SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, golf’s second major championship of the year (all times local):
A sense of history often helps in major championships. For Jordan Spieth at Shinnecock Hills, that’s not part of the equation.
Asked if he’d studied much from the previous two U.S. Opens held at the course, in 1995 and 2004, Spieth grinned.
“I was 1-year-old in the first, and I was 10 in the second,” said the three-time major winner and 2015 U.S. Open champ. “So I haven’t. The only thing I have from the ’04 was a couple of replays I’ve seen in the last couple weeks, like No. 7, you know, the wind kind of blowing the ball off the green. That’s about it.
“… And it’s 14 years ago, so with technology and the changes in the golf course anyways, I…