US Open 2011: 12 things you might not know

US Open 2011

US Open 2011: 12 things you might not know
By Marianne Bevis in New York 4:38pm UK, Wednesday 31 August, 2011 1) The US Open was first held in 1881, making it the second oldest sporting event in the US after the Kentucky Derby and the second oldest Grand Slam. It is the only Grand Slam,
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Hurricane Irene Has Little Effect on U.S. Open Crowds Through First Days
By Mason Levinson – Thu Sep 01 17:43:17 GMT 2011 US Open officials are projecting attendance of more than 700000 for the two-week event, reaching that level for the fifth straight year after transportation interruptions caused by Hurricane Irene.
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Sept. 1, 2011: Golf on this day….
1946 – Patty Berg wins LPGA Tour major USGA US Women's Open; first-place prize money – NA. 1958 – Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tour Opie Turner Open; first-place prize money – NA. 1960 – Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tour Eastern Open; first-place prize money
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