The USGA released the tee times for the first two rounds of next week’s championship at Oakmont overnight and Day and Scott will partner 2010 Open champion Louis Oosthuizen for the first two days. Scott and Day will tee off the first at 2.20pm Thursday Pennsylvania time (4.20am Friday Australian Eastern Time) meaning Australian viewers will get to see plenty of the pair.
DATE: Jun 16 – Jun 19
TOURNAMENT: U.S. Open Golf Live
Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, PA
DEFENDING CHAMP: Jordan Spieth
They will hit of the 10th tee at 1.14pm local time Thursday (3.14am Friday Australian Eastern time) with American Derek Bard. The last Australian in the field, 2006 champion Geoff Ogilvy, will play with two other former winners in Webb Simpson and Graeme McCDowell. The trio will hit off the first tee at 1.47pm local time (3.47am Friday Australian Eastern time) in Ogilvy’s 10th and final automatic exemption courtesy of his victory at Winged Foot.
Defending champion Jordan Spieth is in the traditional pairing with the reigning Open chamion, Zach Johnson, and reiging US Amateur champion, Bryson DeChambeau. DeChambeau forfeited his automatic exemption for winning the amateur when he turned professional earlier this year but earned his spot in the field at sectional qualifying last week.
2015 runner-up Dustin Johnson will play with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and Spain’s Sergio Garcia while six time runner-up Phil Mickelson will be in the company of Justin rose and Sweden’s Henrik Stenson.