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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Billy Horschel of the United States hits his second shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Bill Horschel’s Octopus Pants

Here they are. Billy Horschel’s octopus pants. Which begs the obvious question, who the hell is Billy Horschel?

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2013

Phil Mickelson of United States examines the 18th green before trying chipping into the hole during the fourth round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heartbreak On His Birthday For Mickelson In Open

This wasn’t the way it was supposed to end, not on Phil Mickelson’s birthday and not at Merion Golf Club, where history will record with little fanfare outside of England that Justin Rose won his first major championship.

97.1 The Ticket–06/17/2013

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 14: Tiger Woods of the United States and caddie Joe LaCava wait on the 18th green during a continuation of Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 14, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Woods’ Wrist Looks OK; Mickelson Leads At US Open

Whatever was bothering Tiger Woods’ wrist seemed to disappear overnight, and Phil Mickelson’s round of 67 was holding up as first-round play resumed Friday morning at the U.S. Open.

97.1 The Ticket–06/14/2013

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)

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

The courses it is played on tend to be true American classics.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 13: A weather warning sign is seen on the a leaderboard on the 18th hole during Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 13, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Play Suspended At US Open

You’re not going to believe this. No, really, you won’t fathom what I’m about to tell you.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 11: Tiger Woods of the United States watches his tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 11, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Lesson On Golf: Short Open Course Helps Tiger

A U.S Open course playing less than 7,000 yards? Really?

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2013

DUBLIN, OH - JUNE 02: Tiger Woods walks on the 18th hole during the final round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 2, 2013 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Woods, McIlroy, Scott Together At US Open

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will play together the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next week at Merion.

97.1 The Ticket–06/10/2013

DUBLIN, OH - JUNE 02: Tiger Woods hits his approach shot on the 13th hole during the final round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 2, 2013 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Lesson On Golf Blog: The Tiger 44

The bigger concern is this round happened on the eve of The U.S. Open which starts a week from Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2013

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts after winning against Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria during their 2012 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 3, 2012. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

Ivanovic Beats Pironkova To Reach US Open Quarters

More than four years after her French Open title, Ana Ivanovic is finally back in a Grand Slam quarterfinal.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2012

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