The Golf Game Roller Coaster

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Any golfer who plays more than once in awhile understands that there are times in their game where things just do not make sense. Everything will be going along just fine then ‘BAM’ nothing works. Like some of the players at the US Open (Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott to name a few) I am playing like I own the course, then an anvil drops on my head.

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2019 US Open – Moving Day

Is it Gary Woodlands tournament to lose or win. He seems to be on cruise control and heads into Sunday with a one stroke lead. He is definitely not someone I would have selected as a potential US Open winner. Regardless, there he is and the rest of the field will need to step up their game to surpass him.

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2019 US Open – Day 2

Well there were not many movers on day 2 at Pebble Beach; that is except to Gary Woodland. He played a solid 5 under par. The rest of the top of the leaderboard shot between 1 and 3 under. This was expected and I think the scores will be even higher on moving day as the course becomes drier and harder. I guess this what we should have expected from the second day of the US Open; tougher and windier conditions.

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2019 US Open – Day One

Today’s play at Pebble Beach was a surprise. There were many flash in the pan players and some solid performances. The soft greens was a blessing as most players were able to navigate out of the long rough to leave themselves with very reasonable par putts. With three players tied at minus five, it is still way too early to predict any winner. According to the forecast, the wind is not going to blow all weekend; this news softens the bite of Pebble Beach. I wonder what the USGA is going to do to account for softer conditions and favourable weather?

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