U.S. Open Champions

The following table lists the U.S. Open golf champions since 1895. The record for most wins is a four-way tie between Willie Anderson (1901, 1903, 1904, 1905), Robert T. Jones Jr. (1923, 1926, 1929, 1930), Ben Hogan (1948, 1950, 1951, 1953), and Jack Nicklaus (1962, 1967, 1972, 1980).

Year Winner Score Where played
1895 Horace Rawlins 173 Newport
1896 James Foulis 152 Shinnecock Hills
1897 Joe Lloyd 162 Chicago
18983 Fred Herd 328 Myopia
1899 Willie Smith 315 Baltimore
1900 Harry Vardon 313 Chicago
1901 Willie Anderson1 331 Myopia
1902 Laurie Auchterlonie 307 Garden City
1903 Willie Anderson1 307 Baltusrol
1904 Willie Anderson 303 Glen View
1905 Willie Anderson 314 Myopia
1906 Alex Smith 295 Onwentsia
1907 Alex Ross 302 Philadelphia
1908 Fred McLeod1 322 Myopia
1909 George Sargent 290 Englewood
1910 Alex Smith1 298 Philadelphia
1911 John McDermott1 307 Chicago
1912 John McDermott 294 Buffalo
1913 Francis Ouimet1, 2 304 Brookline
1914 Walter Hagen 290 Midlothian
1915 Jerome D. Travers2 297 Baltusrol
1916 Charles Evans, Jr.2 286 Minikahda
1917–18 No tournaments4
1919 Walter Hagen2 301 Brae Burn
1920 Edward Ray 295 Inverness
1921 Jim Barnes 289 Columbia
1922 Gene Sarazen 288 Skokie
1923 R. T. Jones, Jr.1, 2 296 Inwood
1924 Cyril Walker 297 Oakland Hills
1925 Willie Macfarlane1 291 Worcester
1926 R. T. Jones, Jr.2 293 Scioto
1927 Tommy Armour1 301 Oakmont
1928 Johnny Farrell1 294 Olympia Fields
1929 R. T. Jones, Jr.1, 2 294 Winged Foot
1930 R. T. Jones, Jr.2 287 Interlachen
1931 Billy Burke1 292 Inverness
1932 Gene Sarazen 286 Fresh Meadow
1933 John Goodman2 287 North Shore
1934 Olin Dutra 293 Merion
1935 Sam Parks, Jr. 299 Oakmont
1936 Tony Manero 282 Baltusrol
1937 Ralph Guldahl 281 Oakland Hills
1938 Ralph Guldahl 284 Cherry Hills
1939 Byron Nelson1 284 Philadelphia
1940 Lawson Little1 287 Canterbury
1941 Craig Wood 284 Colonial
1942–45 No tournaments5
1946 Lloyd Mangrum1 284 Canterbury
1947 Lew Worsham1 282 St. Louis
1948 Ben Hogan 276 Riviera
1949 Cary Middlecoff 286 Medinah
1950 Ben Hogan1 287 Merion
1951 Ben Hogan 287 Oakland Hills
1952 Julius Boros 281 Northwood
1953 Ben Hogan 283 Oakmont
1954 Ed Furgol 284 Baltusrol
1955 Jack Fleck1 287 Olympic
1956 Cary Middlecoff 281 Oak Hill
1957 Dick Mayer1 298 Inverness
1958 Tommy Bolt 283 Southern Hills
1959 Bill Casper, Jr. 282 Winged Foot
1960 Arnold Palmer 280 Cherry Hills
1961 Gene Littler 281 Oakland Hills
1962 Jack Nicklaus1 283 Oakmont
1963 Julius Boros1 293 Country Club
1964 Ken Venturi 278 Congressional
1965 Gary Player1 282 Bellerive
1966 Bill Casper1 278 Olympic
1967 Jack Nicklaus 275 Baltusrol
1968 Lee Trevino 275 Oak Hill
1969 Orville Moody 281 Champions G.C.
1970 Tony Jacklin 281 Hazeltine
1971 Lee Trevino1 280 Merion
1972 Jack Nicklaus 290 Pebble Beach
1973 Johnny Miller 279 Oakmont
1974 Hale Irwin 287 Winged Foot
1975 Lou Graham1 287 Medinah
1976 Jerry Pate 277 Atlanta A.C.
1977 Hubert Green 278 Southern Hills
1978 Andy North 285 Cherry Hills
1979 Hale Irwin 284 Inverness
1980 Jack Nicklaus 272 Baltusrol
1981 David Graham 273 Merion
1982 Tom Watson 282 Pebble Beach
1983 Larry Nelson 280 Oakmont
1984 Fuzzy Zoeller1 276 Winged Foot
1985 Andy North 279 Oakland Hills
1986 Ray Floyd 279 Shinnecock Hills
1987 Scott Simpson 277 Olympic Golf Club
1988 Curtis Strange1 278 The Country Club
1989 Curtis Strange 278 Oak Hill Country Club
1990 Hale Irwin1 280 Medinah C.C.
1991 Payne Stewart1 282 Hazeltine
1992 Tom Kite 285 Pebble Beach
1993 Lee Janzen 272 Baltusrol
1994 Ernie Els 279 Oakmont
1995 Corey Pavin 280 Shinnecock Hills
1996 Steve Jones 278 Oakland Hills
1997 Ernie Els 276 Congressional C.C.
1998 Lee Janzen 280 Olympic Country Club
1999 Payne Stewart 279 Pinehurst
2000 Tiger Woods 272 Pebble Beach
2001 Retief Goosen 276 Southern Hills
2002 Tiger Woods 277 Bethpage Black
2003 Jim Furyk 272 Olympia Fields
2004 Retief Goosen 276 Shinnecock Hills
2005 Michael Campbell 280 Pinehurst
2006 Geoff Ogilvy 285 Winged Foot
2007 Angel Cabrera 285 Oakmont Country Club
20086 Tiger Woods 283 Torrey Pines Golf Course
1. Winner in playoff.
2. Amateur.
3. In 1898, competition was extended to 72 holes.
4. In 1917, Jock Hutchison, with a 292, won an Open Patriotic Tournament for the benefit of the American Red Cross at Whitemarsh Valley Country Club.
5. In 1942, Ben Hogan, with a 271, won a Hale American National Open Tournament for the benefit of the Navy Relief Society and USO at Ridgemoor Country Club.5.
6. In 2008, competition was extended 19 extra holes.

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