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1949 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
1949 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 9–11, 1949
Location Medinah, Illinois
Course(s) Medinah Country Club
Course No. 3
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 6,981 yards (6,383 m)
Field 159 players, 51 after cut
Cut 150 (+8)
Prize fund $10,000
Winner’s share $2,000
Champion
Cary Middlecoff
286 (+2)
1948 1950

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 74 74 70 76 294 +10 T14
Ralph Guldahl United States 1937, 1938 71 75 73 77 296 +12 22
Craig Wood United States 1941 76 73 76 73 298 +14 T27
Lew Worsham United States 1947 71 76 71 80 298 +14 T27

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Byron Nelson United States 1939 74 77 151 +9
Lawson Little United States 1940 77 76 153 +11
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 75 79 154 +12
Billy Burke United States 1931 76 80 156 +14
Tony Manero United States 1936 79 78 157 +15
Chick Evans (a) United States 1916 80 81 161 +19

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Les Kennedy United States 69 −2
T2 Herman Barron United States 70 −1
Al Brosch United States
Charles Farlow United States
Chick Harbert United States
T6 Pete Cooper United States 71 E
Bobby Cruickshank Scotland
Ralph Guldahl United States
Claude Harmon United States
Johnny Palmer United States
Bus Peele United States
Lew Worsham United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Al Brosch United States 70-71=141 −1
T2 Cary Middlecoff United States 75-67=142 E
Buck White United States 74-68=142
T4 Claude Harmon United States 71-72=143 +1
Clayton Heafner United States 72-71=143
Les Kennedy United States 69-74=143
7 Pete Cooper United States 71-73=144 +2
T8 Bob Harris United States 76-69=145 +3
Bobby Locke South Africa 74-71=145
Ellsworth Vines United States 73-72=145

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Cary Middlecoff United States 75-67-69=211 −2
2 Buck White United States 74-68-70=212 −1
T3 Al Brosch United States 70-71-73=214 +1
Clayton Heafner United States 72-71-71=214
5 Ellsworth Vines United States 73-72-71=216 +3
T6 Dave Douglas United States 74-73-70=217 +4
Claude Harmon United States 71-72-74=217
Eric Monti United States 75-72-70=217
Sam Snead United States 73-73-71=217
Jim Turnesa United States 78-69-70=217

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Cary Middlecoff United States 75-67-69-75=286 +2 2,000
T2 Clayton Heafner United States 72-71-71-73=287 +3 1,250
Sam Snead United States 73-73-71-70=287
T4 Bobby Locke South Africa 74-71-73-71=289 +5 700
Jim Turnesa United States 78-69-70-72=289
T6 Dave Douglas United States 74-73-70-73=290 +6 450
Buck White United States 74-68-70-78=290
T8 Pete Cooper United States 71-73-74-73=291 +7 300
Claude Harmon United States 71-72-74-74=291
Johnny Palmer United States 71-75-72-73=291