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  1. Ardmore Avenue Just One of Merion’s Many Pitfalls

    Jun 4, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

    Apr 22, 2013; Ardmore, PA, USA; A general view of the 2nd fairway during the preview day for the 2013 US Open at Merion Golf Club.  Credit: Eileen Blass-USA TODAY Sports

    The golf courses that host U.S. Opens are always modified in some way from their usual set-up in order to create a greater challenge for the world’s greatest golfers. Typically, this means growing the rough a bit higher, mowing the greens a bit shorter, and building new tee boxes to lengthen certain holes. But for…