24 Eagles, 1 Double Eagle Made At Open For Chevron's Eagles For Education Initiative

Olin Browne Eagle

Olin Browne posted registered an eagle-3 at the 17th hole in Thursday's first round. (Jed Jacobsohn/USGA)

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A total of 24 eagles, including a hole-in-one, and one double eagle were recorded in the 2012 U.S. Open.

Each eagle meant another $10,000 contribution from the USGA and Chevron as part of Eagles for Education®, a charitable initiative through which Chevron will donate $10,000 for every eagle scored during the U.S. Open, U.S Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open to help fund golf-related science, technology, engineering and math-enriched educational programs, with a total annual minimum commitment of $500,000. A $20,000 donation was made for Nick Watney's double eagle.

Eagles for Education is part of Chevron’s broad support as an official partner of the USGA, where the two organizations will work together to student-friendly content and unique experiences that showcase the science behind golf to drive interest in STEM education, while introducing young people to many of the fundamental elements of the game.

The eagles recorded in the 2012 U.S. Open:

Branden Grace (17th hole, 3, first round)
Michael Allen (14th hole, 2, first round)
J.B. Park (17th hole, 3, first round)
Charles Howell III (seventh hole, 2, first round)
Olin Browne (17th hole, 3, first round)
*-Nick Watney (17th hole, 2, first round)
Ian Poulter (seventh hole, 2, first round)
Ernie Els (seventh hole, 2, first round)
Steve Stricker (17th hole, 3, second round)
Lee Slattery (17th hole, 3, second round)
Alex Cejka (seventh hole, 2, third round)
Casey Wittenberg (seventh  hole, 2, third round)
Davis Love III (seventh hole, 2, third round)
Darron Stiles (17th hole, 3, third round)
Michael Allen (17th hole, 3, third round)
Ernie Els (17th hole, 3, third round)
John Peterson (13th hole, 1, third round)
Rickie Fowler (seventh hole, 2, fourth round)
Patrick Cantlay (seventh hole, 2, fourth round)
Robert Karlsson (seventh hole, 2, fourth round)
Ernie Els (seventh hole, 2, fourth round)
Retief Goosen (17th hole, 3, fourth round)
K.J. Choi (17th hole, 3, fourth round)
Lee Westwood (17th hole, 3, fourth round)

*-Double eagle

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