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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Fans surround (Credit: Newsday / J. Michael Dombroski)

1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Fans surround the green of one of the holes.

Past U.S. Opens on Long Island

Here's a look back at some of the previous Opens held at Shinnecock Hills and Bethpage Black.

Phil Mickelson tees off on the third hole
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Phil Mickelson tees off on the third hole at the U.S. Open in Bethpage. (June 22, 2009)

Lucas Glover holds up the championship trophy after
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Lucas Glover holds up the championship trophy after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Bethpage State Park's Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y., Monday, June 22, 2009.

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Retief Goosen
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Retief Goosen kisses the U.S. Open trophy after winning the championship with a 4-under-par score of 276, two shots better than runner-up Phil Mickelson.

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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Retief Goosen
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Retief Goosen hits out of the gallery on the sixth hole during the final round. (June 20, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Fans snake
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Fans snake their way through the dust on the final day of the U.S. Open. In contrast to rainy Bethpage Black in 2009 (and 2002), Shinnecock Hills saw blazing hot, dry weather during each day of the tournament in 2004. (June 20, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Tiger Woods
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Tiger Woods hits a bunker shot on the seventh hole during the final round. (June 20, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Tiger Woods
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Tiger Woods yells "Fore!" after an errant tee shot on the third hole during the final round. (June 20, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills The par-3
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
The par-3 seventh hole, with its severely sloping green, was regarded by players and the toughest to play during the 2004 Open. Coniditions got worse when the green was accidentally "rolled" the night before the final round, leading to a super-dry turf that saw several putts skid off the green.

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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills A view
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
A view of the seventh green, which gained a reputation among the players as the most difficult -- some would say unfair -- hole of the tournament. (June 16, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Jeff Maggert
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Jeff Maggert shoots from the rough on the 12th fairway during the third round. (June 19, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Shigeki Maruyama,
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Shigeki Maruyama, center, shakes his hand after a firm handshake from Steve Williams, Tiger Woods's caddie, after Maruyama completed the second round tied for the lead. (June 18, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Ernie Els
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Ernie Els watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round. (June 18, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Angel Cabrera
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Angel Cabrera walks up the tenth fairway after play was suspended during the first round. (June 17, 2004)

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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Tiger Woods
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Tiger Woods reacts to a missed putt on the eighth green during the first round. (June 17, 2004)

2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Jim Furyk
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2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Jim Furyk and his caddie weigh their options as Furyk's ball sits in the fescue on the 12th fairway during the first round of the tournament. (June 17, 2004)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black Tiger Woods
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
Tiger Woods holds up the trophy after winning the tournament by shooting 3-under par. (June 16, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black Tiger Woods,
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
Tiger Woods, left, is congratulated by runner-up Sergio Garcia after Woods' victory. (June 16, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black Jesper Parnevik
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
Jesper Parnevik takes cover from the rain during the second round.

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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black Young fans
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
Young fans watch Tiger Woods from underneath the grandstands on the 15th green during the final round. (June 16, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Tiger Woods
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Tiger Woods celebrates his win on the 18th green. (June 16, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Tiger Woods
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Tiger Woods reacts to a putt on the 14th green during the third round of the U.S. Open. (June 15, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black Davis Love
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
Davis Love III hits out of the rough on the fourth fairway during the first round. (June 13, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black Tiger Woods
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
Tiger Woods contemplates his next shot during the second round of the U.S. Open. (June 14, 2002)

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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Tiger Woods
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Tiger Woods reacts to a shot during the second round. (June 14, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Greg Norman
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Greg Norman signs autographs as he comes off the 16th green during a practice round. (June 12, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Greg Norman
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Greg Norman waits to tee it up on the 15th hole during a practice round. (June 12, 2002)

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Tom Kite
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Tom Kite hits from the fourth fairway during the first round.

2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black: Vijay Singh
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2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:
Vijay Singh carries a bucket of balls to the practice tee.

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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Corey Pavin
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Corey Pavin holds up the championship trophy after winning the U.S. Open.

1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: A player
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
A player hits an approach shot on one of the holes facing the clubhouse.

1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Corey Parvin
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Corey Parvin after sinking a putt on the 18th hole to win the tournament. (June 18, 1995)

1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:Greg Norman walks
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Greg Norman walks to the 18th green during the final round. Norman, the third round leader, lost the tournament to Corey Pavin. (June 18, 2011)

1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Greg Norman
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Greg Norman eyes the hole.

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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Jack Nicklaus
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Jack Nicklaus watches his drive from the third tee. (June 14, 1995)

1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Fans surround
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1995 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
Fans surround the green of one of the holes.

1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Ray Floyd
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Ray Floyd holds up the trophy after winning the 1986 U.S. Open.

1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Raymond Floyd
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Raymond Floyd is congratulated by fans after winning the 1986 U.S. Open. (June 15, 1986)

1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Raymond Floyd
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Raymond Floyd celebrates after winning the 1986 U.S. Open. (June 15, 1986)

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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Raymond Floyd
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Raymond Floyd celebrates after making a putt to finish 1-under-par and win the 1986 U.S. Open, two strokes ahead of Chip Beck and Lanny Wadkins. (June 15, 1986)

1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Raymond Floyd
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Raymond Floyd studies the 18th green before making his final putt during to win the 1986 U.S. Open. (June 15, 1986)

1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Peter Oosterhuis
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Peter Oosterhuis hits a shot. Oosterhuis shot a 24-over-par 304 and finished 69th in the tournament.

1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Jack Nicklaus
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1986 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills
Jack Nicklaus hits from a sand trap during a practice round. (June 10, 1986)

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