United States Open at Oakmont Country Club
116th United States Open
Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Course specs: 7,254 yards, Par 70 (35-35), 7,400 square feet of putting surface, on average
Grass: Greens – Perennial poa annua; Rough – Kentucky bluegrass, perennial rye grass and poa annua at four inches and up.
Course architect: Henry Fownes
Defending champion: Jordan Spieth won his first U.S. Open at Chambers Bay last year.
156-player, stroke-play event and the top 60 and ties make the cut.
In 2007 there were only eight scores below par for the entire week.
Oakmont hosts for a record ninth time.
Past U.S. Open champions at Oakmont
2007: Angel Cabrera
1994: Ernie Els
1983: Larry Nelson
1973: Johnny Miller
1962: Jack Nicklaus
1953: Ben Hogan
1935: Sam Park, Jr.
1927: Tommy Armour