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1953 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
1953 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 11–13, 1953
Location Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Course(s) Oakmont Country Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,916 yards (6,324 m)
Field 157 players, 60 after cut
Cut 153 (+9)
Prize fund $20,400
Winner’s share $5,000
Champion
Ben Hogan
283 (–5)
1952 1954

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 493 355 428 544 384 183 387 253 480 3,507 470 372 598 161 362 458 234 292 462 3,409 6,916
Par 5 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 5 37 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 35 72
  • 6,882 yards (6,293 m), par 72 – 1951 PGA Championship
  • 6,981 yards (6,383 m), par 72 – 1935 U.S. Open
  • 6,965 yards (6,369 m), par 72 – 1927 U.S. Open
  • 6,707 yards (6,133 m), par 74 – 1922 PGA Championship

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, 1951 67 72 73 71 283 –5 1
Lloyd Mangrum United States 1946 73 70 74 75 292 +4 3
Julius Boros United States 1952 75 72 76 76 299 +11 T17
Lawson Little United States 1940 78 75 79 75 307 +19 T45
Cary Middlecoff United States 1949 76 73 WD

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Lew Worsham United States 1947 78 78 156 +12
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 82 79 161 +17

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Ben Hogan United States 67 –5
T2 Walter Burkemo United States 70 –2
George Fazio United States
Frank Souchak (a) United States
T5 Jimmy Demaret United States 71 –1
Bill Ogden United States
T7 Lou Barbaro United States 72 E
Jerry Barber United States
Jay Hebert United States
Sam Snead United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Ben Hogan United States 67-72=139 –5
T2 George Fazio United States 70-71=141 –3
Sam Snead United States 72-69=141
4 Lloyd Mangrum United States 73-70=143 –1
5 Jay Hebert United States 72-72=144 E
6 Dick Metz United States 75-70=145 +1
T7 Al Mengert United States 75-71=146 +2
Frank Souchak (a) United States 70-76=146
T9 Jerry Barber United States 72-75=147 +3
Julius Boros United States 75-72=147
Jimmy Demaret United States 71-76=147
Fred Haas United States 74-73=147
Marty Furgol United States 73-74=147
Ted Kroll United States 76-71=147

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Ben Hogan United States 67-72-73=212 –4
2 Sam Snead United States 72-69-72=213 –3
T3 Jimmy Demaret United States 71-76-71=218 +2
George Fazio United States 70-71-77=218
Jay Hebert United States 72-72-74=218
T6 Fred Haas United States 74-73-72=219 +3
Dick Metz United States 75-70-74=219
T8 Jack Burke Jr. United States 76-73-72=221 +5
Ted Kroll United States 76-71-74=221
T10 Dutch Harrison United States 77-75-70=222 +6
Bobby Locke South Africa 78-70-74=222
Frank Souchak (a) United States 70-76-76=222

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Ben Hogan United States 67-72-73-71=283 –5 5,000
2 Sam Snead United States 72-69-72-76=289 +1 3,000
3 Lloyd Mangrum United States 73-70-74-75=292 +4 1,500
T4 Pete Cooper United States 78-75-71-70=294 +6 816
Jimmy Demaret United States 71-76-71-76=294
George Fazio United States 70-71-77-76=294
T7 Ted Kroll United States 76-71-74-74=295 +7 450
Dick Metz United States 75-70-74-76=295
T9 Marty Furgol United States 73-74-76-73=296 +8 325
Jay Hebert United States 72-72-74-78=296
Frank Souchak (a) United States 70-76-76-74=296 0