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Golf fans, rejoice, it’s that time of year again! The US Open starts tomorrow and for the first time in 32 years it will return to the legendary Merion Golf Club, a private golf club located just outside Philadelphia in Ardmore, PA. Designed by golf course architect Hugh Wilson, this club’s courses have hosted the US Open 5 times, with the last in 1981 when David Graham won.

Other things to know about this year’s Open? Merion will be the shortest US Open course in the past 9 years. Also, it has been 5 years since Tiger Woods has won a major; he won his 14th major in the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines. Even though Woods returned to No. 1 this year, the world is waiting to see if he will stay on top at this year’s Open.

If you don’t have tickets to this year’s Open, plan your next golf getaway with our picks for the World’s Best Golf Courses, from Scotland to Dubai. Don’t want to leave the country to tee off? Check out our Best US Golf Courses.

And don’t forget about this Sunday… if Dad’s a golf fanatic, there’s nothing he’d like more than a little Father’s Day bonding on the green.

 

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3 Responses

  1. Merion Golf Course is just classic. Even though it's short, it's about time the US Open returned to Merion!

  2. Azhar Abbas says:

    Thanks for sharing this article with us and i really like it. Please keep posting such kind of informative stuff.

  3. The Merian Golf club which is located outside the Philadelphia in Ardmore has hosted the US open five times before. It was designed by the golf course architect Hugh Wilson. The last time it hosted was the US open was in 1981 and David Graham had won.

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