U.S. Open


Los Angeles Times - - SPORTS -

When: Thurs­day-Sun­day.

Course: Cham­bers Bay, a public course lo­cated south of Seat­tle along the Puget Sound on what used to be a sand and gravel pit that first was mined in the late 19th cen­tury. The USGA plans to change par on two holes — Nos. 1 and 18 — which will play as ei­ther a par four or a par five, though each round the course will play to a par 70.

TV: Thurs­day and Fri­day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fox Sports 1; 5-8 p.m., Ch. 11. Satur­day, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ch. 11; Sun­day, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ch. 11.

Last year: Martin Kaymer of Ger­many be­came only the sev­enth wire-to-wire win­ner in U.S. Open history with an eight-shot vic­tory at Pine­hurst No. 2. Kaymer opened with 65-65 to set the 36-hole U.S. Open scor­ing record at 130. No one got closer than four shots to him over the fi­nal 48 holes.

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