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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

Phil Mickelson (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Mickelson In The Driver’s Seat, Looking To Win First Career U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson is looking to end years of frustration at the U.S. Open and has a chance to win his first-ever U.S. Open title on Sunday.

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

Steve Stricker of the United States talks with Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Ying And Yang Of Merion Keeps Course In Control At 113th U.S. Open

Let’s see who, if any, of the 73 players who made the cut, can shoot under par in the third round.

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

Phil Mickelson (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Liguori: Phil Mickelson In Right Frame Of Mind To Possibly Win 1st U.S. Open Title

He has never won a U.S. Open title, but has been a runner-up five times. So maybe this is the year for Lefty — with or without sleep!

06/14/2013

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

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

Keegan Bradley lines up a putt during the third round of the 2013 HP Byron Nelson Championship at the TPC Four Seasons Resort. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

New Rule Bans Golfers From Anchoring Long Putters Against Their Bodies

Golf’s governing bodies approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, a move opposed by two major golf organizations that contend long putters are not hurting the game.

05/21/2013

Fans have been coming out in droves, but golf hasn't found traction -- yet -- as a recreational sport. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Augusta’s Drive, Chip & Putt Championship A Step In Right Direction

Amongst the beauty of Augusta National and the passion of the galleries is a sobering reality. Golf has been losing ground in recreational participants.

04/09/2013

Keegan Bradley reacts to his putt. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: It’s Unfair To Label Keegan Bradley A Cheater For Anchoring Putter

It’s unfair to label Bradley or any golfer who anchors their putter “a cheater.” And it’s unfair that after all these years the governing bodies are now looking to change the rules.

02/27/2013

Phil Mickelson hits a shot from the bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2006 US Open Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

West Course At Winged Foot To Host 2020 U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is returning to Winged Foot, the New York club with a history of clutch moments and one unforgettable collapse.

01/28/2013