Oakmont Wants To Furrow Bunkers

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Oh the floodgates have opened.

Gerry Dulac reports that Oakmont wants to furrow the bunkers at next year's U.S. Open.

"We're pushing for it," said Oakmont pro Bob Ford, among the contingent of club officials who are attending the 106th U.S. Open that starts today at Winged Foot Golf Club.

Paul "Mickey" Pohl, Oakmont's chairman for the 2007 U.S. Open, met yesterday morning with Pete Bevacqua, the USGA's managing director of U.S. Open Championships, and discussed the possibility of bringing back furrowed bunkers in the greenside sand traps only.

But USGA president Walter Driver said yesterday, "We have not talked about doing that at our championships."