US Open
US Open
Golf Today Home PageAll the latest golf newsCoverage of all the worlds major toursFor all your golfing needsGolf Course DirectoryOut on the courseGolf related travelWhats going on
 
Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Information on the golf course
Details of the prize money for the tournament
Tournament Records
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
US Open Features
Padraig Harrington hoping to break through Payne Stewart forever linked to Pinehurst
Payne Stewart's image on 72nd hole flag Tiger Woods set on new records
Retief Goosen looking for title defence Leading contenders for the 2005 US Open
Ernie Els seeking third US Open title Pinehurst will prove to be a tough test
Pinehurt's greens will be key challenge USGA promise a fair test for US Open
Reteif Goosen quietly confident of chances Tiger Woods in confident mood
Padraig Harrington says Pinehurst harder than Augusta Phil Mickelson returns to a special Pinehurst
 
 Dates: Thursday, June 16th through Sunday, June 19th
 Site: Pinehurst Resort (No. 2), Village of Pinehurst, North Carolina
 Course Architects: Donald Ross (1901-1946), Rees Jones (1999)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 7,214
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 401 yds   10 - Par 5 607 yds
               2 - Par 4 469 yds   11 - Par 4 476 yds
               3 - Par 4 336 yds   12 - Par 4 449 yds
               4 - Par 5 565 yds   13 - Par 4 378 yds
               5 - Par 4 472 yds   14 - Par 4 468 yds
               6 - Par 3 220 yds   15 - Par 3 203 yds
               7 - Par 4 404 yds   16 - Par 4 492 yds
               8 - Par 4 467 yds   17 - Par 3 190 yds
               9 - Par 3 175 yds   18 - Par 4 442 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,509 yds         35 3,705 yds
 
 Course Set-Up: The fairways of Tifway II Bermudagrass will range in width from
                roughly 20 to 28 yards. The deepest rough will be 3-4 inches;
                the intermediate rough of six feet running the length of each
                hole will be set to 1.5 inches. Around the greens, the
                intermediate rough will be the same width. The rough area
                grasses are also Tifway Bermudagrass. The greens will be set to
                run at 11 feet on the Stimpmeter as of Monday (June 13) and
                will be monitored the rest of the week.
 
 Annual: 105th
 Television: ESPN - Thursday/Friday -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (et) and 5-7 p.m. (et),
             NBC  - Thursday/Friday -- 3-5 p.m. (et),
                  - Saturday/Sunday -- 12:30-7 p.m. (et)
 Defending Champion: Retief Goosen
 Runner-Up: Phil Mickelson
 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)
 Course Record: 62 (Gibby Gilbert, Tom Watson, 1973; Hale Irwin, 1977)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Neal Lancaster, 1995 - Shinnecock Hills)
                   (Neal Lancaster, 1996 - Oakland Hills)
 Total Purse: $6,250,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,125,000; 2nd place - $675,000; 3rd place - $426,611
 

>