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1928 U.S. Open Golf

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About player
Date of birth: 26 April 1985
Birth place: Greensboro, NC, USA
Plays: Right Handed
Singles ranking: 17
Doubles ranking: 196
KEY STATISTICS
First year played 2005
Total nominations 20
Ties played 19
Singles W/L 29/2
Doubles W/L 8/5
1928 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 21–24, 1928
Location Olympia Fields, Illinois
Course(s) Olympia Fields Country Club
Course No. 4
Organized by USGA
Format Stroke play − 72 holes
Statistics
Par 71
Length 6,726 yards (6,150 m)
Field 144 players, 65 after cut
Cut 158 (+16)
Prize fund $2,000
Winner’s share $500
Champion
Johnny Farrell
294 (+10), playoff
1927 1929

Course layout

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 530 455 420 368 353 163 415 220 458 3,382 433 387 380 130 433 555 153 383 490 3,344 6,726
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 35 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 36 71

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Bobby Jones (a) United States 1923, 1926 73 71 73 77 294 +10 2
Walter Hagen United States 1914, 1919 75 72 73 76 296 +12 T4
Gene Sarazen United States 1922 78 76 73 72 299 +15 T6
Willie Macfarlane Scotland 1925 73 74 73 80 300 +16 T14
Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
1927 76 75 77 73 301 +17 16
Jim Barnes England 1921 73 80 78 79 310 +26 T36
Fred McLeod Scotland 1908 73 76 84 78 311 +27 T41

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Chick Evans (a) United States 1916 77 80 157 +15

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Frank Ball England 70 –1
Henry Ciuci United States
3 Leonard Schmutte United States 71 E
T4 Leo Diegel United States 72 +1
Johnny Golden United States
Bill Leach United States
Horton Smith United States
T8 Jim Barnes England 73 +2
Bobby Jones (a) United States
Johnny Jones United States
Willie Hunter Scotland
United States
Willie Macfarlane Scotland
Fred McLeod Scotland
Fred Morrison United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bobby Jones (a) United States 73-71=144 +2
T2 Bill Leach United States 72-74=146 +4
George Von Elm (a) United States 74-72=146
T4 Henry Ciuci United States 70-77=147 +5
Walter Hagen United States 75-72=147
Willie Macfarlane Scotland 73-74=147
T7 Waldo Crowder United States 74-74=148 +6
Al Espinosa United States 74-74=148
Denny Shute United States 75-73=148
Frank Walsh United States 74-74=148

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bobby Jones (a) United States 73-71-73=217 +4
T2 Henry Ciuci United States 70-77-72=219 +6
Bill Leach United States 72-74-73=219
T4 Walter Hagen United States 75-72-73=220 +7
Willie Macfarlane Scotland 73-74-73=220
T6 Johnny Farrell United States 77-74-71=222 +9
George Von Elm (a) United States 74-72-76=222
8 Roland Hancock United States 74-77-72=223 +10
T9 Waldo Crowder United States 74-74-76=224 +11
Ed Dudley United States 77-79-68=224

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Johnny Farrell United States 77-74-71-72=294 +10 Playoff
Bobby Jones (a) United States 73-71-73-77=294
3 Roland Hancock United States 74-77-72-72=295 +11 300
T4 Walter Hagen United States 75-72-73-76=296 +12 200
George Von Elm (a) United States 74-72-76-74=296 0
T6 Henry Ciuci United States 70-77-72-80=299 +15 74
Waldo Crowder United States 74-74-76-75=299
Ed Dudley United States 77-79-68-75=299
Bill Leach United States 72-74-73-80=299
Gene Sarazen United States 78-76-73-72=299
Denny Shute United States 75-73-79-72=299
Macdonald Smith Scotland
United States
75-77-75-72=299
Joe Turnesa United States 74-77-74-74=299

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5
Farrell +9 +9 +9 +9 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +11 +10 +10 +10 +10 +11 +11 +11 +10
Jones +4 +4 +4 +4 +3 +5 +7 +8 +9 +9 +10 +10 +10 +10 +9 +10 +10 +10

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Johnny Farrell United States 70-73=143 +1 500
2 Bobby Jones (a) United States 73-71=144 +2 0

Scorecards

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5
Farrell E +1 +1 +1 +1 E +1 +2 +2 +1 +2 +2 +2 +3 +2 +1 E –1
Jones –1 E +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5
Farrell E +1 +1 E E E +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +4 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +1
Jones +1 +1 +3 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +4 +3 +2
Eagle Birdie Bogey Double bogey Triple bogey+