124th U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2

The Loop

Photo of the Day: Golf course covered in volcanic ash


A view of the 9th green at the Llao Llao Hotel and Golf Resort in Bariloche, Chile some 995 miles southwest of Buenos Aires, on June 5, 2011. The green is covered by ashes from Argentina's Puyehue volcano, which erupted for the first time in half a century, prompting evacuation orders for 3,500 people in Argentina. Click image to enlarge.

*Photograph by Francisco Ramos Mejia/AFP/Getty Images

-- Christian Iooss, Director of Photography*