Masters champion Patrick Reed secured a two-shot lead after the opening round of the World Golf Championships event in Shanghai.
Three-time champion Tiger Woods says playing in the US Open for the first time since 2015 is a "pure bonus".
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced the three winners for their Best of April awards.
American Patrick Reed sealed his first major title as he won The Masters by one shot from compatriot Rickie Fowler at Augusta National.
Patrick Reed of the United States extended his lead to three shots as Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy emerged as his main challenger going into the final round of The Masters at Augusta National.
American Patrick Reed carded a six-under-par round of 66 to move into the lead at the halfway stage of The Masters at Augusta National in Georgia.
An afternoon charge put the United States in pole position to win their first Ryder Cup trophy since 2008 as they took a three point lead at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota heading into tomorrow's deciding singles matches.
American duo Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed are the new leaders of the US Open after both produced excellent displays on day two, while 14-time major winner Tiger Woods missed the cut on 16-over-par at Chambers Bay.