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Red numbers may be rare at BethpageStage set for 102nd US Open
 Dates: Thursday, June 13th through Sunday, June 16th
 Site: Bethpage State Park (Black Course), Farmingdale, New York
 Course Architect: A.W. Tillinghast (1936), Joseph Burbeck (Superintendent),
                   Rees Jones (1998, redesign)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 7,214
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 430 yds   10 - Par 4 492 yds
               2 - Par 4 389 yds   11 - Par 4 435 yds
               3 - Par 3 205 yds   12 - Par 4 499 yds
               4 - Par 5 517 yds   13 - Par 5 554 yds
               5 - Par 4 451 yds   14 - Par 3 161 yds
               6 - Par 4 408 yds   15 - Par 4 459 yds
               7 - Par 4 489 yds   16 - Par 4 479 yds
               8 - Par 3 210 yds   17 - Par 3 207 yds
               9 - Par 4 418 yds   18 - Par 4 411 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,517 yds         35 3,697 yds
 Course Set-Up: The fairway widths in the drive zone will be between
                25 and 35 yards. The primary rough will be grown to 3-4 inches
                and the intermediate rough will be 1 inches. The greens will
                be set to run at 11" on the Stimpmeter at the beginning of the
                week. The greens are a poa annua and bent grass mix while the
                fairways are rye grass.
 Annual: 102nd
 Defending Champion: Retief Goosen
 Runner-Up: Mark Brooks
 Tournament Record: 272 (Jack Nicklaus, 1980; Lee Janzen, 1993 - Baltusrol;
                         Tiger Woods, 2000 - Pebble Beach)
 54-Hole Record: 203 (George Burns, 1981 - Merion; TC Chen, 1985 - Oakland
                      Hills, Lee Janzen, 1993)
 36-Hole Record: 134 (Jack Nicklaus, 1980; TC Chen, 1985, Lee Janzen, 1993;
                      Tiger Woods, 2000 - Pebble Beach)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Johnny Miller, 1973 - Oakmont)
                    (Jack Nicklaus, 1980 - Baltusrol)
                    (Tom Weiskopf, 1980 - Baltusrol)
 U.S. Open 9-Hole Record: 29 (Neal Lancaster, 1995 - Shinnecock)
                             (Neal Lancaster, 1996 - Oakland Hills)

                                     Finish Last Ten Years
 Player             1992  1993  1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999  2000  2001
 ------             ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
 Retief Goosen      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    mc    T-12  Won
 Mark Brooks        T-44  T-46  mc    dnp   T-16  mc    57th  mc    mc    2nd
 Stewart Cink       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-16  T-13  T-13  T-32  T-8   3rd
 Rocco Mediate      T-44  T-25  wd    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-34  T-32  4th
 Paul Azinger       T-33  T-3   dnp   mc    T-67  T-28  T-14  T-12  T-12  T-5
 Tom Kite           Won   mc    T-33  T-67  T-82  T-68  T-43  T-60  T-32  T-5
 Vijay Singh        dnp   mc    dnp   T-10  T-7   T-77  T-25  T-3   T-8   T-7
 Phil Mickelson     mc    dnp   T-47  T-4   T-94  T-43  T-10  2nd   T-16  T-7
 Angel Cabrera      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-37  T-7
 Kirk Triplett      66th  T-52  T-23  dnp   T-40  dnp   mc    mc    56th  T-7
 Davis Love III     T-60  T-33  T-28  T-4   T-2   T-16  mc    T-12  mc    T-7
 Tiger Woods        dnp   dnp   dnp   wd    T-82  T-19  T-18  T-3   Won   T-12
 Sergio Garcia      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-46  T-12
 David Duval        mc    dnp   dnp   T-28  T-67  T-48  T-7   T-7   T-8   T-16
 Scott Hoch         mc    T-5   T-13  T-56  T-7   T-10  mc    mc    T-16  T-16
 Chris DiMarco      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-32  dnp   dnp   T-16
 Mike Weir          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-16  T-19
 Corey Pavin        mc    T-19  mc    Won   T-40  mc    mc    T-34  mc    T-19
 Scott Verplank     dnp   dnp   T-18  T-21  dnp   dnp   T-49  T-17  T-46  T-22
 Thomas Bjorn       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-68  T-25  mc    T-46  T-22
 Hal Sutton         dnp   dnp   dnp   T-36  dnp   T-19  dnp   T-7   T-23  T-24
 Tom Lehman         T-6   T-19  T-33  3rd   T-2   3rd   T-5   T-28  T-23  T-24
 Padraig Harrington dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-32  dnp   T-5   T-30
 Steve Jones        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   Won   T-60  mc    mc    T-27  T-30
 Darren Clarke      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-43  T-43  T-10  T-53  T-30
 Jesper Parnevik    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-48  T-14  T-17  mc    T-30
 Tim Herron         dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    mc    dnp   T-53  6th   mc    T-40
 Bernhard Langer    T-23  mc    T-23  T-36  dq    mc    mc    dnp   mc    T-40
 Jeff Maggert       dnp   T-52  T-9   T-4   T-97  4th   T-7   T-7   mc    T-44
 Duffy Waldorf      T-57  T-72  T-9   T-13  mc    T-60  dnp   dnp   mc    T-44
 Loren Roberts      dnp   T-11  T-2   wd    T-40  T-13  T-18  dnp   T-8   T-52
 Hale Irwin         T-51  T-62  T-18  mc    T-50  T-52  mc    wd    T-27  T-52
 Colin Montgomerie  3rd   T-33  T-2   T-28  T-10  2nd   T-18  T-15  T-46  T-52
 Jim Furyk          dnp   dnp   T-28  dnp   T-5   T-5   T-14  T-17  60th  T-62
 Ernie Els          dnp   T-7   Won   mc    T-5   Won   T-48  mc    T-2   T-66
 David Toms         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    wd    dnp   mc    T-16  T-66
 Nick Faldo         T-4   T-72  mc    T-45  T-16  T-48  mc    mc    7th   T-72
 Miguel A. Jimenez  dnp   dnp   dnp   T-28  dnp   dnp   dnp   T-23  T-2   mc
 John Huston        dnp   mc    mc    mc    T-82  dnp   T-32  T-17  4th   mc
 Lee Westwood       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-19  T-7   mc    T-5   mc
 Jose M. Olazabal   mc    mc    mc    T-28  dnp   T-16  T-18  wd    T-12  mc
 Michael Campbell   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-32  dnp   dnp   dnp   T-12  mc
 Justin Leonard     dnp   T-68  dnp   dnp   T-50  T-36  T-40  T-15  T-16  mc
 Fred Couples       T-17  T-16  T-16  mc    dnp   T-52  T-53  mc    T-16  mc
 Steve Stricker     dnp   83rd  dnp   T-13  T-60  T-36  T-5   5th   T-27  mc
 Nick Price         T-4   T-11  mc    T-13  dnp   T-19  4th   T-23  T-27  mc
 Lee Janzen         mc    Won   mc    T-13  T-10  T-52  Won   T-46  T-37  mc
 Mark O'Meara       mc    mc    mc    dnp   T-16  T-36  T-32  mc    T-51  mc
 Carlos Franco      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-34  T-61  mc
 Stuart Appleby     dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-36  T-10  mc    mc    mc
 Brad Faxon         mc    T-68  T-33  T-56  T-82  T-65  T-48  dnp   mc    mc
 Billy Mayfair      T-23  dnp   mc    dnp   T-32  dnp   dnp   T-10  mc    dnp
 Jeff Sluman        2nd   T-11  T-9   T-13  T-50  T-28  T-10  mc    mc    dnp
 John Daly          mc    T-33  mc    T-45  T-27  wd    T-53  68th  wd    dnp
 Steve Elkington    mc    T-33  dnp   T-36  T-40  T-24  mc    T-51  dnp   dnp
 mc  - Missed Cut
 wd  - Withdrew
 dnp - Did Not Play