Golf Monthly takes a look at this year's British and Irish hopefuls ahead of the US Open on Pinehurst's No.2 course on June 12.
Hoping to defend this year's title, 2013 saw England's Justin Rose clinch the top spot at the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club.
After coming second to Rory McIlroy at the 2014 BMW PGA Championships at Wentworth, Irish Shane Lowry is also one to watch at this year’s US Open. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
Ian Poulter last saw a top 10 win at this year’s Volvo China Open, this year’s US Open will see Poulter taking to Pinehurst’s No. 2 Course. Photography: Warren Little/Getty Images
The US Open will also see current 84th world ranking Paul Casey in the field at Pinehurst. Photography: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
Having won at this year’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, McIlroy will be looking to relive his 2011 US Open at this year’s second Major tournament. Photography: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Luke Donald finished 2nd at the RBC Heritage Tournament in April 2014. Donald will take to the US Open field to attempt his first Major win. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
Also taking to the field at the US Open will be Jamie Donaldson who won Golfer of the Month award in March. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
Having won 23 European Tour tournaments, England’s Lee Westwood will also be looking to make his maiden Major win. Photography: Warren Little/Getty Images
2010 saw Graeme McDowell clinch the number one space at the US Open. Photography: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
Not having played in the previous two US Open Championships, Stephen Gallacher will also be taking to this year’s field at Pinehurst. Photography: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images