It is amusing to hear about the difficulty the golfers are having scoring under par at the moment in the 106th US Open being held at Winged Foot, New York. Even the legend Tiger Woods struggled and missed the cut for the first time since he turned professional in 1996.
Should an above par score matter anyway? All the players have to play under the same conditions, and it is still the best player in those conditions that will win. A different and tough course would seem to be a better test of a golfer’s mental and physical ability to adapt to the conditions.
I guess they find it hard seeing their score above par at the end of the round, though I am sure that many of the viewers find it encouraging to see that the golfing millionaires are human too.