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Michael Bamberger
June 11, 2012
What do you think of Olympic? Who's the real No. 1, Luke or Rory? How can we cure slow play? What's the story of the year? And who will win the 112th U.S. Open?
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June 11, 2012

Pga Tour Confidential

What do you think of Olympic? Who's the real No. 1, Luke or Rory? How can we cure slow play? What's the story of the year? And who will win the 112th U.S. Open?

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Bamberger: Dustin Johnson plays well in Northern California. He's extremely long, is supermotivated after being out and probably has a lot to prove for various reasons.

Garrity: The guy who reminds me of Lucky Lee Janzen, who won the last Open at Olympic when his ball fell out of a tree, is Donald. He's the kind of technician who solves Olympic. Oh, and he's also Number 1 in the world.

Anonymous Pro: I like Luke too. If he wins a major, it's going to be a U.S. Open. His driving isn't the greatest, but nobody is going to lace it down the off-kilter fairways at Olympic. Luke is probably the best scrambler in the game. Janzen was never a great ball striker, but he was a great scrambler.

Van Sickle: I'm on the Dufner bandwagon. I just hope he doesn't run out of gas before the Open. He's a fairways-and-greens guy in the Ben Hogan mold.

Hack: I love the way Louis Oosthuizen's game has come back. I love his swing. If he's putting well, he'll be on the leader board.

Van Sickle: Dark horses? I like Furyk, whose ability to work the ball both ways should be huge at twisty-turny Olympic. Plus he's tougher than a steel lunch pail.

Garrity: My dark horse is Lee Westwood.

Bamberger: I reject Westwood as a long shot. He's Number 3 in the world.

Shipnuck: Nick Watney is long and has great ball control.

Anonymous Pro: I don't think driving matters at Olympic. Nobody is going to hit that many fairways. I'll take Geoff Ogilvy, who's long, hits it high and is a great putter.

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