Peter Uihlein once hit a 2-iron and wedge on same par 3 at Chambers Bay

Peter Uihlein won the 2010 US Amateur at Chambers Bay. (Getty Images)
Peter Uihlein won the 2010 US Amateur at Chambers Bay. (Getty Images)

Chambers Bay, friends, it's going to be a real good time. Well, according to some, it's going to be a real bad time. But it's going to be lively either way.

Peter Uihlein, who won the 2010 US Amateur at Chambers, described it the same way Phil Mickelson did recently. 

“The first time you play it, it's like St. Andrews,” Mickelson told “You don't know where to go. … I can see why the first impression isn't as favorable for some. But I think the more you play it, the more you like it.”

“Funny, but I hear people say you have to have an open mind, because it’s so different,” added Uihlein to Golfweek. “That leads people to think it is tricked-up, but if you go to the Old Course, how many times will shots you think are good be rejected?"

“The (par 3) 15th, I’ll never forget,” Uihlein told Golfweek. “One day I had to rip a 2-iron. The next day, I hit wedge.”

Mike Davis is already shaking with glee.

For more golf news, rumors and analysis, follow @KylePorterCBS on Twitter and link up with CBS Sports Golf on Facebook and Google+

CBS Sports Writer

Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

Our Latest Stories
    24/7 Scores, News, Highlights