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zog
19 Jun 17 17:38
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Not for me.Big wide fairways for the smashers.
Target golf.Low scores.boring.

I much prefer seeing players work hard on most holes for par.
If this is the way future US opens are going to be i'll not be staying up.
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Report NORTH BERWICK June 19, 2017 6:57 PM BST
I agree. My favourite tournament, watching great players grinding out pars on a tough awesome course. Something like 2 under being a great score. What were they thinking ?
Report DickTurpin June 19, 2017 7:03 PM BST
Horrible US of A open - boring.....................and i'd backed Harman pre-tourney.............
Report mr meagi June 19, 2017 7:14 PM BST
I am going to 'buck the trend' here and say that I really enjoyed the whole thing.

The course was beautiful, the coverage was 'something new' and the result was 'up for grabs' right up until the last 9 holes.

This course will never play 'easier' as the weather was untypical of the area. You cannot make a golf course for 1 day's play a year.

The fescue was ridiculous and an error highlighted by Na. They had unusually high rainfall in that area and the watering of the fairways falling on the nearby fescue had made it grow 'feral' and unplayable in a few isolated areas. Normally this stuff would be 'wispy' and fun. They took the Na hint and cut. Why did the top 6/7 miss the cut.? This course was not easy. It was brilliant and a memorable feast of golfing skill by Koepka. Doctor's differ and patients die.Love
Report mr meagi June 19, 2017 7:24 PM BST
Where are you getting 'easy' from lads/lassies?

31 of field under par.
7 in double digit numbers


Final Rd Scores...Fitzpatrick76,   Thomas75,    Kaymer75, and finally Henley79   .........ask Casey and Haotong Li if this course was easy or boring...

'Most mortal golfers would not get around this place with a compass.'

This begs the question.........What do you want?
Report jedi sophie June 20, 2017 2:50 PM BST
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Report charwell. June 20, 2017 9:03 PM BST
It was sh1t.

Could have been great if they narrowed the fairways 20 yards.
Report hitmanhearn June 20, 2017 9:32 PM BST
If this course represented a Premier league team it would be West Brom.
Report england_v_south_afri June 20, 2017 9:37 PM BST
Winning score of -16 says it all.

To easy for a US Open.
Report par June 20, 2017 9:48 PM BST
It was a great US PGA,
Report Hank Hill June 20, 2017 10:54 PM BST
Not really. Far too many players under par for a US Open. As par says would be fine to host PGA.
Report kincsem June 23, 2017 1:44 AM BST
It reminded me of a driving range.
Plenty of room for your drives.
Report bigH June 23, 2017 10:46 PM BST
I missed the tension that comes with knowing your next shot could be a potential card wrecker
Report bobweenit June 24, 2017 6:54 PM BST
wasnt the best spectacle thats 4 sure but the boys at the top played well to tame it
Report Total Bosman June 24, 2017 7:36 PM BST
When Travelers plays tougher than the US Open something's gone a bit wrong.
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