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1954 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
1954 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 17–19, 1954
Location Springfield, New Jersey
Course(s) Baltusrol Golf Club
Lower Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,027 yards (6,425 m)
Field 159 players, 50 after cut
Cut 151 (+11)
Prize fund $23,280
Winner’s share $6,000
Champion
Ed Furgol
284 (+4)
1953 1955

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 465 379 444 183 391 467 468 372 204 3,373 450 421 190 391 409 427 201 620 545 3,654 7,027
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 34 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 5 36 70

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 72 71 72 71 286 +6 T3
Ben Hogan United States 1948, 1950,
1951, 1953
71 70 76 72 289 +9 T6
Cary Middlecoff United States 1949 72 71 72 75 290 +10 T11
Julius Boros United States 1952 78 71 78 70 297 +17 T23
Lew Worsham United States 1947 72 77 77 71 297 +17 T23
Lawson Little United States 1940 78 73 73 77 301 +21 T35

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Tony Manero United States 1936 77 80 157 +17
Johnny Farrell United States 1928 79 79 158 +18
Billy Burke United States 1931 82 86 168 +28
Chick Evans (a) United States 1916 88 85 173 +33
Gene Sarazen United States 1922, 1932 79 WD

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Billy Joe Patton (a) United States 69 −1
T2 Ted Kroll United States 70 E
Gene Littler United States
Bob Toski United States
T5 Ed Furgol United States 71 +1
Ben Hogan United States
Al Mengert United States
T8 Tommy Bolt United States 72 +2
Leland Gibson United States
Lloyd Mangrum United States
Dick Mayer United States
Cary Middlecoff United States
Johnny Revolta United States
Sam Snead United States
Robert Watson United States
Lew Worsham United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gene Littler United States 70-69=139 −1
T2 Ed Furgol United States 71-70=141 +1
Ben Hogan United States 71-70=141
T4 Lloyd Mangrum United States 72-71=143 +3
Dick Mayer United States 72-71=143
Al Mengert United States 71-72=143
Cary Middlecoff United States 72-71=143
T8 Tommy Bolt United States 72-72=144 +4
Dick Chapman (a) United States 77-67=143
Bobby Locke South Africa 74-70=144
Bob Toski United States 70-74=144

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Ed Furgol United States 71-70-71=212 +2
2 Dick Mayer United States 72-71-70=213 +3
T3 Gene Littler United States 70-69-76=215 +5
Lloyd Mangrum United States 72-71-72=215
Cary Middlecoff United States 72-71-72=215
T6 Al Mengert United States 71-72-73=216 +6
Billy Joe Patton (a) United States 69-76-71=216
T8 Tommy Bolt United States 72-72-73=217 +7
Fred Haas United States 73-73-71=217
Jay Hebert United States 77-70-70=217
Ben Hogan United States 71-70-76=217
Sam Snead United States 72-73-72=217

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Ed Furgol United States 71-70-71-72=284 +4 6,000
2 Gene Littler United States 70-69-76-70=285 +5 3,600
T3 Lloyd Mangrum United States 72-71-72-71=286 +6 1,500
Dick Mayer United States 72-71-70-73=286
5 Bobby Locke South Africa 74-70-74-70=288 +8 960
T6 Tommy Bolt United States 72-72-73-72=289 +9 570
Fred Haas United States 73-73-71-72=289
Ben Hogan United States 71-70-76-72=289
Shelley Mayfield United States 73-75-72-69=289
Billy Joe Patton (a) United States 69-76-71-73=289 0