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$7,500,000 U.S. Open Championship Field
Congressional Country Club (Blue Course)
Par 71 - 7574 Yards
Bethesda, Maryland
Jun 16 - Jun 19, 2011
Brad Adamonis
Robert Allenby
Aaron Baddeley
Sang-Moon Bae
Briny Baird
Michael Barbosa (a)
Scott Barr
Brad Benjamin
Bennett Blakeman
Jonathan Byrd
Zack Byrd
Angel Cabrera
Chad Campbell
Michael Campbell
Patrick Cantlay
Paul Casey
Bud Cauley
Alex Cejka
Greg Chalmers
Kevin Chappell
K.J. Choi
David Chung
Stewart Cink
Nicolas Colsaerts
Ben Crane
Jason Day
Christopher DeForest
Bubba Dickerson
Robert Dinwiddie
Luke Donald
Jason Dufner
Johan Edfors
Matthew Edwards
John Ellis
Ernie Els
Rickie Fowler
Harrison Frazar
Hiroyuki Fujita
Fred Funk
Jim Furyk
Stephen Gallacher
Sergio Garcia
Robert Garrigus
Brian Gay
Elliot Gealy
Lucas Glover
Andres Gonzales
Retief Goosen
Christo Greyling
Bill Haas
Adam Hadwin
Todd Hamilton
Peter Hanson
Padraig Harrington
Andreas Harto
Gregory Havret
Wes Heffernan
Scott Hend
Russell Henley
J.J. Henry
Justin Hicks
Charley Hoffman
Beau Hossler (a)
David Howell
Jesse Hutchins
Trevor Immelman
Steve Irwin
Ryo Ishikawa
Freddie Jacobson
Miguel Angel Jimenez
Brandt Jobe
Dustin Johnson
Zach Johnson
Sung-hoon Kang
Robert Karlsson
Martin Kaymer
Anthony Kim
Dae-Hyun Kim
Do-hoon Kim
Kyung-Tae Kim
Kenichi Kuboya
Matt Kuchar
Maarten Lafeber
Martin Laird
Joey Lamielle
Marc Leishman
Thomas Levet
Brian Locke
Adam Long
Davis Love III
Shane Lowry
Hunter Mahan
Matteo Manassero
David May
Graeme McDowell *
Rory McIlroy
Phil Mickelson
Jon Mills
Edoardo Molinari
Francesco Molinari
Ryan Moore
Kevin Na
Ryan Nelson
Seung-Yul Noh
Alexander Noren
Nick O'Hern
Geoff Ogilvy
Louis Oosthuizen
Jeff Overton
Ryan Palmer
Cheng Tsung Pan (a)
Brett Patterson (a)
Tim Petrovic
Scott Piercy
Scott Pinckney
D.A. Points
Ian Poulter
Michael Putnam
Alvaro Quiros
Chez Reavie
Matthew Richardson
Alexandre Rocha
Robert Rock
Justin Rose
Rory Sabbatini
Sam Saunders
Charl Schwartzel
Adam Scott
John Senden
Marcel Siem
Webb Simpson
Geoffrey Sisk
Heath Slocum
Michael D. Smith
Brandt Snedeker
Henrik Stenson
Kevin Streelman
Steve Stricker
Michael Tobiason, Jr.
David Toms
Kirk Triplett
Ty Tryon
Marc Turnesa
Peter Uihlein
Bo Van Pelt
Camilo Villegas
Nick Watney
Bubba Watson
Lee Westwood
Michael Whitehead
Will Wilcox
Chris Williams
Chris Wilson
Mark Wilson
Gary Woodland
Y.E. Yang
* - Defending Champion
The United States Open tees off this week and the season`s second major will be without one of the game`s top stars. Tiger Woods, a three-time Open champion, will not compete at Congressional this week as he continues to recover from knee and Achilles injuries. Woods, who shared 19th when Congressional last hosted the Open in 1997, hasn`t played since withdrawing after one round of the Players Championship back in May. World No. 1 Luke Donald has been a top-10 machine this year. After missing the cut in his first start of the season, Donald hasn`t finished outside the top-10 since. He won the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship as well as the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour. Thanks to those wins, he ascended to the top spot in the world for the first time in his career. Matt Kuchar has eight top-10s this season, while Nick Watney and Hunter Mahan both have seven. None of those three has ever won a major, but Kuchar shared sixth last year at the U.S. Open. Neither Watney nor Mahan has a top-five finish in a major. The four reigning major champions aren`t exactly lighting it up either. Graeme McDowell survived Pebble Beach last year as he closed with a three-over 74 to end at even-par 284. That gave him his first major championship title and he was the first European to win the U.S. Open in 40 years. McDowell started the season with four straight top-10s, but has missed the cut four times in a seven-event span, which included missing the weekend at The Masters. British Open champ Louis Oosthuizen won earlier this year, but has missed the cut in three of his last five starts. Martin Kaymer, the PGA Champion, has a win and a runner-up finish this year, with two top-10s in his last five events. Masters champion Charl Schwartzel has just one top-10 since earning his first major championship title at Augusta National. However, he started the season with five consecutive top-eight finishes. Dustin Johnson led entering the final round last year, but closed with an 11- over 82 that dropped him into a share of eighth at plus-five. ESPN and NBC have extensive coverage all week. The PGA Tour heads to Connecticut next week for the Travelers Championship, where Bubba Watson won a three-man playoff last year. The next USGA events on the schedule are the Men`s and Women`s Amateur Public Links Championships, which take place June 27th - July 2nd. Both of those events will take place at Bandon Dunes Golf Resorts.