http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/21768005_10159356018235704_1017520533352664261_n.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/21768005_10159356018235704_1017520533352664261_n.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/21768005_10159356018235704_1017520533352664261_n.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/21768005_10159356018235704_1017520533352664261_n.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/21768005_10159356018235704_1017520533352664261_n.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/21768005_10159356018235704_1017520533352664261_n.jpgClosing Arguments – The Greatest 18th Holes in Golf

Closing Arguments – The Greatest 18th Holes in Golf

What makes a truly great 18th hole? Easy: It must be a summation of all that came before. The most iconic courses in the world finish with the grandest of…

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Bryson DeChambeau’s Brilliant 67 Wins 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot

It’s its 97-year history, and over the course of six U.S. Opens, this is the only time you can’t say “Winged Foot won this Open.” 27-year old Bryson DeChambeau claimed…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/woods2.jpgWinged Foot Bites Back – Woods, Five Other Former Champs Miss U.S. Open Cut

Winged Foot Bites Back – Woods, Five Other Former Champs Miss U.S. Open Cut

Tiger Woods was among seven former U.S. Open champions to miss the cut at the 2020 U.S. Open. In clear but windy conditions at Winged Foot Golf Club’s West course,…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/bryson.jpgJustin Thomas Stumbles, Patrick Reed Leads Halfway Through the 2020 U.S. Open

Justin Thomas Stumbles, Patrick Reed Leads Halfway Through the 2020 U.S. Open

On a cool, windy day, Winged Foot turned the tables on the 2020 U.S. Open field, playing almost three strokes harder than Thursday’s opening round that saw record red numbers…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/woods.jpgWinged Foot’s 18th Strikes Again, Tiger Woods Victimized

Winged Foot’s 18th Strikes Again, Tiger Woods Victimized

On a day when a soft Winged Foot surrendered its lowest scores ever in a U.S. Open, Tiger Woods let his round slip away late, culminating with a ghastly double…

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Anchors Away! An Open Letter with Suggestions for USGA Anchor Sites

The recent news that the USGA has selected Pinehurst No. 2 as its first anchor site for future U.S. Opens and a new museum was met with widespread joy and…

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The Insider’s Guide to Winged Foot for the 2020 U.S. Open

This week mighty, venerable Winged Foot Golf Club hosts its sixth U.S. Open, 13th USGA event, and seventh major championship, (it hosted the 1997 PGA). The par-70 layout will play…

Rough Justice – Winged Foot’s Other Hazard is Just as Deadly as the Bunkers

Rough Justice – Winged Foot’s Other Hazard is Just as Deadly as the Bunkers

For everyone who relishes U.S. Open week for its sheer bloodthirstiness, welcome to Winged Foot West. It just became your new favorite course. Like will-o-the-wisps feeding off the agonizing cries…

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U.S. Open Week Rewind: 2006 at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, NY – We were all writing our leads in the media center, and then Winged Foot went from phestival to phuneral in phorty minutes.. Everyone in Mamaroneck – from…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/5-1.jpgGolfTripX Runs my Omni Mount Washington Article

GolfTripX Runs my Omni Mount Washington Article

Great job by Ryan, Darin, Mitch, and the rest of the gang over at GNN and GolfTripX on my New Hampshire adventures in the White Mountains. Omni Mount Washington was…

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Golf Course Trades Runs my Shackamaxon Article

Once again, the good folks at Golf Course Trades have done a spectacular job spiffing up one of my pieces. This time it’s Chris Schiavone and Stephen Kay’s restoration of…

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Golf Course Trades Runs my Winged Foot Piece

Yankee Stadsium of Golf or Graveyard of Champions? Winged Foot is both. Golf Course Trades has my story about Winged Foot’s restoration and head superintendent Steve Rabideau. From the article:…

One and Done? More One-hit Wonders win at PGA Championship Than Other Majors

One and Done? More One-hit Wonders win at PGA Championship Than Other Majors

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – As night falls at Baltusrol and the forest-draped mountain is shrouded by low clouds, the waning crescent moon shines feebly in the overcast sky. Finally, the promised…

Stop the Madness! How to Keep Tour Pros From Shooting 20-under and Endless 63s at Majors

Stop the Madness! How to Keep Tour Pros From Shooting 20-under and Endless 63s at Majors

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Right on cue, Baltusrol did what it always does at major golf championships – surrender a record low score. Sometimes it’s an immortal that does it –…

The Best PGA Championship Venues for any Occasion

The Best PGA Championship Venues for any Occasion

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – When the tempest breaks at a major championship, it tends to do so with Olympian fury. A bar sinister moves across the sky with a rapidity that…


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