Merion has personality, but don’t call it quirky

     Rory McIlroy, left, of Northern Ireland, and  Tiger Woods shake hands on the 18th green during practice for the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Rory McIlroy, left, of Northern Ireland, and Tiger Woods shake hands on the 18th green during practice for the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    The U.S. Open, one of golf’s four major championships, will get underway at Merion Golf Club on Thursday. It’s the first time the storied course has hosted golf’s national championship in 32 years.

    NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller spoke with longtime golf journalist Joe Logan about the twists and turns of the course, the field of players, the unorthodox layout of the tournament, and the expectation of a soggy first round.

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