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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/2020/09/Pinehurst1la.jpgUSGA Announces Pinehurst as First U.S. Open Anchor Site, Future U.S Open Venues

USGA Announces Pinehurst as First U.S. Open Anchor Site, Future U.S Open Venues

The USGA just announced that fabled Pinehurst in North Carolina will become the first “U.S. Open Anchor Site” and host the 2029, 2035, 2041 and 2047 U.S. Opens, in addition…

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2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot to be Held Without Spectators

This news broke just as we were prepping for the PGA Championship, and it was expected once the PGA of America announced the same thing. The USGA announced that there…

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U.S. Open Rewind – Father’s Day 2015 Jordan Spieth Wins at Chambers Bay

[Author’s Note: Continuing our rewind series, we celebrate Father’s Day with the letter from me to my Dad on Father’s day at the end of the tournament.] SPEECHLESS IN SEATTLE…

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U.S. Open Rewind – Pebble Beach Golf Links

[Author’s Note: This article is from last year’s Open coverage, but traces the history of Opens at Pebble from 1972, its first. Enjoy!] DEL MONTE FOREST, CA – Take a…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/furgol-wins.jpgU.S. Open Week Rewind:  1954 Club Pro Ed Furgol Wins at Baltusrol

U.S. Open Week Rewind: 1954 Club Pro Ed Furgol Wins at Baltusrol

For today’s U.S. Opern re-write, we celebrate unheralded, but definitely worthy winner Ed Furgol, the club pro who shocked the world winning the U.S. Open at Baltusrol in 1954. And…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/phil.jpgU.S. Open Week Rewind: 2006 at Winged Foot

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…


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