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Reflections On The U.S. Open

June 2011
The U.S. Open routinely exposes a golfer's emotions, good and bad. Some players can laugh about the ups and downs right away; some need a few years to gain perspective. These classic stories from the pages of Golf Digest take you behind the scenes and experience the Open in a completely different way.
-- Mike O'Malley
Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus, on the traditional Open setup: "A difficult golf course eliminates a lot of players. The U.S. Open flag eliminates a lot of players. Some players just weren't meant to win the U.S. Open. Quite often, a lot of them know it."
Lenny Ignelzi/AP Photo

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