Photos for June 14, 2011

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K. J. Choi. of South Korea, hits out of the bunker on the practice green during a practice for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Ernie Els, of South Africa, reacts to his shot from the eight tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to his chip to the first green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips to the second green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, drops his ball on the first green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Fans line up along the 16th fairway to watch the practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Rickie Fowler hits to the 14th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Ernie Els, South Africa, walks above a small group of golf fans during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Dustin Johnson hits from the rough towards the 18th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Lee Westwood, of England, hits out of the bunker on the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Luke Donald, of England, hits to the 11th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, reacts to this hit on the 11th fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Will Wilcox racks the sand after hitting out of the bunker along the 15th fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Dustin Johnson signs autographs after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Phil Mickelson signs autographs after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Phil Mickelson signs autographs after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Ian Poulter, of England, chips out of the sand along the 18th fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Jason Dufner hits out of a bunker to the 15th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Adam Hadwin, of Canada, watches his fairway shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Dustin Johnson watches his drive from the 16th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Golfers practice on the 18th green of the Congressional Country Club during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011. The clubhouse is in the background.

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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, laughs while waiting to hit on the 16th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, chips from a sandtrap to the practice green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Martin Kaymer, of Germany, chips from a sandtrap to the practice green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Fans look at practice round starting times in a reflection in the sunglasses of a fan during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Ryo Ishikawa, of Japan, hits from the 17th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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In an attempt to take putter fitting to the next level, Ping is about to introduce a new iPhone putter app that will analyze putting strokes and match those strokes to specific putters.

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LeBron James and golf star Rory McIlroy are buddies off the court and course, respectively.

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Beau Hossler during the final round of the 2010 Junior Players at TPC Sawgrass.

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Phil Mickelson during Tuesday's practice round for the U.S. Open.

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Middle Tennessee State's Brett Patterson

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Johnny McDermott

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Kim Dohoon of South Korea looks through binoculars during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Y.E. Yang from South Korea chips to the 15th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Hiroyuki Fujita, of Japan, hits out of a bunker on the 14th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Ryo Ishikawa, of Japan, drops his club after hitting on the 12th fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Jeff Overton drives from the fourth tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Phil Mickelson chips on the third green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Brandt Snedeker, right, is watched by his swing coach, Todd Anderson, as he hits from a sandtrap on the practice green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Davis Love III chips on the practice green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Luke Donald, of England, walks across the practice green before a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Luke Donald, of England, juggles his golf balls on the practice green before a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Hunter Mahan catches a ball on the 6th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Phil Mickelson walks across the 6th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Phil Mickelson walks across the 6th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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Scott Piercy hits out of a bunker with the Congressional Country Club clubhouse in the background during a practice round at the U.S. Open golf tournament at Congressional Country Club on Monday, June 13, 2011, in Bethesda, Md.

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Padraig Harrington follows a shot during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Alvaro Quiros, of Spain, gestures during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Fred Funk grabs a club out of his bag during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Miguel Angel Jimenez smokes a cigar during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Brian Gay participates in a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Angel Cabrera participates a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Fans look at the starting board during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Andres Gonzales watches a shot during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Ryo Ishikawa from Japan is seen during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.

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Steve Stricker and Lee Westwood

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A fan holds an autographed flag during a practice round prior to the start of the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club.

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Nancy Lopez of Naples, Fla., lines up a putt on the 18th hole as her caddy, Tom Thorpe, looks on at the Nippon MBS Classic Golf Tournament in Buena Park, Ca., Sunday, Sept. 24, 1989. Lopez finished 2-under-par to win the LPGA tournament, her 42nd career tournament win.

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Pro golfer Nancy Lopez gets a hug from her 20-month-old daughter, Ashley Marie, after winning the LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Championship at Sweetwater Country Club in Sugarland, Texas, on July 7, 1985. Lopez won by three strokes, finishing 7-under-par 281 for the 72 hole event.

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Pro golfer Nancy Lopez raises a clenched fist in victory after sinking her final putt on the 18th hole to win the LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Championship at Sweetwater Country Club in Sugarland, Texas, on Sunday, July 7, 1985. Lopez birdied four of the final seven holes to finish 7 strokes under par 281.

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Golfer Nancy Lopez raises her putter in the air as she watches the ball for a hopeful birdie putt on the eighteenth hole of the final round of the Colgate-Dinah Shore Golf Tournament in Palm Springs, Calif., on April 5, 1981.

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LPGA golfer Nancy Lopez displays the Vare trophy after being named 1979 Player of the Year during an LPGA luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria on New York City on Jan. 10, 1980.

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Golfer Nancy Lopez blasts out of the sand on the ninth hole during the third round of the Dinah Shore Winners Circle Golf Championship at Palm Springs, Calif., on Saturday, April 7, 1979. Lopez shot a 68 for the day.

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Nancy Lopez raises her arms in victory after she sank a 10-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a five-way sudden death playoff clinching victory in a $100,000 LPGA in Clifton, N.J. on May 20, 1979. The 22-year-old Lopez defended her title in the tournament with the win.

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Nancy Lopez, leading money winner on the LPGA, keeps her eye on the ball as she drives off 17th tee during the Pro-Am Rail Charity Tournament Thursday, Aug. 31, 1978.

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LPGA golfer Nancy Lopez reacts after sinking a birdie putt on the 14th hole during third round action in the Kathryn Crosby Golf Classic at Rancho Bernardo Golf Club in San Diego, Calif., on March 18, 1978.

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LPGA golfer Nancy Lopez reacts as she birdies on the 17th hole at the $1000,000 Golden Lights Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle, N.Y., on May 29, 1978.

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