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1934 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
1934 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 7–9, 1934
Location Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Course(s) Merion Golf Club
East Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Stroke play − 72 holes
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,694 yards (6,121 m)
Field 146 players, 65 after cut
Cut 155 (+15)
Prize fund $5,000
Winner’s share $1,000
Champion
Olin Dutra
293 (+13)
1933 1935

Course

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 360 555 195 595 425 435 360 367 185 3,477 335 378 400 133 443 395 445 230 458 3,217 6,694
Par 4 5 3 5 4 4 4 4 3 36 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 34 70

Past champions in the field

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 73 72 73 76 294 +14 2
Billy Burke United States 1931 76 71 77 72 296 +16 T6
Johnny Goodman (a) United States 1933 76 77 83 75 311 +31 T43
Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
1927 82 72 79 81 314 +34 T50
Johnny Farrell United States 1928 75 79 83 81 318 +38 T58
Walter Hagen United States 1914, 1919 82 72 79 81 318 +38 T58

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Wiffy Cox United States 71 +1
Bobby Cruickshank Scotland
Charles Lacey England
4 Gene Sarazen United States 73 +3
T5 Rodney Bliss United States 74 +4
Henry Ciuci United States
Mortie Dutra United States
Willie Goggin United States
Paul Runyan United States
Jimmy Thomson Scotland
United States
Horton Smith United States
George Von Elm United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bobby Cruickshank Scotland 71-71=142 +2
2 Gene Sarazen United States 73-72=145 +5
3 Wiffy Cox United States 71-75=146 +6
T4 Leo Diegel United States 76-71=147 +7
Rodney Bliss United States 74-73=147
Billy Burke United States 76-71=147
Horton Smith United States 74-73=147
T8 Henry Ciuci United States 74-74=148 +8
Joe Kirkwood Australia 75-73=148
Macdonald Smith Scotland
United States
75-73=148

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gene Sarazen United States 73-72-73=218 +8
2 Bobby Cruickshank Scotland 71-71-77=219 +9
3 Wiffy Cox United States 71-75-74=220 +10
T4 Olin Dutra United States 76-74-71=221 +11
Ralph Guldahl United States 78-73-70=221
T6 Harry Cooper England
United States
76-74-74=224 +14
Billy Burke United States 76-71-77=224
T8 Leo Diegel United States 76-71-78=225 +15
Johnny Golden United States 75-76-74=225
T10 Al Espinosa United States 76-74-76=226 +16
Joe Kirkwood Australia 75-73-78=226
Butch Krueger United States 76-75-75=226
Johnny Revolta United States 76-73-77=226
Macdonald Smith Scotland
United States
75-73-78=226

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Olin Dutra United States 76-74-71-72=293 +13 1,000
2 Gene Sarazen United States 73-72-73-76=294 +14 750
T3 Harry Cooper England
United States
76-74-74-71=295 +15 400
Wiffy Cox United States 71-75-74-75=295
Bobby Cruickshank Scotland 71-71-77-76=295
T6 Billy Burke United States 76-71-77-72=296 +16 300
Macdonald Smith Scotland
United States
75-73-78-70=296
T8 Tom Creavy United States 79-76-78-66=299 +19 116
Ralph Guldahl United States 78-73-70-78=299
Jimmy Hines United States 80-70-77-72=299
Johnny Revolta United States 76-73-77-73=299

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 3 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 4
Dutra +11 +11 +11 +11 +11 +12 +12 +12 +13 +12 +12 +12 +12 +12 +11 +11 +12 +13
Sarazen +8 +8 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 +10 +10 +10 +13 +13 +12 +13 +13 +13 +13 +14
Cruickshank +9 +9 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +11 +11 +12 +13 +14 +14 +15
Cox +10 +10 +9 +10 +10 +11 +12 +12 +12 +12 +12 +14 +14 +14 +14 +14 +14 +15
Birdie Bogey Double bogey Triple bogey+