Long-time golf broadcasting legend Johnny Miller recollects his favorite moments from the U.S. Open Golf championships

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Throughout his Hall of Fame career, Phil Mickelson -- nicknamed "Phil the Thrill" -- has richly entertained fans with his swashbuckling, sometimes high-risk, approach to golf and his dazzling skills around the green

Martin Hall, host of Golf Channel's 'School Of Golf' offers a quick drill that will help you develop a centered swing and hit it solid all the time

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  • Tiger Woods announced that he will not play at the Masters after undergoing back surgery for a pinched nerve that has been hurting him for several months

  • There isn’t as much rough at Augusta than at your typical U.S. Open track, but whatever rough there is, the 2014 Masters TV ratings may have just found it. Tiger Woods announced that he was withdrawing from the 2014 Masters

  • The United States Golf Association confirmed that the U.S. Open will return to Torrey Pines in 2021, pending approval from the San Diego City Council

  • World's top golfer Tiger Woods announced that he's ready for the British Open, saying the elbow injury that hampered him at the US Open will not be an issue when he tees off

  • Justin Rose fired an even-par 70 in the final round to win the U.S. Open, edging veteran Phil Mickelson and Jason Day by two strokes. Rose became the first English winner since Tony Jacklin won in 1970

  • Tiger Woods is expected to sign a new deal with equipment and apparel sponsor Nike that will keep the world's No. 1 golfer as the sport's highest-paid endorser

  • Steve Williams, Tiger Woods' caddie for 12 years, believes that the world's No. 1 player should have been disqualified for taking an illegal drop during the Masters at Augusta National

  • Adam Scott birdied the second playoff hole to beat 2009 champion Angel Cabrera and become the first Australian to win the Masters Sunday at Augusta National

  • Paul McGinley has been named captain of the 2014 European Ryder Cup team that will see action at Gleneagles, Scotland. The 46-year-old McGinley is a three-time Ryder Cup participant

  • Nike officially introduced the world's top golfer Rory McIlroy as its latest endorser after reportedly signing him to a five-year deal

  • Tom Watson is the choice to lead the U.S. Ryder Cup squad, according to a major golf website. That would be a departure from the practice of choosing still-active tour players who are in their 40s

  • Should fans be allowed to carry cell phones onto the course at major golf tournaments?

  • A Watson won the Masters, but nothing about golf seems elementary right now. Bubba Watson's win set off a number of questions that will take months and three more majors to answer

  • Tiger Woods and his former caddie Steve Williams met and basically hashed out the fallout from a racial slur Willilams made recently in China

  • Tiger Woods makes his return to the PGA Tour at the CordeValle Golf Club when he tees it up in the Frys.com Open. Woods will be making his first appearance in this event, the second on the tour's Fall Series

  • The PGA Tour found out it had a problem a few years ago. After the PGA Championship, both star players and fans around the country pretty much lost interest in the events that followed the season's last major. In an effort to make September relevant, the PGA Tour came up with the FedEx Cup playoffs

  • Yani Tseng is the new gold standard in women's golf and she proved it again last week with her fourth major title. She blew away the field at the Wegman's LPGA championship and will be the favorite to capture the U.S. Open title

  • Yani Tseng became the youngest golfer ever to win four major titleswhen she won the Wegman's LPGA Championship by 10 shots

  • Luke Donald accomplished his season-long mission when he won the overall Race to Dubai. Donald is the first golfer ever to win the money title on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour in the same season

  • John Daly wore out his welcome mat at the Australian Open and enraged tournament officials when he walked off the course on the 11th hole. Daly was seven-over par through 10 holes then hit at least a half-dozen balls into the water at the par five 11th

  • You have surely noticed that a big golf craze is sweeping the nation, as aging Baby Boomers discover the benefits of participating in a sport where the most physically demanding activity is ordering putters by mail

  • When golf vacationers say, 'We're playing Palm Springs,' what they really mean is they're teeing up in the Coachella Valley, which encompasses Palm Springs and other golf-crazy communities such as Palm Desert, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells and Indio.

  • We recently had the pleasure -- make that distinct pleasure -- of visiting three five-star properties where the "ensuite" bathrooms are marble, the breakfasts are top-notch, the spas and golf courses world-class.

  • Tiger Woods fired off a two-under-par 70 in the final round to win his eighth Arnold Palmer Invitational title by two strokes and regain the No. 1 ranking for the first time since October 30, 2010

  • World No. 2 Tiger Woods trimmed No. 1 Rory McIlroy's lead in the world ranking by more than half after his victory in the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral

  • Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 18 swimming gold medals, buried a 153-foot par putt at the 337-yard sixth hole

  • Jack Nicklaus feels McIlroy's talent will eventually make the difference regardless of his equipment. He noted that it's easy for Rory McIlroy to blame his new Nike clubs

  • The Augusta National Golf Club has added its first two female members -- former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and businesswoman Darla Moore

  • The Masters had a tension-filled finish, complete with a string of birdies and a playoff, it's just that it wasn't provided by the players everyone expected

  • This week's Phoenix Open is party-central on the PGA Tour. It falls the weekend of Super Bowl and never fails to produce loud, rowdy crowds on the par three 16th

  • Phil Mickelson has been elected to join the World Golf Hall of Fame and will be a member of the class of 2012. He received 72% of the vote, topping the required 65% among voters who participated in the selection process

  • Tiger Woods was out at first light at Firestone, his typical routine as he makes his return to the PGA Tour after sitting out for more than two months. Tiger's won here a record seven times in 11 appearances

  • Tiger Woods restored his roar Sunday with a birdie-birdie finish that gave him a one shot victory over Zach Johnson at the Chevron World Challenge

  • Yani Tseng may be in line to receive an invitational to play in the 2012 Puerto Rico Open on the PGA Tour

  • Some media critics think Tiger's staged event with a friendly audience that included Woods' mother, his friends and selected journalists was too perfect, too scripted and too much. Others want to wait and see if he can put his family back together and get his golf game back on track.

  • The accident occurred as the tabloid and celebrity media were reporting the first of what has become more than a dozen reported mistresses with whom Woods has allegedly had relations during his marriage. Comedians are having a field day. On a Top Ten list of ways Woods could improve his image, David Letterman suggested, 'Release list of women he did not have sex with.'

  • Read the tabloids -- watch the tube -- if you want to know how a society that has lost its religiosity can still engage with the deities. The eerily appropriate term 'celebrity worship' is evidence of the extent to which we've improved on Greek culture: We've invented disposable gods and our latest example is Tiger Woods

  • Rejected first draft of a statement by Tiger Woods prepared for his Web site.

  • Is Tiger conceited? Yup. But no more so than any other preternatural talent I have met in a career of chronicling athletes, actors, politicians, and other public figures. Fame has a terrifyingly corrosive effect on the soul.

  • Hero worship is the problem, not the heroes. As a human being, chances are Tiger Woods is no better than whoever is sitting in the next room right now. If Tiger goes on to break every record in the book of golf, that's one thing. The mistake is thinking that excellence in any field, reveals anything about one's character