Mickelson and Beth Page Black are fan favorites
June 18, 2009
DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP)
The U.S. Open might have one tough act to follow. Tiger Woods was pure theater at Torrey Pines last year, playing on a left leg so badly injured that the U.S. Open turned out to be his last event of the year. He made two eagles on the fi- nal six holes in prime time Saturday to take the lead, forced a playoff with a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday, then battled Rocco Mediate over 19 holes to capture his 14th career major. "I'm not sure we can duplicate that drama," USGA president Jim Vernon said Wednesday. Try telling that to...