Devil Ball Golf: When the USGA announced it was stretching Olympic Club’s uphill, par-5 16th hole to an eye-popping 670 yards, you had to figure the length was going to raise some eyebrows. Phil Mickelson (big surprise) gave his honest assessment on the extreme length.
“It’s definitely the hardest and arguably the worst,” Mickelson said of the longest hole in U.S. Open history. “I believe that you play 15 holes of really tough, tough golf,” Mickelson said. “And you finally get your first par‑5 and it’s the toughest hole on the course. I think 16 will play more over par stroke average than any hole on the course. That would be my prediction.”
Bubba Watson … admitted he couldn’t reach the hole with driver, driver on Tuesday.
“You can’t reach that hole in two from the forward tee,” Watson said. “I don’t know why it needs to be 670 with the deepest rough of the golf course. There’s going to be people that don’t get there in three because they hit it in the rough and the lie is bad.”
These douchebags are b1tching like they’re the only ones in the field who have to play that hole. It shouldn’t matter if the hole is 1,000 yards long, as long as everyone has to play it, gdi. You predict it will play over par? WGAF?! You want a prediction? My prediction is that Phil’s lactating t1ts and bleeding vag are going to leak all over the place if his caddie doesn’t bring some extra absorbent pads to clean that sh1t up. Chrissakes.