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

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 07:33 AM CDT

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.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 03:55 AM CDT

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.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 08:05 AM CDT

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.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 03:54 AM CDT

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.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:52 PM CDT

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.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM CDT

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 10

2013 U.S. Open Hole No. 10

This hole is a gambler's delight.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM CDT

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.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM CDT

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.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM CDT

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.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM CDT

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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