By the numbers: 8 U.S. Open facts in GIFs

Facts for the national championship at Erin Hills
By the numbers: 8 U.S. Open facts in GIFs
Posted at 2:50 PM, Jun 05, 2017

Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin, Wis. will host the 117th edition of the U.S. Open next week. Let's run through some of the mind-boggling numbers as the course and the USGA put the final touches on preparation for the national championship.

17,000 grandstand seats

365,000 12-ounce beers

100,000 hot dogs


42,000 hamburgers


470 golf carts

3,500 tons of HVAC - enough air conditioning for nearly 1,600 homes

Roughly 10 miles of fencing

368,440 sq. feet of canvas for tents - enough to cover the football field at Lambeau six times

Practice rounds for the U.S. Open begin on Monday, June 12. The tournament starts on Thursday, June 15.