They’re Cutting The Knee High Rough At Erin Hills A Couple Days Before The Tourney Starts

RIP @ErinHillsFescue. Some stars shine so bright they burn out before their time. #USOpen

— Joel Beall (@JoelMBeall) June 13, 2017

That didn’t take long, but don’t freak out over the Erin Hills grass crew working like crazy today cutting down the fescue on at least one hole for the U.S. Open. I’ve been researching into this fescue cutting a little bit and the Twitter golf experts are saying that the crew is just cutting down where the sprinklers have given the grass a healthy drink.

Have to trust the Twitter Golf Experts on this one. Nothing to see here. Just guys hurrying around to get that grass removed.

Normal Tuesday trim on the 4th:

They've listened to the complaints and chopping down the rough on the 4th. Make room in the compost bin #USOpen

— Iain Carter (@iaincartergolf) June 13, 2017

I winds if this is what @ErinHillsFescue thought Tuesday morning would be like? #USOpen

— Golfdom (@Golfdom) June 13, 2017

Just a little trim on the 14th:

Cutting back some fescue on 2nd shot par 5 no. 14. Wish I had these guys on my front yard. CS ✌️#usopen golf @GlobalGolfPost @Steve_Flesch

— Curtis Strange (@golf_strange) June 13, 2017

Everything is just perfect at Erin Hills:

Officials from @USGA mark drop zones in preparation for Thursday's opening round of 2017 @usopengolf @ErinHillsGolf

— PGA TOUR Communications (@PGATOURComms) June 13, 2017


USGA really took the bite out of some holes, trimming the heather back by 10 yards in spots #USOpen

— Joel Beall (@JoelMBeall) June 13, 2017

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