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    Re: US Open

    Mcilroy and Spieth +6 and +5 after 5 holes, and so the bloodbath begins. Not able to watch at the moment due to work, but looking at the scoring so far, feels like this will be another horror show for our fave players.

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    There are complaints on here all the time of pros spraying it about and making birdies from the rough.

    Once a year over there the USGA stick it to them and present a different challenge. This time its a firm windy links style course with brutal rough. Brilliant.
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    I'm enjoying it here. It's good to see the players having to battle to put a score together. It's just that the featured group are not playing great golf at the moment. There are players out on the course under par and even, so its not like its not score-able.

    No matter what the USGA do there always going to be people that don't like it. Make it fairer, its too easy and not what the US open should be. Make it tougher and its to hard I don't like seeing the pro's playing poor golf.

    Rory mentioned in the press conference that he was going to play smarter off the tee, put him self in position and he just hasn't done that yet. That's why hes struggling.
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    Re: US Open

    Quote Originally Posted by garyinderry View Post
    There are complaints on here all the time of pros spraying it about and making birdies from the rough.

    Once a year over there the USGA stick it to them and present a different challenge. This time its a firm windy links style course with brutal rough. Brilliant.
    Balance - don’t want a birdie fest but also don’t want a complete mess that we are seeing , I have no doubt that good shots will get punished

    It’s gone the wrong way totally - need to find the middle ground and balance

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    Wind is supposed to pick up this afternoon , and the greens will get firmer.........
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    Re: US Open

    Poulter at -2 thru 7, joint leader.

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    rory +6 thru 7 with a birdie. Wow. Its like watching me!
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    Re: US Open

    Quote Originally Posted by garyinderry View Post
    There are complaints on here all the time of pros spraying it about and making birdies from the rough.

    Once a year over there the USGA stick it to them and present a different challenge. This time its a firm windy links style course with brutal rough. Brilliant.
    I'm all for that, but they've gone from one extreme to the other.
    Tiger's out later when it's supposed to be even harder.
    I hope his twist face is working....
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    Re: US Open

    Quote Originally Posted by need_my_wedge View Post
    Mcilroy and Spieth +6 and +5 after 5 holes, and so the bloodbath begins. Not able to watch at the moment due to work, but looking at the scoring so far, feels like this will be another horror show for our fave players.
    Spieth will probably come back to finish top ten on the final day. He always does. Rory, not so much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Imurg View Post
    I'm all for that, but they've gone from one extreme to the other.
    Tiger's out later when it's supposed to be even harder.
    I hope his twist face is working....
    I'm expecting Tiger & DJ to mostly hit driving irons off the tee to keep it in play - make it a 2nd shot course

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