Sports Illustrated's Best Photos of the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach
1 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
hit the ball well on Thursday, but failed to take advantage of par-5s such as here at the par-5 sixth. He ended with a disappointing opening-round 74.
2 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
,but missed a par putt on the final hole that would have forced a playoff. He finished in second place, an incredible finish considering his world ranking before Pebble Beach: 391.
3 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
.Unfortunately, Phil couldn't keep the good shots rolling and went three over on the back nine to finish T4, three shots off the lead.
4 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
drives off the 10th tee on Sunday with a mob of spectators.
5 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
tees off on the difficult 14th hole during Sunday's final round.
6 of 18Robert Beck/SI
chipping out of the bunker on the dangerous par-4 eighth.
7 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
played better than anyone for three days, matching Tiger's 66 on Saturday and finishing the third round at six-under, three shots in front of second-place Graeme McDowell.
8 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
9 of 18Robert Beck/SI
hits a clutch birdie on the 16th during Saturday's third round. Els played brilliantly at the start on Sunday, going four-under through the first seven holes and gaining a share of the lead before faltering on the back nine. He finished 3rd.
10 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
,who won the 2003 U.S. Open at Olympia Fields, escapes from a bunker near the cliffs on the par-4 ninth. Furyk finished the tournament T16.
11 of 18John Biever/SI
hits on Thursday with the Pacific Ocean as his backdrop. Kaymer played consistent golf all week ending up T8.
12 of 18Robert Beck/SI
,the 18-year-old Japanese sensation, played well on Thursday, shooting a one-under 70. His Sunday was a different story as he shot a nine-over 80, yet he still finished at a respectable T33.
13 of 18Kohjiro Kinno/SI
Woods finally flashed some of his old form at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where his Saturday 66 was capped by this second shot on the 18th hole, which he sliced around a tree and onto the green. Woods entered the final round in third place but struggled to a closing 75 to tie for fourth.
14 of 18Robert Beck/SI
had high hopes for Pebble Beach after finishing T10 at the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. But McIlroy struggled with a 75 on Thursday followed by a 77 on Friday putting him on the wrong side of the cut line.
15 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
struggled at the start shooting an opening-round 75 on Thursday. He battled back on Friday with an impressive 66.
16 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
in a fairway bunker on the fourth hole. McDowell led the tournament after 36 holes at three under. He was surpassed by Dustin Johnson on Saturday before reclaiming the lead and his first major championship victory on Sunday.
17 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
in a seaside bunker on the par-5 18th hole during Thursday's first round.
18 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
,the 110th United States Open.
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