http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/IMG_9378.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/IMG_9378.jpgGolf Course Trades Runs my Shinnecock Restoration Review in Prep for the 2018 U.S. Open

Golf Course Trades Runs my Shinnecock Restoration Review in Prep for the 2018 U.S. Open

As always, Golf Course Trades did a phenomenal job with my preview for the U.S. Open. Super Jon Jennings leads an all-star cast of supers, meteorologists, and USGA brass in…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/shinny.jpgTerrible Weather Delays Season Opening of 2018 U.S. Open Venue Shinnecock Hills

Terrible Weather Delays Season Opening of 2018 U.S. Open Venue Shinnecock Hills

The awful weather of this never-ending winter continued all across New England, the Mid-Atlantic, and into the Rust Belt and Heartland, crippling travel and causing multiple delays to the start…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/reed-final.jpgThe 2018 Masters – Patrick Reed Won the Green Jacket, but Jordan Spieth won our Hearts

The 2018 Masters – Patrick Reed Won the Green Jacket, but Jordan Spieth won our Hearts

I suppose it’s fitting that on the 30th anniversary of Sandy Lyle donning the Green Jacket that our generation’s heel of a golfer – a person as sour, dour, and…

Golf News Net  Runs my Review of the U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

Golf News Net Runs my Review of the U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

Wow, what a terrific job Ryan Ballengee and the GNN team did publishing my fun look at the various U.S. Open Qualifying sites. Click here for the story. My fave…

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USGA Local Qualifying Sites – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Imagine my surprise when I saw something called “Hombre Golf Club, the Bad and Ugly Courses” listed among the nearly 100 local qualifying sites for the 118th U.S. Open. What…

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Jay’s Plays Radio Show on GNN – Tony Dear Talks U.S. Open

One last U.S. Open redux as Tony Dear, our European Correspondent, came on the sow to talk U.S. Open, Brooks Koepka, and miss the trivia question yet again:):) We’ll be…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/697437322.0.jpgBrooks Koepka Powers to U.S. Open Title at Erin Hills

Brooks Koepka Powers to U.S. Open Title at Erin Hills

TOWN OF ERIN, WI – No less a personage than nine-time major champion Gary Player himself said that, “the long bunker shot is the most difficult shot in golf.” How…

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Father’s Day Letter to Dad From Jay at the 2017 U.S. Open

TOWN OF ERIN, WI – Dear Dad: Happy Father’s Day! Another year, another U.S. Open, (13 now, in a row, and 25 majors overall), another year I get to write…

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Scarin’ Hills! Major Champions Lost in Leader Board Nether-reaches at 2017 U.S. Open

ERIN, WI – Hey! Ron Whitten, Dana Fry, and Mike Hurdzan built this great golf course in Wisconsin. Let’s go and hack at it! That’s not my loudmouth, lunkhead golf…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/fowler-11.jpghttp://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/fowler-11.jpgThe U.S. Open at Erin Hills – Thursday is Just Getting to Know You

The U.S. Open at Erin Hills – Thursday is Just Getting to Know You

ERIN, WI – With a precision that Bernhard Langer would have envied, Rickie Fowler seized the first round lead of the 117th U.S. Open with a dazzling 7-under 65. It…

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Short and Sweet – The Best Par-3s of the U.S. Open

ERIN, WI – The collection of one shot holes at Erin Hills is as strong as we’ve ever seen at any U.S. Open. Both nine and 16 are downright iconic:…

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U.S. Open Golfers: Erin Hills Looks Harder Than it Plays

ERIN, WI – A blood red sunset bathed Erin Hills Golf Course in an eerie witch-light as the sun descended behind an ominous curtain of black clouds. One last feeble…

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Gary D’Amato, Author of the Book on Erin Hills Closes out the Jay’s Plays 2017 U.S. Open Preview

Gary D’Amato of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the author of the definitive book on Erin Hills joined us on the Jay’s Plays Radio Show to finish up our U.S….

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My 2017 U.S. Open Preview for Golf News Net

GNN has just posted my Erin Hills preview for the 2017 U.S. Open. We are at our desk working an hour earlier than our ETA. The rain has stopped and…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/hole_03.jpgFuture U.S. Open Venues, 2018-2026

Future U.S. Open Venues, 2018-2026

2018: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y. 2019: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Carmel, CA 2020: Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y. 2021: Torrey Pines Golf Course (South Course),…


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