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U.S. Open Returns to Merion
June 10-16, 2013

Previous US Open Winners at Merion.
United States Open Winners At Merion
(l. to r.) Olin Dutra 1934, Ben Hogan 1950, Lee Trevino 1971, David Graham 1981 & Justin Rose 2013

• 2013 U. S. OPEN •

The 2013 U.S. Open, hosted by Merion Golf Club, is now history. Trenhamgolfhistory.org takes a look at the many dire predictions of record setting scores, but Jeff Silverman was one of the few who had it right.

We have articles about golf's #1 city, Philadelphia, plus Merion's East Course and the tournament scoring. Through the courtesy of the USGA we've also put together a fifteen minute highlight video.

Merion is still Merion and the world of golf is once again well aware of it.

-Pete Trenham


Merion outside Philadelphia
Michael Bamberger

"Philadelphia is America's #1 Golf City
(USGA Program Book)"
by Michael Bamberger

   Read the article

"The wealth of golf in Philadelphia, public and
private, is a legacy of the city’s 20th-century riches."


2013 U.S. Open
Program Book
The 2013 U.S. Open
Champion Justin Rose
2013 U.S. Open Program Book
(condensed version)

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   Click here for a larger view of the 2013 Cover
   Click here for a larger photo of Justin Rose


The 2013 U.S. Open Video
Courtesy of the United States Golf Association


  Click here to watch the video in .MP4 format.


Jeff Silverman on Merion
Jeff Silverman
Photo courtesy of Joe Logan
& MyPhillyGolf.com

"Merion Golf Club may be
more difficult than predicted"
by Jeff Silverman

Links Magazine

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"This year's U.S. Open contestants are likely to figure out what those before them usually learned the hard way: Underestimate the East Course at your peril."


Bill Kittleman
Merion Logo

Former Merion GC professional Bill Kittleman
on the course and the iconic logo he created
by Nate Oxman

Tri-State Golfer
   Read the article

Bill Kittleman reflects on his three
decades as Merion's Head Pro
by Neil Geoghegan

For 21st Century Media
   Read the article


Jack Whitaker

Jack Whitaker, renowned sports
broadcaster and Merion GC member,
looks back on his career
by Dave Shedloski (Golf World)

   Read the article

Golf World explains why the scoring
was not under par at the US Open
June 24, 2013
   Read the article


Geoff Ogilvie...Merion G.C. should host anothr U.S. Open

by Geoff Ogilvy - Golf World - June 24, 2013
   Read the article


How Merion Fared
by David Barrett & Michael Johnson - Golf World - June 24, 2013

   Read the article

US Open wrap up; The Field, The Scores, The Money and Some Stats

   Tee Times Thursday & Friday
   Saturday Scores, Sunday Tee Times
   Final Scores & Money List



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-Pete Trenham

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