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Officials plan for strong winds in U.S. Open first round

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Andrew Both SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. - A forecast of strong winds has prompted officials to change several planned hole locations for the U.S. Open first round on Thursday, something that should minimize the chances of a repeat of the Shinnecock Hills fiasco of 2004. With a westerly breeze gusting
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USGA's Mike Davis hints at tougher pins this weekend at Shinnecock Hills

USGA's Mike Davis hints at tougher pins this weekend at Shinnecock Hills

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

While the 2018 U.S. Open will mark the fifth time the event is being played at Shinnecock Hills, it will have a different look than in the previous four.Mike Davis, executive director of the USGA, noted that many of the pin locations used through the week will be in places that would have been off the green when Shinnecock hosted the 1986, 1995, and 2004 U.S. Opens. That's interesting.Only a small group of the players in the 2018 U.S. Open were in the field in 2004. Even a smaller group was in it in 1995. But if the course redesigns have been that significant, the experience advantage...
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Rickie Fowler is fully engaged in quest for his first major title as U.S. Open begins Thursday

7 monthes ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

This place had no special significance to Rickie Fowler until last week. That's when the world's seventh-ranked golfer got engaged on Southampton Beach, a short distance from Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, which will play host to the U.S. Open this week. “Well, nothing against the area,” Fowler said...
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At U.S. Open, 19th-century Shinnecock Hills takes on realities of 21st century

7 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

One of the country's oldest courses looks to challenge modern golf's greatest players.
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Putting it together: Tiger needs to improve in key facets to compete at U.S. Open

Putting it together: Tiger needs to improve in key facets to compete at U.S. Open

7 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Tiger Woods arrives at this week's U.S. Open 10 years removed from his last major championship. In order to get over the lost decade, the 42-year-old will have to go out and find something in his game to help him contend - especially off the tee and around the greens at the demanding Shinnecock Hills. Although he sits 12th on Tour in clubhead speed (which remains impressive for someone who had their back fused together by surgeons just over a year ago) and 26th in driving distance, he is 182nd in driving accuracy - essentially dead last. His iron play has been precise and efficient, as he...
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Defending champ Brooks Koepka details his injury hell

Defending champ Brooks Koepka details his injury hell

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

It's not often that the U.S. Open has such an unheralded defending champion. But Brooks Koepka has strolled into Shinnecock Hills this week pretty well under the radar, a wrist injury limiting his starts in the year since he won at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. “I mean, you go from playing some of the best...
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2018 U.S. Open TV schedule, golf coverage, channel, live stream, watch online, times

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

How to watch every single moment of the 2018 U.S. Open on TV or streaming live online
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2018 U.S. Open tee times, pairings: Complete field set for Thursday's Round 1

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

All the tee times and pairings for the first two rounds for the 118th U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
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Tiger Woods' yacht emerges as celebrity during U.S. Open week in New York

Tiger Woods' yacht emerges as celebrity during U.S. Open week in New York

7 monthes ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

The yacht club is about a 15-mile drive from Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, where Woods will be trying to win his first major championship in a decade.
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How Tom Brady Could Help Rickie Fowler Win 2018 U.S. Open Championship

7 monthes ago   |   By NESN

Rickie Fowler heads into the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southhampton, N.Y., as one of the trendy picks to take home the year's second major. If Fowler does hoist the U.S. Open trophy Sunday to claim his first career major, he might be thanking Tom Brady after he walks off the 18th green.
Yes, you read that right.
The New England Patriots quarterback played a practice round with Fowler on Tuesday at Friar's Head, along with Fowler's caddie Joe Skovron and investment banker Jimmy Dunne. And Fowler was impressed with how Brady operates on the greens.
“I'll tell you what...
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Everything you need to know about the first round of the 2018 U.S. Open

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

From Americans, holding all four majors, to the odds of the favorite actually winning, to whether Shinnecock Hills will hold up, the drama is there for this U.S. Open.
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Is this the week Rickie Fowler breaks through in a major?

Is this the week Rickie Fowler breaks through in a major?

7 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Rickie Fowler knows he can win major championships; is this the week, at the US Open?
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Fowler tees up with Tom Brady ahead of U.S. Open

7 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Rickie Fowler couldn't have found a better athlete than Tom Brady to play a round of golf with two days before the U.S. Open. After all, Brady owns five Super Bowl rings and three NFL MVP awards. Who better to have around as Fowler seeks his first major championship? Fowler, Brady, Phil Mickelson and a few others played a round at nearby Friar's Head on Tuesday. Fowler learned something about the quarterback: He can putt. Fowler says, ''If I can take that into this week, that's one that can help me.'' He stressed the importance of relaxation heading into the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills...
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Is this the week Rickie Fowler breaks through in a major?

7 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. Rickie Fowler knows he can win major championships. He says everyone in golf knows that. So, Rickie, how about this week in the U.S. Open?
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U.S. Open 2018: Justin Rose feeling 'mentally fresh' at Shinnecock

U.S. Open 2018: Justin Rose feeling 'mentally fresh' at Shinnecock

7 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Former champion Justin Rose feels confident and mentally ready for another tilt at the U.S. Open title at Shinnecock Hills this week.
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Fowler audibles to practice round with QB Brady

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Rickie Fowler, who's tied for third best odds to win this week's U.S. Open, played a practice round with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
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U.S. Open odds 2018: Surprising picks from projection model that called the Masters

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

SportsLine simulated the 2018 U.S. Open 10,000 times and came up with some surprising picks
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U.S. Open 2018: Rickie Fowler's game, love life in right place for first major victory

U.S. Open 2018: Rickie Fowler's game, love life in right place for first major victory

7 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Ahead of Fowler this weekend is another chance to capture his first major victory.
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Rickie Fowler prepares for U.S. Open with Tom Brady

Rickie Fowler prepares for U.S. Open with Tom Brady

7 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Fowler tees it up with Brady for friendly round at nearby course ahead of U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.
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