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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 198
NO.1 Men's World Rankings US Money List LPGA Money List Order of Merit LET Money List Women's Rankings Latest Rankings & Money Lists BUNKERS scattered across the Oakmont course, including one of the most famous sand pits in the world: the Church Pews bunker between the 3rd and 4th fairways. 210 METRES’ difference between the 263-metre par-3 8th hole and the 286-metre par-4 17th at Oakmont. The former plays downhill while the latter ascends one. 23 SLOPE rating from the championship tees at Oakmont. By way of comparison, no course in Australia carries a Slope rating that high. American golf magazines rate it in the top-five most difficult courses in the USA. 147 FORMER US Open champions in this year’s field. It would have been 13 had Tiger Woods played. Those teeing up are Angel Cabrera, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Lucas Glover, Retief Goosen, Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Geoff Ogilvy, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson and Jordan Spieth. 12 SUBPAR rounds recorded at the most recent US Open held at Oakmont, the 2007 championship. That year’s winner, Angel Cabrera, recorded two of them with bookend rounds of 69. 8 MAJOR championships – including five US Amateurs – contested at Oakmont once this US Open is complete. This is the club’s ninth staging of the men’s national championship, a record number. 19 THE 18-hole course record at Oakmont, carded by Johnny Miller on his way to victory at the 1973 US Open. 63 AUSTRALIAN men to win two different majors in their career: David Graham (1979 PGA, 1981 US Open). Jason Day and Adam Scott can join Graham in this most exclusive of clubs with a victory at Oakmont Country Club. 1 RECORD number of strokes below par for a US Open winner at Oakmont. That figure has been attained three times: by Ben Hogan in 1953, Johnny Miller in 1973 and Ernie Els in 1994. 5 thenumbers
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