USGA not changing for weather
ARMORE, Pa. -- More than 6 inches of rain has fallen on Merion Golf Club's East Course since Friday, and more poor weather is predicted for the start of the U.S. Open here on Thursday.
But no matter how poor the weather gets, or how difficult the course conditions become, the United States Golf Association will stick to its long-time policy of not allowing preferred lies.
The Rules of Golf allow for such exceptions, and it is a policy put in place often on the PGA ...
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The U.S. Open, back at Merion Golf Club for the first time since 1981, will play short. But don't expect it to be easy.