One more day of practice rounds, short-game preparation and hype exists before the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
There are plenty of questions still unanswered, and most will remain that way until golf balls are in the air Thursday.
Will Phil Mickelson be able to focus sufficiently on golf to be a factor Sunday afternoon?
Will the restored Donald Ross-layout play as tough as course designers Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore hope?
It ought to be a great four days of golf in one of the most historic courses in the United States.