Thu 14 Jun 2007
Singh adopts chess strategy for Oakmont
INDIA’S Jeev Milkha Singh is approaching this week’s US Open with the precision and calculation of a chess grandmaster. Oakmont Country Club is widely regarded as one of golf’s toughest venues and Singh knows patience will be a prized commodity.
“I’ve heard so much about Oakmont and I’ve experienced it now in practice,” the 35-year-old from Chandigarh said. “One of the members came up to me the other day and said: ‘Singh, have you ever played chess?’ And I said: ‘Yes I have’.
“And he said: ‘That’s the way you play this golf course. You’ve got to check every move that you make.’
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