U.S. Open

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This article is about the men's major golf tournament. For the major tennis tournament, see US Open (tennis).

The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open national championship of golf in the United States. It is the third of the four major championships in golf, and is on the official schedule of both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. Since 1898 the competition has been 72 holes of stroke play (4 rounds on an 18-hole course), with the winner being the player with the lowest total number of strokes. It is staged by the United States Golf Association (USGA) in mid-June, scheduled so that, if there are no weather delays, the final round is played on the third Sunday. The U.S. Open is staged at a variety of courses, set up in such a way that scoring is very difficult, with a premium placed on accurate driving.

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Edition Dates Venue Location
88th June 16-20, 1988 The Country Club, Composite Course Brookline, Massachusetts
90th June 14-17, 1990 Medinah Country Club Medinah, Illinois
93rd June 17-20, 1993 Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course Springfield, New Jersey
95th June 15-18, 1995 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Shinnecock Hills, New York
98th June 18-21, 1998 Olympic Club, Lake Course San Francisco, California
102nd June 13-16, 2002 Bethpage State Park, Black Course Farmingdale, New York
103rd June 12-15, 2003 Olympia Fields Country Club, North Course Olympia Fields, Illinois
109th June 18-22, 2009 Bethpage State Park, Black Course Farmingdale, New York
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