Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS forum_topic_icon
"Next To Impossible" - Canadian Rank Has A Rough Start To The US Open
sp_BlogLink Read the original blog post
Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 (0 votes) 
June 14, 2018
6:03 pm
Avatar

Tour Star
Forum Posts: 28
Member Since:
June 14, 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

By Chris Stevenson, Rideau View Golf Insider

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — As NHL referee Garrett Rank made his way up his second-to-last  hole at Shinnecock Hills at the U.S. Open in the first round Thursday, a fan called out, “Go, Garrett.”

Rank, 13-over-par at the time, raised his hand in acknowledgement and the fan added, “Call more slashing on Pittsburgh!”

Oh, there was plenty of slashing Thursday.

From the right rough. From the left rough. From the rough short of the fairway.

It added up to 83, still not the worst score from the morning wave (that belong to rookie English pro Scott Gregory, who had a 92).

“I’m not embarrassed by an 83, but it’s not good,” Rank, who had a smile on his face and his head held high. “If you weren’t playing from the fairway, it was next to impossible. You might as well add one or two more shots to your score on every hole. The wind. The wind didn’t help matters at all.

“You almost have to hit a perfect golf shot every time. Back home if you miss the fairway, you are usually in the rough and you just hit it on the green. If you go out to your…

Forum Timezone: America/Toronto

Most Users Ever Online: 88

Currently Online:
10 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 0

Members: 320

Moderators: 8

Admins: 3

Forum Stats:

Groups: 8

Forums: 30

Topics: 2248

Posts: 4663