Rickie Fowler makes 632-yard hole look easy at US Open

By Dan McDonald
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The par-5 18th hole is playing at an eye-opening 632 yards today for the first round of the U.S. Open. But if you were watching Rickie Fowler easily tackle this hole, you might take a double take at that distance.

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The early leader at Erin Hills crushed a 322-yard drive off the tee, and then followed that up with a beautiful 285 yard 3-wood to reach the green in two shots. An easy two-putt from 47 feet pushed Fowler to 4-under for his opening nine holes.



As of this post, Fowler is in the lead at 6-under and doing an incredible job making Erin Hills look fairly tame so far.

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