WATCH: Early look at Oakmont greens shows we're in for crazy U.S. Open

You knew Oakmont was going to be outrageous. The combined winning scores in the eight U.S. Opens played there is 9 over. And those are the champions! So Jordan Spieth's prediction, made six weeks ago, that even par would win this year rings likely after watching some of this action on the greens from Sunday's practice rounds.

First, a video from Rickie Fowler's Snapchat in which a ball trickles up to the hole and shoots past. How is anyone going to break 80?

This video of a Jordan Spieth chip that slowly moves towards the pin shows just how difficult it's going to be to stop the rock on lag putts and chips.

Which of course leads us to how difficult it's actually going to be to chip out of the absurd rough at Oakmont.

The carnage will be beautiful, won't it?

"This is already well past U.S. Open ready," said Spieth. "Even with the pins today and the conditions today, certainly over par wins if it's windy. It's tough. You have to stay in the fairway and have a lot of discipline."

Jordan Spieth is ready to defend his U.S. Open title. @alexmiceli
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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

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