US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Professor View Post
    I might have rushed to judgement on this course too fast. At first glance when the Golf Channel was going over some of the quirks and so forth I was afraid it would be another Chambers Bay, which imo was awful.
    I think the biggest problem with Chambers Bay was the color of the course. If the greens and fairways were green I think everyone would have a much better perception of Chambers. The course actually was in great shape at Chambers it just didn't look like it after they tried so hard to firm it up.
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    I think the US Open needs to go to a Rota like the British does.

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    Justin Thomas with an amazing -9 for 3rd round.

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    So much for being a brutal course. Keep it in the wide fairways and get the ball under the hole with your approach.

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    Boring! Give me my United States Open back!

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    1895-2016: 6 players made it to -10 or better.

    2017 after 3 rounds: 5 guys at -10 or better.

    This is a joke USGA.

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    Pretty sure it's tough for the USGA to control the weather/wind.

    Call me crazy but I'm enjoying watching guys get rewarded for hitting good shots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    I think the US Open needs to go to a Rota like the British does.
    I like seeing new coursed mixed in, although I think Erin Hills was too soon after Chambers Bay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    I like seeing new coursed mixed in, although I think Erin Hills was too soon after Chambers Bay.
    I don't. I would be fine with seeing just Pebble, Bethpage, Merion, Oakmont, Torrey, Shinnecock, and Winged Foot. That's enough variety where you don't get bored seeing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    I don't. I would be fine with seeing just Pebble, Bethpage, Merion, Oakmont, Torrey, Shinnecock, and Winged Foot. That's enough variety where you don't get bored seeing it.
    If there was a strict rotation, you probably wouldn't have seen Bethpage host an Open. I think adding a new course once every 7 or 8 years keeps things fresh and allows us to see different types of courses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    If there was a strict rotation, you probably wouldn't have seen Bethpage host an Open. I think adding a new course once every 7 or 8 years keeps things fresh and allows us to see different types of courses.
    Fair enough, but I'm just not sure I want to see another Erin Hills. I want to see these guys challenged.

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    Somehow I forgot Pinehurst No 2 from my rota list.

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    I've told anybody and everybody that this would be Koepka's breakout year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcpapa View Post
    I've told anybody and everybody that this would be Koepka's breakout year.
    Besides being a great golfer, he's strong as an ox. His physique looks like it's been chiseled out of granite.
    I can't imagine how anyone can hit a 9 iron 185 yards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Professor View Post
    Besides being a great golfer, he's strong as an ox. His physique looks like it's been chiseled out of granite.
    I can't imagine how anyone can hit a 9 iron 185 yards.
    I think they said on the telecast that he's kind of a Dustin Johnson clone.

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