Learn about the history of the US Open golf tournament

The first US Open took place on October 4, 1895, at the Newport Country Club 9-hole golf course (Newport, Rhode Island). Golfers play 4 rounds, 36 holes in total in a day. Participating in the competition were 10 professional players and an amateur. That year’s champion was 21-year-old British golfer Horace Rawlins. The US Open […]

8 interesting facts you may not know about the US Open golf tournament (Part 2)

5. The fifth fact Alex Smith is a person who has scored a record score in the US tournament 1906 with an astonishing total score, -33 strokes. How did he do that? It’s simple since the 1906 event counts a standard par of 82 strokes. Interestingly, his younger brother Willie Smith was in second place […]