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US Open Championship Winners

The US Open 

The US Open first teed off in 1895, with Horace Rawlins taking home the inaugural championship trophy with a total score of 173.

The US Open is the second of the four Golf Majors on the yearly calendar, with the winners of the US Open gaining automatic qualification to the other three Majors (British Open, Masters and the Open Championship) for the next five years. Winners also receive automatic qualification into the Us Open for the next ten years after winning.

The U.S. Open has been won wire-to-wire (leader after each individual round) by seven players: 1914 – Walter Hagen, 1921 – Jim Barnes, 1953 – Hogan, 1970 – Tony Jacklin, 2000 and 2002 – Tiger Woods, 2011 – McIlroy, and 2014 – Martin Kaymer.

Tiger Woods is the only champion in U.S. Open history to accomplish a wire-to-wire victory twice.

Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus have won the most US Open titles, with four each.

Tiger forces a playoff on the way to victory in 2008

US Open Winners

Below is a list of US Open Golf Champions including years, courses, total scores and scores to par.

Year Country Champion Course Par Total
2017 United States Brooks Koepka Erin Hills −16 272
2016 United States Dustin Johnson Oakmont Country Club −4 276
2015 United States Jordan Spieth Chambers Bay −5 275
2014 Germany Martin Kaymer Pinehurst Resort −9 271
2013 England Justin Rose Merion Golf Club 1 281
2012 United States Webb Simpson Olympic Club 1 281
2011 Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy Congressional Country Club −16 268
2010 Northern Ireland Graeme McDowell Pebble Beach Golf Links E 284
2009 United States Lucas Glover Bethpage Black −4 276
2008 United States Tiger Woods Torrey Pines −1 283
2007 Argentina Ángel Cabrera Oakmont Country Club 5 285
2006 Australia Geoff Ogilvy Winged Foot Golf Club 5 285
2005 New Zealand Michael Campbell Pinehurst Resort E 280
2004 South Africa Retief Goosen Shinnecock Hills −4 276
2003 United States Jim Furyk Olympia Fields −8 272
2002 United States Tiger Woods Bethpage Black −3 277
2001 South Africa Retief Goosen Southern Hills −4 276
2000 United States Tiger Woods Pebble Beach −12 272
1999 United States Payne Stewart Pinehurst Resort −1 279
1998 United States Lee Janzen Olympic Club E 280
1997 South Africa Ernie Els Congressional Country Club −4 276
1996 United States Steve Jones Oakland Hills −2 278
1995 United States Corey Pavin Shinnecock Hills E 280
1994 South Africa Ernie Els Oakmont Country Club −5 279
1993 United States Lee Janzen Baltusrol Golf Club −8 272
1992 United States Tom Kite Pebble Beach −3 285
1991 United States Payne Stewart Hazeltine National Golf Club −6 282
1990 United States Hale Irwin Medinah Country Club −8 280
1989 United States Curtis Strange Oak Hill Country Club −2 278
1988 United States Curtis Strange The Country Club −6 278
1987 United States Scott Simpson Olympic Club −3 277
1986 United States Raymond Floyd Shinnecock Hills −1 279
1985 United States Andy North Oakland Hills −1 279
1984 United States Fuzzy Zoeller Winged Foot Golf Club −4 276
1983 United States Larry Nelson Oakmont Country Club −4 280
1982 United States Tom Watson Pebble Beach −6 282
1981 Australia David Graham Merion Golf Club −7 273
1980 United States Jack Nicklaus Baltusrol Golf Club −8 272
1979 United States Hale Irwin Inverness Club E 284
1978 United States Andy North Cherry Hills 1 285
1977 United States Hubert Green Southern Hills −2 278
1976 United States Jerry Pate Atlanta Athletic Club −3 277
1975 United States Lou Graham Medinah Country Club 3 287
1974 United States Hale Irwin Winged Foot Golf Club 7 287
1973 United States Johnny Miller Oakmont Country Club −5 279
1972 United States Jack Nicklaus Pebble Beach 2 290
1971 United States Lee Trevino Merion Golf Club E 280
1970 England Tony Jacklin Hazeltine National Golf Club −7 281
1969 United States Orville Moody Champions Golf Club 1 281
1968 United States Lee Trevino Oak Hill Country Club −5 275
1967 United States Jack Nicklaus Baltusrol Golf Club −5 275
1966 United States Billy Casper Olympic Club −2 278
1965 South Africa Gary Player Bellerive Country Club 2 282
1964 United States Ken Venturi Congressional Country Club −2 278
1963 United States Julius Boros The Country Club 9 293
1962 United States Jack Nicklaus Oakmont Country Club −1 283
1961 United States Gene Littler Oakland Hills 1 281
1960 United States Arnold Palmer Cherry Hills −4 280
1959 United States Billy Casper Winged Foot Golf Club 2 282
1958 United States Tommy Bolt Southern Hills 3 283
1957 United States Dick Mayer Inverness Club 5 282
1956 United States Cary Middlecoff Oak Hill Country Club 1 281
1955 United States Jack Fleck Olympic Club 7 287
1954 United States Ed Furgol Baltusrol Golf Club 4 284
1953 United States Ben Hogan Oakmont Country Club −5 283
1952 United States Julius Boros Northwood Club 1 281
1951 United States Ben Hogan Oakland Hills 7 287
1950 United States Ben Hogan Merion Golf Club 7 287
1949 United States Cary Middlecoff Medinah Country Club 2 286
1948 United States Ben Hogan Riviera Country Club −8 276
1947 United States Lew Worsham St. Louis Country Club −2 282
1946 United States Lloyd Mangrum Canterbury Golf Club −4 284
1945 No Tournament World War II
1944 No Tournament World War II
1943 No Tournament World War II
1942 No Tournament World War II
1941 United States Craig Wood Colonial Country Club 4 284
1940 United States Lawson Little Canterbury Golf Club −1 287
1939 United States Byron Nelson Philadelphia Country Club 8 284
1938 United States Ralph Guldahl Cherry Hills E 284
1937 United States Ralph Guldahl Oakland Hills −7 281
1936 United States Tony Manero Baltusrol Golf Club −6 282
1935 United States Sam Parks, Jr. Oakmont Country Club 11 299
1934 United States Olin Dutra Merion Golf Club 13 293
1933 United States Johnny Goodman North Shore Country Club −1 287
1932 United States Gene Sarazen Fresh Meadow Country Club 6 286
1931 United States Billy Burke Inverness Club 8 292
1930 United States Bobby Jones Interlachen Country Club −1 287
1929 United States Bobby Jones Winged Foot Golf Club 6 294
1928 United States Johnny Farrell Olympia Fields 10 294
1927 United States Tommy Armour Oakmont Country Club 13 301
1926 United States Bobby Jones Scioto Country Club 5 293
1925 Scotland Willie Macfarlane Worcester Country Club 7 291
1924 England Cyril Walker Oakland Hills 9 297
1923 United States Bobby Jones Inwood Country Club 8 296
1922 United States Gene Sarazen Skokie Country Club 8 288
1921 England Jim Barnes Columbia Country Club 9 289
1920 Jersey Ted Ray Inverness Club 7 295
1919 United States Walter Hagen Brae Burn Country Club 17 301
1918 No Tournament World War 1
1917 No Tournament World War 1
1916 United States Chick Evans The Minikahda Club −2 286
1915 United States Jerome Travers Baltusrol Golf Club 1 297
1914 United States Walter Hagen Midlothian Country Club 2 290
1913 United States Francis Ouimet The Country Club 12 304
1912 United States John McDermott Country Club of Buffalo 6 294
1911 United States John McDermott Chicago Golf Club 3 307
1910 Scotland Alex Smith Philadelphia Cricket Club 6 298
1909 England George Sargent Englewood Golf Club 2 290
1908 Scotland Fred McLeod Myopia Hunt Club n/a 322
1907 Scotland Alec Ross Philadelphia Cricket Club n/a 302
1906 Scotland Alex Smith Onwentsia Club n/a 295
1905 Scotland Willie Anderson Myopia Hunt Club n/a 314
1904 Scotland Willie Anderson Glen View Club n/a 303
1903 Scotland Willie Anderson Baltusrol Golf Club n/a 307
1902 Scotland Laurie Auchterlonie Garden City Golf Club n/a 307
1901 Scotland Willie Anderson Myopia Hunt Club n/a 331
1900 Jersey Harry Vardon Chicago Golf Club n/a 313
1899 Scotland Willie Smith Baltimore Country Club n/a 315
1898 Scotland Fred Herd Myopia Hunt Club n/a 328
1897 England Joe Lloyd Chicago Golf Club n/a 162
1896 Scotland James Foulis Shinnecock Hills n/a 152
1895 England Horace Rawlins Newport Country Club n/a 173

Who has won the most US Open Championships?

Below is a list of golfers who have won the most US Open Championships, including winning years and nationality.

Golfer Total Years
Willie Anderson (SCO) 4 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905
Bobby Jones (a) (USA) 4 1923, 1926, 1929, 1930
Ben Hogan (USA) 4 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953
Jack Nicklaus (USA) 4 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980
Hale Irwin (USA) 3 1974, 1979, 1990
Tiger Woods (USA) 3 2000, 2002, 2008
Alex Smith (SCO) 2 1906, 1910
John McDermott (USA) 2 1911, 1912
Walter Hagen (USA) 2 1914, 1919
Gene Sarazen (USA) 2 1922, 1932
Ralph Guldahl (USA) 2 1937, 1938
Cary Middlecoff (USA) 2 1949, 1956
Julius Boros (USA) 2 1952, 1963
Billy Casper (USA) 2 1959, 1966
Lee Trevino (USA) 2 1968, 1971
Andy North (USA) 2 1978, 1985
Curtis Strange (USA) 2 1988, 1989
Ernie Els (RSA) 2 1994, 1997
Lee Janzen (USA) 2 1993, 1998
Payne Stewart (USA) 2 1991, 1999
Retief Goosen (RSA) 2 2001, 2004

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