Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 6/16/13

SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 07: Steve Stricker of the USA Team watches a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of The Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course on October 7, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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The US Open is the one golf event that makes professional’s feel like mere mortals. What? You mean golfers aren’t immortal? Yeah, bad analogy. Well, PGA Tour golfers are amazing at what they do, but they struggle at the US Open. Sometimes, we only see a couple of players breaking par for the tournament. Ya see, it’s the one event that makes us sit there and watch shots and say to ourselves “I’ve done that.” These are all of the bad shots we are talking about. Steve Stricker was in contention heading into the final around, but started terribly, and is 4 shots of the lead. Much of it is thanks to this shot which lead to a triple bogey for the Wisonsinite. Just follow the flight of the ball. All together now: “I’ve done that!” We are going to blame Lindsay Vonn. Tiger Woods has had a terrible tournament, and Stricker was playing extremely well. When the day began, Vonn put her support behind Stricker. H/T FTW
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