Baltusrol has been lengthened considerably since the 1993 U.S. Open, the last major held there, but the extra yardage wasn't the only thing that caught the eye of "Gorjus" George Lucas
This is an article from the Sept. 8, 2005 issue
According to the PGA Championship program, par-70 Baltusrol will play at 7,392 yards, but the pros won't go by that. They'll use Gorjus George's yardages. Here's what Baltusrol measured for the '93 Open and what Lucas says it will play at next week.
The 652-yard 17th at Baltusrol will be the longest hole ever played in a major championship, but it'll be only the fifth-longest on the PGA Tour.
|667||16th||Firestone South||NEC Invitational|
|663||15th||Tucson National||Chrysler Classic|