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Merion Golf Club, June 13-16, Ardmore, Penn.

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 at 08:32 PM PDT

Snakes, Dysentery and a Grand Slam: The U.S. Open at Merion

Snakes, Dysentery and a Grand Slam: The U.S. Open at Merion

The golf world said hello this week to an old friend: Merion East, the famed course at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Penn., known for its fast greens, deep bunkers and overall small size.

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 09:39 AM PDT

Garcia Tries to Move on After Gaffe With Woods

Garcia Tries to Move on After Gaffe With Woods

Sergio Garcia tried to downplay the possibility of the crowd turning on him once play starts Thursday.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 08:10 PM PDT

Young Golfers See Idols in Action

Young Golfers See Idols in Action

Harsh weather may have caused delays at yesterday's practice rounds of the 2013 U.S. Open, but not even the rain could dampen Travonne Williams' excitement for seeing his golf idols in action.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 at 02:56 PM PDT

Tiger Heads Home to Restart Comeback

Tiger Heads Home to Restart Comeback

Even with his bogey-laden 65th-place finish at the Memorial—his worse showing since 2010—Woods is still arguably having one of the best years of his career, and has reclaimed his spot at the world's number-one...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 07:18 AM PDT

Woods Likes His Chances at Open on Weekend

Woods Likes His Chances at Open on Weekend

History says Tiger Woods has little chance to win this U.S. Open. Not from behind, and certainly not with an elbow inflammation that seems to bother him most on his worst shots.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 at 06:20 AM PDT

Mickelson, Horschel Share Clubhouse Lead at U.S. Open

Mickelson, Horschel Share Clubhouse Lead at U.S. Open

Even with the round not finished, it was becoming clear that this U.S. Open might be up for grabs until the very end.

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