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The most popular US Open golf courses

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Unlike The Master's, which is always held at Augusta National , the U.S. Open changes venue every year, in order to give the USGA a chance to show off its different courses. Still, given that the tournament has been going for over a hundred years now, it is only natural that certain courses have become fixtures it the U.S. Open's schedule - and will continue to be in the future.
Below we take a closer look at the ten course that have hosted the U.S. championship most often. Oakmont Country Club: 9 times hosting
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Years Hosted...
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The US Open purse is worth $12 million this year - here's what the winner will take home

The US Open purse is worth $12 million this year - here's what the winner will take home

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The U.S. Open returns to Shinnecock Hills this weekend for the first time since 2004.
The last time Shinnecock Hills hosted the tournament, Retief Goosen took home $1.1 million for his win at the notoriously difficult course, with the tournament's total purse at $6.3 million.
Since then, both the purse and the winner's cut for the major have grown significantly.
This weekend the best golfers in the world will meet at Shinnecock Hills to compete for in the U.S. Open.
Shinnecock Hills is a notoriously difficult course, even for the notoriously difficult tournament...
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