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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Golf Channel 2013 Father’s Day Sweepstakes

Although Father’s Day may seem like it’s awhile away, Golf Channel is giving you the opportunity to make this year that much more special.  They’re conducting a sweepstakes for four pairs of lucky winners:

  • ·         Winners receive a trip for themselves & their father (figure) to Philadelphia to play in a Golf Channel Celebrity Father-Son Tournament—the Father’s Day Open.
  • ·         Winners will also be able to attend the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • ·         Daily winners will be chosen to receive a round of golf in their hometown with their father courtesy of GolfNow.
  • ·         Participants can enter by submitting a photo of themselves & their father to the gallery or through Instagram with #GCFathersDay.

Click the link above to enter today!

Golf Channel Father's Day Sweepstakes