18 Jun '17, 2am

#SPORT #OPEN Memo to the USGA: It's time to put US Open back in this US Open

#SPORT #OPEN Memo to the USGA: It's time to put US Open back in this US Open

ERIN, Wis. — What an Open. Record-breaking scores, fairways the width of football fields, adjectives like "fair," "scoreable," even "easy" rolling off players' tongues. It's been a blast. Truly. But it's time to get serious, USGA. It's time to get mean. It's time to inflict some pain. Lest you've forgotten, this is the U.S. freakin' Open, the so-called ultimate test. The Open should be the LSATs, MCATs and Mensa exam all rolled into one. It should make the Barkley Marathons look like a family fun run. It should make grown men weep for their mommies. So far this 117th Open has felt more like a third-grade spelling bee in which every little Tom, Dick and Sally goes home with a ribbon. Thirty-nine rounds under par, 18 scores in the 60s, a record-breaking 63 -- no, not through three rounds, in the third round alone . More like "the Milwaukee Open," Johnny Miller woofed. Tour &...

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