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11:40AM

Global Golf Post: Tiger's Poor Play Befuddles Everyone

By Art Spander
Global Golf Post

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON — The symbolism was unavoidable. Tiger Woods topped a 3-wood from the middle of the 18th fairway into the deepest bunker on the course.

There was his ball, so far down. There was his game, so far down. There were the rest of us — fans, media, not knowing whether to offer sympathy or laughter.

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Copyright 2015 Global Golf Post

7:35AM

S.F. Examiner: Leaving us Spieth-less: Phenom halfway to historic Grand Slam

By Art Spander
San Francisco Examiner

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The adage is you don’t win a U.S. Open, it wins you. That after the yanked tee shots and missed putts, after the lead slips through the hands of one golfer to another’s like fool’s gold, there’s someone standing as much in bewilderment as elation when he’s handed the trophy.

On a beautiful mid-summer’s day, on a course as reviled as it was admired — tattered and battered Chambers Bay — that someone was the best young player in America and maybe the world, Jordan Spieth.

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©2015 The San Francisco Examiner

7:32AM

Bleacher Report: Jordan Spieth Looks Like Tiger Woods 2.0 After Masters-US Open Double at 21

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — There’s always a star in the future. And in the wings. There’s always another great one ready to move in, to keep us enthralled in golf. Always another Jack Nicklaus. Or Tiger Woods.

Always a Jordan Spieth.

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Copyright © 2015 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

7:34AM

S.F. Examiner: Woods stuck in Chambers of horrors

By Art Spander
San Francisco Examiner

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Bogies and gallows humor are golf’s perfect blend of imperfection. After the mistakes and the frustration come the laughter. And the questions.

But Tiger Woods has heard every question imaginable.

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©2015 The San Francisco Examiner

7:30AM

Bleacher Report: Who Will Tame the Beast of Chambers Bay and Claim US Open Glory?

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Henrik Stenson compared the greens to broccoli, except broccoli is green and the greens are brown. Ian Poulter said Chambers Bay would turn the U.S. Open into “a complete farce,” but he conceded his comments were constructed from hearsay.

But Jim Furyk, who 12 years ago won a U.S. Open on a course very different from this year’s — old-fashioned Olympia Fields south of Chicago — described Chambers in less emotional terms.

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Copyright © 2015 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.