Jun 13th, 2016
The US Open at Oakmont is going to be really hard!
We've got the video evidence!!!
Words: Daniel Owen
The US Open at Oakmont this week is going to be super hard. We already know this, the whole world has ben telling us for weeks. Oakmont is a tricky course at the best of time, but set up for the US Open? It's a whole new level. But until I saw these videos, I didn't really believe it. More fool me. From Justin Thomas, to Rickie Fowler, we've found the best videos shot by the players that highlight just how difficult this week will be.
Byeong Hun An
Ben to his mates, An has proved himself to be a world class player over the last 12 months. And while this bunker shot is excellent, it shows just how tough it's going to be at Oakmont.
Kieffer qualified for the US Open by holing a bunker shot during a sudden death play off at Walton Heath. Pretty clutch if you ask us. This video shows just how quick the greens are going to be this week.
Unfairly known mainly for being one of Rickie and Jordan's gang on tour, Justin Thomas has been playing well lately. This video of him dropping a ball into the Oakmont rough shows just how tough it's going to be for anyone this week, god forbid they miss a fairway!
Known for being one for the slowest players on tour, taking your time might be the best option round Oakmont as it sets out to ruin your score card. This video highlights two things for us. First it can be really windy. That's not going to help scores. Secondly there's a 288 yard par three. Now that is just ridiculous.
Is this going to be his week? We thought the Masters was so what do we know. Here Rickie shows off again, just how slick the greens are going to be. If it turns into a putting contest his week, don't be surprised to see Jordan Spieth and Jason Day battling it out for the win.