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1950 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
1950 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 8–11, 1950
Location Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Course(s) Merion Golf Club,
East Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,694 yards (6,121 m)
Field 150 players, 52 after cut
Cut 149 (+9)
Prize fund $15,000
Winner’s share $4,000
Champion
Ben Hogan
287 (+7), playoff
1949 1951

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

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Ben Hogan United States 1948 72 69 72 74 287 +7 1
Lloyd Mangrum United States 1946 72 70 69 76 287 +7 2
Cary Middlecoff United States 1949 71 71 71 79 292 +12 T10
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 72 72 82 76 302 +22 T38

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Tommy Armour Scotland
United States
1927 75 75 150 +10
Tony Manero United States 1936 77 75 152 +12
Lawson Little United States 1940 79 74 153 +13
Craig Wood United States 1941 77 76 153 +13
Billy Burke United States 1931 78 79 157 +17
Lew Worsham United States 1947 82 76 158 +18
Johnny Farrell United States 1928 79 81 160 +20

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Lee Mackey United States 64 –6
2 Al Brosch United States 67 –3
T3 Skip Alexander United States 68 –2
Julius Boros United States
T5 Harold Williams United States 69 –1
Henry Williams, Jr. United States
T7 Pat Abbott United States 71 +1
John Barnum United States
Al Besselink United States
Jim Ferrier Australia
Claude Harmon United States
Loddie Kempa United States
Joe Kirkwood, Jr. United States
Jack Mallon United States
Cary Middlecoff United States
Henry Picard United States
Denny Shute United States

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
Mackey E E E −1 −1 −1 −2 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −5 −5 −6 −6 −5 −6

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Dutch Harrison United States 72-67=139 –1
T2 Julius Boros United States 68-72=140 E
Johnny Bulla United States 74-66=140
Jim Ferrier Australia 71-69=140
5 Ben Hogan United States 72-69=141 +1
T6 Skip Alexander United States 68-74=142 +2
Lloyd Mangrum United States 72-70=142
Cary Middlecoff United States 71-71=142
Henry Picard United States 71-71=142
Skee Riegel United States 73-69=142
Bob Toski United States 73-69=142

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Lloyd Mangrum United States 72-70-69=211 +1
2 Dutch Harrison United States 72-67-73=212 +2
T3 Ben Hogan United States 72-69-72=213 +3
Cary Middlecoff United States 71-71-71=213
Johnny Palmer United States 73-70-70=213
6 Jim Ferrier Australia 71-69-74=214 +4
7 Henry Ransom United States 72-71-73=216 +6
T8 Julius Boros United States 68-72-77=217 +7
George Fazio United States 73-72-72=217
Bill Nary United States 73-70-74=217

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Ben Hogan United States 72-69-72-74=287 +7 Playoff
Lloyd Mangrum United States 72-70-69-76=287
George Fazio United States 73-72-72-70=287
4 Dutch Harrison United States 72-67-73-76=288 +8 800
T5 Jim Ferrier Australia 71-69-74-75=289 +9 500
Joe Kirkwood, Jr. United States 71-74-74-70=289
Henry Ransom United States 72-71-73-73=289
8 Bill Nary United States 73-70-74-73=290 +10 350
9 Julius Boros United States 68-72-77-74=291 +11 300
T10 Cary Middlecoff United States 71-71-71-79=292 +12 225
Johnny Palmer United States 73-70-70-79=292

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
Hogan +3 +3 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +5 +5 +5 +6 +6 +7 +7
Mangrum +2 +3 +2 +3 +4 +5 +6 +6 +6 +6 +6 +6 +6 +6 +7 +7 +7 +7
Fazio +7 +6 +7 +7 +7 +7 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +7 +8 +7 +7 +7 +7
Harrison +3 +2 +4 +5 +5 +5 +5 +6 +7 +7 +7 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8
Ferrier +7 +6 +7 +7 +7 +7 +8 +8 +8 +8 +9 +9 +9 +9 +10 +9 +9 +9
Middlecoff +3 +4 +4 +5 +7 +7 +7 +6 +6 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +9 +11 +12 +12
Palmer +4 +4 +5 +5 +7 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +9 +10 +11 +11 +11 +11 +11 +12

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Ben Hogan United States 69 −1 4,000
2 Lloyd Mangrum United States 73 +3 2,500
3 George Fazio United States 75 +5 1,000

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
Hogan E E E E E E −1 E E E E E E E E E −1 −1
Mangrum E −1 E E E E E E E +1 E +1 +1 +2 +1 +3 +3 +3
Fazio +1 E E E E +1 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +4 +4 +5
Birdie Bogey Double bogey