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Group of lawn mowers on the course

Curious about what actually goes into the preparation for an event of this magnitude? No detail is too small! Enjoy these “fun facts” from the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.

  • 6,500 volunteers are on hand to ensure a great event
  • 175 courtesy cars provided for competitors’ use by Lexus and Toyota
  • Approximately 1,500 media teams from 25 countries are at Pebble Beach to report on the Open
  • 57 mowers and trimmers will be used to prepare the course each day
  • 4,400 tons of bunker sand will be used
  • Food and beverage consumption looks something like this: 95,000 hot dogs, 30,000 hamburgers, 30,000 chicken breasts, 130,000 buns, 200,000 prawns, 850 pounds of smoked salmon, 55,000 pounds of beef and 180,000 servings of beer!

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