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Live text - 2011 US Open round one at Congressional

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By Mark Ashenden

US Open scoring (official site)

1224: At 1255, quite a sweet threesome for you - 1255 Graeme McDowell, amateur Peter Uihlein and Louis Oosthuizen. At 1317 - former champ Ernie Els, Davis Love and Jim Furyk. At 1857 - Rickie Fowler, Ian Poulter and Hunter Mahan (more about this boy and his youtube antics shortly). At 1306 - Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer. And at 1835 - Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson.

1217: Before we get stuck into the golfing banter and the predictions and all manner of nonsense, I had better chuck you some times so you know, who, how, why and where the big boys are teeing off....

1212: Want to get involved in all of this? Feel free to tweet me with anything at @bbcsport_mark or just get involved by using the hashtag at #bbcgolf ) OR if you prefer using your phone, then text on 81111 (UK) with GOLF before your message.

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BBC Sport's Rob Hodgetts: "Last time no Americans held a major was in '94. One of 'em was Els. He won last US Open at Congressional. 3rd in 2010. Just saying"

1208: Opening group on the first tee is Korean Daehyun Kim, American Chez Reavie and Ireland's Shane Lowry. On the 10th tee is Chad Campbell, Harrison Frazar and Marc Turnesa. A round-up of the big names coming right up.

1203: It's the US Open. Number 111. At a course in Maryland called the Congressional Country Club. Four days of hot golfing action. Plenty of drama on the way. Thanks for joining us.

1157: Morning. The world's top golfers are currently buffing up their clubs, combing their fancy new bags, taking some calming words from their caddie and getting ready for a rather big golfing tournament. It's starting in three minutes......welcome.



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