Girish Mahajan

2017 U.S. Open (golf)

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Dates  June 15–18, 2017
Course(s)  Erin Hills
Par  70
Location  Erin, Wisconsin
Organized by  USGA
2017 U.S. Open (golf)
Tour(s)  PGA Tour European Tour Japan Golf Tour

The 2017 United States Open Championship will be the 117th U.S. Open, scheduled to be played June 15–18 at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin, northwest of Milwaukee.

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Venue

Opened in 2006, this will be the first U.S. Open at Erin Hills; it hosted the U.S. Amateur in 2011.

Field

About half the field will consist of players who are exempt from qualifying for the U.S. Open. Each player is classified according to the first category in which he qualified, and other categories are shown in parentheses. Dates when a qualifying category will be completely determined are indicated in italics.

1. Winners of the U.S. Open Championship during the last ten years

Ángel Cabrera, Lucas Glover, Dustin Johnson (11,12), Martin Kaymer (8), Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy (6,7,12), Justin Rose (15), Webb Simpson, Jordan Spieth (5,12), Tiger Woods

2. Winner and runner-up of the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship

Brad Dalke (a), Curtis Luck (a)

3. Winner of the 2016 Amateur Championship

Scott Gregory (a)

4. Winner of the 2016 Mark H. McCormack Medal (men's World Amateur Golf Ranking)

Maverick McNealy (a)

5. Winners of the Masters Tournament during the last five years

Adam Scott (12), Bubba Watson (12), Danny Willett, April 9, 2017

6. Winners of The Open Championship during the last five years

Ernie Els, Zach Johnson (11), Phil Mickelson (12), Henrik Stenson

7. Winners of the PGA Championship during the last five years

Jason Day (8,11,12), Jason Dufner (11,12), Jimmy Walker (12)

8. Winners of The Players Championship during the last three years

Rickie Fowler, May 14, 2017

9. Winner of the 2017 European Tour BMW PGA Championship

May 2017

10. Winner of the 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship

Gene Sauers

11. The 10 lowest scorers and anyone tying for 10th place at the 2016 U.S. Open Championship

Jim Furyk, Sergio García, Branden Grace, Shane Lowry, Kevin Na (12), Scott Piercy, Daniel Summerhays

12. Players who qualified for the season-ending 2016 Tour Championship

Daniel Berger, Paul Casey, Roberto Castro, Kevin Chappell, Emiliano Grillo, J. B. Holmes, Kim Si-woo, Kevin Kisner, Russell Knox, Matt Kuchar, Hideki Matsuyama, William McGirt, Ryan Moore, Sean O'Hair, Patrick Reed, Charl Schwartzel, Brandt Snedeker, Justin Thomas, Jhonattan Vegas, Gary Woodland

13. The top 60 point leaders and ties as of May 22, 2017 in the Official World Golf Ranking

May 22, 2017

14. The top 60 point leaders and ties as of June 12, 2017 in the Official World Golf Ranking

June 12, 2017

15. Winner of the 2016 Olympic Golf Tournament
16. Special exemptions given by the USGA

The remaining contestants earned their places through sectional qualifiers.

  • Japan: May 22, 2017
  • Europe: May 29, 2017
  • United States: June 5, 2017
  • (a) denotes amateur

    References

    2017 U.S. Open (golf) Wikipedia


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