Oakmont is also the the site where Johnny Miller posted a score of 63, which is considered the US Open’s most famous final round.It is a great honor for your course to be chosen as the site for the US Open, and the locations for the 2022, 2023, and 2024 tournament have already been revealed.
Dating back to 1895, this year will make the tournament 116 year old.One day to one week On October 4, 1985 the first US Open was played on the 9-hole Newport, Rhode Island golf course.It lasted for only a day and consisted of a sole 4 rounds of golf.With the winner’s purse in 2015 equaling around .8 million.
The Oakmont Country Club The US Open has been played on a variety of the nation’s top courses but this year for the 9th time the Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pennsylvania will host the tournament. Designed and founded by Henry Clay Fownes, this course is the first course in the United States to be recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is considered by many the most difficult course in North America.
The TV channel, FOX, will air more than 4o hours of live tournament footage.