Video: The 2014 U.S. Open Begins

Daniel Berger calms his nerves – which sure look visible in the closeup in the above video – and kicks off the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 with his tee shot at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014.

The result?

Right side of the fairway, in perfect position. He made birdie.

It was the moment we’ve been waiting for since at least 2005. And it was special: