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[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – US Grand Prix: The most welcome speed race in the country

( The United States Grand Prix is a motor race that has been held in the U.S. on and off since 1908, when it was known as the American Grand Prize. The race later became part of the Formula One World Championship. As of 2019, the race has been held 49 times, and it has taken place at ten different locations in total. Since 2012, it has been held every year at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P14 – Ryder Cup: A showdown between the best golfers in America and...

( The Ryder Cup is a biennial men's golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The competition is contested every two years with the venue alternating between courses in the United States and Europe.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – Indianapolis 500: Fierce battle between the world’s best racers

( – The Indianapolis 500, also formally known as the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, or simply the Indy 500, is an annual automobile race held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis. The event is traditionally held over Memorial Day weekend, usually the last weekend of May.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P12 – Boston Marathon: The marathon with the highest prize money in the...

( The Boston Marathon is the oldest marathon in the world and the second longest continuously run footrace in the US. The top male and female finishers each receives $150,000, with second place earning $75,000. The most rewarded Boston runner of all time was four times champion Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, a Kenyan runner who has earned a total of $469,000 from the Boston race alone.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P11 – Stanley Cup Final: Featured the most exciting ice matches in the...

( The Stanley Cup Finals in ice hockey (also known as the Stanley Cup Final among various media, French: Finale de la Coupe Stanley) is the National Hockey League's (NHL) championship series to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup, North America's oldest professional sports trophy.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P10 – Kentucky Derby: Sports World’s Fastest Two Minutes Race

( The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, almost always on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The competition is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of one and a quarter miles (2.0 km) at Churchill Downs. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kilograms) and fillies 121 pounds (55 kilograms).

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P9 – New York City Marathon: The largest marathon in the United States

( The New York City Marathon (currently branded TCS New York City Marathon after its headline sponsor) is an annual marathon (42.195 km or 26.219 mi) that courses through the five boroughs of New York City. It is the largest marathon in the U.S, with 53,5627 finishers in 2019 and 98,247 applicants for the 2017 race.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P8 – U.S. Open of Surfing: The competitive events of top surfers

(WorldKings) Down along the glorious Huntington Beach, surfers and surf-lovers gather every year to catch some of the world’s top surfers ride impossible waves. The crowds come up to the hundreds and thousands, and everyone partakes in a bit of California-style fun with music, vendors, and a bit of sun-basking. Stretching across the 14 acres of beachfront, you’ll find crowds cheering on as they sip on crisp drinks and toss about some surf lingo.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P7 – Triple Crown Thoroughbred Racing : “The King” in the world horse...

( In the United States, the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, commonly known as the Triple Crown, is a title awarded to a three-year-old Thoroughbred horse who wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. The three races were inaugurated in different years, the last being the Kentucky Derby in 1875.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P6 – The US Open : The most attractive tennis championship in the...

( The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The tournament is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the U.S. National Championship, for which men's singles and men's doubles were first played in 1881.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P5 – World Series : The competition event of the best baseball teams...

( The World Series has seen a century’s worth of illustrious home runs, chilly days and nights and harsh pitching duels, which only solidifies its iconic status in the sports world. The Fall Classic (the end of the Series) has exceeded the title of the sporting event and marked itself important in America’s cultural landscape. Generations of families tell stories of Don Larsen’s perfect game in 1956 and fabled tales of the Mets and the Yankees.

[USKINGS] Top 20 most famous sport events in the US – P4 – Masters Golf Tournament: The most prestigious golf tournament in America

( The Masters Tournament (usually referred to as simply The Masters, or the U.S. Masters outside North America) is one of the four major championships in professional golf. Scheduled for the first full week of April, the Masters is the first major of the year, and unlike the others, it is always held at the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, a private course in the southeastern United States, in the city of Augusta, Georgia.

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