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US Open Golf

(A USGA trailer is packed up with equipment from the US Open tournament at Merion.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Merion and US Open Get Thumbs Up From Neighbors, Officials

Life near the Merion Golf Club is slowly returning to normal after Sunday night’s conclusion of the US Open.

06/17/2013

(Luke Donald of England putts on the 15th green during round two of the US Open at Merion Golf Club.  Credit: Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Less Rain Makes For Happier Crowds at the U.S. Open

“Every shot seems to be so well thought out,” says one spectator. “And crisp. Not the way I play golf!

06/14/2013

(Entrepreneur John Lloyd.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

US Open Golf Tourney Creates Hometown Entrepreneurs Around Merion Course

“I might as well get in on the action,” says John Lloyd, sitting in a folding chair outside his Wynnewood Road house

06/12/2013

(Tiger Woods hits a shot during a practice round at Merion Golf Club.  Credit: Ross Kinnaird/ Getty Images)

Golf Fans Brave Rains To Catch US Open Practice Rounds at Merion

In between downpours, fans walked the muddy trails to see golf at its best.

06/10/2013

(An iPad screen shot of its US Open golf app.  Image provided)

Want To Watch the US Open But Can’t Get To Merion? There’s An App For That, Too.

There are US Open apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android, all free in their respective app stores.

06/07/2013

(A member of the Kremp Florist design team puts the finishing touches on some of the 750 flower arrangements slated for delivery to the US Open.  Photo provided)

Local Florist Gets Business Boost From U.S. Open Golf Tournament at Merion

Willow Grove-based Kremp Florist snagged the contract to create more than 700 arrangements that will adorn the hospitality tents and other locations at the storied golf club.

06/07/2013

(The clubhouse at Merion Golf Club, which is hosting 2013's US Open.  File photo)

Boston Bombings Raise Security Bar For June’s US Open Golf Tourney in Merion

Haverford police began preparing for this prestigious event two years ago, but what happened earlier this week in Boston has been a game changer.

04/17/2013

(Union members demonstrate outside Merion Golf Club.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Union Protests Use of Temporary Foreign Workers at 2013 US Golf Open, In Merion

Local union members demonstrated outside the main entrance of Merion Golf Club, in Delaware County, protesting the use of foreign workers as the club prepares for the prestigious US Open.

04/05/2013

(The clubhouse at Merion Golf Club, which is hosting 2013's US Open.  File photo)

SEPTA Upgrading Mass Transit To Handle US Open Crowds in Merion, Pa.

The US Open golf tournament in Merion is still ten months away, but SEPTA has already started construction on a project designed to encourage more people to take public transportation to the event.

08/06/2012

'Open' Season on USGA Website

Thursday, June 17 – It’s round one of the US Open, and there’s a bunch of new online “toys” for you to sample at the USGA’s official Open website.

06/17/2010