U.S. Open five things to know

Originally Published: June 13, 2011
By ESPN stats and information

1. American rise? For the first time in the history of golf, no American owns a major championship at the same time Europe has possession of the Ryder Cup. Might that change at Congressional Country Club this week?

Well, Europeans own the top spots in the world with Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer taking the top three rungs on the rankings ladder.

And if a non-American were to win just outside our nation's capital on Father's Day, the streak of five major ...

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