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Reader questions difficulty of U.S. Women’s Open course

‘Brutal’ 3rd-round setup would have stunned men, reader writes, wondering why USGA made Champions Golf Club ‘so tough’

I have a question for the USGA: What is the reason you made the Champions Golf Club course so tough on Saturday at the U.S. Women’s Open?

It was brutal. The guys probably would not have played, but the women did.

I have read how the USGA wants to draw more women into the game. Saturday’s course setup sure did not convey the same message.

It is simple, gentlemen: Get the girls playing; the guys will follow.

Bill Bamber
Edmonton, Alberta

While we’re still kind of young?
It took the last group more than five hours to play the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open on Monday.

Imagine how long it would have taken had Moriya Jutanugarn been allowed to play “lift, clean and place.”

Charlie Jurgonis
Fairfax, Va.

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