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A USGA Hole Half Full

PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA | Having survived the slings and arrows of the anchored putting debate, waded through the unfortunate timing of a bombshell television announcement, produced a cramped and muddy but successful return of the U.S. Open to Merion and sidestepped a potential insurrection last year, the USGA could use…

USGA's Davis To Address U.S. Open Questions

The questions started the moment the announcement was made. Within seconds of the USGA unveiling its 2014 experiment with the men’s and women’s U.S. Opens rolling back-to-back at the same golf course, hands went up and queries flew about course conditions, logistics, practice, lodging, access and promotion. At the time,…

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Bold Pinehurst No. 2 Facelift Produces A Beauty

PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA | One evening last week, Mike Davis and Ben Crenshaw sat side by side on a couch inside the grand Carolina Hotel looking at individual diagrams of each hole at Pinehurst No. 2 printed inside the program for the 1936 PGA Championship that was staged there. Having…