Golfweek Digital Edition: June 18, 2018

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Golfweek Digital Edition: June 18, 2018

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Golfweek Digital Edition: June 18, 2018

THE FORECADDIE

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 11: A member of the grounds crew waters a green during practice rounds prior to the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 11, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Will heads roll over U.S. Open course setup foibles?

> BY THE NUMBERS

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 17: The final leaderboard is displayed during the final round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 17, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

U.S. Open, other majors remain behind the times in analytics (Dusek)

> U.S. OPEN

Jun 17, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Brooks Koepka kisses the trophy during the trophy presentation after the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Brooks Koepka grinds to sweet repeat at U.S. Open (Nichols)

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 17: Brooks Koepka of the United States kisses girlfriend Jena Sims as they walk off the 18th green during the final round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 17, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Unflappable Brooks Koepka again has right stuff to own U.S. Open (Lynch)

Jun 17, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Tommy Fleetwood and caddie Ian Finnis arrive on the eighteenth green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Tommy Fleetwood nearly calls his shot, finishes runner-up at U.S. Open (Romine)

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 17: Dustin Johnson of the United States reacts to a missed putt on the 12th green during the final round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 17, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson silent after opportunity lost at U.S. Open (Dusek)

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 14: Tiger Woods of the United States lines up his putt on the first green during the first round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 14, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Putting inconsistency slows Tiger Woods’ progress  (Kilbridge)

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 14: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his shot from the tenth tee during the first round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 14, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Logistical issues studied for 2026 U.S. Open return to Shinnecock (Dusek)

Jun 17, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Phil Mickelson celebrates on the thirteenth green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Amy Mickelson: Lefty offered to withdraw after incident (Nichols)

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 16: The first hole flag blows in the breeze during the third round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 16, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Mistakes in Shinnecock course setup bring back bad memories (Shackelford)

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 17: Patrick Reed of the United States gestures to the crowd after making a birdie putt on the seventh green during the final round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 17, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Masters champ Patrick Reed gets third straight top-5 major finish (Kilbridge)

Matt Parziale, Luis Gagne share low-amateur honors (Romine)

> AROUND THE TOURS

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - JUNE 17: So Yeon Ryu of South Korea reacts after winning the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give at Blythefield Country Club on June 17, 2018 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

LPGA: So Yeon Ryu shakes off nerves for Meijer LPGA victory (Nichols)

POWER RANKINGS

Jun 15, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Justin Thomas reacts after he tees off the tenth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

PGA Tour
20. Alex Noren
19. Tony Finau
18. Paul Casey
17. Jordan Spieth
16. Tiger Woods
15-1. Click here

Jun 3, 2018; Shoal Creek, AL, USA; Ariya Jutanugarn hits out of the sand on the 18th hole during a sudden death playoff against Hyo-Joo Kim in the U.S. Women's Open Championship golf tournament at Shoal Creek. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

LPGA
10. Sung Hyun Park
9. Jin Young Ko
8-1. Click here

Fleetwood was pumped on 14 as he was closing in on a possible 62 at the U.S. Open. (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)

European Tour
10. Rory McIlroy
9. John Rahm
8-1. Click here

> GOLF LIFE

Bulle Rock’s course correction starting to pay off (Kaufmann)

> MEDIA

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 17: Brooks Koepka of the United States is interviewed during the trophy presentation after winning the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 17, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Finally, on Sunday, USGA and Fox get it right (Kaufmann)

> SCOREBOARD

Full results and rankings from tours around the world

> THE 19TH HOLE

Jun 16, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Phil Mickelson greets fans en route to the second tee box during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Phil Mickelson’s decision to hit moving ball baffles veteran pros (Lynch)

> THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE

jordan spieth-travelers championship-chip shot

PGA Tour heads for New England (Lusk)

> IMAGE CREDITS

(Cover: Warren Little/Getty Images; The Forecaddie: Warren Little/Getty Images; By The Numbers: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images; U.S. Open: Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports; Streeter Lecka/Getty Images; Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports; Ross Kinniard/Getty Images; Streeter Lecka/Getty Images; Warren Little/Getty Images; Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports; Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images; Warren Little/Getty Images; Around The Tours: Stacy Revere/Getty Images; Power Rankings: Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports (Thomas); John David Mercer/USA TODAY Sports (Jutanugarn); Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports (Fleetwood); Euro Perspective: Andrew Redington/Getty Images; Golf Life: Bulle Rock Golf Course; Media: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images; The 19th Hole: Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports; Above: Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports)

> LAST TIME

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