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118TH UNITED STATES OPEN

'A marvelous test': Course right where USGA wants it

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 14, 2018 at 2:32 a.m.

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Defending U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka (center) lines up a shot from the rough along the ninth fairway during a practice round earlier this week at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, where the U.S. Open begins today. The last time the Open was held at the New York course in 2004, only three players broke par for the weekend.

Australian Adam Scott signs an autograph for a fan during a practice round Wednesday. Scott, whose best U.S. Open finish was fourth in 2015, had to qu...

American Jordan Spieth hits from a bunker onto the eighth green during a U.S. Open practice round earlier this week.

The U.S. Open wants to be the ultimate test in golf, and sometimes that leads to a series of trick questions.

Australian Adam Scott signs an autograph for a fan during a practice round Wednesday. Scott, whose best U.S. Open finish was fourth in 2015, had to qu...

American Jordan Spieth hits from a bunker onto the eighth green during a U.S. Open practice round earlier this week.

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