Related Audio: Jimmy Roberts discusses course setup and favorites this week at the U.S. Open
The U.S. Open this week at the Olympic Club is sure to bring some drama out come Sunday afternoon. The course reviews so far have been very, very tough but also pretty fair. That should be a good combination. The tougher the conditions, generally the cream will rise to the top by week’s end.
The USGA made an interesting decision when making the pairings this week. Putting together a top all-American threesome in Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson and then an all-European group with Luke Donald, Rory Mcilroy and Lee Westwood. If you were to bet on the tournament – putting money on one of those guys would be a good place to start.
Jimmy Roberts from NBC, who will be part of the telecast all week, discussed on 110SportsPodcast.com which threesome had a better opportunity to have a champion come out of the respective groups. “I would say that Luke, the group with Luke Donald. I don’t know why. Somebody’s going to have a week more often than not. People like Tiger have a week; Luke Donald is playing remarkable golf. He’s just so consistent.
“That’s one of the great things about the Open – it means so much and it’s so hard to predict in most cases.”
– For the full interview with Jimmy Roberts listen to Episode 159 on 110SportsPodcast.com.
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