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Caputo: Three Reasons The U.S. Open Is The Best Golf Tournament In The World

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ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 13: (L-R) Matteo Manassero of Italy, Rickie Fowler of the United States and Jason Day of Australia walk off the 11th tee during Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 13, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

ARDMORE, PA – JUNE 13: (L-R) Matteo Manassero of Italy, Rickie Fowler of the United States and Jason Day of Australia walk off the 11th tee during Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 13, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

patcaputo i) Pat Caputo
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By: Pat Caputo

1. The courses it is played on tend to be true American classics. This week, it is Merion near Philadelphia.

2. With long, plush rough and lightning fast greens, no tournament forces a golfer to hold up more under pressure than the U.S. Open.

3. The winner is considered our nation’s national champion. Enough said.

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