This Year’s U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club Will Have Wicker Baskets Instead of Flags

The 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club not only will be retro in the fact that it’ll be the first time in 8 years that our nation’s championship will be played on a course under 7,000 yards, but also in that there will be wicker baskets instead of flags on the greens.  Who, what, huh?

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USGA Receives Nearly 10,000 Entries For 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, An All-Time Record

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today that it received nearly 10,000 entries for this year’s U.S. Open (9,860 total to be exact), an all-time record.  This year’s tourney will be held June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA.  The previous all-time record for entries was 9,086 (a dyslexic 9,860) for the ’09 Open at Bethpage Black.

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2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club Betting Odds

*******Updated 6/10- Click here for updated odds and my value picks as of 6/10

The 2013 Masters may have just wrapped up (and damn, Adam Scott looks good in green), but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start talking about golf’s next major- The U.S. Open.

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