U.S. Open at a glance
What: The 117th U.S. Open Championship Where: Erin, Wis. Course: Erin Hills (yardage: 7,741; par: 72). Purse: $12 million (first prize: $2.16 million). TV (all times PDT): Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (FS1), 3-6 p.m. (Channel 11); Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Channel 11); Sunday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Channel). Defending champion: Dustin Johnson. Notes: For the first time since 1992 at Pebble Beach, the U.S. Open will play as a par 72. No one has won back-to-back at the U.S. Open since Curtis Strange in 1988-89, the longest drought of a repeat winner among the four majors. Phil Mickelson plans to withdraw because of daughter Amanda’s high school graduation Thursday. This is the first time in 25 years that a U.S. Open will not have Mickelson or Tiger Woods.