Five things to know: U.S. Open
What should we expect when the 109th edition of the U.S. Open begins Thursday morning at 7 a.m. ET in Farmingdale, N.Y.? ESPN's research department dishes out a few tasty morsels of knowledge.
1: Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods heads to Bethpage Black this week as a kind of double defending champion. He captured the 2008 U.S. Open in dramatic fashion with two leg fractures and a torn ACL. Woods also won the U.S. Open the first time it was held at Bethpage State Park back in ...
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ROAD TO THE U.S. OPEN
The 2008 U.S. Open was one for the ages when Tiger Woods -- on a broken leg and with a torn ACL -- held off Rocco Mediate in a playoff. What's in store for 2009 when the national championship returns to Bethpage Black on June 18? As the year's second major approaches, ESPN.com will track the story lines leading into the U.S. Open. Tee times