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    US Open

    Well it looks like Shinnecock is going to provide the ridiculous

    Will be amazed if more than 5 finish better than level is any do

    It’s too penal - they once again haven’t found the balance imo - the rough doesn’t need to be that penal that is could end up with someone damaging a wrist
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    Re: US Open

    Yeah this is a boring watch

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    Re: US Open

    Basically youre dead if youre more than a few paces off line, Rory just failed to wedge it out sideways from 10 yards or so offline into the fescue

    Feature group basically playing bogey golf, could be 15 over between the 3 of them after 5 holes!

    And this is the rain softened version of the course, its only gonna get harder as it dries out
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    Re: US Open

    This is going to be carnage.

    I should have entered, my game might be rubbish but at least I can hit fairways

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    Re: US Open

    The greens look like a very unpleasant combination of fast with lots of break. Not good with the wind blowing like it is.

    At least with this weather at the open, the greens are slower and a bit easier to handle.

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    Re: US Open

    It's only set up like this one week of the year and personally I'm really enjoying the break from the usual target golf you get over in America.

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    Re: US Open

    Big fan here too.


    Rory hit it in the junk because he hit it 120feet in the air with the driver with the wind off the left.

    It was cool to see Phil it only 22feet in the air with a driving iron on the next hole.
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    Re: US Open

    I'm at work so can't see tv pictures. What I am seeing on the BBC website this is almost links like. Is that a fair description?
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    Re: US Open

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tyrion View Post
    I'm at work so can't see tv pictures. What I am seeing on the BBC website this is almost links like. Is that a fair description?
    You can watch it online @usopen.com.

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    Re: US Open

    I have no problem with a course being set up or playing tough, provided it's also fair. Too often though the USGA get it so wrong, with it being set up tough and them not taking into account wind etc, particularly with the greens.

    But it does make compulsive viewing at first......and then gets boring.

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