T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.
You don't see this everyday at the U.S. Open
You don't see this every day:
— U.S. Open (USGA) (@usopengolf) June 15, 2014
That's right, while the best male golfers in the world prepare for and play the final round of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, the top ladies in the world are already on site getting their practice in for the U.S. Women's Open, which begins Thursday.
For the first time, the men's and women's U.S. Open are being played in consecutive weeks at the same venue. Like the men last Sunday, the women need to get their work in too. It's made for some cool shots on TV.
While many of the ladies are out practicing, there are also some just taking in the atmosphere -- like world No. 3 Lydia Ko, former U.S. Open champ Paula Creamer and Inbee Park:
— LPGA (@LPGA) June 15, 2014