Which is the hardest major to win?
This is an article from the June 21, 2004 issue
Based on the Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers who responded
"Hard-as-nails greens, the narrowest fairways, five-finger-deep
rough and changing venues make the U.S. Open so hard and fickle
that sometimes the best player doesn't win."
--Ed Ibarguen, Duke University Golf Club, Durham, N.C.