It’s a tradition here pre-U.S. Open: counting down the holes until Shinnecock Hills hosts a fourth modern-era U.S. Open over its magnificent William Flynn design.
Here is a look at No. 14.
One of the prettiest holes on the planet was once lined with shrubbery and now features a wide open look and also a new back tee stretching things to 519 yards. The uphill second to a green with no sense of any backstop should return some of the happy-with-par vibe to Shinnecock’s 14th:
Here is the video flyover, via the USGA: