2018 US Open Friday second round hole locations, pin placements
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2018 US Open Friday second round hole locations, pin placements


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The 2018 US Open Friday pin sheet has been released for the second round during which will be played under better weather conditions than Day 1, including sunshine, 71-degree temperatures and modest wind. That weather will impact how Shinnecock Hills plays and how the 156-player field will approach the course. So, too, will the hole locations (pin placements) as selected by the USGA US Open Competition Committee.

2018 US Open Friday second round pin placements


Some things to note:



  • The hole location on the first is an absolute sucker pin. Have to stay short of the location.
  • Getting to the fifth hole pin is not going to be easy, and reaching the green in two will likely leave a tricky, fast putt.
  • The pin on No. 10 is also a sucker pin, inviting players to take on too much risk in search of a good score.
  • The pin on No. 14 is practically unreachable for most players, tucked over a bunker that isn't worth taking on.
  • The hole location on the 15th is accessible, but it'll require coming in low and skipping back to the cup.

Friday scoring is expected to be better than Thursday's Round 1 given the changing speed and direction of the wind in the forecast.

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