At a Glance

U.S. Open At a Glance
Championship Highlights

  • 1st U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest in the championship's 115-year history
  • Sold more merchandise than any U.S. Open
  • Registered 5,000 volunteers in 36 hours -- two months faster than usual
  • Championship rounds -- sold out faster than usual
  • Corporate hospitality venues -- sold out
  • 300 structures built on site
  • Grandstand seating for 18,000 throughout the site
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Economic Impacts 

  • Economic impact was estimated at $140-$150 million in direct and indirect effects; that number will be updated via a USGA-commissioned economic impact study from Pacific Lutheran University economics professors
  • Hotels throughout Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston, and King counties hosted players, media, volunteers, and spectators
  • Hotels as far away as Lewis County benefitted from the compression-effect of near-capacity at hotels closer to Chambers Bay
  • The value of the media attention is incalculable
  • The long-term effect of having spectators from all over the world attending on their own behalf or as guests as such companies as Rolex, Lexus, WorkDay, and others puts the spotlight on the Pacific Northwest and the Puget Sound region
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Jordan SpiethPlayer Stats

Jordan Spieth is the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bob Jones in 1923. He is the first player to birdie the 72nd hole to win the U.S. Open by one stroke since Bob Jones in 1926.

Spieth is the sixth player (and youngest at age 21) to win the Masters and U.S. Open in the same year. He joins Craig Wood (1941), Ben Hogan (1951 and 1953), Arnold Palmer (1960), Jack Nicklaus (1972) and Tiger Woods (2002).           
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Course Stats

  • The 12th hole yielded 26 eagles in the championship. That is the most eagles on a single hole in the U.S. Open since 1985, when course statistics were first kept. The previous high was 17 on the fifth hole at Pinehurst in 2014
  • There were 37 eagles recorded at Chambers Bay in 2015. That is the most eagles in a championship since 1985, when course statistics were first kept. The previous record was 31 at Pebble Beach in 1992
  • The scoring average of 71.29 in the fourth round is the lowest in any round in U.S. Open history and only the third time it has been below 72. The previous lowest was 71.44 in the fourth round at Congressional in 2011
  • There were 21 rounds under par in the final round. That is the second-most in a final round in the U.S. Open. There were 32 in the final round at Congressional in 2011

They Said It

“I really enjoy the layout. I think it's going to be a fun challenge. It's a beautiful challenge, as well.”
-Jordan Spieth, 2015 U.S. Open Champion
“I think the layout is very good, I think they've done a great job. The course itself is great.” 
-Rory McIlroy, 2011 U.S. Open Champion
“I enjoyed coming to Washington to play a Major Championship event. It was fun to play here. The community helped run a really first-class event, and I wish I had played better” 
-Phil Mickelson, 6-time U.S. Open Runner-Up
“It’s just one of those courses that just got me excited. I'm excited about it, and I'm looking forward to the challenge.” 
–Jason Day, 2011 U.S. Open Runner-Up
“We had phenomenal community support, and the region really stepped up. I thought we had a great parking-and-transportation plan, and I thought that went great. A lot of people put their trust in us that we would deliver.” 
-Danny Sink, 2015 U.S. Open Championship Director
 "I'm very proud of the work by all of the officers out there. The cooperation among local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies was outstanding."
-Paul Pastor, Pierce County Sheriff
 “Everyone was enthusiastic and over-the-moon about the U.S. Open Championship being here.” 
-Greg Norman, 2-time British Open Winner and Fox Sports Analyst
“Fifty years from now, they’re going to look back and say, ‘Do you remember the end of this 2015 U.S. Open, how it went back and forth?’ ”
-Mike Davis, USGA Executive Director
“This was one of the most extraordinary weeks in our region's history. Our communities hosted thousands of visitors, and tens of millions of people saw spectacular views of our beautiful home. On behalf of Pierce County, I offer our thanks and appreciation to the local, state and federal partners who helped make this a huge success, as well as the championship volunteers and residents who provided such a warm welcome to all of our visitors.”
 - Pat McCarthy, Pierce County Executive and 2015 U.S. Open Operating Committee Chair