2011 U.S. Open practice (Monday and Tuesday)

  • Fans look at the starting board during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Padraig Harrington follows a shot during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • Alvaro Quiros, of Spain, gestures during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • 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.
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez smokes a cigar during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • Brian Gay participates in a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • Angel Cabrera participates a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • Andres Gonzales watches a shot during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • Ryo Ishikawa from Japan is seen during a practice round for the US Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. Monday, June 13, 2011.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dustin Johnson signs autographs after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
  • Phil Mickelson signs autographs after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
  • Phil Mickelson signs autographs after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Phil Mickelson during Tuesday's practice round for the U.S. Open.