2015 U.S. Open Championship: In Numbers

Here are some interesting figures to keep in mind as you watch the 2015 U.S. Open Championship:

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2006: The year construction of Chambers Bay began

Since then…

0: Carts. Chambers Bay is a walking-only course

0.180: Mowing height in inches of the putting greens

1: The number of trees at Chambers Bay, a Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

1.4: Million cubic yards of on-site material were screened and reused during construction

4: Types of fine fescues at Chambers Bay; hard, sheep, red and Chewings fescues

35: The regular number of maintenance staff members

72: Acres of maintained playing surfaces, approximately 96 percent fine fescue

100: Approximate labor hours used to rake bunkers each day during the U.S. Open Championship

150: Maintenance volunteers, all being housed at the University of Puget Sound

38,000: The number of annual rounds at Chambers Bay

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