Wiedmer: Could Tiger be a realistic contender at the U.S. Open?

Tiger Woods walks to the green on the seventh hole during the final round of the Memorial golf tournament Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

The U.S. Open begins in 10 days at Shinnecock Hills, the majestic, 127-year-old golf club in Southampton on Long Island, a wee bit east of New York City.

And while it seems ridiculous to write this, could Tiger Woods win his first major championship in 10 years at the close of that weekend?

photo Tiger Woods reads the green on the seventh hole at Muirfield Village Golf Club during the final round of the Memorial Tournament on Sunday in Dublin, Ohio. Woods was in the mix over the weekend at the PGA Tour event but wound up 23rd, six shots behind the trio who went to a playoff before Bryson DeChambeau won.