US Open Golf 2011 gets underway, 16–19 June

Golfer hitting ball

US Golf Open 2011

This year’s US Open golf championship at the Congressional Country Club in Bethseda, Maryland, 16-19 June, will see the best 156 golfers in the world playing for the $7,000,000 prize.

Tiger Woods has confirmed he won’t be playing due to left knee and achilles’ tendon injuries. Tim Clark from South Africa has also withdrawn due to an elbow injury.

  • Keep up to date with the latest action at the Congressional Country Club with the US Open website.
  • For the latest golf news and views, check out the Armchair golf blog.
  • And see what the writers at the Washington Post think about this year’s championship.