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U.S. Open by the numbers

| Friday, June 15, 2007


$7,000,000 - Total prize money for the tournament.

65/67 - Tiger Woods' first-round scores when he won his two U.S. Opens in 2000 and 2002.

71 - Woods' first-round score Thursday at Oakmont.

3 - Consecutive over-par rounds for Woods in the Open, 76-76-71, dating to 2006.

1 - Under-par scores in Nick Dougherty's seven Open rounds - a 68 Thursday.

3 of 3 - Sand saves by Jose Maria Olazabal en route to a first-round 70.

60 - The top 60 players, plus ties, make the cut for the weekend.

10 - Any players within 10 shots of the lead also advance to the weekend rounds.

300.5 - Driving average of PGA Tour driving leading Bubba Watson en route to an even-par 70.

+4 - Watson's score on the par-4 holes.

- By Kevin Smith

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