The US Open, the third Major in the men's golf calendar, is set to commence this week at Pinehurst Country Club in North Carolina, USA. Scottie Scheffler, who has been a dominant force on the PGA Tour this year, clinched his fifth victory at the recent Memorial Tournament held in Muirfield Village, Ohio, which included his triumph at The Masters. Scheffler is the clear favorite to win at Pinehurst. Adrian Meronk from Dubai, a Polish golfer, is also participating and must be feeling confident after his runner-up finish at LIV Golf Houston. Tommy Fleetwood, currently ranked 13th in the Official World Golf Ranking and seeking his first Major, has displayed strong form in 2024. On the Challenge Tour, Joshua Grenville-Wood from the UAE and Joel Stalter, a Dubai Golden Visa Awardee from France, are competing in the Czech Republic. Stalter recently played in a Pro-Am in Slovenia as preparation for the upcoming Challenge Tour events, including two in his home country. The ladies are also in action, with UAE players Jamie Camero and Intissar Rich participating in the 54-hole Ladies European Tour Access event in the Czech Republic. Lastly, Rayhan Thomas, born in the UAE, will make his professional debut at the Korn Ferry Tour event in Wichita, USA. The Khaleej Times wishes all players with UAE connections the best of luck as they compete globally.

Schedule: Golf Majors - US Open, Pinehurst No 2, Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, North Carolina, US, June 13th-16th, 2024, Purse: $20 million; Challenge Tour - Kaskada Golf Challenge, Golf Resort Kaskada, Czech Republic, June 13th-16th, 2024, Purse: €270,000; Korn Ferry Tour - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Wichita Open, Crestview Country Club, Wichita, Kansas, US, June 13th-16th, 2024, Purse: $1 million; LET Access Tour - Amundi Czech Ladies Challenge, Panorama Golf Resort, Kacov, Czech Republic, June 14th-16th, 2024, Purse: €42,500.