U.S. Open Entry Application Fun Facts
April 26, 2007
Total Applications: 8,787. The official number of accepted entries was 8,544.
Youngest: Aaron Kunitomo of Lahaina, Hawaii, will be 13 for the 2007 U.S.
Oldest: Ordean Olson of Hollywood, Fla., who will be 77 at the time of the
Open, will be the oldest in the field for the second year in a row (born
Foreign Ties: There are 521 applicants with either foreign addresses or a
foreign preferred address (i.e. Adam Scott, whose mailing address on his application
reads Las Vegas, Nev., but will be listed in the Pairings as from Australia). These
players represent 62 different countries. The top five foreign countries represented
Canada - 126 entries
England/UK - 56 entries
Australia - 60 entries
Japan - 29 entries
South Africa - 26 entries
Sectional Qualifying Outside The U.S.: We have 133 applicants
who chose one of the two foreign Sectional Qualifying sites (29 - Ibaraki Pref,
Japan; 104 - Surrey, England).
Sites: There were a total of 109 local qualifying sites assigned for this
year. Thirty-two of these sites reached their maximum site capacity.
Entries Via The Web
First: Carlton Forrester of Birmingham, Ala. (less than 12 minutes after
the launch of the Internet applications).
Last: Arvo Voip of Magalia, Calif., submitted his entry online at
(17 seconds before the official deadline).
||7,515 applications (more than 88 percent of the total)
||7,515 (87 percent)
||6,280 (75 percent)
||130 applications in the final hour
||706 applications on the last day
||541 applications on 4/24
||407 applications on 4/23
|| 205 applications on 4/22
||199 applications on 3/5 (first day available)
There are seven applicants named "Chip" and one "Chipper."
There are 22 Green, Greene, or Greens.
There are 16 Wood and five Woods.
William Link IV of Chestnut Hill, Mass., returns once again in 2006.
We don't have any slices, but we do have William Hook of Hawthorne, N.J.; John Michael
Hook of Fort Worth, Texas; Brent Hook of Mesa, Ariz.; and Erick Hooke of Hot Springs,
Va., as entrants this year.
Ball, Tee And Cupp: Winston Ball of St. Pete Beach, Fla.; Tee McCabe of Marco
Island, Fla.; and Wes Cupp of Rome, N.Y.
Three Tigers: Tiger Helgelien of Henderson, Nev., and Tiger Godwin of Bartow,
Fla., join . guess who.
- Smith 67 entries
- Johnson 62 entries
- Kim 34 entries
- Miller 32 entries
- Jones 31 entries
- Lee 31 entries
- Brown 30 entries
- Mike, Michael, Miguel 354 entries
- John, Jon, Johnny, Jonathan 333 entries
- Dave, David, Davey 251 entries
- Robert, Robbie, Rob, Bob, Bobby 202 entries