7.11.17

The 2017 U.S. Open by the Numbers

by Erin Hills

Wisconsin’s first U.S. Open Championship made for a fun fascinating week of golf. The numbers below provide a glimpse into many areas of the championship:

9,485 THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES

156 THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS WHO COMPETED AT ERIN HILLS

5,266 THE NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS

120,000+ THE NUMBER OF VOLUNTEER HOURS

200,000+ THE NUMBER OF FANS OVER THE COURSE OF CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK

15,000+ THE NUMBER OF GRANDSTAND SEATS

26.5 million THE NUMBER OF TELEVISION VIEWERS AROUND THE WORLD

235 THE NUMBER OF BUSES USED

442,403 THE NUMBER OF PIECES OF U.S. OPEN LOGOED MERCHANDISE SOLD

840 THE NUMBER OF CREDENTIALED MEDIA

250+ THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUAL TENTS IN ALL SIZES

350,000+ THE AMOUNT IN SQUARE FEET OF TENTED SPACE