Pennsylvania, USA - On May 14 and 15, the U.S. Open was played at 'Putt U' club in Center Valley, PA. Records were set all weekend, beginning with over 70 people participating in the open field, which was the largest in U.S. Open history. It was also the toughest courses the U.S. Open has ever been played on which resulted in the highest winning scores of any U.S. Open. In the middle of these high scores, course records were also set, with 39s being shot on both the red and blue courses at 'Putt U'.
The tournament started with wonderful weather on Saturday but the scores were higher than expected for the pros. After 4 rounds (2 on the blue course and 2 on the red course - both of which have a local "par" of 57), Danny McCaslin held a one shot lead over Joey Graybeal. The rain held off on Saturday but the associated the cold front brought weather to Sunday's rounds that chilly, cloudy and windy, changing the course conditions for the final two rounds.