Since shooting an opening-round 69 in 2012 at Olympic Club, Woods had failed to break par in 11 straight rounds heading into this year's tournament.
Rose, who won the Farmers Insurance Invitational in February a few hours down the California Coast at Torrey Pines, was asked if he still channels feelings from his 2013 U.S. Open win at Merion.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Low scores, birdies and eagles typically leave the USGA unhappy at its championship events. It seemed like the majority of the guys were under par through the first seven holes, and then nobody was making hay after that.
Unless conditions change dramatically, this U.S. Open figures to look a lot more like Brooks Koepka's win at Erin Hills in 2017 (when he finished 16-under) than his victory at Shinnecock Hills a year ago (when he was 1-over).More news: Police find man hiding in attic above teenage girl's bedroom
"I did everything you need to do in a US Open, I stayed patient after I bogeyed the first and played really solid after that so I did what you are supposed to do, make a lot of pars, chip off the birdies when you can and it was a good day's work". Finau, who finished fifth past year at Shinnecock Hills when he double bogeyed the final hole, then went out and shot 3 over.
Rory McIlroy swapped his putter for a Toronto Raptors jersey after winning the Canadian Open and almost forgot to get it back before heading off to the U.S. Open, said the Northern Irishman on Wednesday.
The five-time major victor was unable to take advantage of near ideal scoring conditions as he plodded his way to a one-over 72, sit six back of the early leaders.
"All this golf course needs is just a little tweak here and there, and it can play a lot more hard", Rory McIlroy said after a 3-under 68. Miller last broadcast a U.S. Open in 2014.More news: Taylor Swift - "You Need To Calm Down"
"We are endeavoring to set up and play a U.S. Open as the U.S. Open has always been at Pebble Beach and just let history unfold, as it always has, and it will take care of itself", Bodenhamer said.
Brooks Koepka is hoping to make it a hat-trick of consecutive US Open titles this weekend. He's two-time U.S. Open victor Ernie Els' nephew.
On a day of missed opportunities, the biggest came on the par four third hole when he missed a tap-in putt to the astonishment of the gallery. "I tried to miss the ball in the correct spots, and a couple of times where I had wedges in my hand, I was just dumping, center of the green, move on, get my 30-, 40-footer and move on about my business and take my medicine when I was in a bad spot and just kind of grind it out".
"To get off to such a good start you are right in the tournament from the start which is a nice position to be in". "And I'm playing well enough to do it".More news: Boris Johnson launches bid to become UK Prime Minister