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U.S. Open returns to the Steel City

Updated: June 11, 2007, 4:00 PM ET
By Bob Verdi | Golf World

Three cheers on top of three rivers for Pittsburgh, a sports metropolis that is grossly underrated and not always understood. When visitors descend on majestic Oakmont CC this week for the U.S. Open, they will be welcomed by friendly, hardworking folks who love golf, but not as much as they love the "Stillers." That would mean the Steelers, who play "dahntahn," or downtown. It's a Western Pennsylvania thing. Football legends such as Joe Montana and Dan Marino hail from there, became famous elsewhere, ...

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