Winners of the U.S. Golf Open

Events in Sport

  • 1895-10-04 US Open Golf, Newport GC: Englishman Horace Rawlins wins inaugural event; beats Willie Dunn of Scotland by 2 strokes
  • 1896-07-18 2nd US Golf Open: James Foulis shoots a 152 at Shinnecock Hills NY
  • 1897-09-17 3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill
  • 1898-06-18 4th US Golf Open: Fred Herd shoots a 328 at Myopia Hunt Club, Massachusetts
  • 1899-09-15 5th US Golf Open: Willie Smith shoots a 315 at Baltimore CC MD
  • 1900-10-05 US Open Men's Golf, Chicago GC: Harry Vardon of Jersey wins his only US title; beats Englishman J.H. Taylor by 2 strokes
  • 1901-06-15 7th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 331 at Myopia Hunt Club MA
  • 1902-10-11 8th US Golf Open: Laurie Auchterlonie shoots a 307 at Garden City, NY
  • 1903-06-27 9th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 307 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1904-07-09 10th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 303 at Glen View Club IL
  • 1905-09-22 11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
  • 1906-06-29 12th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 295 at Onwentsia Club Ill
  • 1907-06-21 13th US Golf Open: Alec Ross shoots a 302 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA
  • 1908-08-28 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass
  • 1909-06-24 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood Golf Course, New Jersey
  • 1910-06-18 16th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 298 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA

  • 1911-06-26 US Open Golf, Chicago GC: John McDermott wins in a playoff with Mike Brady and George Simpson
  • 1912-08-02 US Open Golf, CC of Buffalo: John McDermott successfully defends title by 2 strokes from Tom McNamara
  • 1913-09-20 19th US Golf Open: Francis Ouimet shoots a 304 at The Country Club MA

Sport awardGolf Major

1914-08-21 20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • 1915-06-18 21st US Golf Open: John Travers shoots a 297 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1916-06-30 22nd US Golf Open: Chick Evans shoots a 286 at Minikahda Club MINN
  • 1919-06-11 23rd US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Brae Burn CC Massachusetts
  • 1920-08-13 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio

Sport awardGolf Major

1921-07-22 25th US Golf Open: Jim Barnes shoots a 289 at Columbia Country Club, Maryland

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes
  • 1922-07-15 26th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 288 at Skokie CC in Illnois

Sport awardGolf Major

1923-07-15 27th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 296 at Inwood CC in NY

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • 1924-06-06 28th US Golf Open: Cyril Walker shoots a 297 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
  • 1925-06-05 29th US Golf Open: Willie Macfarlane shoots a 291 at Worcester CC Mass
  • 1926-07-10 30th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 293 at Scioto CC in Ohio
  • 1927-06-16 31st US Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 301 at Oakmont CC in Pa
  • 1928-06-24 32nd US Golf Open: Johnny Farrell shoots a 294 at Olympia Fields Ill
  • 1929-06-30 33rd US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 294 at Winged Foot CC NY
  • 1930-06-12 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn
  • 1930-07-12 34th US Golf Open: Robert T "Bobby" Jones wins
  • 1931-07-06 US Open Golf, Inverness Club, Ohio: Billy Burke wins by 1 stroke from George Von Elm in a second 36-hole playoff
  • 1932-06-25 36th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 286 at Fresh Meadows NY
  • 1933-06-10 37th US Golf Open: Johnny Goodman shoots a 287 at North Shore Ill
  • 1934-06-09 38th US Golf Open: Olin Dutra shoots a 293 at Merion Cricket Club PA
  • 1935-06-08 39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
  • 1936-06-06 40th US Golf Open: Tony Manero shoots a 282 at Baltusrol GC NJ

  • 1937-06-12 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich
  • 1938-06-11 42nd US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 284 at Cherry Hills Denver

Sport awardGolf Major

1939-06-12 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson
  • 1940-06-09 44th US Golf Open: Lawson Little shoots a 287 at Canterbury GC OH
  • 1941-06-07 45th US Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Fort Worth
  • 1946-06-16 46th US Golf Open: Lloyd Mangrum shoots a 284 at Canterbury GC Cleve
  • 1947-06-15 47th US Golf Open: Lew Worsham shoots a 282 at St Louis CC in MO

Sport awardGolf Major

1948-06-12 48th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 276 at Riviera CC in LA

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
  • 1949-06-11 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
  • 1950-06-10 50th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Merion Golf Club PA
  • 1951-06-16 51st US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Oakland Hills CC, Michigan
  • 1952-06-14 US Open Golf, Northwood GC: Julius Boros wins 1st of 3 majors by 4 shots from Ed Oliver
  • 1953-06-13 53rd US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont PA
  • 1954-06-19 54th US Golf Open: Ed Furgol shoots a 284 at Baltusrol GC in NJ
  • 1955-06-19 55th US Golf Open: Jack Fleck shoots a 287 at Olympic CC in San Francisco
  • 1956-06-16 56th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 281 at Oak Hill CC NY
  • 1957-06-15 57th US Golf Open: Dick Mayer shoots a 282 at Inverness Club in Toledo
  • 1958-06-14 58th US Golf Open: Tommy Bolt shoots a 283 at Southern Hills in Tulsa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1959-06-11 Charlie Sifford becomes the 1st African American to play in a US Golf Open

  • 1959-06-13 59th US Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 282 at Winged Foot GC NY

Sport awardGolf Major

1960-06-18 60th US Golf Open: Arnold Palmer shoots 280 at Cherry Hills in Denver

  • 1961-06-17 61st US Golf Open: Gene Littler shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich

Sport awardGolf Major

1962-06-17 62nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC PA

  • 1963-06-23 US Open Golf, The Country Club : Julius Boros wins 2nd Open in playoff with Arnold Palmer and Jacky Cupit
  • 1964-06-20 64th US Golf Open: Ken Venturi shoots a 278 at Congressional CC MD

Sport awardGolf Major

1965-06-21 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • 1966-06-20 66th US Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 278 at Olympic CC in San Francisco
  • 1967-06-18 67th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 275 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1968-06-16 US Open Golf, Oak Hill CC: Lee Trevino wins his first major title by 4 shots from Jack Nicklaus
  • 1969-06-15 US Open Golf, Champions GC: Orville Moody wins only major title by 1 stroke from Al Geiberger, Bob Rosberg & Dean Beman
  • 1970-06-21 70th US Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 281 at Hazeltine National Minn
  • 1971-06-21 US Open Golf, Merion GC: Lee Trevino wins his 2nd Open in a playoff with Jack Nicklaus
  • 1972-06-18 72nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 290 at Pebble Beach, California
  • 1973-06-17 73rd US Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC PA
  • 1974-06-16 74th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 287 at Winged Foot GC NY
  • 1975-06-23 75th US Golf Open: Lou Graham shoots a 287 at Medinah CC ILL
  • 1976-06-20 76th US Golf Open: Jerry Pate shoots a 277 at Atlanta AC in Duluth Ga
  • 1977-06-19 US Open Golf, Southern Hills CC: Hubert Green shoots 2-under 278 to beat Lou Graham by 1 stroke
  • 1978-06-18 78th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 285 at Cherry Hill CC in Denver
  • 1979-06-17 79th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 284 at Inverness Club in Toledo
  • 1980-06-15 80th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 272 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1981-06-21 81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion GC in Ardmore Pa

Sport awardGolf Major

1982-06-20 82nd US Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach Golf Links California

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson

Sport awardGolf Major

1983-06-20 US Open Golf, Oakmont CC: Larry Nelson wins by 1 shot from Tom Watson on a storm affected Monday finish

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson
Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • 1984-06-04 Arnold Palmer fails to make the US Open golf tournament for the 1st time in 32 years
  • 1984-06-18 84th US Golf Open: Fuzzy Zoeller shoots a 276 at Winged Foot GC NY
  • 1985-06-16 85th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills CC Mich

Sport awardGolf Major

1986-06-15 86th US Golf Open: Ray Floyd shoots a 279 at Shinnecock Hills GC NY

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • 1987-06-21 87th US Golf Open: Scott Simpson shoots a 277 at Olympic Club in San Francisco

Sport awardGolf Major

1988-06-20 88th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange wins playoff by 4 from Nick Faldo after finishing on 6-under-278 in regulation play

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • 1989-06-18 89th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange wins by 3 from Scott Simpson for first back-to-back Open titles since Ben Hogan 1950-51
  • 1990-06-17 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il
  • 1991-06-13 A spectator is killed by lightning at US Open Golf tournament

Sport awardGolf Major

1991-06-17 US Open Golf, Hazeline National GC: Payne Stewart wins a Monday playoff with 1987 champion Scott Simpson

  • 1992-06-21 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach Golf Links California
  • 1993-06-20 93rd US Golf Open: Lee Janzen shoots a 272 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • 1994-06-20 94th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont Pa
  • 1995-06-18 95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills NY
  • 1996-06-16 96th US Golf Open: Steve Jones shoots a 278 wins at Oakland Hills CC
  • 1997-06-15 97th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 276 Congressional CC Bethesda Md
  • 1998-06-21 98th US Golf Open: Lee Janzen shoots a 280 at Olympic Club SF
  • 1999-06-20 US Open Golf, Pinehurst CC: Payne Stewart wins his 2nd Open by 1 shot from Phil Mickelson

Sport awardGolf Major

2000-06-18 100th US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 272 at Pebble Beach, California

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2001-06-18 101st US Golf Open: Retief Goosen shoots a 276 at Southern Hills CC OK
  • 2002-06-16 102nd US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 277 at Bethpage State Park NY
  • 2003-06-15 US Open Golf, Olympia Fields CC: American Jim Furyk wins his only major title by 3 from Stephen Leaney of Australia
  • 2004-06-20 104th US Golf Open: Retief Goosen shoots a 276 at Shinnecock Hills GC NY
  • 2005-06-19 105th US Golf Open: Michael Campbell shoots a 280 at Pinehurst GR NC
  • 2006-06-18 106th US Golf Open: Geoff Ogilvy shoots a 285 at Winged Foot GC NY
  • 2007-06-17 107th US Golf Open: Ángel Cabrera shoots a 285 at Oakmont GC PA
  • 2008-06-16 108th US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 283 at Torrey Pines GC CA
  • 2009-06-22 109th US Golf Open: Lucas Glover shoots a 276 at Bethpage State Park NY
  • 2010-06-20 110th US Golf Open: Graeme McDowell shoots a 284 at Pebble Beach GL CA
  • 2011-06-19 111th US Golf Open: Rory McIlroy shoots a 268 at Congressional GC MD
  • 2012-06-17 112th US Golf Open: American golfer, Webb Simpson shoots a 281 at Olympic Club CA
  • 2013-06-16 113rd US Golf Open: Justin Rose shoots a 281 at the Merion Golf Club, PA
  • 2014-06-15 114th US Golf Open: Martin Kaymer shoots a 271 at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina

Sport awardGolf Major

2015-06-21 US Open Golf, Chambers Bay GC: Jordan Spieth (21) becomes youngest winner since 1923 by 1 shot from Dustin Johnson & Louis Oosthuizen

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth
  • 2016-06-19 116th US Golf Open: Dustin Johnson wins with a one-under-par 69 by three shots, controversially penalised 1 stroke at Oakmont, Pennsylvania
  • 2017-06-18 US Open Golf, Erin Hills GC: Brooks Koepka wins his first major by 4 strokes from Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama
  • 2018-06-17 US Open Golf, Shinnecock Hills GC: Brooks Koepka wins by 1 from Tommy Fleetwood for first back-to-back Open titles since 1988-89 (Curtis Strange)