Billy Horschel Freaks Out On Greens During Final Round at U.S. Open

June 21, 2015
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When Billy Horschel birdied three of his first five holes Sunday at the U.S. Open you could be forgiven for thinking he was a fan of Chambers Bay. He’s not.

Horschel’s frustrations with the greens at Chambers boiled over after he missed a par putt on the sixth hole. After tapping in his bogey putt, Horschel dropped his ball and took a two-handed swing at the ground, apparently slamming the butt of his putter into the green near the hole.

He wasn’t finished. After his 9-foot birdie putt slid past the hole on the ninth, Horschel crept to the hole and made a slithering motion with his hands to signify how he thought his putt snaked instead of rolling true.

 

 

It’s clear he’s not a fan of the poa annua/fescue grass greens despite shooting a 3-under 67. Here he criticizes the USGA in his post-round interview:

 

Update: Horschel tweeted after his round that he did not actually hit the green with his putter:

 

 

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