An 11-year-old golf course shaped from Wisconsin pastureland was sure to bring something different to the U.S. Open.
This might have been more than anyone was expecting.
The four players tied for the lead — Paul Casey, Brooks Koepka, Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood — created the largest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. Open. None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them.
On the longest course ever for a major, the cut was the lowest at the U.S. Open since 1990.
And for all the birdies and blunders at Erin Hills, the most compelling image Friday came from the parking lot, where one star after another left town after missing...