Photo of the year? Pinehurst looks ready for the US Open

Pinehurst No. 2 a sunset. (USGA/John Mummert)
Pinehurst No. 2 a sunset. (USGA/John Mummert)

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The U.S. Open held its press conferences leading up to the second major championship of the year earlier this week and released a few images of Pinehurst No. 2, which is hosting both the men's and women's U.S. Opens this summer.

The place looks incredible.

That photo at the top is as terrific as golf photos get and the one below really depicts how exacting this course is going to be.

Pinehurst No. 2 looks like it's in perfect shape. (USGA/John Mummert)
Pinehurst No. 2 looks like it's in perfect shape. (USGA/John Mummert)

This will be the third men's U.S. Open and fourth men's major overall for this Donald Ross gem.

Let's just play the Players Championship this weekend and get on with it!

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