Regarding the brutalizing spectacle that at Shinnecock, the great Dan Jenkins tweeted: "The forecast for Shinnecock tomorrow looks improved: Famine, Pestilence, Destruction and Death."
"Golf courses and country clubs currently consume massive amounts of relatively underutilized land in cities and suburbs. Across the country, as courses and clubs begin shutting down, hundreds of thousands of acres of land could soon start opening up for infill redevelopment. While not so great for golfers, this could be a boon for cities, especially those facing a housing crunch."
Outside the world's most prestigious golf clubs sits a mom-and-pop driving range. And it's quite the scene.
Scott Gregory went high at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills on Thursday. But he's nowhere near the worst score in Open history.