U.S. OPEN
U.S. Open Entries by the Numbers April 24, 2013 By USGA

11: Number of entries for the first U.S. Open at Newport (R.I.) Golf Club

131: Number of entries in 1912, the first year entries exceeded 100

319: Number of entries in 1924, the first year of sectional qualifying

854: Increase in number of entries from 2012 to 2013

1,064: Number of entries in 1928 (Olympia Fields), the first year entries exceeded 1,000

1,088: Increase in number of entries from 1996 to 1997, the largest year-over-year leap

2,132: Number of entries in 1958 (Southern Hills), the first year entries exceeded 2,000

3,007: Number of entries in 1968 (Oak Hill), the first year entries exceeded 3,000

4,279: Number of entries in 1971 (Merion), the first year entries exceeded 4,000

5,255: Number of entries in 1982 (Pebble Beach), the first year entries exceeded 5,000

6,198: Number of entries in 1990 (Medinah), the first year entries exceeded 6,000

7,013: Number of entries in 1997 (Congressional), the first year entries exceeded 7,000

8,455: Number of entries in 2000 (Pebble Beach), the first year entries exceeded 8,000

9,048: Number of entries in 2005 (Pinehurst), the first year entries exceeded 9,000

9,860: Number of entries in 2013 (Merion), a U.S. Open record