Blimp goes down at US Open

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The U.S. Open said on its Twitter account that the pilot was injured, and a medical helicopter was at the scene. The same goes for the potential victor of this year's competition.

"Guys that drive the ball a very long ways and hit it pretty straight". Johnson though is my pick to win this years US Open, Johnson is a long drive player who can open his fade to reach ridiculous distances on his drive.

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says golf, a sport that was once in a drought has become a multi-billion dollar business with levels of participation far surpassing other competitive sports.

The closest call for unusual was in 2005 when defending champion Retief Goosen had a three-shot lead at Pinehurst No. 2.

"Jon doesn't have weaknesses", five-time major champion Phil Mickelson said following Rahm's win at Torrey Pines at the beginning of the year. "But you still have to do it".

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The US Open will feature the likes of Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Justin Rose competing for the championship.

It was the most significant change for a U.S. Open that is desperate to have a smooth tournament.

"I get that it's thick and whatever, but it's a hazard", McIlory said, Tuesday. He played nine holes Wednesday. "I wish I had an explanation on how I do it, but I don't".

Daniel Berger played terrific golf over the weekend in winning the St. Jude Classic in Memphis for the second straight year.

"I think a year ago there were two things we fell short on - it took too long to make the ruling and it left uncertainty with the competition", said John Bodenhamer, the USGA's managing director of rules and competition. "I'm here to compete".

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