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Event Spotlight: U.S. Open 2013

Posted by: Princeton Group | Posted on: May 23rd, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Open Golf Championship returns to Merion Golf Club for the first time since 1981, and its fifth hosting of the tournament.  As one of the nation’s top courses, this will be Merion’s 18th USGA Championship. With the rich history of Merion Golf Club, and the exciting location just outside of Philadelphia, this highly anticipated event is expected to be one of the most watched golf tournaments of the season.

Merion is located in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, a small community of about 12,000 residents situated just eight miles west of Philadelphia. We recommend staying in downtown Philadelphia so you can explore the historic city and all it has to offer!

Philadelphia is the nation’s fifth largest city, with nearly 6 million residents within its surrounding areas, and 1.5 million people living within the city itself. Philly is known foremost for its rich history and today it is a city recognized for its culture, arts, and cuisine.

The city has much to offer in entertainment, dining, and cultural experiences. The Center City area is an ideal place for visitors as it has an abundance of hotels, restaurants, museums, and other historical sights. As one of America’s oldest cities, Philadelphia definitely has much history to be explored. Here are a list of a few must see and must eat spots to check out in Philly: