Gary Woodland from end to end


Gary Woodland no longer has to answer questions about an inability to close or win a major championship. Entering Sunday’s final round of the 119th U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, the 35-year-old was 0-for-7 when holding a 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour, and he had never finished better than a tie for 23rd in eight previous U.S. Opens. That’s now…

Woodland still ahead with seven major winners on his tail


The 54-hole leader is Gary Woodland, the 35-year-old Kansas native who has never won a major nor played in the final group on Sunday.  The three-time PGA Tour winner escaped a few potential disastrous holes on Saturday to post a 2-under-par 69 for a three-round total of 11-under 202. There are several experienced operators ready to make a Sunday charge, including seven major champions…