The U.S. Open leaderboard is a melting pot
Saturday, June 16, 2012
2012 U.S. Open: Round 3 at Olympic Club
Check out photos of the third round of the 2012 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
2012 U.S. Open: Round 2 at Olympic Club
Check out photos of the second round of the 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic Club.
Dustin Johnson's visit to AT&T Park
Check out photos from Dustin Johnson's driver clinic with the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.
The U.S. Open is golf’s melting pot.
Need proof? Among the top seven players after 54 holes, there is one Northern Irishman, one Swede, one South African, one Belgian, one Englishman, one Furykman and one golfer from Eatonton, Ga.
Co-leader Jim Furyk makes his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., so he and Blake Adams, representing the state of Georgia, are the lone Americans in the top seven.
Of the last 10 U.S. Opens, only four have been won by Americans (Tiger Woods in 2002 and 2008, Lucas Glover in 2009 and Furyk in 2003).
The six non-American champions were Rory McIlroy (2011), Graeme McDowell (2010), Angel Cabrera (2007), Geoff Ogilvy (2006), Michael Campbell (2005) and Retief Goosen (2004).