A grounds crew worker places the pin on the seventh green at Shinnecock Hills last year. Open was played at Shinnecock – it nearly backfired.
The USGA likes to make tough courses even worse to provide a test for golfers. Marcus Hayes is a sports columnist for the Daily News and Inquirer.
Dustin Johnson’s botched birdie putt on the bumpy green at No.
18 at Chambers Bay disgraced that fine new course in its major championship debut in 2015.
One thing is clear though, he's a family man now and he spends a lot of time with his wife and step-kids.
Davis frantically watched the disaster unfold greenside, walkie-talkie in hand. “Frankly, ladies and gentlemen, what really happened then was just a lack of water,” he said Monday, but that wasn’t a complete explanation.Hired more than 20 years ago as a features writer, he has since covered the Eagles, Phillies, and Sixers beats as well as Big Five basketball, college football, golf, and the Olympics.Shinnecock Hills hosted one of the most embarrassing weekends in U. Open history when the tournament was last held here, in 2004.Bianca has blasted her former beau again, after pictures of him emerged taking out her lookalike for Valentine's Day.CJ was spotted smooching Irish model Shannen Reilly Mc Grath on a date in London.