Originally written on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 6/13/13

Rory McIlroy has big expectations coming into the U.S. Open at the Merion Golf Club which starts Thursday morning.  To get himself into the mindset that will be needed to drudge through what expects to be a very wet course and ridiculously competitive field, he drove about ten miles to the Philadelphia Museum of Art – the place where Rocky Balboa famously ran the steps. The 24-year-old from Northern Ireland jogged up the steps and gave the arms-up Rocky pose and tweeted it out. via @McIlroyRory McIlroy will be grouped with Tiger Woods and Adam Scott for the first two rounds in what will be the highest powered grouping of the season.

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