As the second major championship of the year, the U.S. Open is always one of the most challenging events on the PGA Tour, as well as one of the most enjoyable tournaments to witness live. Below, you'll find all of the important information you'll need to enjoy the U.S. Open at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., on Thu. Jun 13, 2013 9:00 AM.
U.S. Open Merion Ticket Information
Over the span of the tournament, fans will be able to purchase U.S. Open tickets for the entire week, practice rounds, or choose between single and multi-day passes. U.S. Open tickets come in the form of 1895 Club, Trophy Club, and Grounds passes.
Merion Golf Club Parking Information
The USGA offers free parking for the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club at nearby Rose Tree Park (Media, Pa.) and PPL Park (Chester, Pa.). From there, guests can enjoy free shuttle service to and from Merion Golf Club, and the shuttles will run from 5:30 a.m. local time through an hour after play is finished.
U.S. Open Merion Gate Times
The gates will open during the practice rounds and championship rounds at 6 a.m. local time each day of the tournament. Play is expected to start at 7 a.m. local time for both the practice rounds and championship rounds one and two, but championship rounds three and four are expected to begin between 8-9 a.m. local time.
Merion Golf Club Accessibility Information
The Merion Golf Club is completely accessible for handicap guests attending the U.S. Open. There will be a Disabled Services Headquarters, as well as Disable Services tents around the premises, and the USGA provides a Disabled Services Committee on-site to assist disabled guests throughout the course via multi-person golf carts. Also, there will be a limited number of motorized scooters offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and accessible restrooms will be available throughout the course.