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|Location|| Pebble Beach |
|Established||1895, 124 years ago|
|Course(s)||Pebble Beach in 2019|
|Par||71 in 2019|
|Length||7,075 yd (6,469 m) in 2019|
|Tour(s)|| PGA Tour |
Japan Golf Tour
|Prize fund||$12,500,000 in 2019|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||268 Rory McIlroy (2011)|
|To par||−16 Rory McIlroy (2011)|
−16 Brooks Koepka (2017)
The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open national championship of golf in the United States. It is the third of the four major championships in golf, and is on the official schedule of both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. Since 1898 the competition has been 72 holes of stroke play (4 rounds on an 18-hole course), with the winner being the player with the lowest total number of strokes. It is staged by the United States Golf Association (USGA) in mid-June, scheduled so that, if there are no weather delays, the final round is played on the third Sunday. The U.S. Open is staged at a variety of courses, set up in such a way that scoring is very difficult, with a premium placed on accurate driving. As of 2019 the U.S. Open awards a $12.5 million purse, the largest of all 4 major championships and tied for largest of all PGA Tour events (The Players Championship also with $12.5 million).
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
The men's major golf championships, commonly known as the major championships, often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. In order of play date as of 2019, they are:
The PGA Tour is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America. It organizes most of the events on the flagship annual series of tournaments also known as the PGA Tour, as well as PGA Tour Champions and the Web.com Tour, as well as PGA Tour Canada, PGA Tour Latinoamérica, and PGA Tour China. The PGA Tour is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, a suburb of Jacksonville.
The first U.S. Open was played on October 4, 1895, on a nine-hole course at the Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. It was a 36-hole competition and was played in a single day. Ten professionals and one amateur entered. The winner was Horace Rawlins, a 21-year-old Englishman, who had arrived in the U.S. earlier that year to take up a position at the host club. He received $150 cash out of a prize fund of $335, plus a $50 gold medal; his club received the Open Championship Cup trophy, which was presented by the USGA.
Newport Country Club, is a historic private golf club in the northeastern United States, located in Newport, Rhode Island. Founded 126 years ago in 1893, it hosted both the first U.S. Amateur Championship and the first U.S. Open in 1895.
Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, located approximately 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Providence, Rhode Island, 20 miles (32 km) south of Fall River, Massachusetts, 73 miles (117 km) south of Boston, and 180 miles (290 km) northeast of New York City. It is known as a New England summer resort and is famous for its historic mansions and its rich sailing history. It was the location of the first U.S. Open tournaments in both tennis and golf, as well as every challenge to the America's Cup between 1930 and 1983. It is also the home of Salve Regina University and Naval Station Newport, which houses the United States Naval War College, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, and an important Navy training center. It was a major 18th-century port city and also contains a high number of buildings from the Colonial era.
Horace Thomas Rawlins was an English professional golfer who won the first U.S. Open Championship in 1895.
In the beginning, the tournament was dominated by experienced British players until 1911, when John J. McDermott became the first native-born American winner. American golfers soon began to win regularly and the tournament evolved to become one of the four majors.
John J. McDermott Jr. was the first U.S.-born golfer to win the U.S. Open, in 1911 and 1912, and he remains the youngest player to win the event, at age 19, as well as the second youngest to win any of golf's four major tournaments after Young Tom Morris. He was the first player to break par over 72 holes in a significant event, which he did at the 1912 U.S. Open. He was one of the world's top players between 1910 and 1914.
Since 1911, the title has been won mostly by players from the United States. Since 1950, players from only six countries other than the United States have won the championship, most notably South Africa, which has won five times since 1965. A streak of four consecutive non-American winners occurred from 2004 to 2007 for the first time since 1910. These four players, South African Retief Goosen (2004), New Zealander Michael Campbell (2005), Australian Geoff Ogilvy (2006) and Argentine Ángel Cabrera (2007), are all from countries in the Southern Hemisphere. Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell (2010) became the first European player to win the event since Tony Jacklin of England in 1970; three more Europeans won in the next four editions, making it only three American wins in the 11 tournaments from 2004-2014.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 57 million people, is the world's 24th-most populous nation. It is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World or the Eastern Hemisphere. About 80 percent of South Africans are of Bantu ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages, nine of which have official status. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian (Indian), and multiracial (Coloured) ancestry.
Retief Goosen is a South African professional golfer. His main achievements were winning two U.S. Open, in 2001 and 2004, and heading the European Tour Order of Merit in 2001 and 2002. He was in the top ten of the world rankings for over 250 weeks between 2001 and 2007. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame, class of 2019.
New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal, and plant life. The country's varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland.
U.S. Open play is characterized by tight scoring at or around par by the leaders, with the winner usually emerging at around even par. A U.S. Open course is seldom beaten severely, and there have been many over-par wins (in part because par is usually set at 70, except for the very longest courses). Normally, an Open course is quite long and will have a high cut of primary rough (termed "Open rough" by the American press and fans); undulating greens (such as at Pinehurst No. 2 in 2005, which was described by Johnny Miller of NBC as "like trying to hit a ball on top of a VW Beetle"); pinched fairways (especially on what are expected to be less difficult holes); and two or three holes that are short par fives under regular play would be used as long par fours during the tournament (often to meet that frequently used par of 70, forcing players to have accurate long drives). Some courses that are attempting to get into the rotation for the U.S. Open will undergo renovations to develop these features. Rees Jones is the most notable of the "Open Doctors" who take on these projects; his father Robert Trent Jones had filled that role earlier. As with any professional golf tournament, the available space surrounding the course (for spectators, among other considerations) and local infrastructure also factor into deciding which courses will host the event.
Pinehurst Resort is a historic golf resort in the United States, located in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It has hosted a number of prestigious golf tournaments.
John Laurence Miller is an American former professional golfer. He was one of the top players in the world during the mid-1970s. He was the first to shoot 63 in a major championship to win the 1973 U.S. Open, and he ranked second in the world on Mark McCormack's world golf rankings in both 1974 and 1975 behind Jack Nicklaus. Miller won 25 PGA Tour events, including two majors. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1998. He was the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports, a position he held from January 1990 to February 2019. He is also an active golf course architect.
Golf Channel on NBC is the branding used for broadcasts of golf tournaments produced by NBC Sports in conjunction with Golf Channel, on the NBC television network in the United States. The network's coverage focuses mostly on the PGA Tour, but also includes major events not sanctioned by the tour, such as the Open Championship and Ryder Cup. NBC also airs some tournaments from other tours to which NBC Sports Group holds the television rights, notably the European Tour.
The U.S. Open is open to any professional, or to any amateur with a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 1.4.Players (male or female) may obtain a place by being fully exempt or by competing successfully in qualifying. The field is 156 players.
About half of the field is made up of players who are fully exempt from qualifying. The current exemption categories are:
The exemptions for amateurs apply only if the players remain amateurs as of the tournament date.
Before 2011, the sole OWGR cutoff for entry was the top 50 as of two weeks before the tournament. An exemption category for the top 50 as of the tournament date was added for 2011, apparently in response to the phenomenon of golfers entering the top 50 between the original cutoff date and the tournament (such as Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler in 2010).
Through 2011, exemptions existed for leading money winners on the PGA, European, Japanese, and Australasian tours, as well as winners of multiple PGA Tour events in the year before the U.S. Open. These categories were eliminated in favor of inviting the top 60 on the OWGR at both relevant dates.Starting with the 2012 championship, an exemption was added for the winner of the current year's BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour's equivalent of The Players Championship.
Potential competitors who are not fully exempt must enter the Qualifying process, which has two stages. Firstly there is Local Qualifying, which is played over 18 holes at more than 100 courses around the United States. Many leading players are exempt from this first stage, and they join the successful local qualifiers at the Sectional Qualifying stage, which is played over 36 holes in one day at several sites in the U.S., as well as one each in Europe and Japan. There is no lower age limit and the youngest-ever qualifier was 14-year-old Andy Zhang of China, who qualified in 2012 after Paul Casey withdrew days before the tournament.
The USGA has granted a special exemption to 34 players 52 times since 1966.Players with multiple special exemptions include: Arnold Palmer (1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1994), Seve Ballesteros (1978, 1994), Gary Player (1981, 1983), Lee Trevino (1983, 1984), Hale Irwin (1990, 2002, 2003), Jack Nicklaus (1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000), Tom Watson (1993, 1996, 2000, 2003, 2010).
Irwin won the 1990 U.S. Open after accepting a special exemption. In the 2016, a special exemption was extended to former champion Retief Goosen (2001, 2004).In 2018, a special exemption was extended to former U.S. Open champions Jim Furyk (2003) and Ernie Els (1994, 1997).
The purse at the 2017 U.S. Open was $12 million, and the winner's share was $2.16 million. The European Tour uses conversion rates at the time of the tournament to calculate the official prize money used in their Race to Dubai (€10,745,927 in 2017).
In line with the other majors, winning the U.S. Open gives a golfer several privileges that make his career much more secure if he is not already one of the elite players of the sport. U.S. Open champions are automatically invited to play in the other three majors (the Masters, The Open Championship (British Open), and the PGA Championship) for the next five years. They are also automatically invited to play in The Players Championship for the next five years, and they are exempt from qualifying for the U.S. Open itself for 10 years.
Winners may also receive a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour, which is automatic for regular members. Non-PGA Tour members who win the U.S. Open have the choice of joining the PGA Tour either within 60 days of winning, or prior to the beginning of any one of the next five tour seasons.
Finally, U.S. Open winners receive automatic invitations to three of the five senior majors once they turn 50; they receive a five-year invitation to the U.S. Senior Open and a lifetime invitation to the Senior PGA Championship and Senior British Open.
The top 10 finishers at the U.S. Open are fully exempt from qualifying for the following year's Open, and the top four are automatically invited to the following season's Masters.
Up to 2017, the U.S. Open retained a full 18-hole playoff the following day (Monday). If a tie existed after that fifth round, then the playoff continued as sudden-death on the 91st hole. The U.S. Open advanced to sudden-death three times (1990, 1994, 2008), most recently when Tiger Woods defeated Rocco Mediate on the first additional playoff hole in 2008. Before sudden-death was introduced in the 1950s, additional 18-hole rounds were played (1925, 1939, and 1946) to break the tie. When the playoff was scheduled for 36 holes and ended in a tie, as in 1931, a second 36-hole playoff was required.
Since 2018, the USGA adopted a two-hole aggregate playoff format, after consulting fans, players and media partners. Sudden death will still be played if the playoff ends tied.
Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus hold the record for the most U.S. Open victories, with four victories each.Hale Irwin is the oldest winner of the U.S. Open at 45 years and 15 days in 1990. The youngest winner of the U.S. Open is John McDermott at 19 years, 10 months, 14 days in 1911.
|2019||Gary Woodland||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||271 (−13)||3 strokes||2,250,000|
|2018||Brooks Koepka (2)||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||Shinnecock Hills, New York||281 (+1)||1 stroke||2,160,000|
|2017||Brooks Koepka||Erin Hills||Erin, Wisconsin||272 (−16)||4 strokes||2,160,000|
|2016||Dustin Johnson||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||276 (−4)||3 strokes||1,800,000|
|2015||Jordan Spieth||Chambers Bay||University Place, Washington||275 (−5)||1 stroke||1,800,000|
|2014||Martin Kaymer||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||Pinehurst, North Carolina||271 (−9)||8 strokes||1,620,000|
|2013||Justin Rose||Merion Golf Club, East Course||Ardmore, Pennsylvania||281 (+1)||2 strokes||1,440,000|
|2012||Webb Simpson||Olympic Club, Lake Course||San Francisco, California||281 (+1)||1 stroke||1,440,000|
|2011||Rory McIlroy||Congressional Country Club, Blue Course||Bethesda, Maryland||268 (−16)||8 strokes||1,440,000|
|2010||Graeme McDowell||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||284 (E)||1 stroke||1,350,000|
|2009||Lucas Glover||Bethpage State Park, Black Course||Farmingdale, New York||276 (−4)||2 strokes||1,350,000|
|2008||Tiger Woods (3)||Torrey Pines Golf Course, South Course||La Jolla, California||283 (−1)||Playoff||1,350,000|
|2007||Ángel Cabrera||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||285 (+5)||1 stroke||1,260,000|
|2006||Geoff Ogilvy||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||Mamaroneck, New York||285 (+5)||1 stroke||1,225,000|
|2005||Michael Campbell||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||Pinehurst, North Carolina||280 (E)||2 strokes||1,170,000|
|2004||Retief Goosen (2)||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||Shinnecock Hills, New York||276 (−4)||2 strokes||1,125,000|
|2003||Jim Furyk||Olympia Fields Country Club, North Course||Olympia Fields, Illinois||272 (−8)||3 strokes||1,080,000|
|2002||Tiger Woods (2)||Bethpage State Park, Black Course||Farmingdale, New York||277 (−3)||3 strokes||1,000,000|
|2001||Retief Goosen||Southern Hills Country Club||Tulsa, Oklahoma||276 (−4)||Playoff||900,000|
|2000||Tiger Woods||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||272 (−12)||15 strokes||800,000|
|1999||Payne Stewart (2)||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||Pinehurst, North Carolina||279 (−1)||1 stroke||625,000|
|1998||Lee Janzen (2)||Olympic Club, Lake Course||San Francisco, California||280 (E)||1 stroke||535,000|
|1997||Ernie Els (2)||Congressional Country Club, Blue Course||Bethesda, Maryland||276 (−4)||1 stroke||465,000|
|1996||Steve Jones||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||278 (−2)||1 stroke||425,000|
|1995||Corey Pavin||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||Shinnecock Hills, New York||280 (E)||2 strokes||350,000|
|1994||Ernie Els||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||279 (−5)||Playoff||320,000|
|1993||Lee Janzen||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||Springfield, New Jersey||272 (−8)||2 strokes||290,000|
|1992||Tom Kite||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||285 (−3)||2 strokes||275,000|
|1991||Payne Stewart||Hazeltine National Golf Club||Chaska, Minnesota||282 (−6)||Playoff||235,000|
|1990||Hale Irwin (3)||Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3||Medinah, Illinois||280 (−8)||Playoff||220,000|
|1989||Curtis Strange (2)||Oak Hill Country Club, East Course||Rochester, New York||278 (−2)||1 stroke||200,000|
|1988||Curtis Strange||The Country Club, Composite Course||Brookline, Massachusetts||278 (−6)||Playoff||180,000|
|1987||Scott Simpson||Olympic Club, Lake Course||San Francisco, California||277 (−3)||1 stroke||150,000|
|1986||Raymond Floyd||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||Shinnecock Hills, New York||279 (−1)||2 strokes||115,000|
|1985||Andy North (2)||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||279 (−1)||1 stroke||103,000|
|1984||Fuzzy Zoeller||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||Mamaroneck, New York||276 (−4)||Playoff||94,000|
|1983||Larry Nelson||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||280 (−4)||1 stroke||72,000|
|1982||Tom Watson||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||282 (−6)||2 strokes||60,000|
|1981||David Graham||Merion Golf Club, East Course||Ardmore, Pennsylvania||273 (−7)||3 strokes||55,000|
|1980||Jack Nicklaus (4)||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||Springfield, New Jersey||272 (−8)||2 strokes||55,000|
|1979||Hale Irwin (2)||Inverness Club||Toledo, Ohio||284 (E)||2 strokes||50,000|
|1978||Andy North||Cherry Hills Country Club||Cherry Hills Village, Colorado||285 (+1)||1 stroke||45,000|
|1977||Hubert Green||Southern Hills Country Club||Tulsa, Oklahoma||278 (−2)||1 stroke||45,000|
|1976||Jerry Pate||Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course||Duluth, Georgia||277 (−3)||2 strokes||42,000|
|1975||Lou Graham||Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3||Medinah, Illinois||287 (+3)||Playoff||40,000|
|1974||Hale Irwin||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||Mamaroneck, New York||287 (+7)||2 strokes||35,000|
|1973||Johnny Miller||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||279 (−5)||1 stroke||35,000|
|1972||Jack Nicklaus (3)||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||290 (+2)||3 strokes||30,000|
|1971||Lee Trevino (2)||Merion Golf Club, East Course||Ardmore, Pennsylvania||280 (E)||Playoff||30,000|
|1970||Tony Jacklin||Hazeltine National Golf Club||Chaska, Minnesota||281 (−7)||7 strokes||30,000|
|1969||Orville Moody||Champions Golf Club, Cypress Creek Course||Houston, Texas||281 (+1)||1 stroke||30,000|
|1968||Lee Trevino||Oak Hill Country Club, East Course||Rochester, New York||275 (−5)||4 strokes||30,000|
|1967||Jack Nicklaus (2)||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||Springfield, New Jersey||275 (−5)||4 strokes||30,000|
|1966||Billy Casper (2)||Olympic Club, Lake Course||San Francisco, California||278 (−2)||Playoff||26,500|
|1965||Gary Player||Bellerive Country Club||St. Louis, Missouri||282 (+2)||Playoff||26,000|
|1964||Ken Venturi||Congressional Country Club, Blue Course||Bethesda, Maryland||278 (−2)||4 strokes||17,000|
|1963||Julius Boros (2)||The Country Club, Composite Course||Brookline, Massachusetts||293 (+9)||Playoff||17,500|
|1962||Jack Nicklaus||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||283 (−1)||Playoff||17,500|
|1961||Gene Littler||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||281 (+1)||1 stroke||14,000|
|1960||Arnold Palmer||Cherry Hills Country Club||Cherry Hills Village, Colorado||280 (−4)||2 strokes||14,400|
|1959||Billy Casper||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||Mamaroneck, New York||282 (+2)||1 stroke||12,000|
|1958||Tommy Bolt||Southern Hills Country Club||Tulsa, Oklahoma||283 (+3)||4 strokes||8,000|
|1957||Dick Mayer||Inverness Club||Toledo, Ohio||282 (+2)||Playoff||7,200|
|1956||Cary Middlecoff (2)||Oak Hill Country Club, East Course||Rochester, New York||281 (+1)||1 stroke||6,000|
|1955||Jack Fleck||Olympic Club, Lake Course||San Francisco, California||287 (+7)||Playoff||6,000|
|1954||Ed Furgol||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||Springfield, New Jersey||284 (+4)||1 stroke||6,000|
|1953||Ben Hogan (4)||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||283 (−5)||6 strokes||5,000|
|1952||Julius Boros||Northwood Club||Dallas, Texas||281 (+1)||4 strokes||4,000|
|1951||Ben Hogan (3)||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||287 (+7)||2 strokes||4,000|
|1950||Ben Hogan (2)||Merion Golf Club, East Course||Ardmore, Pennsylvania||287 (+7)||Playoff||4,000|
|1949||Cary Middlecoff||Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3||Medinah, Illinois||286 (+2)||1 stroke||2,000|
|1948||Ben Hogan||Riviera Country Club||Pacific Palisades, California||276 (−8)||2 strokes||2,000|
|1947||Lew Worsham||St. Louis Country Club||Ladue, Missouri||282 (−2)||Playoff||2,500|
|1946||Lloyd Mangrum||Canterbury Golf Club||Beachwood, Ohio||284 (−4)||Playoff||1,833|
|1942–1945: Cancelled due to World War II|
|1941||Craig Wood||Colonial Country Club||Fort Worth, Texas||284 (+4)||3 strokes||1,000|
|1940||Lawson Little||Canterbury Golf Club||Beachwood, Ohio||287 (−1)||Playoff||1,000|
|1939||Byron Nelson||Philadelphia Country Club, Spring Mill Course||Gladwyne, Pennsylvania||284 (−4)||Playoff||1,000|
|1938||Ralph Guldahl (2)||Cherry Hills Country Club||Cherry Hills Village, Colorado||284 (E)||6 strokes||1,000|
|1937||Ralph Guldahl||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||281 (+1)||2 strokes||1,000|
|1936||Tony Manero||Baltusrol Golf Club, Upper Course||Springfield, New Jersey||282 (−2)||2 strokes||1,000|
|1935||Sam Parks, Jr.||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||299 (+11)||2 strokes||1,000|
|1934||Olin Dutra||Merion Golf Club, East Course||Ardmore, Pennsylvania||293 (+13)||1 stroke||1,000|
|1933||Johnny Goodman (a)||North Shore Country Club||Glenview, Illinois||287 (−1)||1 stroke||0|
|1932||Gene Sarazen (2)||Fresh Meadow Country Club||Queens, New York||286 (+2)||3 strokes||1,000|
|1931||Billy Burke||Inverness Club||Toledo, Ohio||292 (+4)||Playoff||1,750|
|1930||Bobby Jones (a) (4)||Interlachen Country Club||Edina, Minnesota||287 (−1)||2 strokes||0|
|1929||Bobby Jones (a) (3)||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||Mamaroneck, New York||294||Playoff||0|
|1928||Johnny Farrell||Olympia Fields Country Club, North Course||Olympia Fields, Illinois||294||Playoff||500|
|1927||Tommy Armour||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||301||Playoff||500|
|1926||Bobby Jones (a) (2)||Scioto Country Club||Columbus, Ohio||293||1 stroke||0|
|1925||Willie Macfarlane||Worcester Country Club||Worcester, Massachusetts||291||Playoff||500|
|1924||Cyril Walker||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||297||3 strokes||500|
|1923||Bobby Jones (a)||Inwood Country Club||Inwood, New York||296||Playoff||0|
|1922||Gene Sarazen||Skokie Country Club||Glencoe, Illinois||288||1 stroke||500|
|1921||Jim Barnes||Columbia Country Club||Chevy Chase, Maryland||289||9 strokes||500|
|1920||Ted Ray||Inverness Club||Toledo, Ohio||295||1 stroke||500|
|1919||Walter Hagen (2)||Brae Burn Country Club, Main Course||West Newton, Massachusetts||301||Playoff||500|
|1917–1918: Cancelled due to World War I|
|1916||Chick Evans (a)||The Minikahda Club||Minneapolis, Minnesota||286||2 strokes||0|
|1915||Jerome Travers (a)||Baltusrol Golf Club, Revised Course||Springfield, New Jersey||297||1 stroke||0|
|1914||Walter Hagen||Midlothian Country Club||Midlothian, Illinois||290||1 stroke||300|
|1913||Francis Ouimet (a)||The Country Club||Brookline, Massachusetts||304||Playoff||0|
|1912||John McDermott (2)||Country Club of Buffalo||Buffalo, New York||294||2 strokes||300|
|1911||John McDermott||Chicago Golf Club||Wheaton, Illinois||307||Playoff||300|
|1910||Alex Smith (2)||Philadelphia Cricket Club, St. Martin's Course||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||298||Playoff||300|
|1909||George Sargent||Englewood Golf Club||Englewood, New Jersey||290||4 strokes||300|
|1908||Fred McLeod||Myopia Hunt Club||South Hamilton, Massachusetts||322||Playoff||300|
|1907||Alec Ross||Philadelphia Cricket Club, St. Martin's Course||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||302||2 strokes||300|
|1906||Alex Smith||Onwentsia Club||Lake Forest, Illinois||295||7 strokes||300|
|1905||Willie Anderson (4)||Myopia Hunt Club||South Hamilton, Massachusetts||314||2 strokes||200|
|1904||Willie Anderson (3)||Glen View Club||Golf, Illinois||303||4 strokes||200|
|1903||Willie Anderson (2)||Baltusrol Golf Club, Original Course||Springfield, New Jersey||307||Playoff||200|
|1902||Laurie Auchterlonie||Garden City Golf Club||Garden City, New York||307||6 strokes||200|
|1901||Willie Anderson||Myopia Hunt Club||South Hamilton, Massachusetts||331||Playoff||200|
|1900||Harry Vardon||Chicago Golf Club||Wheaton, Illinois||313||2 strokes||200|
|1899||Willie Smith||Baltimore Country Club, Roland Park Course||Baltimore, Maryland||315||11 strokes||150|
|1898||Fred Herd||Myopia Hunt Club||South Hamilton, Massachusetts||328||7 strokes||150|
|1897||Joe Lloyd||Chicago Golf Club||Wheaton, Illinois||162||1 stroke||150|
|1896||James Foulis||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||Shinnecock Hills, New York||152||3 strokes||150|
|1895||Horace Rawlins||Newport Country Club||Newport, Rhode Island||173||2 strokes||150|
(a) denotes amateur
|State totals – preceding courses are in that state|
|Division totals – Divisions as defined by U.S. Census Bureau|
|Region totals – each is composed of 2 or 3 divisions|
|Total U.S. Opens|
|Myopia Hunt Club||4||1908, 1905, 1901, 1898||MA|
|The Country Club||3||1988, 1963, 1913||MA|
|Worcester Country Club||1||1925||MA|
|Brae Burn Country Club||1||1919||MA|
|Newport Country Club||1||1895||RI|
|Total Rhode Island||1||NewEng|
|Total New England||10||NEast|
|Winged Foot Golf Club||5||2006, 1984, 1974, 1959, |
|Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||5||2018, 2004, 1995, 1986, 1896||NY|
|Oak Hill Country Club||3||1989, 1968, 1956||NY|
|Bethpage State Park||2||2009, 2002||NY|
|Fresh Meadow Country Club||1||1932||NY|
|Inwood Country Club||1||1923||NY|
|Country Club of Buffalo||1||1912||NY|
|Garden City Golf Club||1||1902||NY|
|Total New York||19||MidAtl|
|Oakmont Country Club||9||2016, 2007, 1994, 1983, 1973, |
1962, 1953, 1935, 1927
|Merion Golf Club||5||2013, 1981, 1971, 1950, |
|Philadelphia Cricket Club||2||1910, 1907||PA|
|Philadelphia Country Club||1||1939||PA|
|Baltusrol Golf Club||7||1993, 1980, 1967, 1954, |
1936, 1915, 1903
|Englewood Golf Club||1||1909||NJ|
|Total New Jersey||8||MidAtl|
|Congressional Country Club||3||2011, 1997, 1964||MD|
|Baltimore Country Club||1||1899||MD|
|Columbia Country Club||1||1921||MD|
|Pinehurst Resort||3||2014, 2005, 1999||NC|
|Total North Carolina||3||SthAtl|
|Atlanta Athletic Club||1||1976||GA|
|Total South Atlantic||4||South|
|Total East South Central||0||South|
|Southern Hills Country Club||3||2001, 1977, 1958||OK|
|Champions Golf Club||1||1969||TX|
|Colonial Country Club||1||1941||TX|
|Total West South Central||6||South|
|Medinah Country Club||3||1990, 1975, 1949||IL|
|Chicago Golf Club||3||1911, 1900, 1897||IL|
|Olympia Fields Country Club||2||2003, 1928||IL|
|North Shore Country Club||1||1933||IL|
|Skokie Country Club||1||1922||IL|
|Midlothian Country Club||1||1914||IL|
|Glen View Club||1||1904||IL|
|Inverness Club||4||1979, 1957, 1931, 1920||OH|
|Canterbury Golf Club||2||1946, 1940||OH|
|Scioto Country Club||1||1926||OH|
|Oakland Hills Country Club||6||1996,1985,1961,1951,|
|Total East North Central||26||Midwest|
|Hazeltine National Golf Club||2||1991, 1970||MN|
|Interlachen Country Club||1||1930||MN|
|The Minikahda Club||1||1916||MN|
|Bellerive Country Club||1||1965||MO|
|St. Louis Country Club||1||1947||MO|
|Total West North Central||7||Midwest|
|Cherry Hills Country Club||3||1978, 1960, 1938||CO|
|Pebble Beach Golf Links||5||2019,2010,2000,1992,1982,|
|Torrey Pines Golf Course||1||2008||CA|
|Riviera Country Club||1||1948||CA|
|Total U.S. Opens||118|
The eighteenth state to host the tournament was Washington in 2015, followed by Wisconsin in 2017.
There is an extensive records section on the official U.S. Open website.
As of 2015, Fox Sports is the official broadcaster of the U.S. Open,as the result of a 12-year deal with the USGA for exclusive rights to its tournaments through 2026. Coverage will be telecast by Fox (over-the-air) and Fox Sports 1 (cable).
The 2019 edition of the U.S. Open will feature a total of 38 hours of coverage in the United States, with 20 hours being on Thursday and Friday, and 18 hours being on Saturday and Sunday; the Fox Sports 1 cable network will carry a total of 14 hours of coverage on Thursday and Friday. The Fox broadcast network will have a total of 24 hours of coverage Thursday through Sunday, with 6 hours Thursday and Friday, and 18 hours Saturday and Sunday. The overall 38–hour total is up 1 hour from last year's total of 37 hours, due to the Fox broadcast network's coverage having 24 hours this year, compared to the 23.5 hours it had last year, and the Fox Sports 1 cable network's 14 hours this year, compared to the 13.5 hours it had last year.
Coverage was previously televised by NBC and ESPN through 2014. NBC's most recent period as rightsholder began in 1995; ABC held the broadcast rights from 1966 through 1994.
In Australia, from 2015 Fox Sports Australia is the exclusive broadcaster of the U.S. open until 2018.
|2020||120th||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||Mamaroneck, New York||June 18–21||1929, 1959, 1974, 1984, 2006|
|2021||121st||Torrey Pines Golf Course, South Course||La Jolla, California||June 17–20||2008|
|2022||122nd||The Country Club||Brookline, Massachusetts||June 16–19||1913, 1963, 1988|
|2023||123rd||Los Angeles Country Club, North Course||Los Angeles, California||June 15–18||Never|
|2024||124th||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||Pinehurst, North Carolina||June 13–16||1999, 2005, 2014|
|2025||125th||Oakmont Country Club||Oakmont, Pennsylvania||June 12–15||1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016|
|2026||126th||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||Shinnecock Hills, New York||June 18–21||1896, 1986, 1995, 2004, 2018|
|2027||127th||Pebble Beach Golf Links||Pebble Beach, California||June 17–20||1972, 1982, 1992, 2000, 2010, 2019|
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