To the Neumann Community,
The U.S. Open Championship is a major Professional Golf event
that will be held June 10th through June 16th, 2013, at the Merion
Golf Club in Haverford Township.
The practice rounds for this event will begin Monday, June 10th and conclude Wednesday, June 12th. The Championship rounds will begin Thursday, June 13th and conclude Sunday, June 16th. June 17th is reserved for any weather-related postponements or a tie in the event.
Spectator attendance at the practice rounds are estimated at 20,000 to 25,000 while attendance at the Championship rounds are expected to be 35,000 to 40,000.
There will be increased traffic around Haverford Township with road closures and detours and the event will impact traffic in Delaware County.
Spectators coming into the area are being urged to use regional rail lines and those traveling by vehicle are being directed to park at the Delaware County Community College, Rose Tree Park, and PPL Park in Chester. This will have a direct impact on traffic in our area during peak times that will include work traffic and the many high school graduations that will take place during the week.
Specific road closures, detours and other information may be found at
Please allow extra travel time and drive safely.
Neumann University Department of Campus Safety