U.S. Open Golf 2011: Amazing Images From Early Rounds At Congressional (PHOTOS)

06/17/2011 12:13 pm ET | Updated Aug 17, 2011

The first two rounds of 2011 U.S. Open have been all about one man -- Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy.

The 22-year-old, who made his name with an unfortunate Masters meltdown, shot an incredible 65 for Thursday's round one at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

Today, with the field chasing him, McIlroy finds himself flirting with tournament records as he tries to claim his first major tour championship.

For more on the U.S. Open actions, take a look at some of the best photos from the tournament in the slideshow below:

US Open 2011: Big Shots Of The Tournament