PHOTOS: Merion Golf Club's wicker-basket pins

  • A view of the wicker basket at the 11th hole on the East Course at Merion Golf Club.
  • Tiger Woods works on his game as the sun came out for U.S. Open practice Tuesday at Merion GC in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Morten Orum Madsen works on his putting as the sun came out for U.S. Open practice Tuesday at Merion GC in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Nick Watney walks the 15th green during practice for the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Sergio Garcia works on his game as the sun came out for U.S. Open practice Tuesday at Merion GC in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • Tiger Woods works on his game with caddie Joe LaCava as the sun came out for U.S. Open practice Tuesday at Merion GC in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open – including the tournament logo.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • Tiger Woods practices for the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.
  • Merion Golf Club's red wicker-basket pins already have become a standout among the sights during practice for the 2013 U.S. Open.