Brad Klein looks at the USGA's innovative techniques to ensure they don't bungle the setup. After that, pretty slim pickings in the reading department.
Lewis Mair offers some interesting comments from Johnny Miller on Tiger v. Phil.
Doug Ferguson reports on Phil's practice round at Baltusrol.
Dave Anderson writes about Mike Davis, the rough, Winged Foot and the Open, and the New York Times misspells Jim Hyler's name.
As for picks, John Antonini handles the job for Golf Digest, PGATour.com's editors chime in, and at SI.com where they call it Winged Foot Golf Course and feature Vijay swinging lefthanded in their masthead, the guys make their picks here.