U.S. Open by the numbers
U.S. Open digits
300 – Yardage on the par-3 eighth hole – the first 300-yard par-3 in U.S. Open history.
307 – Yardage on the second hole to entice players to attack the green with their drive.
306 – Yardage on the par-4 17th-hole to entice players to attck the green.
1 – Birdies on the par-4 first hole the final two days of the tournament.
18 – Birdies for all four rounds at the first hole.
28 – Double bogeys for all four rounds at the first hole.
34 – Double bogeys recorded on the par-4 ninth hole.
80 – Birdies on the par-5 fourth hole.
71 – Bogeys on the par-5 fourth hole.
18 – Birdies at the 288-yard, par-3 eighth hole.
80 – Bogeys at the 288-yard, par-3 eighth hole.
2,167 – Total pars on the front nine for the tournament.
1,428 – Bogeys, double bogeys and “others” on the front nine for the tournament.
35.2 – Percentage of greens in regulation on the first hole.
287.7 – Average drive on the par-4 seventh hole – which is one of two holes used to measure longest drive.
1.85 – Average number of putts on the par-4 10th hole.
45 – Double bogeys on the par-4 10th hole – the most of any hole.
8 – “Others” on the par-4 10th hole – the most of the tournament.
45 – Birdies at the par-5 12th hole.
136 – Bogeys at the par-5 12th hole.
– By Kevin Smith
is a former freelancer.