Stage set for 2022 US Open

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2022 US Open 

PGA Tour 

European Tour 
Japan Golf Tour
The Country Club
Brookline, Massachusetts, Boston, USA
16-19 June 2022 
The 2022 US Open which is the 122nd edition of the event will take place in Brookline, Massachusetts, Boston, USA between 16 and 19 June.
This tournament is the third of the four major championships in golf - the other majors being the Masters, PGA Championship and British Open.
Having been established in 1895, the event is on the official schedule of the PGA Tour, Japan Golf Tour and the European Tour.
It is a 72-hole stroke play tournament scheduled to take place at The Country Club and it will be the club's fourth US Open (1913, 1963, 1988).

Jon Rahm in action
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Jon Rahm is the defending champion having won the 2021 US Open and he dedicated his win to the late Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros.
Rahm will be among the 156-man field playing for at least a $15 million purse in this year's tournament, with 49 of the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking among the top contenders.
The Spanish star and 10 other US Open champions who are fully exempt from having to qualify namely, Bryson DeChambeau (2020), Jim Furyk (2003), Dustin Johnson (2016), Martin Kaymer (2014), Brooks Koepka (2017, 2018), Rory McIlroy (2011), Justin Rose (2013), Webb Simpson (2012), Jordan Spieth (2015) and Gary Woodland (2019). 
Six-time major winner Phil Mickelson, current world number one Scottie Scheffler and last year's US Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen will also tee off at The Country Club. 

Phil Mickelson in action
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“The USGA appreciates the continued worldwide interest in competing in the US Open,” said John Bodenhamer, chief championships officer for the USGA. 
"And we are pleased to offer thousands of golfers an opportunity to follow their dream of playing in a major championship
“The U.S. Open is unique in major championship golf in that the qualifying process provides golfers of all ages, races and abilities a chance to play their way into the field," he added. 
"We look forward to welcoming 156 players to the championship and showcasing The Country Club in June.”
Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus hold the record for most U.S. Open victories, each winning four.

Last five US Open winners

2017 - Brooks Koepka - USA 
2018 - Brooks Koepka - USA 
2019 - Gary Woodland - USA 
2020 - Bryson DeChambeau - USA 
2021 - Jon Rahm - Spain 

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Published: 06/17/2022