The first of six majors to be played over the course of the 2020-21 season, the 2020 U.S. Open will begin play Thursday, teeing off in September for the first time in more than a century. When it does, the USGA’s signature event will have a new television home as the U.S. Open returns to NBC’s airwaves and Yanni’s classic theme song is played again.

As for the second golf major to be held amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it should be an incredible four days at Winged Foot as the best golfers in the world take on a fun yet difficult course looking for major glory and a share of the $12 million purse. Though a few were forced to withdraw amid positive tests and injuries, none is more notable than two-time champion Brooks Koepka (2018-19), whose string of injuries also forced him out of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

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