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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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Winged Foot, Graveyard of Champions

—Of cruel and mighty Winged Foot now to you I sadly sing And all the lost and broken men who felt her deadly sting Who wander now as shadows in…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/one.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/one.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/one.jpgLake Sunapee Country Club, New Hampshire’s Pin on the American Golf Map

Lake Sunapee Country Club, New Hampshire’s Pin on the American Golf Map

We played Lake Sunapee Country Club for the least scientific of reasons: It was the closest golf course to Mount Sunapee ski resort, which we are reviewing as a companion…

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Golf Course Trades Runs my Winged Foot Preview

Something a little different. As part of my prep for the U.S. Open, I got the rare and wonderful chance to play Winged Foot under tournament conditions. It was all…

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Golf Course Trades Runs my Hollywood Golf Club Article

“A crown jewel of the Travis diadem” – that’s New Jersey’s Hollywood Golf Club. They have recently completed a sparkling restoration. There is just one green left to restore, and…

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Golf Course Trades Runs My Second Tedesco Country Club Article

Once again, a huge thank you to Golf Course Trades, Tedesco Country Club, and Ron Forse. It’s easy to write a great story when you have a terrific subject. Click…

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Sleepy Hollow to Host 2023 USGA Mid-Am, Fenway to Co-host Stroke Play Portion

SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Sleepy Hollow Country Club, in Scarborough, N.Y., as the host site for the 43rd U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. The…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/P6100027.jpgGolf Course Trades Runs my Monterey Peninsula Country Club Story

Golf Course Trades Runs my Monterey Peninsula Country Club Story

Thanks again to Golf Course Trades for making my piece on Monterey Peninsula Country Club sparkle. I love both courses; Strantz’s Shore Course is a masterpiece and a west coast…


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