Fans line up at Shinnecock Hills for virtual reality experience

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Fans no longer have to wonder what it’s like to be a big-time golfer – they can live it, with the help of the U.S. Open virtual reality experience.   

Lines of fans at Shinnecock Hills have been using a simulator that takes them onto the golf course and into the clubhouse with just a headset and a joystick.

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They can choose from five different experiences, including checking out the Shinnecock trophy room and playing the 18th hole of the U.S. Open with Corey Pavin in 1995.

First-round action at the U.S. Open begins Thursday.

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