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5 holes that will separate the best from the rest at the US Open

Merion Golf Club in Philadelphia is one of the world’s most famous courses and, as you’ll see this week, it has its fair share of challenges too.

AT 6,996 YARDS, Merion Golf Club’s East Course is the shortest course for a Major since the 2004 US Open at Shinnecock Hills — but don’t let its length fool you. This track is tough.

Here are the five holes that will really challenge the world’s best and are likely to shape this year’s tournament:

5 holes that will separate the best from the rest at the US Open
1 / 5
  • 6: Par 4, 487 Yards

  • 16: Par 4, 430 Yards

  • 2: Par 5, 556 Yards

  • 18: Par 4, 521 Yards

  • 5: Par 4, 504 Yards

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Niall Kelly

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