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PHOTOS: U.S. Open, 15th hole

Our Nick Masuda spent some time at Merion Golf Club's 15th hole to take in the nuances of the par 4 – and its tight proximity to an out-of-bounds road just 8 feet left of the fairway.

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John Huh hits from the 15th fairway on Tuesday at Merion.

Published on June 11, 2013

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K.J. Choi hits from the left side of the fairway on the 15th hole. Fans, who are all out of bounds, line the left side, only eight feet from the fairway.

Published on June 11, 2013

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A view of the 15th hole at Merion from the side of the tee box.

Published on June 11, 2013

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An officer talks to a volunteer while they wait for players to tee off on the 15th hole. The officer is standing out of bounds, only eight feet from the fairway at Merion.

Published on June 11, 2013

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John Huh hits from a greenside bunker on the 15th green on Tuesday at Merion.

Published on June 11, 2013

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Amateur and Cal standout Michael Kim hits from the 15th fairway on Tuesday at Merion.

Published on June 11, 2013

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K.J. Choi hits from the 15th fairway on Tuesday at Merion.

Published on June 11, 2013