US Open Golf 2017

United State open golf is one of the major golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of United States, and is also a part of Major championship which was established in 2009. At the first time this tournament was conducted in 1895 on October 4th and consigned towards the mid june of every year. The tournament is conducted by United States golf association. This position gives a minimum stock of points to the winner despite of the strength of the field. Open Championship Cup trophy is presented to the winner of this golf tournament.

The prize fund is considered to estimation of their ability, when compared to both tournaments like the PGA Tour and the European Tour. Anyway the United States Open's status is one of the classic golf powers as compared to other golf tournaments.

 

In 1895 United States open golf was conducted at Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. Where winner of this tournament is 21 years old Englishman Horace Rawlins and he won $ 150 cash instead of prize money $335 also a gold medal. Horace Rawlins got Open Championship Cup trophy for the first time in golf and is presented by USGA.

The following are list of First European golf players:

1. Retief Goosen (2004)
2. New Zealander Michael Campbell (2005)
3. Australian Geoff Ogilvy (2006)
4. Argentine Ángel Cabrera (2007)
Most of United State’s champions are from Southern Hemisphere and Northern Ireland only.

US Open Golf 2017 History

Dates : June 15–18, 2017

Location : Erin, Wisconsin

Course : Erin Hills

Tour : PGA Tour
European Tour
Japan Golf Tour

Par : 70

Field : 156 players

Length : 7,823 yards (7,153 m)

Course Layout

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 608 358 476 439 505 237 607 492 165 3,887 504 403 464 215 613 370 200 481 663 3,913 7,800
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 36 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 5 36 72

 

Tournament Facts

Location : United States, Ardmore, Pennsylvania

Established : 1895

Course : Merion Golf Club, East Course

Par : 70

Yardage : 6,996yards

Tour : PGA Tour
PGA European Tour
Japan Golf Tour

Format : Stroke play

Purse : $8,000,000

Month played : June

2017 Leaderboard

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Brooks Koepka  United States 67-70-68-67=272 −16 2,160,000
T2 Brian Harman  United States 67-70-67-72=276 −12 1,052,012
  Hideki Matsuyama  Japan 74-65-71-66=276    
4 Tommy Fleetwood  England 67-70-68-72=277 −11 563,642
T5 Rickie Fowler  United States 65-73-68-72=278 −10 420,334
  Bill Haas  United States 72-68-69-69=278    
  Xander Schauffele  United States 66-73-70-69=278    
8 Charley Hoffman  United States 70-70-68-71=279 −9 336,106
T9 Trey Mullinax  United States 71-72-69-68=280 −8 279,524
  Brandt Snedeker  United States 70-69-70-71=280    
  Justin Thomas  United States 74-69-63-75=280    

 

2016 Leader Board

POS PLAYER TO PAR THRU TODAY RD 1 RD 2 RD 3 RD 4 TOTAL
1 Dustin Johnson -4 F -1 67 69 71 69 276
T2 Jim Furyk -1 F -4 71 68 74 66 279
T2 Scott Piercy -1 F -1 68 70 72 69 279
T2 Shane Lowry -1 F 6 68 70 65 76 279
T5 Sergio Garcia E F E 68 70 72 70 280
T5 Branden Grace E F 1 73 70 66 71 280
7 Kevin Na 1 F -1 75 68 69 69 281
T8 Jason Dufner 2 F E 73 71 68 70 282
T8 Zach Johnson 2 F 1 71 69 71 71 282
T8 Jason Day 2 F 1 76 69 66 71 282
T8 Daniel Summerhays 2 F 4 74 65 69 74 282
12 David Lingmerth 3 F -3 72 69 75 67 283
T13 Brooks Koepka 4 F -2 75 69 72 68 284
T13 Kevin Streelman 4 F 2 69 74 69 72 284
T15 Brendan Steele 5 F 3 71 71 70 73 285
T15 Bryson DeChambeau 5 F 4 71 70 70 74 285
T15 Andrew Landry 5 F 8 66 71 70 78 285
T18 Marc Leishman 6 F -1 71 69 77 69 286
T18 Graeme McDowell 6 F 2 72 71 71 72 286
T18 Gregory Bourdy 6 F 3 71 67 75 73 286
T18 Adam Scott 6 F 4 71 69 72 74 286
T18 Sung Kang 6 F 4 70 72 70 74 286
T23 Jon Rahm (a) 7 F E 76 69 72 70 287
T23 Byeong Hun An 7 F E 74 70 73 70 287
T23 Chris Wood 7 F 1 75 70 71 71 287
T23 Andy Sullivan 7 F 3 71 68 75 73 287
T23 Louis Oosthuizen 7 F 3 75 65 74 73 287
T23 Russell Knox 7 F 3 70 71 73 73 287
T23 Yusaku Miyazato 7 F 4 73 69 71 74 287
T23 Charl Schwartzel 7 F 4 76 68 69 74 287
T23 Derek Fathauer 7 F 5 73 69 70 75 287
T32 Ryan Moore 8 F E 74 72 72 70 288
T32 Justin Thomas 8 F 3 73 69 73 73 288
T32 Rafa Cabrera Bello 8 F 5 74 70 69 75 288
T32 Billy Horschel 8 F 6 72 74 66 76 288
T32 Lee Westwood 8 F 10 67 72 69 80 288
T37 Martin Kaymer 9 F 1 73 73 72 71 289
T37 Angel Cabrera 9 F 1 70 76 72 71 289
T37 Danny Willett 9 F 1 75 70 73 71 289
T37 Charley Hoffman 9 F 3 72 74 70 73 289
T37 Rob Oppenheim 9 F 3 72 72 72 73 289
T37 Jason Kokrak 9 F 4 71 70 74 74 289
T37 Jordan Spieth 9 F 5 72 72 70 75 289
T37 Harris English 9 F 6 70 71 72 76 289
T37 Daniel Berger 9 F 7 70 72 70 77 289
T46 Matteo Manassero 10 F 3 76 70 71 73 290
T46 Matt Kuchar 10 F 6 71 72 71 76 290
T46 Patrick Rodgers 10 F 7 73 72 68 77 290
T49 James Hahn 11 F 2 73 71 75 72 291
T49 Kevin Kisner 11 F 6 73 71 71 76 291
T51 Hideto Tanihara 12 F 2 70 76 74 72 292
T51 Bill Haas 12 F 4 76 69 73 74 292
T51 Bubba Watson 12 F 5 69 76 72 75 292
T54 Matt Fitzpatrick 13 F 1 73 70 79 71 293
T54 Andrew Johnston 13 F 4 75 69 75 74 293
T54 Emiliano Grillo 13 F 5 73 70 75 75 293
T57 Danny Lee 14 F 4 69 77 74 74 294
T57 Lee Slattery 14 F 6 72 68 78 76 294
T59 Brandon Harkins 15 F 7 71 74 73 77 295
T59 Cameron Smith 15 F 9 71 75 70 79 295
T61 Tim Wilkinson 16 F 5 71 75 75 75 296
T61 Matt Marshall 16 F 6 72 73 75 76 296
63 Romain Wattel 17 F 6 71 75 75 76 297
64 Chase Parker 18 F 11 75 70 72 81 298
T65 Spencer Levin 19 F 7 73 72 77 77 299
T65 Ethan Tracy 19 F 7 73 70 79 77 299
67 Justin Hicks 24 F 11 73 72 78 81 304

 

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US Open Golf Course
US Open Golf 2013 Pebble Beach Course
US Open Golf Trophy
US Open Golf Trophy