Has the US Open lost its bite?

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For a moment during the opening verse at Erin Hills, I thought I’d slipped into a coma and woken up during the PGA Championship.
Seven under leading a US Open? The toughest major?
Rickie Fowler’s classy start broke and equalled all sorts of records. The lowest first round, in relation to par, for 37 years.
At one point 46 players were in red figures.

If you’re scrabbling around the history books to find out when that was last the standard, I’ll tell you. It was 1990 at Medinah, the year Hale Irwin…

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