The Championship will have 156 competitors. The par-72 Lake Merced course has no water hazards but it does have challenging tree-lined fairways and rolling topography so players must choose the right approach to the green, notes an article on the U.S. Golf Association website. The fog, which can roll in at a moment's notice, can also be a problem, especially with players who are not used to it.
Alex Sborov has been awarded a golf scholarship to Texas Christian University starting in 2013. Katie has been offered golf scholarships but has not made a final decision, their mother said.
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