Golf

Spieth clinches US Open title in dramatic finale

Jordan Spieth

London, June 22 - World number two golfer Jordan Spieth held his nerve to claim the US Open title, his second major of the year, in a dramatic finish at the Chambers Bay on Sunday.

Chambers Bay US Open 'most unpleasant golf tournament ever': Gary Player

Gary Player

Johannesburg, June 21 - Gary Player, who is regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time, criticised the hosts of this year's U.S. Open, Chambers Bay, dubbing the tournament as a

'tragedy'.

The nine-time major champion said that 115th edition of the year's second major had been 'the most unpleasant golf tournament' he had ever seen, Sport24 reported.

Player said that there have never been so many people that missed the second-round cut and were so happy to go home.

Struggling Woods misses cut at US Open

Struggling Woods misses cut at US Open

London, June 20 : Former number one Tiger Woods, who is going from a rough patch on the golf course, missed the cut at the US Open for the first time since 2006 after finishing the second round 16 over par at Chambers Bay.

Meanwhile, Masters champion Jordan Spieth kept on track to create history as Woods missed just his fifth cut in 68 majors.

The 14-time major champion had eight bogeys in a six-over 76, the BBC reported.

Spieth shot a 67 and shares the lead with fellow American Patrick Reed (69) on five under.

Tiger Woods continues to struggle with form at US Open

Tiger Woods

London, June 19 - Tiger Woods continued to struggle with form as he slumped to yet another 10-over par 80 score in the first round of the US Open at Chambers Bay.

The former number one had a triple bogey seven and is 14 shots behind Dustin Johnson of United States and Sweden's Henrik Stenson who led on five under, the BBC reported.

Stenson, who is leading Europe's bid for a fifth US Open victory in six years, birdied four of his last five holes to card an opening five-under-par 65 and joined Johnson in the clubhouse lead, with Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed a shot behind.

Khalin, Chawrasia aim high at Queens Cup in Thailand

Khalin, Chawrasia aim high at Queens Cup in Thailand

Koh Samui: Even as his inspiration Anirban Lahiri gets ready for the US Open in far-off United States, another young Bangalorean Khalin Joshi is hoping to take advantage of his recent good form at the USD 300,000 Queen's Cup golf tournameny beginning here on Thursday.

A runner-up finish at the inaugural Bashundhara Bangladesh Open and earlier a 15th place finish in Indonesia, have given the 22-year-old Joshi a lot of confidence. And he also hopes to build on the inspiration he got from Lahiri's recent form.

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