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Spieth gets look at 'hardest test' during visit to Oakmont

Jordan Spieth briefly weighed the request, then politely declined.

Sorry, Spieth just doesn't feel comfortable posing with the U.S. Open Trophy he won last June at Chambers Bay. That was a year ago on the other side of the country. No need to tempt fate following his initial visit to Oakmont, which will host the national championship for the ninth time next month.

"Maybe on Sunday (after the final round)," Spieth said with a smile.

Judging by what he saw during a brief stop at the iconic test tucked in the western Pennsylvania hills on Tuesday and Wednesday, getting his hands on the silver jug isn't going to be easy. There are the bunkers that look like...