No Swearing at Merion’s U.S. Open

Thousands of people will be pouring into and around the Main Line for the U.S. Open. Find out how area businesses are taking part and how you can too.

The nation’s golf spotlight will turn to Haverford Township next month when the U.S. Open comes to the Merion Golf Club.

The 2013 U.S. Open runs June 10 through June 16 at the Merion Golf Club. Those of you who are familiar with the club know that there is not much parking in the area, so people are being bused in from two remote parking lots, one at PPL Park in Chester and the other from Rose Tree Park in the Media area, so the crowds won’t be confined to the immediate Merion area.

No Phones, No Swearing

If you’re heading to the event, or even if you’re not, you may be surprised by some of the rules set up by the United States Golf Association, which include the item that you can get thrown out for “making rude, vulgar, or other inappropriate comments or gestures,” and spectators are not allowed to bring cell phones.

  • Click to read more about the rules from Haverford-Havertown Patch.

Win Yourself a Ticket

One Havertown bar will let you putt your way to the U.S. Open by winning its contest.

  • Click here for more information about it from Haverford-Havertown Patch.

Enjoy Golf on a Different Level

The Ardmore Initiative, Ardmore Business Association, and Infiniti of Ardmore wanted to make sure the pros weren’t the only ones picking up their clubs in June. They are putting on the Infiniti of Ardmore Open Mini-Golf tournament June 8 in Schauffele Plaza, located at 12 E. Lancaster Ave., from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Click here to find out more about the tournament from Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch.

The Sweet Taste of the U.S. Open

Two area businesses have been hard at work preparing a sweet treats for the Merion Golf Club. Bonnie Cosaro, of Bonnie's Best Cookies in Villanova is making 500 brownies and 500 chocolate cookies with pecans. The treats are topped with an edible sugar medallion that bears the 2013 U.S Open Merion logo. That local was made by Alexis Braunfeld, of Villanova and Gina Cox of Roxborough, owners of Sugar Treasures.

  • Click here to learn more about the baked goodies from Radnor Patch.
  • Click here to learn more about the logo from Haverford-Havertown patch.


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