Before we give Brooks Koepka his due for winning his first major title, a few words about Erin Hills: birdie, birdie, birdie. The course was so defenseless and had such little bite that it gave out red numbers the way Oprah Winfrey gives out cars: “YOU get a birdie and YOU get a birdie and YOU get birdie …”
It’s hard to see what made the USGA think this was a U.S. Open-caliber track. The fairways were as wide as John Daly, the greens were the size of Beef Johnston. The much-discussed fescue was as thick as a receding hairline. Even the supposedly diabolical sand traps were like a day at the beach.
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