14 Jun '13, 4pm

Klein: 10 reasons why Merion is kicking back

Klein: 10 reasons why Merion is kicking back

Photo Gallery PHOTOS: Weather halts play at U.S. Open Check out these weather images from Thursday morning at the U.S. Open. ARDMORE, Pa. – Only 6,996 yards long, under soft, wet conditions: You could not find golf holes riper for plucking by the world’s best golfers. So why is Merion Golf Club kicking serious butt? The first-round leader (Phil Mickelson) only 3 under, only five rounds completed in red, and an average stroke score for the field of 74.2. • • • 1. Merion isn’t short These days, 6,996 yards sounds short for Tour players, but this is a par-70, and because two par 4s replace two par-5s, it’s playing the equivalent of a 7,250-yard course, which is nothing to dismiss as somehow out-of-whack with modern standards. Plus it’s wet, slow, and therefore playing longer than on paper. And if we break down how the holes play, it turns out that there are a lot of short hol...

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