2010 US Open of Golf

In its 110th year, the US Open of Golf, held on the pristine coastline of Pebble Beach, California, took place over the course of June 14th, through yesterday, June 20th. The big news, as during the Masters in April, was the continued presence of Tiger Woods on the links. Despite his efforts, Tiger only tied for 4th place with fellow golfing star, Phil Mickelson. In the end, Irishman, Graeme McDowell, won the coveted first place spot and colossal purse.

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For golfing standards, the weather conditions at the US Open were considerably chilly, compared to the hot and humid temperatures felt at the Masters in Georgia. Many of the pros wore long sleeve styles and at least one baselayer. Throughout the tournament, McDowell chose a refined short sleeve polo and cardigan combination. (We hear he is outfitted, on and off the course, by sponsor and 100 year-old Irish tailors, Louis Copeland and Sons.) On Saturday, McDowell wore a monochromatic blue on blue ensemble, and on Sunday, a peach polo and grey cardi. Clearly, an update in tailoring, shape and color palette for the golfing scene.

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Phil Mickelson and Tiger tied in the tournament and in the style department over the week. Mickelson’s pinstripe pants were definitely on par, while Tiger’s eggshell and white head-to-toe combination, by Nike, presented a fresh look for golfing apparel.

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It will be interesting to see the styles evolve come next month across the pond for The British Open on St. Andrews’ historic course. Countdown is in 23 days…

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