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US Golf Open 2016

The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. It is the second of the four major championships in golf, and is on the official schedule of both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. It is staged by the United States Golf Association (USGA) in mid-June, scheduled so that, if there are no weather delays, the final round is played on the third Sunday, which is Father’s Day.

DATE: Jun 16 – Jun 19
TOURNAMENT: U.S. Open Live
Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, PA
DEFENDING CHAMP: Jordan Spieth
PURSE: $10,000,000

US Golf Open Live 2016

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Notes

  1. ^ Jump up to:a b Most of the course lies within the hamlet of Old Bethpage, but the clubhouse is in Farmingdale, and the park has a Farmingdale postal address. Both places are within the Town of Oyster Bay.
  2. Jump up^ La Jolla is a neighborhood within the city of San Diego that has a unique postal identity.
  3. ^ Jump up to:a b c d The course straddles the border between Daly City and San Francisco; the club’s postal address is in San Francisco.
  4. ^ Jump up to:a b c The club has a Rochester postal address, but is located in the adjacent town of Pittsford.
  5. Jump up^ The club is located in a portion of the Duluth postal area that became part of the newly incorporated city of Johns Creek in 2006. Although the club is still served by the Duluth post office, it now lists its mailing address as Johns Creek.
  6. Jump up^ The club has a St. Louis postal address, but is located in the Missouri suburb of Town and Country.
  7. Jump up^ Pacific Palisades is a neighborhood within the city of Los Angeles that has a unique postal identity.

References

  1. Jump up^ Brent Kelley. “First Winner of US Open Golf Tournament”. About.com Sports.
  2. Jump up^ “US Open Golf History”.
  3. ^ Jump up to:a b “112th U.S. Open Championship application form” (PDF). USGA. RetrievedJune 11, 2012.
  4. Jump up^ “U.S. Open – Exemption List”. USGA. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  5. ^ Jump up to:a b “USGA – Changes Made To Exemptions For 2012 USGA Championships”. USGA. February 23, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  6. ^ Jump up to:a b “U.S. Open to expand world-ranking use”. ESPN. Associated Press. February 5, 2011. Retrieved February 5, 2011.
  7. Jump up^ “USGA Announces Changes To Exemption Categories” (Press release). USGA. February 5, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012.
  8. Jump up^ “2012 U.S. Open Championship Media Guide” (PDF). United States Golf Association. p. 31. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  9. Jump up^ “Champions”. U.S. Open. Archived from the original on March 3, 2008. Retrieved April 26, 2008.
  10. ^ Jump up to:a b “Age”. U.S. Open. Archived from the original on March 3, 2008. RetrievedApril 26, 2008.
  11. ^ Jump up to:a b “Rory McIlroy runs away with Open title”. ESPN. June 20, 2011. RetrievedJune 20, 2011.
  12. Jump up^ Murray, Scott (June 19, 2011). “US Open 2011 – day four as it happened”. The Guardian. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  13. Jump up^ Baysinger, Tim (August 7, 2013). “Fox Sports Reaches Rights Deal for Golf’s U.S. Open”. Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
  14. Jump up^ Rosaforte, Tim (June 27, 1994). “See Ya Later”. Sports Illustrated: 49. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  15. Jump up^ Knox, David (April 9, 2015). “FOX Sports tees off with more Golf”. TV Tonight. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
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