• Flying the flag: US Open pre-tournament favourite Tiger Woods walks with caddie Joe LaCava during the last day's practice at Merion Golf Club
  • All smiles: Tiger Woods talks with Rory McIlroy...
  • ...before the Northern Irishman hits an approach shot at Merion Golf Club
  • Ian Poulter has flown under the radar this week
  • Sergio Garcia and Francesco Molinari tried to out-Glee each other on Wednesday
  • Marcel Siem will be hoping his driver behaves at Merion this week
  • Adam Scott is more popular than ever after winning the Masters in April
  • Defending champion Webb Simpson poses with one of Merion's unique wicker flags
  • Scots Martin Laird and Paul Lawrie pose at Ben Hogan's plaque on the 18th
  • England's young qualifier Eddie Pepperell familiarizes himself with the course
  • 2009 champion Lucas Glover is one of many former winners teeing it up this week
  • Dustin Johnson is many people's idea of the winner this week
  • Belly-putting Matt Kuchar is looking to add a major to his already-stellar record this season

2013 - Wednesday practice

Flying the flag: US Open pre-tournament favourite Tiger Woods walks with caddie Joe LaCava during the last day's practice at Merion Golf Club