John McDermott is finally getting his due over a hundred years after he became the first American to win the U.S. Open national golf championship. Winning at the age of 19, he also remains the youngest golfer to do so. After winning the 1910 Philadelphia Open, the 1911 U.S. Open, the 1911 Philadelphia Open, theRead more..
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The first American golfer to win the U.S. Open — and the youngest. When Rory McIlroy walked down the 18th fairway at Congressional on June 19, 2011 the TV flashed a list of six young golfers who won the U.S. Open in their 20’s since World War II. The AP golf beat writer went onRead more..