In the lead up to the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, all the talk is about the rough.
Some of the headlines:
- Rough at Oak Hill looking … rough
- Woods expects rough time at Oak Hill
- Oak Hill rough will be tough — not Merion tough
Tough rough — thick and four inches high — is expected.
The club pro told Golf Digest that they have a “graduated rough concept” for the first time ever, with a thin first-cut, a 2.5-inch second cut, and a monstrous four-inch third cut.
Golf writer Geoff Shackleford warned that we could be in for some boring, “uber-plodding golf” if the rough is as thick as expected.
Here’s what we’re looking at.
USA Today’s Steve DiMeglio tweeted out this photo from right beside the green. Treacherous stuff:
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