U.S. Open 2018: Tournament news, schedule, coverage and analysis

The U.S. Open returned to Shinnecock Hills for the first time since 2004. It provided a dramatic scene for the 118th U.S. Open.

U.S. Open 2018: The 411

Sunday's final round: Brooks Koepka defends U.S. Open title

A day that started with a host of names near the top of the leaderboard ended with the same name that sat in the first spot a year ago. Brooks Koepka took home his second consecutive U.S. Open title, becoming the first player to do that since Curtis Strange in 1988 and 1989.

  • Ian O'Connor: Go ahead, try to make the argument golfers aren't athletes after watching Brooks Koepka muscle his way to a second consecutive U.S. Open victory. Read

  • Kevin Van Valkenburg: Imagine playing the best golf round of your life, and then having to wait for hours before you know if it even mattered. That was Sunday for Tommy Fleetwood at the U.S. Open. Read

  • Bob Harig: This U.S. Open was many things. It was not, however, boring. From Phil Mickelson's wild ride to Koepka's repeat, there were plenty of highs and lows. Read

  • Nick Pietruszkiewicz: The steps that led to Koepka's win. Read

  • Michael Collins: Winning caddie Ricky Elliott said Koepka's strong mental game on the course is unusual for a star golfer. And that quality is what helped him repeat as U.S. Open champ. Read

Saturday's third round: The day things went a little batty

One of America's oldest and most respected courses, Shinnecock Hills has seen its share of controversy when the U.S. Open is staged on the Long Island venue. Saturday's third round offered more fodder.

  • Kevin Van Valkenburg: The U.S. Open went off the rails Saturday. The course was impossible. The players were losing their minds. But then, that is what this tournament is all about. Read

  • Bob Harig: Zach Johnson said early Saturday afternoon that the United States Golf Association "lost the golf course." Read

  • Harig: Saying he meant no disrespect to the game or the tournament, Phil Mickelson defended his decision to hit a moving ball that was rolling off the green. Read

  • Ian O'Connor: Why Phil Mickelson should apologize and then withdraw from the U.S. Open after mishap. Read

  • Michael Collins: The Phil Mickelson mess through the eyes of his playing partner, Andrew "Beef" Johnston. Read

Friday's second round: Early exits for Tiger, Spieth, Rory

Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy had frustrating finishes Friday at Shinnecock Hills as all three stars missed the U.S. Open cut. Meanwhile, Dustin Johnson extended his overall lead after two rounds.

  • Bob Harig: Tiger can't cut it at U.S. Open, finishes 10-over Read

  • Ian O'Connor: It might take longer than Tiger Woods thought -- and longer than fans would like -- but Tiger will win a major again. You have to trust the process. He does. Read

  • Kevin Van Valkenburg: After all these years, we've gotten it all wrong. Current U.S. Open leader Dustin Johnson isn't the sport's greatest simpleton. He's actually a golfing genius. Read

Thursday's first round: The course wins

Three of the biggest names in the sport walked off Shinnecock Hills looking dazed and confused. On the first day of this U.S. Open, they weren't alone.

  • Kevin Van Valkenburg: Rory, Jordan, Phil ... and the pain of the U.S. Open. Read

  • Bob Harig: Scott Gregory's 92 the worst opening-round score at U.S. Open in 16 years. Read

  • Preview: Can World No. 1 Dustin Johnson carry his momentum into the weekend? Read

Setting up the year's second major

  • Experts' picks: Who will win the 2018 U.S. Open? Read

  • O'Connor: Is Rickie Fowler ready for a major breakthrough? Read

  • Pietruszkiewicz: A guide around Shinnecock Hills from the local who knows the place best. Read

Tiger at the U.S. Open

  • Harig: Ten years removed from what surprisingly turned out to be the last of Tiger Woods' 14 major titles, we spoke to the players, caddies and people who witnessed what very well might have been his most remarkable victory. Read

  • Harig: Is the U.S. Open the one major Tiger Woods cannot win again? Read

  • 2018: A step-by-step guide to Tiger's 2018 season. Read

  • Harig: Don't let a bad U.S. Open fool you, Tiger isn't done winning majors. Read