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1948 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
1948 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 10–12, 1948
Location Pacific Palisades, California
Course(s) Riviera Country Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 7,020 yards (6,419 m)
Field 171 players, 57 after cut
Cut 148 (+6)
Prize fund $10,000
Winner’s share $2,000
Champion
Ben Hogan
276 (−8)
1947 1949

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 513 466 415 245 432 166 402 385 422 3,446 315 569 445 440 180 440 145 585 455 3,574 7,020
Par 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 35 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 36 71

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Lew Worsham United States 1947 67 74 71 73 285 +1 6
Lloyd Mangrum United States 1946 71 72 74 74 291 +7 T21
Ralph Guldahl United States 1937, 1938 73 75 75 71 294 +10 T32
Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
1927 74 74 WD

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Lawson Little United States 1940 72 78 150 +8
Craig Wood United States 1941 76 75 151 +9
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 77 77 154 +12
Tony Manero United States 1936 78 78 156 +14
Olin Dutra United States 1934 82 75 157 +15
Chick Evans (a) United States 1916 81 78 159 +17

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Ben Hogan United States 67 −4
Lew Worsham United States
T3 Ken Rogers (a) United States 69 −2
Sam Snead United States
T5 Bobby Locke South Africa 70 −1
Toney Penna United States
Ted Rhodes United States
T8 Skip Alexander United States 71 −1
John Bass United States
Charles Congdon United States
John Dawson (a) United States
Jimmy Demaret United States
Jim Ferrier Australia
Leland Gibson United States
Herman Keiser United States
Dave Killen United States
Lloyd Mangrum United States
Andrew Mills United States
Jim Turnesa United States
Marvin Ward (a) United States
Gene Webb United States
Al Zimmerman United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Sam Snead United States 69-69=138 −4
T2 Ben Hogan United States 67-72=139 −3
Bobby Locke South Africa 70-69=139
4 Jim Turnesa United States 71-69=140 −2
T5 Charles Congdon United States 71-70=141 −1
Jimmy Demaret United States 71-70=141
George Schneiter United States 73-68=141
Frank Stranahan (a) United States 72-69=141
Lew Worsham United States 67-74=141
T10 Herman Keiser United States 71-71=142 E
Joe Kirkwood, Jr. United States 72-70=142
Toney Penna United States 70-72=142

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Ben Hogan United States 67-72-68=207 −6
2 Jimmy Demaret United States 71-70-68=209 −4
3 Jim Turnesa United States 71-69-70=210 −3
4 Sam Snead United States 69-69-73=211 −2
T5 Charles Congdon United States 71-70-71=212 −1
Bobby Locke South Africa 70-69-73=212
Jug McSpaden United States 74-69-69=212
Lew Worsham United States 67-74-71=212
9 Smiley Quick United States 73-71-69=213 E
T10 Herman Barron United States 73-70-71=214 +1
Joe Kirkwood, Jr. United States 72-70-72=214

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Ben Hogan United States 67-72-68-69=276 −8 2,000
2 Jimmy Demaret United States 71-70-68-69=278 −6 1,500
3 Jim Turnesa United States 71-69-70-70=280 −4 1,000
4 Bobby Locke South Africa 70-69-73-70=282 −2 800
5 Sam Snead United States 69-69-73-72=283 −1 600
6 Lew Worsham United States 67-74-71-73=285 +1 500
7 Herman Barron United States 73-70-71-72=286 +2 400
T8 Johnny Bulla United States 73-72-75-67=287 +3 300
Toney Penna United States 70-72-73-72=287
Smiley Quick United States 73-71-69-74=287