Fans eager for US Open at Shinnecock Hills

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The 118th U.S. Open will mark the tournament's fifth visit to the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, and fans are taking advantage of early visits to the merchandise tent there.

Beginning Monday, they'll need tickets to get in. 

So eager spectators dropped by early to pick up swag.

Some wanted to improve their own game, others were hoping to see some of the game's biggest names -- like Woods, Thomas, Spieth or Fowler.

And a few people just wanted to enjoy sightseeing on a gorgeous day.

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