The U.S. Open might revisit a new venue this year, though a year’s second vital should still be one of a season’s toughest tests. Here’s a demeanour during some of a groups to watch subsequent week during Erin Hills:
Hideki Matsuyama (3), Rickie Fowler (8), Jon Rahm (4): Three of a world’s best players, all of whom are seeking their initial major, are in this group. Matsuyama, 25, has dual wins this season. Fowler, a 2015 PLAYERS champion, was runner-up during a 2014 U.S. Open. Fowler, 28, won this year’s The Honda Classic and recently was runner-up during a Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. Rahm, 22, has a TOUR-high 7 top-10s in 15 starts, including his win during a Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm’s duration arise to a top echelons of a diversion has come rapidly, as evidenced by a fact that he was low pledge during final year’s U.S. Open (T21).
Tee time: 7:51 a.m. on Thursday off No. 10; 1:36 p.m. on Friday off No. 1.
Kevin Kisner (6), Billy Horschel (18), Branden Grace (87): This organisation facilities a winners from a PGA TOUR’s new Texas pitch and a actor who’s played good during a past dual U.S. Opens. Kisner won a DEAN DELUCA Invitational, while Horschel recently claimed a ATT Byron Nelson. Grace finished fifth during final year’s U.S. Open and T4 in 2015. These players could face any other during a Presidents Cup after this year, as well. Kisner is fourth in a U.S. standings, while Horschel is 20th. Grace ranks sixth in a International Team standings. He went 5-0-0 during a 2015 Presidents Cup.
Tee time: 8:24 a.m. on Thursday off No. 1; 2:09 p.m. on Friday off No. 10.
Martin Kaymer (NR), Jordan Spieth (5), Dustin Johnson (1): The past 3 U.S. Open winners are in this group. Johnson, a fortifying champion, leads a FedExCup standings after winning 3 uninterrupted events progressing this year. Spieth, who won a 2015 U.S. Open during Chambers Bay en track to claiming a FedExCup, won this year’s ATT Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Kaymer won a 2014 U.S. Open during Pinehurst No. 2 weeks after winning THE PLAYERS Championship.
Tee time: 8:35 a.m. on Thursday off No. 10; 2:20 p.m. on Friday off No. 1.
Marc Leishman (14), Pat Perez (7), Si Woo Kim (23): This organisation facilities 3 players who have won on a PGA TOUR this season. Kim, 21, became a youngest actor to win THE PLAYERS when he was winning final month during THE PLAYERS Stadium Course during TPC Sawgrass. Perez is seventh in a FedExCup standings interjection to 5 top-10s this season, including a feat during a OHL Classic during Mayakoba. Leishman won a Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard.
Tee time: 1:14 p.m. on Thursday off No. 1; 7:29 a.m. on Friday off No. 10.
Brad Dalke (a) (NR), Wesley Bryan (20), Brendan Steele (11): Dalke, a 2016 U.S. Amateur runner-up, gets to tee it adult with dual PGA TOUR winners in his U.S. Open debut. Bryan, a 2016 Web.com Tour Player of a Year, won this year’s RBC Heritage. Steele is in FedExCup row interjection to a win during a Safeway Open and 3 other top-10s. Dalke recently helped a University of Oklahoma win a NCAA Championship.
Tee time: 1:14 p.m. on Thursday off No. 10; 7:29 a.m. on Friday off No. 1.
Bubba Watson (106), Adam Scott (66), Sergio Garcia (12): Sergio Garcia assimilated an disdainful bar when he won a Masters in April. Now he gets to play in a organisation alongside his associate owners of a Green Jacket. Perhaps they can give him suggestions for a Champions Dinner. Scott won a 2013 Masters, while Watson won during Augusta National in 2012 and 2014. Garcia has 5 top-10s in a U.S. Open, including a T5 final year. Scott has 4 top-20s in his past 5 U.S. Open appearances.
Tee time: 1:36 p.m. on Thursday off No. 1; 7:51 a.m. on Friday off No. 10.
Jason Day (42), Justin Rose (15), Rory McIlroy (64): Defending FedExCup champion Rory McIlroy, who will be creation his initial PGA TOUR start given THE PLAYERS given of a rib injury, leads this trio of vital champions. Day won his initial vital during a 2015 PGA Championship during Whistling Straits, about an hour north of Erin Hills. He has 5 top-10s in 6 U.S. Open appearances, including dual runners-up (2011, 2013). Rose won a 2013 U.S. Open during Merion by dual shots over Day and Phil Mickelson. Rose, a 2016 Olympic bullion medalist, was runner-up to Sergio Garcia during this year’s Masters.
Tee time: 2:09 p.m. on Thursday off No. 1; 8:24 a.m. on Friday off No. 10.
Steve Stricker (120), Stewart Cink (60), Phil Mickelson (43): Steve Stricker, a internal favorite, will tee adult alongside dual other players in their 40s. Stricker, this year’s U.S. Presidents Cup captain, is from Edgerton, Wisconsin, about an hour from Erin Hills. It is nonetheless to be dynamic if Mickelson, who has a record 6 runners-up during a U.S. Open, will contest during Erin Hills. He pronounced he would repel from a eventuality if it conflicts with his daughter’s high propagandize graduation. Stewart Cink, a 2009 Open Championship winner, competent for this year’s U.S. Open, his initial given 2014. Cink has 8 top-25 finishes this season.
Tee time: 2:20 p.m. on Thursday off No. 1; 8:35 a.m. on Friday off No. 10.