PGA, Sports

Your Guide To The Wicker-basket Tradition At Merion

If you are a new viewer to the U.S. Open you may think that the flag sticks look a  bit different at Merion golf course, and you are definitely correct.  The nearly 100 year-old tradition is explained well in this clip which gives you all the background you need on the wicker-baskets perched up on top of the flag sticks, and more.

 

[Eye on Golf]