All the talk was about the incredibly difficult rough and lightning-fast greens at Winged Foot.
Need a strategy to beat those obstacles?
Patrick Reed figured out a way, one-hopping in a hole-in-one on the 7th hole, which is listed at 162 yards.
Reed has one major under his belt — the 2018 Masters — but has never finished higher than fourth at the U.S. Open. He had posted a double-bogey on No. 5 and then birdied No. 6 before the ace.
For the first two days, Reed is playing in a threesome with Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth. The field of 144 players will face a tough, par-70 golf course playing 7,477-yards.
By: Tim Schmitt
Title: Watch: Patrick Reed one-hops in an ace on No. 7 at Winged Foot
Sourced From: golfweek.usatoday.com/2020/09/17/us-open-patrick-reed-hole-in-one-winged-foot/
Published Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:04:17 +0000
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