Tiger Woods won't be playing in this week's PGA Tour stop while he continues to recover from various leg injuries. Proceeds from the tournament outside Philadelphia benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation.
Rory McIlroy rebounded from a disastrous Masters final round in April to capture the US Open early Sunday evening, outside Washington, D.C. At age 22, this is Rory McIlroy's first major championship.
Tiger Woods is not competing in this year's US Open golf tournament, but a field of 156 golfers provides a number of story lines to consider. Phil Mickelson, who has finished second five times, is but one of many.