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TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

JUNE 17-20, 2021

U.S. Open

Location & Course Information

TORREY PINES GOLF COURSE (SOUTH COURSE), SAN DIEGO, CALIF. Torrey Pines was designed by William F. Bell on land overlooking the Pacific Ocean and opened in 1957. The longtime home of a PGA TOUR event, the course underwent a renovation by Rees Jones in 2001, with extensive lengthening and some greens shifted closer to penalty areas. It hosted the U.S. Open in 2008, won by Tiger Woods. Yardage: 7,652; par 71

Notable Course Features

The course is a stern test, with a score of 1-under par reaching a playoff in the 2008 U.S. Open, but the par-5 18th hole provides a birdie opportunity. At 568 yards, it can be reached in two, but with a pond fronting the green it requires a drive in the fairway and a wellstruck approach to get there.

2020 Champion

Bryson DeChambeau, U.S.

Quick Facts

Field: 156 players Format: 72 holes Purse: $12.5 million (2020) Winner’s Share: $2,250,000 (2020) FedExCup Points: 600 to the winner

Charity Benefit

The USGA Foundation is focused on four impact areas essential to golf’s health and future: enhancing the on-course experience for all players; creating a healthier relationship between the courses and the environment; celebrating traditions; preparing future leaders. The USGA is also committed to making the game more accessible for juniors, beginners and those with disabilities.

Media Coverage Golf Channel/NBC

Social Media @usopengolf @usopengolf @USOPEN

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At Winged Foot in September, Bryson DeChambeau became only the third player to win a NCAA individual title, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open, joining Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

“Even through the rough, I was still able to manage my game and hit it to the correct sides of the greens, and kept plugging away.” – Bryson DeChambeau

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