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U.S. Open: The best photos

Updated 11:47 PM ET, Sun June 17, 2012
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Webb Simpson of the United States holds the U.S. Open trophy after his one-stroke victory in San Francisco on Sunday, June 17. Simpson finished the four-day event at one shot over par to secure his first major title. Getty Images
Tiger Woods of the United States waves to the crowd on the 18th green. Getty Images
Webb Simpson hits his tee shot on the 13th hole of the 112th U.S. Open. Getty Images
Jim Furyk of the United States tees off on the eighth hole Sunday. Getty Images
Michael Thompson of the United States lines up a putt on the 18th hole. Getty Images
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland waits on the seventh green. Getty Images
Jim Furyk of the United States reacts to a poor shot on the 12th hole. Getty Images
Webb Simpson of the United States hits his tee shot on the eighth hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods walks to the eighth tee Sunday. Getty Images
Graeme McDowell hits his second shot on the sixth hole. Getty Images
Lee Westwood of England, left, and Fredrik Jacobson of Sweden walk off the fourth tee. Getty Images
Jason Dufner of the United States watches his tee shot on the fourth hole. Getty Images
Fredrik Jacobson smiles from the green on Sunday. Getty Images
Jim Furyk hits his tee shot on the sixth hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods walks to the eighth tee on Sunday. Getty Images
Ernie Els of South Africa reacts to a missed putt. Getty Images
Fredrik Jacobson of Sweden plays a bunker shot on the second hole. Getty Images
Jim Furyk of the United States hits his tee shot on the second hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods of the United States watches his tee shot on the third hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods hits a bunker shot on the first hole on Sunday. Getty Images
Sergio Garcia of Spain tees off at the third hole. Getty Images
Michael Thompson of the United States hits his tee shot on the third hole.
Amateur Beau Hossler of the United States hits his second shot on the first hole Sunday. Getty Images
Jim Furyk of the United States plays a bunker shot on the second hole during the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, June 16. Getty Images
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland hits a bunker shot on the fifth hole during the third round. Getty Images
Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round. Getty Images
Charlie Wi of South Korea hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday. Getty Images
Raphael Jacquelin of France hits a bunker shot on the 17th hole during the third round. Getty Images
Amateur Beau Hossler of the United States walks to the 18th green with his caddie, Bill Schellenberg. Getty Images
John Peterson of the United States celebrates a hole-in-one on the 13th hole with his caddie, Gentry Mangun. Getty Images
Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium hits his tee shot on the third hole Saturday. Getty Images
Amateur Beau Hossler of the United States waits on the seventh hole Saturday. Getty Images
Kevin Na of the United States reacts to a missed birdie putt on the seventh hole. Getty Images
Ernie Els of South Africa plays a bunker shot on the seventh hole during the third round. Getty Images
Ernie Els of South Africa hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the third round. Getty Images
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland waits on the eighth green during the third round. Getty Images
Michael Thompson of the United States hits his tee shot on the eighth hole during the third round. Getty Images
Charl Schwartzel of South Africa hits a shot during the third round. Getty Images
David Toms of the United States hits a shot on the fifth hole Saturday. Getty Images
Tiger Woods of the United States reaches for a golf ball on the practice ground. Getty Images
Lee Westwood of England celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday. Getty Images
Tiger Woods of the United States walks off the third tee during the second round of the U.S. Open on Friday, June 15. Getty Images
Tiger Woods climbs out of a bunker on the sixth hole during the second round. Getty Images
Tiger Woods of the United States lines up a putt. Getty Images
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson walk past one another during the second round. Getty Images
David Toms of the United States hits his tee shot on the eighth hole. Getty Images
Phil Mickelson walks off the eighth green. Getty Images
Amateur Beau Hossler of the United States hits his tee shot on the seventh hole. Getty Images
Beau Hossler celebrates a birdie on the seventh green. Getty Images
Caddie Scott Gneiser watches David Toms of the United States line up a shot during the second round. Getty Images
Beau Hossler hits his tee shot on the sixth hole. Getty Images
Beau Hossler greets fans on the seventh hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods walks off the 18th green. Getty Images
Tiger Woods plays a bunker shot on the 16th hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the eighth hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods hits a shot on the 16th hole. Getty Images
Tiger Woods, left, and Bubba Watson of the United States wait on the first tee during the second round of the 112th U.S. Open on Friday. Getty Images
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks off the eighth green during the second round. Getty Images
Luke Donald of England walks up a fairway with a group of caddies during the second round. Getty Images
Justin Rose of England hits a shot during the second round of the 112th U.S. Open on Friday. Getty Images
Golfers play the eighth hole during the second round. Getty Images
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the 15th hole. Getty Images
Jim Furyk of the United States watches his tee shot on the 10th hole during the second round. Getty Images
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits a shot from a bunker on the 10th hole during the second round of the 112th U.S. Open. Getty Images
Justin Rose of England hits an approach shot on the fourth hole. Getty Images
Matt Kuchar of the United States watches his tee shot Friday on the third hole as Ian Poulter of England and Steve Stricker of the United States look on with their caddies. Getty Images
Casey Martin drives a golf cart off the first hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open on Thursday. Getty Images
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his second shot on the second hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open on Thursday. Getty Images
Rickie Fowler of the United States hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during the first round. Getty Images
Ian Poulter of England lines up a putt during the first round. Getty Images
Hunter Mahan of the United States plays a bunker shot on the 17th hole during the first round. Getty Images
Sergio Garcia of Spain watches his tee shot on the first hole during the first round. Getty Images
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland hits a shot on the first hole. Getty Images
Lee Westwood of England hits his tee shot on the fourth hole as a gallery of fans look on. Getty Images
Ryo Ishikawa of Japan hits his tee shot on the tenth hole. Getty Images
Matt Kuchar of the United States watches his tee shot on the first hole. Getty Images
Michael Thompson hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round. Getty Images
David Toms watches a tee shot on the second hole during the first round. Getty Images
Michael Thompson of the United States reacts to a putt during the first round. Getty Images
Michael Thompson hits his tee shot on the second hole during the first round. Getty Images
Tiger Woods watches his approach shot on the 18th hole during the first round . Getty Images
Ireland's Padraig Harrington watches a shot during the first round. Getty Images
Bubba Watson plays a shot on the second hole during the first round.
From left, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson wait on the 13th tee during the first round.The trio teed off together in what many called a "super group." Getty Images
Woods tees off on the 10th hole Thursday. Getty Images
Mickelson blasts out of the bunker on the 10th hole. Getty Images
Fans watch the play during the first round of the U.S. Open. Getty Images
J.B. Park of South Korea walks off the second tee during the first round. Getty Images
Spectators watch as Mickelson heads up the hill to the tee on the ninth hole. Getty Images
Surrounded by spectators, Woods watches a shot on the 18th tee. Getty Images
Mickelson takes a shot on the 18th hole. Getty Images
Woods, who was leading his group, hits his tee shot on the 13th hole Thursday. Getty Images
Andy Zhang, a 14-year-old originally from China, hits a bunker shot on the second hole. Getty Images
Kevin Na hits a shot to the 18th green. Getty Images
Mickelson and Woods wait on the 11th green. Getty Images
Mickelson reacts after his putt on the ninth hole Thursday. Getty Images