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Nick Watney and his caddies celebrate his albatross on the 522 yard par 5 17th hole yesterday.  Watney’s 5-iron from 190 yards rolled with perfect pace across the green before dropping in the cup.  It was only the third albatross in U.S. Open history.
Photograph by J.D. Cuban/Golf Digest

Nick Watney and his caddies celebrate his albatross on the 522 yard par 5 17th hole yesterday.  Watney’s 5-iron from 190 yards rolled with perfect pace across the green before dropping in the cup.  It was only the third albatross in U.S. Open history.

Photograph by J.D. Cuban/Golf Digest

A foggy start to the Wednesday practice round at the 2012 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California on June 13, 2012.
Photograph by Christian Iooss/Golf Digest

A foggy start to the Wednesday practice round at the 2012 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California on June 13, 2012.

Photograph by Christian Iooss/Golf Digest

Alex Cejka plays from the green side bunker on the third hole during a practice round at the 2012 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif.   
Photograph by USGA/Steve Gibbons

Alex Cejka plays from the green side bunker on the third hole during a practice round at the 2012 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif.   

Photograph by USGA/Steve Gibbons