The U.S. Open Trophy
OAKMONT, PA (June 16, 2016) -- The U.S. Open is
underway at Oakmont Country Club and the 11 amateurs
will hit the course today. Follow along
throughout the day
to see how they do.
Here's a look at the Thursday and Friday tee times
and pairings for the 11 amateurs in the field:
Scottie Scheffler, 6:45 a.m./12:30 p.m.:
Texas junior will be part of the first group off the
10th hole on Thursday and he will play alongside Andres
and Derek Fathauer. Scheffler was the 2015 Phil
Mickelson Freshman of the Year and also a 2015 PING
All-America Second Teamer.
Nick Hardy, 6:56 a.m./12:41 p.m.:
Hardy will begin his Open early Thursday morning on
hole No. 1. playing with Tom Hoge
and Mike Van Sickle. Hardy is entering play fresh off a
All-Big Ten Second Team sophomore season at Illinois.
Sam Horsfield, 7:07 a.m./12:52 p.m.:
the second straight year that Horsfield will compete in
the U.S. Open. The Florida sophomore will be teeing it
up alongside Patrick Rodgers and Andrew Johnston as
the threesome begins on the first hole Thursday.
Jon Rahm, 7:40 a.m./1:25 p.m.:
recently finished one of the most decorated careers in
Arizona State golf history. Rahm, the only two-time Ben
Hogan Award winner, finished his storied career second
on the programs all-time win list with 11 wins. The only
player with more wins than Rahm is Phil Mickelson and
his 16 victories. Rahm will
begin the 116th U.S. Open on the 10th hole and he will
play with James Hahn and Robert Streb.
Charlie Danielson, 8:46 a.m./2:31 p.m.:
It was another banner season for Danielson as he
completed his Illinois career in style. Danielson won the
Big Ten Player of the Year award while also winning Big
Ten Championship individual honors. The 2016 PING
First Team All-American will begin on No. 1 and play
with Mike Miller and Matthew Borchert.
Ryan Stachler, 8:57 a.m./2:42 p.m.:
afternoon 65 during Sectional Qualifying helped
punch Stachler's ticket to the U.S. Open. Stachler,
who just completed his freshman year at South
Carolina, will be paired with Chase Parker and Patrick
Wilkes-Krier. The group will begin on No. 1.
Kyle Mueller, 8:57 a.m./2:42 p.m.:
Mueller has been one of the top players in the Big Ten
the last two years and he was recognized as an Big
Ten First Teamer this year. Mueller is part of the Derek
Chang and Richie Schembechler group beginning on the
Derek Bard, 1:14 p.m./7:29 a.m.:
is playing in his second consecutive major after missing
the cut at the Masters in April. The U.S. Amateur
runner-up from a year ago will be a senior at Virginia
next year and has garnered All-ACC honors each of the
last two seasons. Bard will begin his tournament on No.
10 and play
alongside Cameron Smith and Steven Bowditch.
Sam Burns, 2:31 p.m./8:46 a.m.:
considered the top junior player in the class of 2015,
Burns has recently completed a successful freshman
at LSU. Burns finished second on the Tigers in scoring
average (72.42) and he will tee it up with Andy Pope
and Matt Marshall. They will begin U.S. Open play on
the 10th hole.
Justin Suh, 2:42 p.m./8:57 a.m.:
consistently one of the top programs in the country and
with Suh, a
sophomore next year, waiting in the wings the future
appears to be bright for the Trojans. Suh was one of the
recruits in 2015 thanks to an impressive junior career.
Suh, teeing off No. 1, will be grouped with T.J. Howe
and Frank Adams III .
Christopher Crawford, 2:42 p.m./8:57 a.m.:
Crawford is maybe the most unlikely player in this
years field. A Colonial Athletic Association Player of the
Year in 2015 at Drexel, Crawford drained a 40-
foot birdie putt
on the final hole of Sectional
Qualifying to make it into the field. Crawford recently
completed his Drexel career and will begin his
tournament on the 10th hole playing alongside Tyler
Raber and Austin Jordan.
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ABOUT THE U.S. Open
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championships conducted by the USGA.
to amateurs and professionals.
The USGA intends to make the U.S. Open
most rigorous, yet fair, examination of golf
skills, testing all forms of shot-making. The
USGA prepares the course after careful
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