The expectations that have followed Tiger Woods this year are a lot like the fairways at The Olympic Club—up, down, often sideways.
The organization is looking to eliminate all possible distractions for golfers.
Driving around The Olympic Club brought back memories for Casey Martin that stretched beyond the last U.S. Open here and to his playing days with Tiger Woods down the road at Stanford.
More than 245,000 people are expected to descend on the U.S. Open at San Francisco’s Olympic Club Monday, and more than a few of them are expected to walk through the doors of businesses in nearby Daly City.
Of the states that have hosted the U.S. Open at least 10 times, California was the last to join the rotation in 1948 at Riviera.
The idea is to take the concept of the July Opens in Britain and build a March-to-August schedule of monthly major triple headers.