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Amateur Kim earns notice at Merion

Updated: June 16, 2013, 3:02 AM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

ARDMORE, Pa. -- As Michael Kim stood on the 16th tee on Saturday evening on Merion's East course, he saw his name on the leaderboard alongside Luke Donald, Charl Schwartzel and Phil Mickelson.

The 19-year-old Cal junior was in a tie for third and two shots off the lead after making birdies at 10, 12, 13 and 15.

The San Diego resident, who came to America with his family from South Korea when he was 7 years old, imagined for a moment winning the U.S. Open. ...

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