2011 U.S. Open practice (Wednesday)

  • Adam Scott, of Australia, reacts to a putt on the 14th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Amateur Patrick Cantley hits from a bunker on the second hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Luke Donald, of England, hits onto the fourth green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Luke Donald, of England, right, accompanied by his caddie Jon McLaren, waits to hit on the third fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Luke Donald, of England, watches his drive from the fourth tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Adam Scott, of Australia, left, and Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, look over the 14th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Rickie Fowler signs autographs before a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, hits from the 14th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Adam Scott, from Australia, right, talks with his caddie Steve Williams, during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Williams is usually Tiger Woods caddy, who is not particiapting in the tournament.
  • Nick Watney hits out of the bunker on the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Robert Garrigus hits out of the bunker of the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Retief Goosen, of South Africa, blasts from a bunker to the 18th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Amateur Beau Hossler watches his drive from the ninth tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • K. J. Choi, of South Korea, walks across the players bridge from the 18th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Andres Gonzales chips to the 12th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Bennett Blakeman,left, works on his swing on the practice green before a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Martin Kaymer, of Germany, watches his drive from the 15th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • K.J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his shot from the 16th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Kim Do-Hoon, of South Korea waits to tee off on the 16th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Kim Dae-hyun, of South Korea, watches his drive from the 16th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Adam Scott, of Australia, signs autographs, reflected in his sunglasses, after a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • A bird walks past Lee Westwood, of England, as he warms up on the practice tee before a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Hunter Mahan chips to the 11th green during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Ernie Els, of South Africa, hits from the 12th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, watches his drive from the 12th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Anthony Kim, left, and David Chung joke around as they walk up the 12th fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Ernie Els, of South Afirca, signs autographs between the 15th and 16th holes during practice before the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches this drive from the 14th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, signs autographs during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.