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Topic - Lee Janzen
Two-time champion Lee Janzen has been knocked out of U.S. Open qualifying for wearing metal spikes at a golf course that doesn't allow them.
Rules officials from golf organizations around the world work at the Masters, most of them assigned various parts of the golf course. But it remains the only major championship that doesn't have a rules official walk with every group.
Steve Stricker saw what it takes to win the U.S. Open the last time it was played at The Olympic Club.
A capsule look at the four previous U.S. Opens held at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, where the 112th U.S. Open will be played June 14-17:
"I feel like the way I played the last few tournaments, I'm not carrying a ton of confidence in here, but I've been playing well in spurts," he said. "I played well the last couple of days here. I feel good coming here. I worked pretty hard on my game at home the last week. So I would like to think that I can get off and have a good tournament."
Janzen was quoted in a story in USA Today as saying, "It's got no chance. You can't ban metal spikes."