks Koepka was the U.S. Open champion, members of the South Florida golf community could tell he was destined for success.Among them was Hall of Fame golf instructor Bob Toski, who seven or eight years ago spent about 20 minutes with Koepka’s father, Bob, watching Brooks hit balls while he was home from Florida State University.“Bob looked at Read more...

  • Chicago Sun-TimesBrooks Koepka wins U.S. Open with record-tying 16-under

    ERIN, Wis. — The wind was up Sunday. So were the scores after a record-low Saturday. That merely added to the drama, though, as a crowded field sorted itself out in a taut U.S. Open finish.Showing steady nerves, long hitting and clutch putting, Brooks Koepka pulled away from the pack by posting consecutive birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th Read more...

  • USA TodayLong road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

    ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The list of places Brooks Koepka had to go to win golf tournaments looks like a page straight out of a travelogue.Spain. Scotland. Turkey. Japan.On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list — the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it.The 27-year-old American, who had to leave his home country Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneThree San Diegans in contention at U.S. Open

    Three San Diego natives were in contention Friday as the second round of the U.S. Open drew to a close at Erin Hills.Jamie Lovemark (Torrey Pines High) shot his second straight 69 to get within one shot of the lead at 6-under, and Xander Schauffele (Scripps Ranch High/SDSU) also was in the top 10, tied for eighth at 5-under. Charley Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesLong road: Koepka’s journey now includes a US Open title

    ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The list of places Brooks Koepka had to go to win golf tournaments looks like a page straight out of a travelogue. Spain. Scotland. Turkey. Japan. On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list — the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it. The 27-year-old American, who had to leave Read more...