If that’s you, you’re like most of us…way outside the rough, on the outside, looking in through your computer or your television. Thanks to the internet, however, and the creativity of members of the golf industry, we can bring you deep inside the ropes. The first place we’ll go is a tour of the shots the pros will face, courtesy of the Titleist Performance Staff.

Dave Phillips analyzes the golf course

Outstanding! Let’s move on to a joint USGA/PGA Tour venture, wherein Mike Davis, the new executive director of the USGA (the association that conducts the US Open) speaks on course conditions at Congo (aka, Congressional Country Club.)

Mike Davis discusses course conditions

Want to get to know the course? How about a complete course flyover, courtesy of GolfWeek magazine? There are three major golfing magazines in the USA and we are partial to this one.

Course Flyover

Awesome stuff! Let’s shut this party down with a little bit of tournament history. I’ve personally attended three Opens (2002, 2004 and 2009) but never made any history. Read up on the champions and the contenders on the USGA site.

US Open history