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By: | Mon 11 Jun 2018 | Comments


4 wins for Jack Nicklaus and Ben Hogan
3 wins for Tiger Woods
10 number of Scots who have won the US Open - the last was Tommy Armour in 1927
3 wins for Bobby Jones, the only amateur to win it more than once
1895 first US Open, won by Horace Rawlins
150 the amount in dollars won by Rawlins
2.16m the first prize cheque in dollars for the 2018 winner
9 number of times Oakmont has hosted the event, a record
45 Oldest champion, Hale Irwin in 1990
268 lowest winning score - Rory McIlroy in 2011
63 Lowest score
7,445 length in yards of Shinnecock Hills
2 number of holes that will be played if a playoff is required
91 number of holes it took Tiger Woods to win at Torrey Pines in 2008
9 English golfers in the field
156 players will tee it up on Thursday

9,049 number off players who originally entered the US Open
5 this is the fifth time Shinnecock Hills has hosted the tournament - the previous winners were Retief Goosen (2004), Corey Pavin (1995), Ray Floyd (1986), James Foulis (1896)
6 number of times Phil Mickelson has finished second
519 length in yards of the par-four 14th
616 length in yards of the par-five 16th, the longest hole on the course

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