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1959 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
1959 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 11–14, 1959
Location Mamaroneck, New York
Course(s) Winged Foot Golf Club,
West Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,873 yards (6,285 m)
Field 147 players, 61 after cut
Cut 150 (+10)
Prize fund $49,200
Winner’s share $12,000
Champion
Billy Casper
282 (+2)
1958 1960

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, 1953
69 71 71 76 287 +7 T8
Cary Middlecoff United States 1949, 1956 71 73 73 77 294 +14 T19
Jack Fleck United States 1955 74 74 69 77 294 +14 T19
Julius Boros United States 1952 76 74 72 75 297 +17 T28
Tommy Bolt United States 1958 75 73 77 76 301 +21 T38

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Dick Mayer United States 1957 77 80 157 +17
Ed Furgol United States 1954 83 78 161 +21

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To Par
T1 Ben Hogan United States 69 –1
Dow Finsterwald United States
Gene Littler United States
Dick Knight United States
5 Hillman Robbins United States 70 E
T6 Cary Middlecoff United States 71 +1
Arnold Palmer United States
Billy Casper United States
Gary Player South Africa
Don January United States
Mike Souchak United States
Lionel Hebert United States
Ted Kroll United States
Don Fairfield United States
Bo Wininger United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To Par
1 Billy Casper United States 71-68=139 –1
T2 Arnold Palmer United States 71-69=140 E
Gary Player South Africa 71-69=140
Ben Hogan United States 69-71=140
T5 Mike Souchak United States 71-70=141 +1
Doug Ford United States 72-69=141
T7 Ernie Vossler United States 72-70=142 +2
Dow Finsterwald United States 69-73=142
T9 Jay Hebert United States 73-70=143 +3
Claude Harmon United States 72-71=143
Gene Littler United States 69-74=143

Third round

Place Player Country Score To Par
1 Billy Casper United States 71-68-69=208 –2
2 Ben Hogan United States 69-71-71=211 +1
T3 Sam Snead United States 73-72-67=212 +2
Bob Rosburg United States 75-70-67=212
Arnold Palmer United States 71-69-72=212
T6 Claude Harmon United States 72-71-70=213 +3
Mike Souchak United States 71-70-72=213
Doug Ford United States 72-69-72=213
9 Ernie Vossler United States 72-70-72=214 +4
10 Lionel Hebert United States 71-74-70=215 +5

Final round

Place Player Country Score To Par Money ($)
1 Billy Casper United States 71-68-69-74=282 +2 12,000
2 Bob Rosburg United States 75-70-67-71=283 +3 6,600
T3 Claude Harmon United States 72-71-70-71=284 +4 3,600
Mike Souchak United States 71-70-72-71=284
T5 Doug Ford United States 72-69-72-73=286 +6 2,100
Arnold Palmer United States 71-69-72-74=286
Ernie Vossler United States 72-70-72-72=286
T8 Ben Hogan United States 69-71-71-76=287 +7 1,350
Sam Snead United States 73-72-67-75=287
10 Dick Knight United States 69-75-73-73=290 +10 900