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1951 U.S. Open Golf

GREAT BRITAIN
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
1951 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 14–16, 1951
Location Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Course(s) Oakland Hills Country Club
South Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,927 yards (6,334 m)
Field 160 players, 55 after cut
Cut 152 (+12)
Winner’s share $4,000
Champion
Ben Hogan
287 (+7)
1950 1952

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, 1950 76 73 71 67 287 +7 1
Lloyd Mangrum United States 1946 75 74 74 70 293 +13 T4
Lew Worsham United States 1947 76 71 76 73 296 +16 T14
Cary Middlecoff United States 1949 76 73 79 73 301 +21 T24
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 74 76 76 77 303 +23 T35
Craig Wood United States 1941 76 72 82 77 307 +27 T47

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Billy Burke United States 1931 77 77 154 +14
Lawson Little United States 1940 76 79 155 +15
Tony Manero United States 1936 77 79 156 +16
Sam Parks, Jr. United States 1935 79 79 158 +18

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Sam Snead United States 71 +1
T2 Al Besselink United States 72 +2
Clayton Heafner United States
T4 Sam Bernardi United States 73 +3
Al Brosch United States
Sammy Byrd United States
Dutch Harrison United States
Charles Klein United States
Bobby Locke South Africa
Johnny Palmer United States
Smiley Quick United States
Paul Runyan United States
Denny Shute United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bobby Locke South Africa 73-71=144 +4
2 Dave Douglas United States 75-70=145 +5
3 Bo Wininger (a) United States 75-71=146 +6
T4 Al Brosch United States 73-74=147 +7
Clayton Heafner United States 72-75=147
Charles Klein United States 73-74=147
Paul Runyan United States 73-74=147
Lew Worsham United States 76-71=147
T9 Julius Boros United States 74-74=148 +8
Jimmy Demaret United States 74-74=148
Fred Hawkins United States 76-72=148
George Kinsman United States 75-73=148
Henry Ransom United States 74-74=148
Earl Stewart United States 74-74=148
Craig Wood United States 76-72=148

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Jimmy Demaret United States 74-74-70=218 +8
Bobby Locke South Africa 73-71-74=218
T3 Julius Boros United States 74-74-71=219 +9
Paul Runyan United States 73-74-72=219
T5 Dave Douglas United States 75-70-75=220 +10
Clayton Heafner United States 72-75-73=220
Ben Hogan United States 76-73-71=220
8 Al Besselink United States 72-77-72=221 +11
T9 Johnny Revolta United States 78-72-72=222 +12
Skee Riegel United States 75-76-71=222

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Ben Hogan United States 76-73-71-67=287 +7 4,000
2 Clayton Heafner United States 72-75-73-69=289 +9 2,000
3 Bobby Locke South Africa 73-71-74-73=291 +11 1,500
T4 Julius Boros United States 74-74-71-74=293 +13 700
Lloyd Mangrum United States 75-74-74-70=293
T6 Al Besselink United States 72-77-72-73=294 +14 387
Dave Douglas United States 75-70-75-74=294
Fred Hawkins United States 76-72-75-71=294
Paul Runyan United States 73-74-72-75=294
T10 Al Brosch United States 73-74-76-72=295 +15 187
Smiley Quick United States 73-76-74-72=295
Skee Riegel United States 75-76-71-73=295
Sam Snead United States 71-78-72-74=295