All eyes will be on Rory McIlroy, who will be playing in his first event since winning the U.S. Open in June. Other than that, the door is open.
While 22-year-old Rory McIlroy basks in golf's glory, Yani Tseng is the same age and owns three major championships, yet goes widely unnoticed.
Four of the last six U.S. Open winners have been non-Americans, but the one guy always lurking near the top is Phil Mickelson, here are the players and stories to watch at Congressional this weekend.
Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods makes his return from a minor knee injury, while the current No. 1 player, Lee Westwood, declined to enter the year's self-proclaimed "fifth major."