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US Open Features
Phil Mickelson happy with new major status No longer a best player without a Major title
Ernie Els in top form heading to Shinnecock Pavin returns to scene of his greatest victory
Questions keep on following Tiger Woods Wind will be a big factor at Shinnecock Hills
Vijay Singh full of confidence about US Open chances Tiger Woods keen to silence critics
Shinnecock Hills 7th will be a real test David Duval unsure when he'll play again after US Open
First time winners hope to keep streak going Shinnecock Hills getting tougher and tougher
 

 Dates: Thursday, June 17th through Sunday, June 20th
 Site: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, New York
 Course Architects: Willie Davis (1891), Willie Dunn (1894),
                    C. Blair MacDonald and Seth Raynor (1916-17),
                    William S. Flynn (1929-31)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,996
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 393 yds   10 - Par 4 412 yds
               2 - Par 3 226 yds   11 - Par 3 158 yds
               3 - Par 4 478 yds   12 - Par 4 468 yds
               4 - Par 4 435 yds   13 - Par 4 370 yds
               5 - Par 5 537 yds   14 - Par 4 443 yds
               6 - Par 4 474 yds   15 - Par 4 403 yds
               7 - Par 3 189 yds   16 - Par 5 540 yds
               8 - Par 4 398 yds   17 - Par 3 179 yds
               9 - Par 4 443 yds   18 - Par 4 450 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,573 yds         35 3,423 yds
 
 Course Set-Up: The fairways of bent and poa annua grasses will range in width
                from roughly 26 to 30 yards. The deepest rough will be 4"; the
                intermediate rough of six feet on each side of the hole will
                be set to 1". Around the greens, the intermediate rough will
                be three-foot wide strips. The rough area grasses are bluegrass
                and rye. The greens will be set to run at 12 feet on the
                Stimpmeter as of Monday (June 14) and will be monitored the
                rest of the week.
 Annual: 104th
 Defending Champion: Jim Furyk
 Runner-Up: Stephen Leaney
 Tournament Record: 272 (Jack Nicklaus, 1980; Lee Janzen, 1993 - Baltusrol;
                         Tiger Woods, 2000 - Pebble Beach;
                         Jim Furyk, 2003 - Olympia Fields)
 54-Hole Record: 200 (Jim Furyk, 2003 - Olympia Fields)
 36-Hole Record: 133 (Jim Furyk, Vijay Singh, 2003 - Olympia Fields)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Johnny Miller, 1973 - Oakmont)
                    (Jack Nicklaus, 1980 - Baltusrol)
                    (Tom Weiskopf, 1980 - Baltusrol)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Neal Lancaster, 1995 - Shinnecock Hills)
                   (Neal Lancaster, 1996 - Oakland Hills)
 Course Record: 66 (Ray Floyd, 1986)
 Total Purse: $6,250,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,125,000
 

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