Some Pacifica golfers are currently involved with this event. This prestigious golf event will also improve Pacifica's economy, (see comment by Chris Porter).
San Francisco Chronicle/Business Report Bloomberg/Andrew S. Ross, 6/14/12. "US Open brings millions to Bay Area economy"
First off, according to the United States Golf Association, the week's event will contribute between $140 million and $170 million to the Bay Area economy.
Much of the money will be spent on hotels, restaurants, entertainment and other purchases by the estimated 215,000 to 225,000 spectators at the event. Approximately half of the spectators, who are from outside the Bay Area, will be utilizing up to 70,000 hotel room nights." Read Article.
Reference - History, information. About.com, US Open Golf Tournament. "The U.S. Open golf tournament is one of the four golf majors, and it is the one run by the United States Golf Association, one of golf's two governing bodies. It is played every year in June, and is the second major on the golf calender, after The Masters and before the British Open. The U.S. Open has been played since 1895."
Related - Event schedule. Zap2it blog. "2012 US Open golf TV coverage schedule".." Also, 2012 U.S. Open golf championship link to link to live coverage. .
Related - local article request for photos. Pacifica Tribune/Sports/Horace Hinshaw, 6/12/12. "Are you working US Golf Open at Olympic Club?" "The Pacifica Tribune is interested in publishing pictures of Pacificans at the golf tournament."
Posted by Kathy Meeh