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US Open golf champions

The United States Open Championship, known as the U.S. Open, is one of the four major championships in professional golf. It is played annually during mid-June with the final playoffs played on the third Sunday of June, on Father’s Day.

US Open champions

Year Venue Champion Country Score
2010 Pebble Beach Golf Links, California Graeme McDowell Northern Ireland 284 (E)
2009 Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, NY Lucas Glover USA 276 (-4)
2008 Torrey Pines Golf Club, La Jolla, California Tiger Woods USA 283 (-1)
2007 Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont PA Angel Cabrera Argentina 285 (+5)
2006 Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY Geoff Ogilvy Australia 285 (+5)
2005 Pinehurst Resort, NC Michael Campbell New Zealand 280 (E)
2004 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, NY Retief Goosen South Africa 276 (-4)
2003 Olympia Fields Country Club, Olympia Fields, Illinois Jim Furyk USA 272 (-8)
2002 Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, NY Tiger Woods USA 277 (-3)
2001 Southern Hills Country Club, Oklahoma Retief Goosen South Africa 276 (-4) PO
2000 Pebble Beach Golf Links, California Tiger Woods USA 272 (-12)
1999 Pinehurst Resort, NC Payne Stewart USA 279 (-1)
1998 Olympic Club, California Lee Janzen USA 280 (E)
1997 Congressional Country Club Bethesda, Maryland Ernie Els South Africa 276 (-4)
1996 Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hils, Michigan Steve Jones USA 278 (-2)
1995 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, NY Corey Pavin USA 280 (E)
1994 Oakmont Country Club, Pennsylvania Ernie Els South Africa 279 (-5) PO
1993 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Lee Janzen USA 272 (-8)
1992 Pebble Beach Golf Links, California Tom Kite USA 285 (-3)
1991 Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota Payne Stewart USA 282 (-6) PO
1990 Medina Country Club, Medinah, Illinois Hale Irwin USA 280 (-8) PO
Year Venue Champion Country Score
1989 Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY Curtis Strange USA -2
1988 The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts Curtis Strange USA -6 PO
1987 Olympic Club, SF, California Scott Simpson USA -3
1986 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, NY Ray Floyd USA -1
1985 Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Andy North USA -1
1984 Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY Fuzzy Zoeller USA -4 PO
1983 Oakmont Country Club, Pennsylania Larry Nelson USA -4
1982 Pebble Beach Golf Links, California Tom Watson USA -6
1981 Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pennsylvania David Graham Australia -7
1980 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Jack Nicklaus USA -8
1979 Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio Hale Irwin USA Par
1978 Cherry Hills Country Club, Colorado Andy North USA +1
1977 Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma Hubert Green USA -2
1976 Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, Georgia Jerry Pate USA -3
1975 Medina Country Club, Medinah, Illinois Lou Graham USA +3 PO
1974 Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY Hale Irwin USA +7
1973 Oakmont Country Club, Pennsylvania Johnny Miller USA -5
1972 Pebble Beach Golf Links, California Jack Nicklaus USA +2
1971 Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pennsylvania Lee Trevino USA Par PO
1970 Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota Tony Jacklin England -7
1969 Champions Golf Club, Houston, Texas Orville Moody USA +1
1968 Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY Lee Trevino USA -5
1967 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Jack Nicklaus USA -5
1966 Olympic Club, SF, California Billy Casper USA -2 PO
1965 Bellerive Country Club, Saint Louis, Missouri Gary Player South Africa +2 PO
1964 Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland Ken Venturi USA -2
1963 The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts Julius Boros USA +9 PO
1962 Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania Jack Nicklaus USA -1 PO
1961 Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills Michigan Gene Littler USA +1
1960 Cherry Hills Country Club, Colorado Arnold Palmer USA -4
1959 Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY Billy Casper USA +2
1958 Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma Tommy Bolt USA +3
1957 Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio Dick Mayer USA +2 PO
1956 Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY Cary Middlecoff USA +1
1955 Olympic Club, SF, California Jack Fleck USA +7 PO
1954 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Ed Furgol USA +4
1953 Oakmont Country Club, Pennsylvania Ben Hogan USA -5
1952 Northwood Club, Dallas, Texas Julius Boros USA +1
1951 Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Ben Hogan USA +7
1950 Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pennsylvania Ben Hogan USA +7 PO
1949 Medina Country Club, Medinah, Illinois Cary Middlecoff USA +2
1948 Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California Ben Hogan USA -8
1947 St Louis Country Club, Missouri Lew Worsham USA -2 PO
1946 Canterbury Golf Club. Beachwood, Ohio Lloyd Mangrum USA -4 PO
1942-1945: No championship due to World War II
1941 Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas Craig Wood USA
1940 Canterbury Golf Club, Beachwood, Ohio Lawson Little USA
1939 Philadelphia Country Club, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania Byron Nelson USA
1938 Cherry Hills Country Club, Colorado Ralph Guldahl USA
1937 Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Ralph Guldahl USA
1936 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Tony Manero USA
1935 Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania Sam Parks, Jr USA
1934 Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pennsylvania Olin Dutra USA
1933 North Shore Country Club, Glenview, Illinois Johnny Goodman USA
1932 Fresh Meadow Country Club, Great Neck, NY Gene Sarazen USA
1931 Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio Billy Burke USA
1930 Interlachen Country Club, Edina, Minnesota Bobby Jones USA
1929 Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY Bobby Jones USA
1928 Olympia Fields Country Club, Illinois Johnny Farrell USA
1927 Oakmont Country Club, Pennsylvania Tommy Armour USA
1926 Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio Bobby Jones USA
1925 Worcester Country Club Willie Macfarlane Scotland
1924 Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Cyril Walker England
1923 Inwood Country Club, NY Bobby Jones USA
1922 Skokie Country Club, Glencoe, Illinois Gene Sarazen USA
1921 Columbia Country Club, Chevy Chase, Maryland Jim Barnes USA
1920 Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio Ted Ray England
1919 Brae Burn Country Club, West Newton, Massachusetts Walter Hagen USA
1917-1918: Cancelled due to World War I
1916 The Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota Chick Evans USA
1915 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Jerome Travers USA
1914 Midlothian Country Club, Illinois Walter Hagen USA
1913 The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts Francis Ouimet USA
1912 Country Club of Buffalo, NY John McDermott USA
1911 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Illinois John McDermott USA
1910 Philadelphia Cricket Club, St Martin’s Course Alex Smith Scotland
1909 Englewood Golf Club George Sargent England
1908 Myopia Hunt Club Fred McLeod Scotland
1907 Philadelphia Cricket Club, Pennsylvania Alec Ross Scotland
1906 Onwentsia Club, Lake Forest, Illinois Alex Smith Scotland
1905 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Massachusetts Willie Anderson Scotland
1904 Glen View Club, Golf, Illinois Willie Anderson Scotland
1903 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, NJ Willie Anderson Scotland
1902 Garden City Golf Club, NY Laurie Auchterlonie Scotland
1901 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Massachusetts Willie Anderson Scotland
1900 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Illinois Harry Vardon England
1899 Baltimore Country Club, Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland Willie Smith Scotland
1898 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Massachusetts Fred Herd Scotland
1897 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Illinois Joe Lloyd England
1896 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, NY James Foulis Scotland
1895 Newport Country Club, Rhode Island Horace Rawlins England

PO = Play-off

US Open Championship

Also see British Open and Ryder Cup

09/14/2010. Category: sports. Tags: , .

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