Goosen expects tough time for all

June 11, 2002
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Defending champion Retief Goosen is expecting the winning score in the U.S. Open this week to be close to level par on a course he rates as one of the toughest ever to host a major championship.

“ I think this is pretty much the toughest set-up so far in the history of any major. ” — Retief Goosen

The smooth-swinging South African, who launches his title defense Thursday, played his first practice round at Bethpage State Park's Black ...

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