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1947 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
1947 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 12–15, 1947
Location Ladue, Missouri
Course(s) St. Louis Country Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 6,532 yards (5,973 m)
Field 146 players, 75 after cut
Cut 151 (+9)
Prize fund $10,000
Winner’s share $2,500
Champion
Lew Worsham
282 (−2), playoff
1946 1948

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 395 233 187 421 545 325 150 347 537 3,140 349 399 180 576 416 500 188 365 419 3,392 6,532
Par 4 3 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 35 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 71

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Lloyd Mangrum United States 1946 77 72 69 75 293 +9 T23
Billy Burke United States 1931 74 75 71 74 294 +10 T27
Lawson Little United States 1940 72 69 76 71 296 +12 T23
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 72 75 74 79 300 +16 T39
Ralph Guldahl United States 1937, 1938 74 77 76 77 304 +20 T55
Tony Manero United States 1936 74 75 WD

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
1927 78 78 156 +14
Sam Parks, Jr. United States 1935 78 83 161 +19

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Chick Harbert United States 67 −4
Henry Ransom United States
Harry Todd United States
4 Bobby Locke South Africa 68 −3
T5 Leland Gibson United States 69 −2
Otto Greiner United States
Dick Metz United States
Bud Ward (a) United States
T9 Ed Furgol United States 70 −1
Ben Hogan United States
Al Smith United States
Horton Smith United States
Lew Worsham United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Chick Harbert United States 67-72=139 −3
Dick Metz United States 69-70=139
3 Lew Worsham United States 70-70=140 −2
T4 Jim Ferrier Australia
United States
71-70=141 −1
Henry Ransom United States 67-74=141
Bud Ward (a) United States 69-72=141
T7 Bobby Locke South Africa 68-74=142 E
Johnny Palmer United States 72-70=142
Sam Snead United States 72-70=142
Harry Todd United States 67-75=142

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Lew Worsham United States 70-70-71=211 −2
T2 Bobby Locke South Africa 68-74-70=212 −1
Sam Snead United States 72-70-70=212
T4 Ed Oliver United States 73-70-71=214 +1
Bud Ward (a) United States 69-72-73=214
T6 Jim Ferrier Australia
United States
71-70-74=215 +2
Ben Hogan United States 70-75-70=215
Joe Kirkwood, Sr. Australia 72-73-70=215
9 Sammy Byrd United States 72-74-70=216 +3
T10 Ed Furgol United States 70-75-72=217 +4
Dick Metz United States 69-70-78=217
Johnny Palmer United States 72-70-75=217
Paul Runyan United States 71-74-72=217

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Lew Worsham United States 70-70-71-71=282 −2 Playoff
Sam Snead United States 72-70-70-70=282
T3 Bobby Locke South Africa 68-74-70-73=285 +1 900
Ed Oliver United States 73-70-71-71=285
5 Bud Ward (a) United States 69-72-73-73=287 +3 0
T6 Jim Ferrier Australia
United States
71-70-74-74=289 +5 400
Vic Ghezzi United States 74-73-73-69=289
Leland Gibson United States 69-76-73-71=289
Ben Hogan United States 70-75-70-74=289
Johnny Palmer United States 72-70-75-72=289
Paul Runyan United States 71-74-72-72=289

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Lew Worsham United States 69 −2 2,500
2 Sam Snead United States 70 −1 2,000

Scorecard

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