U.S. OPEN FACTS

Publication Date: Wednesday Jun 17, 1998

U.S. OPEN FACTS

@agateleague:The tournament @agate:What: 98th U.S. Open golf championship

When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: The Olympic Club, Lake Course, San Francisco

Who: 156 players (150 pros, 6 amateurs)

Course length: 6,797 yards

Par: 35-35-70

Format: 72 holes, stroke play

Playoff, if necessary: 18 holes, Monday, June 22

Purse: $3 million

Winner's share: $535,000

Tickets: sold out

TV: Thursday and Friday, noon-2 p.m., KRON (4); 2-7:30 p.m., ESPN; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., KRON



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