Open is 'engine that drives train'
By Bob Harig
Special to ESPN.com
Amid the stress and suspense of the final round, Fred Ridley walked inside the ropes at last year's U.S. Open, within arm's length from those competing for the trophy.
|The U.S. Open is the USGA's crown jewel, which is why director David Fay and the rest of the organization spend so much time trying to protect it.|