Mike Davis set for first Open as boss

Updated: June 7, 2011, 2:01 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Even a gentleman who forever wears a bow tie describes the United States Open as something of a mixed martial arts event.

"The ultimate fistfight," David Fay called it.

He should know. As executive director of the United States Golf Association for 21 years, Fay was the third man in the ring, the arbiter separating man (the world's greatest players) and beast (the world's most forbidding courses) until his retirement on New Year's Eve.

"Once ...

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