U.S. Open players say weather conditions are affecting rounds
Of all the
morning rounds, only a couple of U.S. Open players finished in red figures.
Bubba Watson was
among the lucky players to shoot 1 under par. However, he says Mother Nature added to an already
“Yeah, so it was
a little bit more wind out there, and then total opposite direction,” says
Watson. “Number one, gosh, we had -- everybody was hitting little sand wedges
in there. Today I think I had a
7-iron in there just because of the cold and the wind.”
also agreed that the wind can make courses tricky, saying in part, “The wind can make a par-3 course
difficult, so put that on a U.S. Open setup, it's going to be even more so.
It's firming up the greens a little bit, and the pins are in trickier spots.
It'll be a fun afternoon to watch on TV.”
News 12 is told
players are expecting weather conditions to worsen as the day goes on. The
projected cut is 6 over par.