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Broccoli And Cauliflower Greens And Wal-Mart Gift Cards At Chambers Bay

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 June 2015 16:53 Saturday, 20 June 2015 16:26

by Alfie Lau

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On a day when Camilo Villegas and Chris Kirk both shot 80 to fall to the bottom of the leaderboard, it’s vegetables that are all the rage at the U.S. Open.
 
After Friday’s round, Swede Henrik Stenson said of the greens at Chambers Bay, “It's pretty much like putting on broccoli.” Guess that explains how he shot 74 to fall from co-leader to also-ran.
 
On Saturday, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy shot an even-par round of 70, spinning his wheels and staying at (+4), which led him to add a different perspective to Stenson’s comments.

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Chambers Bay A Walk For The Ages

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 June 2015 11:21 Saturday, 20 June 2015 10:56

by Alfie Lau
 

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It’s the U.S. Open unlike any other.
 
Walking paths going up, down, along and around sand dunes are what spectators have faced all week and it’s so tough that caddies have estimated their walks, inside the ropes, coming in at 8 miles per round.

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Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth Lead U.S. Open At Midway Point, Dustin Johnson And Branden Grace One Shot Back

Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 22:50 Friday, 19 June 2015 22:13

by Alfie Lau
 

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On a day when first-round co-leaders Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson fell back to earth, two of golf’s 'Young Guns' seized the second-round lead at the U.S. Open.
 
Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth now lead at Chambers Bay with a (-5) score of 135. Reed, who started the day one stroke out of the lead, had a roller coaster round of 5 birdies, 6 bogeys and an eagle at the 284-yard par-4 12th for his second-round 69.
 
Reed made his move with four birdies in his first 11 holes and looked set to be the sole leader after a birdie on the 16th hole had him at (-6).
 
But a bogey on the 18th brought Reed back into a tie with Spieth and sets up a marquee final pairing on Saturday.

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Top Five Images For 2015 U.S. Open At Chambers Bay: Thursday

Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 18:11 Friday, 19 June 2015 16:55

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The 2015 Men's U.S. Open is being played in the Pacific Northwest for the first time. 

The host course is the Bobby Jone's designed Chambers Bay just south of Seattle on the shores of Puget Sound.

With freight trains rolling by and long fescue grasses waving in the breeze the links-style layout definitely has a British Open feel to it.

With that comes a number of very unique sights, especially for this region. We present to you here a few of our choices for most interesing images from the 2015 U.S. Open.

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The End Of The Tiger Era – Again

Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 13:01 Friday, 19 June 2015 12:34

by Alfie Lau
 

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The epitaph has been written several times this year already.
 
It came after an 82 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open and the subsequent missed cut.
 
It came a week later when after only 11 holes, a WD and a hurried rush to the parking lot, where an impromptu press conference was held only because his car was blocked by camera stands and reporters.
 
It came two weeks ago when he shot 85 at The Memorial in the third round, a score not even a 14-handicapper would take.
 
And now, we come here to praise and to bury the great golf career that spawned 14 Major titles for Tiger Woods.

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