September 21, 2020 — Gil Hanse joins us to discuss how the 2020 U.S. Open played out at Winged Foot, his reaction to what Bryson was able to do, how he restored Winged Foot, green firmness, how to test the best […]
September 17, 2020 By: Gil Hanse — What shots at Winged Foot have the ability to make or break a U.S. Open contender’s championship (and maybe his heart in the process)? We asked Gil Hanse to choose his top five. 1. THE THIRD PUTT ON THE 1ST […]
September 15, 2020 By: Andy Johnson — “I wish we played a course like this every week. We’d learn how to putt.” – Jack Nicklaus at the 1974 U.S. Open People often describe the greens at the West Course at Winged […]
September 15, 2020 By: Gil Hanse, with Dylan Dethier — Only a handful of host courses in the United States can match the aura of our national championship. Think Shinnecock. Oakmont. Pebble. Pinehurst No. 2. Like those masterpieces, Winged Foot Golf Club is […]
September 11, 2020 By: Bradley Klein — He hasn’t had a day off since early February and he won’t have one until after the U.S. Open. That’s normally what you get when you lead the course preparations for a U.S. Open, though […]
August 28, 2020 By: Alan Bastable — MAMARONECK, N.Y. — When the U.S. Open returns to Winged Foot Golf Club for a sixth time next month, the eerily quiet scene will, of course, be unlike any Winged Foot Open before it. No rowdy […]
November 13, 2017 By: The Forecaddie – In more than three decades of covering golf, the Forecaddie has never lost his sense of awe at the audacity of architects willing to blow up greens in the process of rebuilding them. A […]
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