Today our features on Merion took us back to the archives… and while it wasn’t a US Open, perhaps the biggest moment in Merion history — and in all of golf — was the day that Bobby Jones wrapped up the Grand Slam in 1930.
Back in 1989 I sat down with the man who had caddied for Jones that week long ago. Some fun memories are in a podcast which you can find here at TeeItUpPhilly.com.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Severe Storms Expected To Bring Damaging Winds, Flooding And Isolated Tornadoes
Tomorrow: some thoughts on Merion from defending US Open champ Webb Simpson, who loves everything about the golf course.
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Ed Abrams anchors mornings on KYW Newsradio, and you can hear his Golf Reports there on Fridays and Saturdays. He has also created a pair of websites: www.DealTrackerGolf.com, featuring leads on the best online golf equipment deals… and www.TeeItUpPhilly.com, with video course tours, audio swing tips and local golf deals.