Local Sports: Moore County

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

U.S. Women's Open - final round

- The final round of the championship begins at approximately 7 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.

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Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

U.S. Women's Open Scores

Saturday
At Pinehurst No. 2


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:05 PM

Saturday, day 13 at the U.S. Open

WEATHER PRECAUTION

The USGA has taken several precautionary measures in response to expected elevated temperatures throughout the week.


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Wie, Yang share four-shot lead

Amy Yang and Michelle Wie played two entirely different rounds on Saturday. But going into today’s play, they both have a shot at their first major title.


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:58 PM

A game for all ages

During her pre-tournament press conference Wednesday, two-time U.S. Women’s Open champion and 53-year-old Juli Inkster said if she played her game at the 2014 version at Pinehurst No. 2


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:56 PM

Aussie amateur in the hunt with a round to play

Australian amateur Minjee Lee is tied for third entering Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open Championship and one of the main ideas she took away from hanging in the fight with a 2-over par 72 Saturday was, "there's always room for improvement."


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Friday, Day 12 at the U.S. Open

LOW AMATEUR THROUGH 36
Australian amateur Minjee Lee shot 69 Thursday and 71 Friday to stand at even-par and tied for third through two rounds.


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open

- The third round of the championship begins at approximately 8 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

From the gallery to the course

Camelia Adel hadn't seen a U.S. Open, or any golf tournament, or played the sport, until this past Sunday.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:10 PM

Wie gives herself major shot at first U.S. Open

After the 68 she shot on Thursday, Michelle Wie was thinking it would be nice if she could do it again.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Wie and Thompson 1-2 going into today

While most players went down, Michelle Wie went up on a hot, humid, tough day of golf.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Staying near the top

Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked golfer in the world, led a round into the U.S. Women's Open. On Friday at Pinehurst No. 2, she had to grind and hold on to stay in contention.

After an up-and-down, mostly down, first 13 holes, she did just that playing the last 


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Thursday, day 11 at the U.S. Open

LUCY LI LIVE

11-year-old Lucy Li shot an 8-over 78 in her first U.S. Women's Open round. Li is the youngest player ever to reach an Open through qualifying. 


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Team works in racing, golf and hoops

Oh well! Here we go again. Just like six championships aren't enough? Or is it seven? Or eight? Who knows where it will end but one thing's for sure, it appears the best team in NASCAR is poised to win it all again.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Know before you go

- The second round of the championship begins at 6:45 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 08:45 PM

Teachers bring STEM lessons to the golf galleries

Fun, hands-on activities often trump sitting at a desk or reading a thick textbook when it comes to learning. The same applies to teachers as students. The same even applies at the U.S. Open.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

The men’s Open may be more popular, but women’s event is more accessible

On Thursday morning, just like I did on Thursday of last week, I made the right turn off Plank Road in the southwestern corner of Lee County to drive to Pinehurst and watch a few holes of the U.S. Open. 


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 08:42 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: World No. 1 leads after long day for most

It was a pretty day on Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2. The sun was shining. There wasn't much cloud cover. It was a nice, hot North Carolina summer day.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

Defending champ struggles in opening round

Donald Ross, designer of Pinehurst No. 2, said a true championship golf course should "present competitors with a variety of problems that will test every type of shot which a golfer of championship ability should be qualified to play."


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

A return to Pinehurst, a year in the making

When Ally McDonald won her first berth into a U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Carolina Trace Country Club three weeks ago, she knew a summer only a select few collegiate golfers ever get to experience was ahead.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Know before you go

- The first round of the championship begins at 6:45 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Inkster says 35th US Women's Open will be her last

Juli Inkster made the cut in her first U.S. Women's Open when she was an 18-year-old amateur. She finished 10 shots behind Hollis Stacy. JoAnne Carner was a runner-up. That was in 1978, back when Willie McCovey was still playing first base for the San Francisco Giants.


Jun. 18, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

USGA says No. 2 is set for week two

In the months, even years, leading up to Pinehurst No. 2 welcoming both U.S. Opens on consecutive weeks, the survival and playability of the course for the second week - the U.S. Women's Open - has been a constant topic and concern.


Jun. 18, 2014 @ 08:18 PM

Ladies take differing approaches to scouting No. 2

Scouting a golf course usually involves going out and playing practice rounds, trying different shots and putts.


Jun. 18, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Wednesday, day 10 at the U.S. Open

WEATHER PRECAUTION

The USGA has taken several precautionary measures in response to expected elevated temperatures throughout the week.