Geoff Shackelford Breaks Down US Open Setup
By Kickntrue on 6/16/10
Geoff Shackelford is a golf course architect (as well as being one of the best golf bloggers on the net) and he had a chance to check out Pebble Beach a put together a short video of how the setup will come into play this week. One fun tidbit to entice you to check out the video- Geoff talks about the par 3, 7th, that's so brutal that they're talking about playing it at under 100 yards. To think they'd play a US Open par 3 at a pitch and putt distance- UNREAL. The greens may be a bit different though. :)

If you don't read Goeff's site on a regular basis, you're missing out.

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KVSmith59 says:
sweet. should be a great tourney
Pluto says:
Mac users - FYI, the video in the linked story doesn't work in Firefox but does work in Safari.
Kurt the Knife says:
Wifey n I gonna set ourselves up behind the green @#6.
Looks like a good view of entire #7 and #8 tee.
Then maybe we'll walk along w/ Phil and Lee for a bit.

Now if the sun would just peek out for a bit.
Kurt the Knife says:
an maybe shoot some spitballs at Vijay
sepfeiff says:
Vijay might get upset at his terrible play on the first tee and quit the round. Let's just hope anyways.
siggy22 says:
Under 100 yards is crazy short for the U.S. open! Wow.
TeT says:
#7 is 100 yds worth of 6 iron when the wind is coming in, watch it all 4 days and you will see about everything used on that hole through the tourny...
Kurt the Knife says:
if any oobers will be there, would be fun to join up n crash the VIP tents...

just kidding. If any y'all gonna be there for third round, lemme know. Lets have a beer.
birdieXris says:
sorry Kurt, the only tourney i'll be making it to this year is the AT&T National.
ElGalloGigante says:
Good stuff on his site, but the site looks like a trade journal, so it's a bit of a drag to sift through.
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