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It’s true that golf goes on no matter what week it is, but it certainly seemed like much of the golf world took a collective deep breath to take in the outcome of the events at Chambers Bay.

Jordan Spieth put up his feet in the Bahamas and enjoyed the fruits of the good life after winning the U.S. Open. He wasn’t alone as most of the game’s top players chose the comforts of home to prepare for the Open Championship in two weeks in St. Andrews.

But while most of the stars remained secluded, the beat went on. Bubba Watson bounced back from a disappointing Open to outlast Englishman Paul Casey at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. Pablo Larrazabal won his fourth European Tour event by holding off the ever-present Henrik Stenson (who just might be a good bet for the Open Championship in two weeks).

Jeff Maggert won his second senior major of the year at the U.S. Senior Open, denying Colin Montgomerie his title defense. And Na Yeon Choi rocked Arkansas with a two-shot victory on the LPGA Tour.

In the meantime, everyone who was talking was talking about Chambers Bay. And those who were talking wound up listening. Billy Horschel, who made his feelings known loudly about the greens, wound up getting a phone call from the USGA’s Mike Davis, who wanted to chat. As a result, Horschel didn’t change his mind but regretted his means of communication.

No one will criticize the Valley of Sin or Hell Bunker at the Old Course, except perhaps those who fall victim. Even then, they will keep their thoughts to themselves.

by Mike Purkey

 

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