Golfers reveal hellish rough at US Open

‘My knowledge will help me on Sunday’ – Ian Poulter

If you’re part of the field playing in the US Open, you best have your wits about you this weekend.

Former US Open winner Graeme McDowell had a few choice words for the ankle-high rough that will be lining the fairways at Oakmont this week…

Back to the traditional US Open set up here at Oakmont.

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From a different perspective, Justin Thomas showed how the lush grass completely engulfs the ball.

Rough short of 17 green… Yeah, I’d say Oakmont is ready ? @usopengolf

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Added to this challenge, the course boasts no less than 210 bunkers. Though after a couple hacks out of the rough, we suppose players would rather find the sand than be poking around in this green mess.