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12 U.S. Opens That Created The Modern Championship

From gaining acceptance among players and the public, to becoming a catalyst for the game's popularity, to growing into a multimillion-dollar money maker, how the USGA's flagship tournament has evolved into one of golf's signature spectacles.

June 2014
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For the first time, the USGA will hold the men's and women's Opens at the same venue in consecutive weeks. The move is made possible in part by the redesign of the No. 2 course by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, which restores waste areas at the expense of long grass. It will be the first Open held at a course with little or no rough since World War II.
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