Merion Golf Club

Phil Mickelson reacts on the 15th green (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images); Justin Rose kisses his trophy after winning the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Liguori: At U.S. Open, One Man’s Heartbreak Is Another Man’s Triumph

As much as I hoped Phil Mickelson’s storybook week would end on a high, putting an end to his nightmares at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose makes a fine champion.

06/17/2013

Justin Rose of England looks to the heavens in acknowledgement of his deceased father after putting on the 18th hole to complete the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Justin Rose Beats Out Phil Mickelson To Win 113th U.S. Open

Justin Rose is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years.

06/16/2013

Shawn Stefani waves from the 17th green after making a hole-in-one during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Stefani Records Historic Hole-In-One At 2013 U.S. Open

Shawn Stefani aced the 17th hole, making him the first golfer to make a hole-in-one at any U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club.

06/16/2013

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club on June 15, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.  (Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Equals Worst-Ever Round As A Pro In Third Round Of U.S. Open

Tigers Woods is 10 strokes behind third-round leader Phil Mickelson, the only player under par at the short but devilishly tough Merion Golf Club.

06/15/2013

Phil Mickelson of the United States plays his tee shot at the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 14, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Field Chasing Mickelson And Horschel At 113th U.S. Open

Leaders Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel would tee off later, the only players in the field with a score under par.

06/15/2013

A man huddles under an umbrella after play was suspended during a storm at the first round the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club. (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Not Golf Weather: Rain Takes Center Stage On Day 1 Of U.S. Open

The course was already soaked with 6½ inches of rain over the past week, although sunshine Tuesday and Wednesday helped to dry things out a bit.

06/13/2013

Tiger Woods practices prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 12, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: USGA Emphasizing U.S. Open Is ‘Not About The Score’

There will be a premium on accuracy, staying out of what looks like impossible rough and navigating the tricky greens which will roll around 13-13 1/2 on the Stimpmeter.

06/12/2013

Sergio Garcia talks with caddie Greg Hearmon (L) during a practice round prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open at at Merion Golf Club on June 10, 2013. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Sergio Garcia Leaves Tiger Woods Note In Locker At U.S. Open

The note presumably was an apology — Garcia said it would be up to Woods to share the contents.

06/12/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Glory Of Merion Golf Club May Be Stymied By Bad Weather

Yes, Mother Nature is the boss, and it will help dictate what kind of Open we have at historic Merion Golf Club.

06/11/2013

Father Son Golfing

10 Golf Courses Dad Would Love To Visit

The top clubs in the country are both expensive AND exclusive. You’d be a hero if you could get Dad on the green at any one of them. We’ve found one way to slip Dad through the gates of a very private club; maybe you can find another!

05/29/2013