Critical US Open avoids another screw-up, says USGA

Critical US Open avoids another screw-up, says USGA

After a string of U.S. Open screw-ups which angered the players and drew sniggers from fans, the United States Golf Association (USGA) admitted on Wednesday it was "critical" they get it right this year.

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Jun 12, 2019; Pebble Beach, CA, USA; John Bodenhamer answered questions during the USGA press conference at the 2019 U.S. Open golf tournament at Pebble Beach Golf Links. PHOTO: Reuters/ Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

MONTREAL: After a string of U.S. Open screw-ups which angered the players and drew sniggers from fans, the United States Golf Association (USGA) admitted on Wednesday it was "critical" they get it right this year.

Billed as the "Toughest Test in Golf", recent U.S. Opens set-ups have crossed the line with players complaining it had be