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WATCH: How Fast Are Oakmont’s Greens? This Fast

Rickie Fowler’s prolific snapchat account is always entertaining and insightful, but one of his latest snaps is downright scary. Watch as this putt slowly inches its way toward the hole only to continue flying past like it is skating on ice.

USGA Executive Director Mike Davis says that the U.S. Open setup will provide greens that are 14 to 14.5 on the Stimpmeter, which is significantly faster than the PGA Tour average of 10 to 11. Many are predicting a massacre of a tournament where the winning score could be well over-par. If the greens are this fast, we aren’t going to challenge those assessments.


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