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The Tour Report
  • U.S. Open fun facts

  • There are more than 500,000 pieces of merchandise available at the U.S. Open. (Getty Images/Andrew Redington)There are more than 500,000 pieces of merchandise available at the U.S. Open. (Getty Images/Andrew Redington)

The U.S. Open isn't just one of golf's majors. It also is one of the world's largest sporting events. Here's a numerical look at some of the logistics of the year's second major:

Air Conditioning
3,255 tons of HVAC – enough for 1,300 homes

404 Golf Carts

16,368 feet of Fiber Backbone
16,896 feet of Large Count Copper
115,104 feet of  CAT5 Cable
330 Telephones
525 Televisions
51 Multi-function copiers
14 Fax machines

650,000  square feet of flooring - equivalent to almost 15 acres of flooring

100,000 ¼ lb. Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs
42,000 ½ lb. Hamburgers
18,000 Jumbo Cookies
125,000 16 oz. Souvenir Beer/Soda Cups
365,000 12 oz. Beers
75,000 Sodas
50,000 Bottles of Water
48,000 Bags of Potato Chips

22,900 Grandstand seats – more than PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.

Main merchandise pavilion totals 39,000 square feet
More than 500,000 pieces of merchandise available on-site
106,000 hats
More than 130,000 transactions expected

Office Trailers
104 office trailers totaling 35,000 square feet

22 megawatts – enough to power 4,500 homes

Restroom Facilities
600 individual units and 36 high-end restroom trailers

Temporary Roads
150,000 square feet - equivalent to three acres of roads

400,000 square feet of canvas - enough to cover seven football fields

6,200 Volunteers
75 percent of volunteers are working both weeks - 62 percent are from North Carolina and 25 percent are from Moore County
All 50 states and 13 countries represented