Phil Mickelson freestyles hole 13 of US Open Championship

Fleetwood hopes to remain in contention over the weekend

Fleetwood hopes to remain in contention over the weekend

Then there's the saga of Phil Mickelson, still seeking his first U.S. Open title at age 48. "How can this team keep doing this without consequences".

Andrew Johnson, who was paired with Mickelson, was stunned by the incident, and broke into laughter, prompting Mickelson to also grin as the pair walked off the green.

"His girlfriend, Becky Edwards, an all-American soccer player at Florida State", Buck said as a woman ran up to the new Major champion, greeting him with a kiss. Davis said the course had gotten too tough.

"Frankly, we just missed it with the wind". He's in the field for the two remaining majors of 2018, the British Open at Carnoustie in Scotland in July and the PGA Championship at Bellerive in St. Louis in August. George Von Elm, a West High School alumnus like Finau, lost in a playoff in the 1931 U.S. Open at Inverness in Ohio.

In 2014 the Open was played on a Pinehurst No. 2 course that had undergone a peculiar renovation in which most of the rough was removed and a "crop scientist" replanted indigenous growth. Yes, with mistakes I made, some of this could have been avoided. The last player to do it was Curtis Strange in 1989.

The USGA pledged to ease off the severe conditions at Shinnecock Hills. The USGA conceded the course was over the top and pledged to get it right for the final round. His four bogeys on the front nine included three in a row at six, seven and eight. Koepka and Johnson, close friends, will play in the penultimate group. Fortunately, he was able to focus, and win.

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We have been through an exceptional period and now we are going through this tough period. Whether you're winning or losing, you're always under pressure.


Shinnecock Hills is one of the toughest challenges in golf. It was heavily criticized as too soft and wide, and yielded record low scores. "Whether I do or not at the end of today, I'm really happy with where I'm at, and have an opportunity to play well [Sunday] and post a good U.S. Open".

"In preparation for [Sunday's] forecasted dry and windy conditions and to maintain a challenging yet fair U.S. Open test, we applied appropriate levels of water to all putting greens last night and this morning for turf health and firmness", the USGA said in a statement. So let's say that's possible again.

'I suppose if I had the chance to go back I'd hit the putt a bit harder, because I knew what it was for in terms of history, ' said Fleetwood.

"It was a tale of two different golf courses today", he said. It is pretty much gone. "Greens were unplayable, with unnecessary pin positions". We are going to make up for it.

And that was before anyone had teed off on Sunday. "A pity they managed to destroy a attractive golf course".

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