ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 13: Tiger Woods of the United States plays his third shot from a bunker on the second hole during Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 13, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.
Justin Rose kisses the trophy after winning the US Open at Merion Golf Club. A par on the 18th hole gave him an even-par 70, and that was good enough to become the first Englishman in 43 years to win America's national championship.
So close, yet so far
Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 8th green during the fourth round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club. Over his final 36 holes, Woods carded 11 bogeys and a triple-bogey against only four birdies, and his final score of 13-over-par 293 was his worst as a pro in the US Open.
Birthday wish denied
Phil Mickelson reacts after chipping to the second green during the final round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club. After starting the day — his 43rd birthday — in the lead, Mickelson struggled to hit putts and fell to be tied for second place with a final-round 74.
Rickie Fowler lines up his putt on the third green during the final round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club. Fowler finished plus-7 for the tournament with a final-round 74.
Amateur Michael Kim lets go of his club after hitting his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the US Open. Kim gained attention in earlier rounds as the 19-year-old shot up the leaderboard, but he struggled in the fourth round, ending tied for 17th with a final score of plus-6.
In the thick of it
England's Luke Donald hits from the bunker at 8th hole during the final round of the US Open. He finished the tournament tied for eighth place, scoring a 75 in the fourth round.
Lefty nails it!
Phil Mickelson celebrates making a shot for eagle on the 10th hole during the final round of the US Open. Mickelson started the final round in the lead but struggled to hit putts down the stretch and ended tied for second place.
Grooming the green
Charl Schwartzel of South Africa (left) and Steve Stricker of the United States inspect a green during the final round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club.
Final round frustration
Luke Donald reacts with frustration after missing a putt on the ninth hole during the final round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club. Donald ended the tournament tied for eighth place with a final score of plus-6.
Going for a dip?
Luke Donald of England steps into water before hitting an approach shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the US Open.
Red number day
Phil Mickelson hits his third shot on the fourth hole as caddie Jim Mackay look on during Round 3 at Merion Golf Club on Saturday. Mickelson finished the day with a one-shot lead and was the only golfer under par.
Russell Knox of Scotland hits his tee shot on the second hole on his way to a third-round 77, which left him 11 over.
No glory for Rory
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the fourth hole during Round 3. His 75 dropped him to 8 over and nine shots off the lead of the U.S. Open.
Tiger Woods had been hovering in contention before Saturday, when he shot 76 to go to 6 over, seven shots behind leader Phil Mickelson.
It's a blast
Billy Horschel hits from a bunker on the second hole during the third round of the U.S. Open. The second-round co-leader stayed in the hunt, finishing at 1 over, two shots behind.
Has a shot
Rickie Fowler hits his tee shot on the second hole during Round 3, when he shot 67, getting within four shots of the lead.
Not quite good enough
Ian Poulter of England watches his shot from a bunker on the 16th hole during his Saturday round of 73, which made him plus-5 for the Open.
Replace your divot
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain hits from the eighth fairway during the third round of the U.S. Open.
He likes it
Padraig Harrington of Ireland watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during Round 3 at Merion. He didn't find enough to like on Saturday, shooting 75.
Like his approach
Phil Mickelson plays his approach to the second during the third round.
K.J. Choi, of South Korea, tees off on the fourth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open.
Jerry Kelly chips onto the third green during the third round at Merion.
Jim Furyk reacts to a missed put on the 18th green during the completion of first round play at the US Open at Merion Golf Club on Friday. He shot 77-79 and won't make the cut.
Playing tee ball
Co-leader Phil Mickelson follows through on his tee shot on the ninth hole during Thursday's Round 1.
Despite the iffy weather, the stands at the 17th green at Merion are full as Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy play during Round 2 on Friday.
Hide and seek?
Rory McIlroy hits from a bunker on the 15th hole during a continuation of the first round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on Friday, June 14.
Where'd it go?
Josh Teater of the United States hits a shot from a bunker on the 15th hole during the first-round continuation.
Grin and bear it
Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 16th hole as the first round wrapped up on Friday.
What a trio!
Golf superstars Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, Tiger Woods of the United States and Adam Scott of Australia along with caddie Joe LaCava, walk the 12th fairway at the 113th U.S. Open on Friday.
Walk the walk
Luke Donald of England walks to the 16th green on Friday to wrap up his first round at the U.S. Open.
Phil-ing him in
Phil Mickelson talks strategy with caddie Jim 'Bones' Mackay on the ninth hole during Round 1 of the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club on Thursday in Ardmore, Pa. Mickelson finished the first round with a 3-under 67 to rank among the leaders after Day 1.
See that sand
Ted Potter Jr. hits a shot from a bunker on the 14th hole during Thursday's action. Potter shot a 6-over 76 on Thursday.
Padraig Harrington hits an approach shot on the 10th on Thursday. Harrington finished the first round 3 over with a 73.
Drop it like it's shot
Sergio Garcia of Spain drops his club after teeing off on the fourth hole Thursday. Garcia shot a 73 in the opening round.
Lots of wet stuff
Fans exit the course down Ardmore Rd. after the second servere weather warning delayed play during the first round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club. The first round was cut short on Thursday and will be completed Friday morning.
Sloshing through it
A well-prepared fan walks through mud in boots during the first round of the US Open.
Rory of the crowd
Rory McIlroy and spectators watch his approach to the third green during the first round. McIlroy was even through 11 holes before play was suspended for the night.
Peter Hedblom walks under an umbrella alongside his caddie John Dempster during Round 1. Hedblom was 1 under through the 11 holes he completed Thursday.
Up in the air
Tiger Woods plays his third shot from a bunker on the second hole on Thursday. Woods struggled throughout the first day of the Open, going 2 over through 10 holes before play was suspended.
Luke Donald hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during Round 1. Donald was at 4 under through 13 holes before play was suspended, good enough for first place on the leaderboard for Thursday.
Rory McIlroy winds up for his tee shot on the second hole during Round 1. McIlroy finished Thursday's action tied for 16th.
Needs some salt
Sergio Garcia walks off the 10th hole after finishing 3 over par during Round 1. Garcia, who apologized for insulting Tiger Woods earlier in the week, was the target of fans' ire Thursday.
No sleep, no problem
Phil Mickelson, who arrived at Merion Golf Club just 3 1/2 before his tee time, hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during Round 1. Mickelson was delayed after attending his daughter's eighth grade draguation.
Kicking up sand
Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the second hole. Woods had trouble on the greens Thursday and appeared to be battling a wrist injury.
Cutting the grass
John Parry hits his second shot on the seventh hole Thursday. Parry shot a 6 over 76 in the first round.