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Updated: 9/20/11
LEADERS AT U.S. Open
MONEY LEADERS:
Matt Kuchar1. Matt Kuchar$3,126,308
2. Paul Casey$3,032,473
3. Charles Howell III$2,454,912
4. Phil Mickelson$2,070,480
5. Jim Furyk$2,015,940
Complete Leaders
DRIVING DISTANCE:
Phil Mickelson1. Phil Mickelson304.69
2. D.J. Trahan301.89
3. Tiger Woods300.84
4. Sergio Garcia300.50
5. Charles Howell III300.00
Complete Leaders
PUTTING AVG:
Phil Mickelson1. Phil Mickelson1.717
2. Rory Sabbatini1.742
3. Sergio Garcia1.743
4. Davis Love III1.747
5. Paul Casey1.749
Complete Leaders
U.S. Open Leaderboard
POSPLAYERSCOREBY ROUNDEARNINGS
1Geoff Ogilvy285 (+5) 71-70-72-72$1,225,000
T2Jim Furyk286 (+6) 70-72-74-70$501,249
T2Phil Mickelson286 (+6) 70-73-69-74$501,249
T2Colin Montgomerie286 (+6) 69-71-75-71$0
5Padraig Harrington287 (+7) 73-69-74-71$255,642
T6Kenneth Ferrie288 (+8) 71-70-71-76$0
T6Vijay Singh288 (+8) 71-74-70-73$183,255
T6Nick O'Hern288 (+8) 75-70-74-69$183,255
T6Mike Weir288 (+8) 71-74-71-72$183,255
T6Jeff Sluman288 (+8) 74-73-72-69$183,255
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STAT OF THE WEEK
7-over
Hale Irwin's U.S. Open-winning score in 1974, known as the Massacre at Winged Foot.
COURSE
MORE INFO
RECAPS
 • Ogilvy wins U.S. Open as Mickelson falters on 18
 • Mickelson poised for third straight major after 69
 • Tiger misses cut; Stricker leads by one at Open
 • Monty only player under par in U.S. Open first round
SCORES
 • U.S. Open final leaderboard
FEATURES
 • Harig: Final hole played a cruel role for leaders
 • Sirak: Winged Foot is the real winner
 • Rudy: USGA setup spawns another train wreck
 • Report: Caddie defends Lefty's use of driver on 18
 • Nicklaus, Watson surprised by Mickelson's decisions
 • Maisel/Wojciechowski: E-mail chats from the Open
 • Woods has plenty of company not playing the weekend
 • After Tiger misses cut, will Nike lose its shirt?
 • Picking a U.S. Open champion by the numbers
 • Maisel: Open will be remembered for Mickelson's collapse
 • Sobel: Ogilvy defies destiny to become champion
 • Sirak: Dealing with final-round pressure will be the key
 • Harig: Open rookie searching for a Ferrie tale ending
 • Sobel: Cream rises to top of U.S. Open leaderboard
 • Sobel: Woods, Duval head in opposite directions
 • Harig: Lefty celebrates birthday with a patient 73
 • Maisel: Stricker, like Monty and Duval, finds an old spark
 • Harig: Expectations lowered, Monty finds his rhythm
 • Maisel: Woods returns to similar frustration
 • Sobel: Scores soar on first day at Winged Foot
 • Maisel: A New York state of mind
 • Harig: Three decades later, the Massacre lingers on
 • Maisel: Mentally tough Tiger briefly lets us in
 • Weekly 18: Major story lines abound entering U.S. Open
 • On The Hot Seat: Peter Jacobsen
 • Rosaforte: U.S. Open is back where it belongs
 • Verdi: Davis Love III makes the rainbow connection
 • Antonini: Winged Foot has always been a crowd-pleaser
 • Johnson: Why Winged Foot is special
 • Herrington: Winged Foot will be rough and ready
 • Owen: Where real New Yorkers play golf
 • Whitten: Is Winged Foot still fit for a fight?
 • McCleery: The Massacre of '74 still lingers
FACTS
 • Hedblom makes 40th hole-in-one at U.S. Open
 • 2005 U.S. Open
 • 2004 U.S. Open
 • 2006 U.S. Open field
 • U.S. Open past champions
Geoff Ogilvy
AP Photo/Michael Conroy 
Ogilvy finished at 5-over to claim his first major championship title.
O, Yes!
Geoff Ogilvy's name is on the trophy, but the 2006 U.S. Open will forever be remembered for Phil Mickelson's blunder. Story
 
COURSE: Winged Foot Golf Club
LOCATION: Mamaroneck, NY
2005 CHAMP: Michael Campbell - 83, 280 (0)
START DATE: Jun 15, 2006
PAR: 35-35--70
YARDS: 7,264
PURSE: $6,250,000
BOB HARIG'S 5 THINGS TO BANK ON
1. Tiger Woods will be the biggest story of the U.S. Open, regardless of how he fares. The 10-time major winner has not played since the Masters, a span of nine weeks, during which time his father, Earl, passed away. Predictions on his form are all over the map, making his return all the more interesting.


2. A close second to the Woods story will be Winged Foot. The course that last hosted the Open in 1984 is said to be a bear by those who have visited.


3. Another big topic of discussion will be the rough. Not just the deep rough, but the graduated rough. For the first time, the USGA will have graduated rough, meaning the farther you hit the ball off the fairway, the worse it gets.


4. It is hard to imagine a defending champion more under the radar than Michael Campbell. The reason is likely due to his limited appearances on the PGA Tour.


5. Davis Love will garner attention, both good and bad. He won the last major played at Winged Foot, a stirring five-shot victory over Justin Leonard at the 1997 PGA Championship. But that happens to be his only major victory. In the nine years that followed, Love figured to have at least another one by now.

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