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111th U.S. Open Championship (Rd. 1)

Check out photos from Thursday's first round of the 2011 U.S. Open Championship.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips out of a bunker to the 14th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, waves to the gallery as he walks across the 11th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Y. E. Yang, of South Korea, hits from a sandtrap to the 12th green the during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, reacts to Fredrik Jacobson's chip to the 12th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Fredrik Jacobson, of Sweden, reacts to his chip to the 12th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Fredrik Jacobson, of Sweden, looks at this ball as it rests next to the hole on the 12th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Lee Westwood, of England, watches his shot from the trees along the 18th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Luke Donald, of England, leaps to see the green from the rough along the 16th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Ryan Palmer reacts to his approach shot to the fourth green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Jeff Overton watches his chip shot to the fifth green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Ryo Ishikawa, of Japan, waves to the gallery on the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Martin Kaymer, of Germany, hits from a sand trap to the 11th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Luke Donald, of England, watches his drive from the 11th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Two golf fans sits under their umbrellas in the near empty grand stands at the 10th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Ernie Els, of South Africa, hits from a bunker on the second fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Scorekeeper Clint Siemens looks through the scoreboard along the second hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Golf fans watch the play along the second fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, reacts to his missed putt on the 11th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Adam Scott, of Australia, waits in the drizzle on the practice green before the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, reacts to this putt on the ninth green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Johan Edfors, of Sweden, lines up his putt on the first green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Matt Kuchar lines up his putt on the first green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Luke Donald, of England, watches his bunker shot to the 17th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Jim Furyk watches his drive from the second tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Bubba Watson waits his turn to hit from the 13th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Adam Scott, of Australia, left, celebrates his shot to the 13th green with his caddie Steve Williams, during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Adam Scott, of Australia, hits from the sand to the 13th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Lee Westwood, of England, hits from the 13th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Trevor Immelman, of South Africa, hits out of the tall grass along the 11th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson watches his shot from the trees along the 16th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson reacts to his shot from the 10th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Golf fans watch from the club house at the Congressional County Club during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson hits out of the tall grass along the 14th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Bethesda, Md.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson reacts to his shot from the 14th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Bethesda, Md.

Published on June 16, 2011

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A television crew follows Phil Mickelson down the 10th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson, left, looks over Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, shoulder on the 14th fairway during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Bethesda, Md.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, looks over his putt on the 11th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Dustin Johnson looks over his putt on the 10th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Y. E. Yang, of South Korea, watches his shot from the 11th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Bubba Watson watches his drive from the 13th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Louis Oosthuizen, right, of South Africa, and his caddie Wynand Stander, look over Oosthuizen's putt on the fifth green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Angel Cabrera, of Argentina, watches his putt on the sixth green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, lines up his putt on the 15th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Brandt Snedeker reacts to a missed putt on the 11th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson opened with 2-over 74 at the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts to his drive from the 13th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Sergio Garcia, left, of Spain, points to a bite that Alvaro Quiros, also of Spain, took out of his sandwich during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, and Phil Mickelson, walk over the hill to the ninth green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Charl Schwartzel, of South Africa, watches his drive from the 10th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits from the fourth tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Rickey Fowler lines up his putt on the first green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Phil Mickelson reacts to his missed chip from the fringe of the 18th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Dustin Johnson waves to the gallery on the 18th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published on June 16, 2011

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Bubba Watson hits a shot during the opening round of the U.S. Open.

Published on June 16, 2011