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It’s easy to poke fun at the old guard USGA and their stodgy ways. But every now and then some stodginess would do wonders for the American spirit. Take the group of loudmouths sandwiched together during our pandemic in New Rochelle-adjacent COVID-19 hotspot. They’re not wearing masks but screaming their brains out and to cap off this coronavirus s
Tiger Woods missed the cut at the U.S. Open for just the fourth time in his career following a second-round 7-over 77 in which he hit just five fairways.Original link
Tiger Woods had an ugly second round at Winged Foot and missed the cut at the U.S. Open. Here is how it went down.Original link
Phil Mickelson's quest to complete a career Grand Slam will fall short yet again as he'll miss the cut after shooting a 74 at the U.S. Open on Friday The question is whether Mickelson will get another shot next year when the U.S. Open is at Torrey Pines.Original link
Bryson DeChambeau shot a 2-under-par 68 -- the lowest round of the Friday morning wave -- that gave him the clubhouse lead at the 120th U.S. Open at 137, 3 under par.Original link
Let’s take a look at what equipment exciting young talent Viktor Hovland is carrying in his golf bag. The 23-year-old has already won on the PGA Tour, at the Puerto Rico Open in February in only his 17th start. The Norwegian signed a contract with Ping in June 2019 ahead of his professional debut at the Travellers Championship, but had already been
Supporters will be allowed to attend a European Tour event for the first time since the resumption of golf after the coronavirus outbreak at the Scottish Open next month.Original link
The biggest knock on artificial putting greens is that they don’t roll like real putting greens. BirdieBall believes it’s cracked the code. Using a proprietary foam material, it claimed status as MyGolfSpy’s  “Best Putting Mat 2020.” Given the state of the world and trending consumer behavior, putting mats might become more popular than the 1990s “
Spornia Golf Net – Key Takeaways The Spornia Golf Net is MyGolfSpy’s Best Golf Practice Net runner-up for 2020.Spornia is a father-son company and has been making pop-up nets since the late ’90s.Spornia turned its back on lucrative OEM business to maintain high quality and focus on its own brand. I’m willing to bet my entire collection of Jan Steph
Oh I jest. At least about the horrors of red numbers. Because you have to step back. Savor the absurdity of 600 or so rich folks investing so much passion into protecting par, as if they will add height or portfolio heft. Even after all these years. Par matters to the folks of means. But I’m going to predict here and now: the folks at Winged Foot w
As predicted some time ago, the inclusion of Peacock as part of NBC’s streaming strategy might upset U.S. Open fans. This, even though the app was free and shockingly, completely free of ads during its round one debut on Comcast’s big foray into streaming. Todd Kelly reports on the viewer issues with Peacock, which picked up the last and first two
Brendan Quinn at The Athletic dropped a doozy of a feature that I’ll return to next week when Golf Channel’s U.S. Open coverage is over. But among the many exclusive details: NBC (and therefore Comcast)’s dismantling of Golf Channel: the stunning end of the channel’s reliable, award-winning golf website, Quinn writes: Golfchannel.c
Coffee for wellness, 19 clubs, 2 launch monitors, last minute driver adjustment...US Open Thursday for Phil. — Geoff Shackelford (@GeoffShac) September 17, 2020 Not sure if you’ve heard, but to recap: Phil Mickelson did not finish well the last time Winged Foot hosted the U.S. Open, New Yorkers are just amazing in every w
Tiger has some work to do. So does Dustin Johnson. But Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy and even Lee Westwood are in good shape. Here are the key storylines heading into Round 2 of the U.S. Open.Original link
Justin Thomas (65) was one of 21 players to shoot under par Thursday at Winged Foot. The result: a 1-shot U.S. Open lead over Patrick Reed, Thomas Pieters and Matthew Wolff.Original link
Phil Mickelson's 79 at Thursday's U.S. Open was tied for his worst opening round in any major in his career. He's in second-to-last place at Winged Foot.Original link