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

The official grip of The Golf Ball Guy.

The official grip of The Golf Ball Guy.