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1929 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
1929 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 27–30, 1929
Location Mamaroneck, New York
Course(s) Winged Foot Golf Club,
West Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Stroke play − 72 holes
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,786 yards (6,205 m)
Field 142 players, 67 after cut
Cut 159 (+15)
Prize fund $5,000
Winner’s share $1,000
Awarded to runner-up
Champion
Bobby Jones (a)
294 (+6), playoff
1928 1930

Course layout

Hole Name Yards Par Hole Name Yards Par
1 Genesis 445 4 10 Pulpit 190 3
2 Elm 376 4 11 Billows 378 4
3 Pinnacle 217 3 12 Cape 497 5
4 Sound View 406 4 13 White Mule 213 3
5 Long Lane 517 5 14 Shamrock 376 4
6 El 323 4 15 Pyramid 397 4
7 Babe-in-the-Woods 170 3 16 Hells Bells 456 5
8 Arena 439 4 17 Well-Well 450 4
9 Meadow 517 5 18 Revelations 419 4
Out 3,410 36 In 3,376 36
Source: Total 6,786 72

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Bobby Jones United States 1923, 1926 69 75 71 79 294 +6 1
Gene Sarazen United States 1922 71 71 76 78 296 +8 T3
Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
1927 74 71 76 76 297 +9 T5
Walter Hagen United States 1914, 1919 76 81 74 78 309 +21 T19
Jim Barnes England 1921 78 78 81 73 310 +22 T21
Willie Macfarlane Scotland 1925 79 78 76 79 312 +24 T27

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Fred McLeod Scotland 1908 82 84 166 +22
Johnny Farrell United States 1928 84 83 167 +23

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bobby Jones (a) United States 69 −3
2 Al Espinosa United States 70 −2
3 Gene Sarazen United States 71 −1
T4 Chris Hilgendorf United States 72 E
Jack White Scotland
T6 Leonard Schnutte United States 73 +1
Denny Shute United States
T8 Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
74 +2
Wiffy Cox United States
Jack Cummins (a) United States
Leo Diegel United States
Ted Longworth United States
Larry Nabholtz United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Gene Sarazen United States 71-71=142 −2
Al Espinosa United States 70-72=142
T3 Bobby Jones (a) United States 69-75=144 E
Denny Shute United States 73-71=144
5 Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
74-71=145 +1
T6 Leo Diegel United States 74-74=148 +4
Leonard Schnutte United States 73-75=148
T8 George Von Elm (a) United States 79-70=149 +5
T9 Wiffy Cox United States 74-76=150 +6
Peter O’Hara United States 74-76=150
Craig Wood United States 79-71=150

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bobby Jones (a) United States 69-75-71=215 −1
2 Gene Sarazen United States 71-71-76=218 +2
3 Al Espinosa United States 70-72-77=219 +3
4 Denny Shute United States 73-71-76=220 +4
5 Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
74-71-76=221 +5
T6 George Von Elm (a) United States 79-70-74=223 +7
Peter O’Hara United States 74-76-73=223
T8 Henry Ciuci United States 78-74-72=224 +8
Leo Diegel United States 74-74-76=224
10 Horton Smith United States 76-77-74=227 +11

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Bobby Jones (a) United States 69-75-71-79=294 +6 Playoff
Al Espinosa United States 70-72-77-75=294
T3 Gene Sarazen United States 71-71-76-78=296 +8 700
Denny Shute United States 73-71-76-76=296
T5 Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
74-71-76-76=297 +9 550
George Von Elm (a) United States 79-70-74-74=297 0
7 Henry Ciuci United States 78-74-72-75=299 +11 450
T8 Leo Diegel United States 74-74-76-77=301 +13 300
Peter O’Hara United States 74-76-73-78=301
10 Horton Smith United States 76-77-74-75=302 +14 150

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 4
Jones −1 E −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 +2 +1 +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 +6 +6 +6 +6
Espinosa +4 +4 +3 +4 +3 +3 +4 +4 +3 +4 +5 +8 +8 +8 +8 +7 +6 +6
Sarazen +3 +3 +3 +3 +4 +5 +5 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +8 +7 +8 +8
Shute +6 +7 +7 +7 +8 +7 +7 +7 +6 +7 +6 +6 +6 +6 +7 +7 +7 +8

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Bobby Jones (a) United States 72-69=141 −3 0
2 Al Espinosa United States 84-80=164 +20 1,000

Scorecards

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 4
Jones +2 +2 +3 +3 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 E −1 E −1 +1 E E E
Espinosa E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +3 +5 +5 +8 +8 +8 +8 +9 +11 +12
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 4
Jones E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 E E E E E −1 −1 −1 −2 −3 −3 −3
Espinosa +13 +13 +14 +14 +16 +17 +17 +17 +16 +18 +18 +18 +18 +18 +18 +17 +18 +20
Birdie Bogey Double bogey Triple bogey+