Here's a number for you: 8,390. That's how many entries were received by the deadline to qualify for the U.S. Open, taking place five weeks from now (June 12-15) at Torrey Pines.
Here's another number: 58. That's how many players are already fully exempt for the year's second major, from Robert Allenby all the way down to Tiger Woods. (Well, "all the way down" in alphabetical terms, at least.)
And here's one final number: 98. That's how many spots are still open.
In the first installment of what will be a weekly examination into the qualification status of some players, let's take a look at Three Up, Three Down.
Jason Sobel covers golf for ESPN.com. He can be reached at Jason.Sobel@espn3.com