After taking time off after the U.S. Open, Luke Donald won the Scottish Open in convincing fashion and is now ready for a run at the Open Championship.
Notes from the world of golf. Ryan Moore plays with misaligned clubs. Erik Compton gets to the Tour after two heart attacks. Brits occupy the first three spots in the World Rankings.
Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy shot an impressive first-round 65. Many players found the opening 199-yard, par-3 10th hole a little daunting. Congressional is the second longest course in U.S. Open history.
Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Hale Irwin was on hand to watch his son play. The top-three ranked players were the featured pairing on the first three days. President Obama, VP Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and Ohio governor John Kasich tee off at Andrews Air Force base on Saturday.
While his dramatic ascension seemed a bit unlikely, Donald has been the model of consistency in recent months. He looks to keep his top ranking at the Memorial Tournament this weekend.