U.S. Open at a Glance
Course: Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course (7,264 yards, par 70).
Purse: $6.8 million.
Winner's share: $1,225,000.
Television: NBC (Tomorrow-Friday, 9-11 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Monday, if necessary, 8 a.m. to playoff conclusion.), ESPN (Tomorrow, 4-8:55 a.m., 11 a.m.-1p.m.; 2-5:30 p.m.; Friday, 4-8:55 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m.; Monday, if necessary, 6-8 a.m.
Last year: Michael Campbell won at Pinehurst No. 2, finishing at even par for a two-stroke victory over Tiger Woods. Campbell joined 1963 British Open champion Bob Charles as the only New Zealanders to win a major. Third-round leader Retief Goosen, the 2001 and 2004 winner, finished with an 81 to tie for 11th at 8 over.
Notes: Woods is making his first start since the Masters and his father's death. He won the 2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black for his seventh major victory in an 11-tournament span. The 10-time major champion also won in 2000 at Pebble Beach for the first of four straight major titles, winning by a major-record 15 strokes and finishing at 12-under 272 to become the first player in tournament history to complete 72 holes at double digits under par. He won USGA titles in six consecutive years, the U.S. Junior from 1991-93 and the U.S. Amateur from 1994-96. ... Phil Mickelson has won the last two majors, the PGA Championship at Baltusrol last August and his second Masters title in April at Augusta National. ... Bobby Jones won the third of his four U.S. Open titles in 1929 at Winged Foot. Billy Casper (1959), Hale Irwin (1974) and Fuzzy Zoeller (1984) also won the national championship on the A.W. Tillinghast-designed course. Davis Love III won the last major at Winged Foot, the 1997 PGA Championship. ... The 2007 tournament will be played at Oakmont in Pennsylvania.
On the Net: http://www.usopen.com
PGA Tour site: http://www.pgatour.com
PGA European Tour site: http://www.europeantour.com
U.S. Open Tee Times
All times Hawaii times
First tee/10th tee
1 a.m.-6:30 a.m.: Andrew Svoboda, Chris Nallen, J.J. Henry
1:11 a.m.-6:41 a.m.: John Rollins, Mathew Goggin, Steve Lowery
1:22 a.m.-6:52 a.m.: Nick Dougherty, D.J. Trahan, Graeme McDowell
1:33 a.m.-7:03 a.m.: Vijay Singh, Shingo Katayama, David Toms
1:44 a.m.-7:14 a.m.: Jim Furyk, Adam Scott, Chad Campbell
1:55 a.m.-7:25 a.m.: Robert Allenby, Rocco Mediate, Angel Cabrera
2:06 a.m.-7:36 a.m.: Fred Couples, Jose Maria Olazabal, Mike Weir
2:17 a.m.-7:47 a.m.: Davis Love III, Justin Leonard, Nick Price
2:28 a.m.-7:58 a.m.: David Duval, Colin Montgomerie, John Cook
2:39 a.m.-8:09 a.m.: Jeff Sluman, Rod Pampling, Henrik Stenson
2:50 a.m.-8:20 a.m.: a-Jonathan Moore, Phil Tataurangi, Craig Barlow
3:01 a.m.-8:31 a.m.: Rob Johnson, Madalitso Muthiya, David Berganio Jr.
3:12 a.m.-8:42 a.m.: John Koskinen, a-Tadd Fujikawa, Stephen Woodard
10th tee/First tee
1 a.m.-6:30 a.m.: Kent Jones, Phillip Archer, Nicholas Thompson
1:11 a.m.-6:41 a.m.: Shaun Micheel, Kenneth Ferrie, Ted Purdy
1:22 a.m.-6:52 a.m.: Brandt Jobe, Keiichiro Fukabori, Richard Green
1:33 a.m.-7:03 a.m.: Billy Mayfair, a-Dillon Dougherty, Nick O'Hern
1:44 a.m.-7:14 a.m.: Scott Verplank, Ian Poulter, Lucas Glover
1:55 a.m.-7:25 a.m.: Phil Mickelson, Tim Clark, Thomas Bjorn
2:06 a.m.-7:36 a.m.: Rory Sabbatini, Paul McGinley, Rich Beem
2:17 a.m.-7:47 a.m.: Luke Donald, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson
2:28 a.m.-7:58 a.m.: Retief Goosen, Stewart Cink, Padraig Harrington
2:39 a.m.-8:09 a.m.: Arron Oberholser, Peter Hedblom, Dean Wilson
2:50 a.m.-8:20 a.m.: Michael Harris, Andrew Morse, a-Patrick Nagle
3:01 a.m.-8:31 a.m.: Jason Dufner, Jyoti Randhawa, Charley Hoffman
3:12 a.m.-8:42 a.m.: a-Alex Coe, Brad Fritsch, Benjamin Hayes
First tee/10th tee
6:30 a.m.-1 a.m.: Steve Stricker, Oliver Wilson, Tommy Armour III
6:41 a.m.-1:11 a.m.: Duffy Waldorf, Maarten Lafeber, Tom Pernice Jr.
6:52 a.m.-1:22 a.m.: Ben Crane, Mark Calcavecchia, Mark Brooks
7:03 a.m.-1:33 a.m.: Jay Haas, Joey Sindelar, Tom Lehman
7:14 a.m.-1:44 a.m.: Toru Taniguchi, Ben Curtis, Niclas Fasth
7:25 a.m.-1:55 a.m.: Tiger Woods, a-Edoardo Molinari, Michael Campbell
7:36 a.m.-2:06 a.m.: Sean O'Hair, Mark Hensby, Olin Browne
7:47 a.m.-2:17 a.m.: Darren Clarke, Peter Jacobsen, Stephen Ames
7:58 a.m.-2:28 a.m.: Tim Herron, Carl Pettersson, Kevin Stadler
8:09 a.m.-2:39 a.m.: Geoff Ogilvy, David Howell, Bo Van Pelt
8:20 a.m.-2:50 a.m.: Travis Hurst, George McNeill, Taylor Wood
8:31 a.m.-3:01 a.m.: Tag Ridings, Nathan Green, Greg Kraft
8:42 a.m.-3:12 a.m.: John Mallinger, a-Billy Horschel, Michael Derminio
10th tee/First tee
6:30 a.m.-1 a.m.: Woody Austin, Jeev Milka Singh, Jay Delsing
6:41 a.m.-1:11 a.m.: Brett Quigley, Tadahiro Takayama, Bob Estes
6:52 a.m.-1:22 a.m.: Paul Casey, Matt Kuchar, Graeme Storm
7:03 a.m.-1:33 a.m.: Corey Pavin, Fred Funk, Allen Doyle
7:14 a.m.-1:44 a.m.: J.B. Holmes, Camilo Villegas, Scott Hend
7:25 a.m.-1:55 a.m.: Lee Janzen, Todd Hamilton, Steve Jones
7:36 a.m.-2:06 a.m.: Sergio Garcia, Charles Howell, Stuart Appleby
7:47 a.m.-2:17 a.m.: Ernie Els, Chris DiMarco, K.J. Choi
7:58 a.m.-2:28 a.m.: Kenny Perry, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Bart Bryant
8:09 a.m.-2:39 a.m.: Skip Kendall, Charl Schwartzel, Ryuji Imada
8:20 a.m.-2:50 a.m.: a-Ryan Posey, Stephen Gangluff, Jason Allred
8:31 a.m.-3:01 a.m.: Chad Collins, David Oh, Lee Williams
8:42 a.m.-3:12 a.m.: Andy Bare, Dustin White, a-Ryan Baca
On the LPGA Tour
Wegmans LPGA, June 22-25, Locust Hill Country Club, Pittsford, N.Y.
Last week: Se Ri Pak won the LPGA Championship for the third time, hitting a hybrid 4-iron from 201 yards to 3 inches to set up a birdie on the first hole of a playoff with Karrie Webb at Bulle Rock. Pak had a three-putt bogey on the final hole of regulation, while Webb missed 4- and 10-foot birdie putts on her last two holes.
On the Net: http://www.lpga.com
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