By Chris Stevenson
BEDMINSTER, N.J. — There’s enough stress through the week of a major golf championship — especially at the biggest, the U.S. Women’s Open — that golfers don’t need to create more for themselves.
There’s only so many times the nerves, the synapses, the fast-twitch muscles and the slow-twitch muscles can be called upon to get the job done over sliding, five-foot putts for par.
Pars are good at a major, and tap-in pars are great.
Brooke Henderson had her share of tap-ins on her way to a bogey-free opening round of 2-under par 70 on Thursday at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster. That was good enough to keep her within four shots of the lead…