Rory McIlroy had a two-shot penalty rescinded at The Northern Trust after it was determined he had not intended to improve his lie in a bunker.
It’s got so bad it’s expected now. The only question is, how exactly will the USGA muck up the US Open this year?
Rory McIlroy maintains he is not just using his debut at the RBC Canadian Open as preparation for an assault on the US Open title at Pebble Beach.
Rory McIlroy believes the USGA should be given a chance to “redeem themselves” when staging the US Open at Pebble Beach but warned that more issues could cause further player unrest.
Dunhill Links: No US infighting, says Brooks Koepka, but US Open champion’s “messed up” after Paris incident
Brooks Koepka mused at what it would be like if “one of my best friends” Dustin Johnson and he did actually come to blows - “15, rounds, rough and rowdy” - but denied that any such thing had happened either prior or in the aftermath of the Ryder Cup.
The Open has lost the number one and two in the world at the half-way stage.
Carnoustie by and large produces quality champions, but they’re not always the most obvious.
The USGA have gone back to what they know. Not surprisingly with the dark blue blazers, there are decidedly mixed feelings about this.
The “line in the sand” on distance hitting in golf has been crossed, and new data will show that the issue has to be addressed by all golf’s stakeholders, said R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers.
As fanfares to start a season go, it wasn’t exactly the most encouraging.