SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – There are quite a few methods to organize for the U.S. Open. But getting placing ideas from Tom Brady?
“I am going to let you know what, Tom Brady can putt,” Rickie Fowler stated Wednesday. “So if I can take that into this week, I feel that is one factor I took off of him that may assist me.”
Fowler did not have a lot else to supply concerning the spherical he performed with Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback, on Tuesday at close by Friar’s Head. Fowler’s long-time caddie, Joe Skovron, joined them, as did funding banker Jimmy Dunne. Phil Mickelson confirmed as much as play with them them on the again 9. Dunne was Mickelson’s beginner companion earlier this 12 months on the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
“The final couple of days have been good to get away from how busy the U.S. Open is,” Fowler stated at Shinnecock Hills, the place the match begins on Thursday.
“Obviously, apply rounds can take a while. I feel an enormous a part of being prepared for the week is being rested mentally and bodily as effectively.
“So with the ability to exit and play and get away from the form of hectic scene of the U.S. Open, I feel could be very helpful.”
Fowler is looking for his first main title after a runner-up end to Patrick Reed on the Masters. He completed within the high 5 in all 4 main championships in 2014 and has lengthy been anticipated to win one of many recreation’s 4 high tournaments.
The former Oklahoma State star first performed Shinnecock Hills in 2013 and has performed variety of rounds within the space over the previous week.
He additionally used the event of his journey to the Hamptons to get engaged to his fiancée, Allison.
“Nothing in opposition to the world, nothing deliberate out,” he stated. “I simply actually did not wish to carry the ring round any longer. So it labored out completely. We saved issues very, very informal. I did not wish to should preserve toting that factor round for that lengthy.”