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U.S. Open Day 1 Thread

Scores are high today on Day 1 of the U.S. Open in its return to Shinnecock Hills, with notables Rory McIlroy shooting an 80 and Jordan Spieth a 78, which is currently good for T80. 

Considering that T80 for a 78 is also not taking into account the vast number of players yet to tee off for the afternoon, if you assume half of those players will beat 78, Jordan and Rory face a steep uphill battle on Day 2 just to make the cut.

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The Masters Day 4 – Patrick Reed Brings It Home

(Updated At Bottom With Swing Analysis)

This is likely the best shot Rory McIlroy will have to complete his Grand Slam quest in some time, because how many times will he be 1 shot back of the lead through 2 holes of the Final Round of the Masters?

Not saying he won’t get it done if he falls short today, but you only get so many chances and he’s in prime position to do it.

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