US Open 2013 recap

Golf Monthly takes a look at the highlights of last year's US Open, where Justin Rose claimed his maiden major championship at Merion Golf Club

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Golf Monthly takes a look at the highlights of last year's US Open, where Justin Rose claimed his maiden major championship at Merion Golf Club

Justin Rose claimed a memorable US Open victory at Merion in 2013, breaking a 17-year English major-winning hiatus and securing his first maiden major championship.

Below, we take a look back at some of the best images from a gripping US Open.

U.S. Open - Round Three

Roset on the sixth green during Round Three. Photography: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

U.S. Open Round Four

Justin Rose looks to the heavens in acknowledgement of his deceased father after winning the 2013 US Open at Merion Golf Club. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

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Justin Rose hits his tee shot on the third hole during the final round. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images.

U.S. Open - Round Four

Justin Rose celebrates with the US Open trophy after two brilliant closing pars saw him secure victory. Photography: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

U.S. Open Round One

Rose hits his third shot on the 14th hole during Round One. Photography David Cannon/Getty Images

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Rose shakes hands with caddy Mark Fulcher on the 18th green during the final round at Merion. Photography: David Cannon/Getty Images.

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President of the USGA, Glen D. Nager, presents Justin Rose with the US Open trophy. Photography: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images

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Luke Donald congratulates compatriot Rose on the 18th green at Merion. Photography: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images

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Rose after holing a crucial 20-foot birdie putt on the par-3 13th during the final round. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

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Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email nick.bonfield@futurenet.com with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x