A different, irreverent view of Justin Thomas’ crazy US Open (mini-golf) putt: video

Justin Thomas’ crazy putt during the third round of the US Open just got a little crazier. Check it out. Mini-golf style.

A previously unseen view of that amazing putt by @JustinThomas34 at the #USOpen2017. @AussieGolfer #erinhillsputtputt pic.twitter.com/LTgdcxWvxq

— Matt Parslow (@MattParslow1) June 20, 2017

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Rickie Fowler leads US Open as Jason Day bombs out

Rickie Fowler leads the 2017 US Open by one shot as the best in the world come unstuck in the deep rough at Erin Hills.

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Rickie Fowler leads the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills by one shot from Paul Casey and little known American Xander Schauffele with Australian Marc Leishman is just a few shots further back after a superb 4-under par opening round.

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2017 US Open: First round video highlights and scores

Here are some of the best shots from the first round including a great putt from McIlroy before he went backwards, a great hole-out birdie from Leishman and a special eagle putt from Scott to finish his round in style.

2017 US Open first round scores: -7 Rickie Fowler -6 Paul Casey, Xander Schauffele -5 Tommy Fleetwood, Brian Harman, Brooks Koepka -4 Patrick Reed, Kevin Na, Marc Leishman, Adam Hadwin

Notables: E Adam Scott, +3 Dustin Johnson, +6 Rory McIlroy, +7 Jason Day

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A deep rough preview to the 2017 US Open

One of our readers sent us his preview of the US Open and we thought it was worth sharing. Like the rough at Erin Hills this preview runs a little deeper than others. And we’re assuming it’s all very much tongue in cheek.

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by Sam Bell

Another US Open and another week of players complaining about how difficult the golf course is.

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2017 US Open: Australian preview, form guide and tee times

Our guide to the five Australians playing at this week’s US Open at Erin Hills.

The US Open is a brutal golf tournament reminds us of the Formula 1 Grand Prix around the old Adelaide street circuit. It turns into a battle of attrition with most leaderboard changes occurring because of driver malfunction rather than any individual brilliance, leaving only a few with enough gas in the tank with the fewest dents to make a dash for the finish line.

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