Here’s a look at the US Open Golf Tournament.
June 18, 2023 - American golfer Wyndham Clark wins the 123rd US Open at The Los Angeles Country Club in Los Angeles.
June 19, 2022 - English golfer Matt Fitzpatrick wins the 122nd US Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts. Fitzpatrick clinches his first career major by edging past world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris by a single shot.
There are 156 players in the US Open. The field is comprised of place-winners in the Sectional Qualifying Rounds and those exempt from the qualifying rounds.
US Open Records
Most wins - Four golfers have won the US Open four times: Willie Anderson, Bob Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus.
Youngest winner - John J. McDermott, 19 years old, 1911.
Oldest winner - Hale Irwin, 45 years old, 1990.
Biggest comeback, final round - Arnold Palmer came back from 7 strokes off the lead in the final round to win the US Open in 1960.
Largest margin win - Tiger Woods, 15 strokes, 2000.
Highest score on one hole - Ray Ainsley, 19 strokes on a par 4, 1938.
Five golfers have won all four majors, though none have done it in the same year: Hogan, Gene Sarazen, Gary Player, Nicklaus and Woods.
US Open History
October 4, 1895 - The first US Open Championship takes place on the nine-hole course at Newport Golf and Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. Ten professionals and one amateur play in the 36-hole tournament. Horace Rawlins, a course assistant, wins the tournament. He wins $150.
1933 - An amateur, John Goodman wins the tournament. No other amateur has won since.
1954 - First televised nationally.
1965 - Four 18-hole daily rounds, the present format, are instituted for the first time.
2002 - Played at a publicly-owned course for the first time, Bethpage State Park’s Black Course in Farmingdale, New York.
2005 - International qualifying sites are added.
June 12, 2012 - Andy Zhang, 14, of China, becomes the youngest competitor in US Open history.