Photos: At the U.S. Open
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June 11, 2013
Justin Rose poses for the media on Sunday.
Runner-up Phil Mickelson strides across the 18th green.
Hunter Mahan hits on No. 17 during the final round.
Runner-up Jason Day hits a tee shot during the final round.
Justin Rose holds the trophy close.
Billy Horschel hits on No.3. On this hole he made one of his six final-round bogeys.
Rickie Fowler was among the top-10 finishers at Merion.
Phil Mickelson chips off the green on No.15 on Sunday.
Justin Rose follows a shot during the fourth round.
Hunter Mahan posted a T-4 on Sunday.
Justin Rose creates a champion's silhouette.
Jason Day shot a 71 in the final round.
Phil Mickelson plays his second shot on No. 18 at the close of the third round.
Hunter Mahan and Charl Schwartzel watch as Nicolas Colsaerts hits on No. 17.
Charl Schwartzel landed in a bunker on No.17 on Saturday.
Hunter Mahan hits on No. 18 during the third round.
Low amateur Michael Kim of CAL shot a 71 in the third round.
Merion is captured in Saturday's late afternoon light.
Steve Stricker stayed in the mix on Saturday.
John Senden stirs up the rough during the third round.
Phil Mickelson walks from the 1st green to the 2nd tee during the third round.
Billy Horschel follows his shot during the third round.
These fans found a roof-top spot to watch Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.
Henrik Stenson hits from a bunker on No.1 during the third round.
Hunter Mahan hits on No. 2 during the third round.
Tiger Woods played a dismal round 3.
Edward Loar drives on No.6 during the third round.
Luke Donald played well on Saturday until he got to Nos. 17 and 18.
John Senden takes his second shot on No.1.
A young fan follows Saturday's action.
Charl Schwartzel tees off on No. 3 during the third round.
Matt Kuchar hits his second shot on No. 4 during the second round.
Nicolas Colsaerts swings from the mud on No. 4 during the second round.
Keegan Bradley casts a long shadow on Friday afternoon.
Justin Rose takes his second shot on No. 6 on Friday afternoon.
Brandt Snedeker plays from the rough in the second round.
Phil Mickelson swings in Friday's late afternoon sun.
The clouds over Merion turned a glorious pink late on Friday.
The flags and a lone fan are silhouetted in the fading light on Friday.
Tiger and Rory keep stride while Adam Scott follows.
Phil Mickelson swings on the No. 5 tee during the second round.
Adam Scott misses this putt in the second round.
Nicolas Colsaerts takes his second shot on No. 1 during the second round.
Tiger Woods' second round score was a 70.
This fan has found a treetop view of the tournament.
John Senden plays No. 9 during the completion of the first round on Friday.
Tiger Woods has a difficult lie on No.17 as he plays in round one on Friday morning.
Workers strive to keep the paths walkable for the fans.
Geoff Ogilvy hits from the rough on No. 17 during the completion of the first round on Friday.
Tiger Woods continued his first round on Friday and posted a 73.
Steve Williams, J.P. Fitzgerald and Joe LaCava wait for their players to putt.
Rory McIlroy completed his first round on Friday morning and posted a 73.
Luke Donald shot a 68 in the first round.
This fan knows that Mickelson's birthday falls on Father's Day.
A young fan takes a rest in the rain.
Nick Watney hits on No.9 during the first round.
Ernie Els plays his second shot on No. 2 during the first round.
Spectators create a trail of umbrellas.
Adam Scott takes his second shot on No. 5 from a difficult lie on Thursday.
Tiger Woods tees off on No. 2 in the first round.
Rory McIlroy made par on No. 5.
Phil Mickelson takes his second shot on No. 3 during the first round.
Sergio Garcia had a tough start at Merion as he posted a 73.
The skies dictated the progress of play on the first day of the U.S. Open.
Steve Stricker had a bad lie in a bunker on No. 3. on Thursday.
These first round spectators found a perch to watch the action.
Jason Dufner takes a poor shot on No. 15.
Bubba Watson jumps to follow his shot during Thursday's play.
A young fan scrambles as the forecasted weather rolls in on Thursday morning.
Nicolas Colsaerts maps out a putt in the first round.
The grounds crew springs into action as play is suspended in the first round.
Phil Mickelson tees off on No. 13 before the weather stopped play in the first round.
Mud is a major factor at Merion this week.
Ian Poulter started the first round with three birdies in a row.
A member of the grounds crew fluffs the rough.
Adam Scott tees off on No. 1 during a practice round.
A bird is bound for Tiger Woods as he takes a practice swing.
Brandon Brown hits into the 14th green during a practice round
Jose Maria Olazabal takes aim on Wednesday.
Jason Day drives the ball during Wednesday's practice.
Jim Furyk anxiously watches a tee shot on Tuesday.
Luke Donald and Scott Piercy appear to be having a chipping contest on Tuesday.
Tiger Woods and Joe LaCava play catch on the green on Wednesday.
Peter Hanson and a long line of spectators follow his shot on Tuesday.
The fans line the pathway for a glimpse of Tiger Woods early in the week.
Ernie Els hits out of a bunker during practice.
Sergio Garcia shares a laugh as he gloves up for practice.
Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods enjoy a moment together before the tournament.
Jim Mackay examines one of Merion's unique baskets during a practice round.
Tiger Woods fills up the interview room at the media center on Tuesday.
Aaron Baddeley hits a tee shot on No. 8 during practice.
Brian Stuard plays off the tee on No. 18 on Wednesday.
Tiger Woods and Billy Horschel descend the stairway on No. 17 during Wednesday's practice round.
Straw bundles line the pathways to soak up the mud.