>U.S Golf Association
Event: U.S. Open
Site: San Francisco.
Course: The Olympic Club, Lake Course (7,170 yards, par 70).
Purse: TBA ($7.85 million in 2011). Winner's share: TBA ($1.44 million in 2011).
TV: ESPN (Thursday-Friday,
1-3 p.m., 5-10 p.m.; Monday playoff, if necessary, noon-2 p.m.), Ch. 2 (Thursday-Friday, 3-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 4-10 p.m.; Monday playoff, if necessary, 2 p.m.-conclusion).
Last year: Rory McIlroy won at Congressional in Bethesda, Md., shattering the tournament scoring records at 16-under 268. He shot 65-66-68-69 for an eight-stroke victory.
Last week: Dustin Johnson won the St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tenn., in his second event following a back injury that sidelined him nearly three months.
Chip shots: Tiger Woods won the 2008 tournament at Torrey Pines for the last of his 14 major victories. He also won in 2000 at Pebble Beach and 2002 at Bethpage. Woods won the Memorial two weeks ago in his last start to match Jack Nicklaus for second place on the PGA Tour career victory list with 73. Woods also won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. McIlroy tied for seventh in Memphis after missing the cuts in three straight worldwide starts. He won the Honda Classic in March. Bubba Watson won the Masters in April for his first major title. The Travelers Championship is next week in Cromwell, Conn.
Next event: Manulife Financial LPGA Classic, June 21-24, Grey Silo Golf Course, Waterloo, Ont.
Next event: Montreal Championship, June 22-24, Vallee du Richelieu Golf Club, Vercheres Course, Sainte-Julie, Que.
>Area holes in one
*Loren Eastmer, on the 115-yard sixth hole at Rolling Acres, with an 8-iron.
*Dennis Herman, on the 171-yard eighth hole at Oak Run, with a 5-wood.
*John Horvath, on the 115-yard sixth hole at Sheridan Park, with a 9-iron.
*Jim Kearns, on the 197-yard, 17th hole at Springville, with a 7-iron.
*Kathy McAlpine, on the 165-yard seventh hole at Bright Meadows, with an 8-iron.
*Mark McMahon, on the 195-yard, second hole at Chestnut Hill, with a 5-wood.
*Joe Rastelli, on the 142-yard 14th hole at Cleveland Hill, with a 7-iron.
*Jim Rindfuss, on the 167-yard 14th hole at Springville, with a hybrid.
*Lenny Stubbe, on the 186-yard sixth hole at Dande Farms, with a 4-iron.