2014 US Open Golf
2014 US Open Golf Saturday as the name implies is a famous golf event that has been taking place in the US for the past many decades. Over the years it has grown in terms of popularity and is attended by thousands of golf lovers from across the world. The event initially started in 1895 and the first ever tournament took place at the Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. Since then this event has been held on various world renowned golf courses in America such as the Glen View Club in Golf Illinois, the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, the Country Club of Buffalo in Buffalo, the Scioto Country Club in Columbus, the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach and the Bethpage State Park Black Course in Farmingdale. Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania is one venue where this tournament has been held for the maximum number (eight) of times.
The 2013 US Open Golf event took place at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. 2014 US Open will be held at the very scenic Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. This is a serene golf venue that has an amazing eight golf courses. US Open will be taking place on golf course number 2. This course has been designed by Donald J Ross. It is a par 70 course with length of 7495 yards. This course is also included in the famous golf video game series called Tiger Woods PGA Tour.
The first tournament of US Open Golf Saturday was won by an English golfer Horace Rawlins. For the first couple of decades the event was ruled mostly by Scottish players. Willie Anderson was a golfer from Scotland who won this tournament three times in a row. The prize fund for this tournament is $8,000,000. In the last couple of decades, world renowned golfer Tiger Woods is the only player who has won this tournament thrice. Payne Stewart and Retief Goosen are two golfers who have won this championship two times each. Throughout the last few decades the event has been dominated mostly by American golfers like Woods, Stewart, Lee Janzen, Julius Boros, Ben Hogan, jack Nicklaus, Lucas Glover, Jim Furyk and Steve Jones. Angel Cabrera is the only Argentinian golfer who won this tournament in 2007.
In 1911, John McDermott set the record of being the youngest golfer to win this tournament at the age of twenty. Hale Irwin holds the record of being the oldest champion as he won this tournament at the age of 45 in 1990. The largest margin victory record was made by Tiger Woods in the year 2000, this remains an all-time record for all majors.
2014 US Open Golf Saturday this time will be held in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Like every year some of the best golfers are ready to take part in this tournament. Justin Rose is the 2013’s winner and he will be eager to defend the title. As a large number of people are expected to attend this event so it is always better to have US Open Golf Saturday tickets booked in advance.