This week the panel discusses the avalanche of players pulling out of the Olympics citing risk of Zika virus ; Billy Hurley’s feel good win in Washington; and one thing to grow the game of golf.
Fairways columnist Jim Deeks has offered to play for Team Canada at the Olympics and has penned an emotional appeal to Prime Minister Trudeau seeking his support.
Canada’s Alena Sharp finished in a tie for 8th.
Hurley grew up nearby and attended the Naval Academy not far from Congressional Country Club.
The Old White course is under water after severe flooding in West Virginia.
Second round leader Ryan Kings shot 77 in the final.
This week the panel debates the USGA’s actions at the U.S. Open on Sunday; changing the Rules of Golf; and how did Oakmont fare as a a U.S. Open host course?
The USGA wants a mulligan for the way it handled the rules controversy at Oakmont.
Mental performance coach Tim O’Connor says Dustin Johnson did the only thing he could to win, which was to stay focused on the things he could control.