U.S. Open Notebook: With Fred Funk high on the leaderboard, is Oakmont "Funky Town?"

Is Oakmont the perfect course for short hitting 51-year-old Fred Funk? J.J. Henry thinks so after watching Funk post a 71 to go three shots back on the U.S. Open leaderboard Thursday. "This is the perfect golf course for Fred," Henry said. "For someone who hits it so straight like him. He's definitely a contender this week."

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The par-4 18th

The par-4 18th played a 4.64 scoring average in the first round.

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