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

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 03:08 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 5

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 5

This may be the most challenging hole on the golf course -- a long-hitter's paradise.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 02:38 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 6

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 6

Players here will be challenged by the blind tee shot. Birdie here will be a sensational score.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 02:14 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 7

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 7

Players will be hitting a very short iron into the seventh.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 02:38 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 8

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 8

This is going to be an exciting hole. The players really have to think about which club they choose off the tee.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 02:38 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 9

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 9

This is one of three great Par 3's at Merion. It requires a phenomenal tee shot.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 10

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 10

This hole is a gambler's delight.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 11

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 11

In 1930, Bob Jones came to this hole and completed the Grand Slam. It will test the nerves of the players, creating a lot of drama and excitement.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 03:08 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 12

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 12

This is one of the most treacherous greens on the Merion course.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 03:10 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 13

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 13

This is one of the shortest Par 3s that you will see in championship golf.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 03:08 PM PDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 14

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 14

The players better lace 'em up tight here. It's the beginning of a very challenging finish.

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