U.S. Open traffic is ‘a borderline disaster’ and tournament hasn’t even started yet

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U.S. Open traffic is ‘a borderline disaster’ and tournament hasn’t even started yet
U.S. Open traffic is ‘a borderline disaster’ and tournament hasn’t even started yet

With just one major highway serving as the way in and way out, traffic was expected to be problematic at this week’s U.S. Open, which is being played at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club near the far eastern tip of Long Island in New York. And while the tournament has yet to officially get going, that prediction already has come to fruition this week as golf’s best have descended on the course for practice rounds and reporters and fans have followed along. This photo, tweeted by Geoff Shackelford of Golfweek and the Golf Channel, pretty much sums it up. Or how about this shot? Keep in mind, these photos were taken very, very early in the morning. The aforementioned highway, New York State Route 27,

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