'It's supposed to be tough' – McIlroy after US Open rough is cut

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Rory McIlroy has criticised the cutting of heavy rough two days before the start of the US Open after players posted videos of the knee-length grass.

The tall, thick fescue was removed from four holes at Erin Hills on Tuesday.

The United States Golf Association (USGA) said the decision was “based on weather” and not player feedback.