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1965 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
1965 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 17–21, 1965
Location Town and Country, Missouri
Course(s) Bellerive Country Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,191 yards (6,575 m)
Field 150 players, 51 after cut
Cut 150 (+10)
Prize fund $123,890
Winner’s share $26,000
Champion
Gary Player
282 (+2), playoff
1964 1966

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 435 446 164 470 465 195 401 580 416 3,562 460 373 460 198 405 456 218 606 453 3,629 7,191
Par 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 35 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 35 70

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 72 75 70 70 287 +7 T4
Gene Littler United States 1961 73 71 73 72 288 +8 T8
Billy Casper United States 1959 73 73 76 72 294 +14 T17
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962 78 72 73 76 299 +19 T32

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 76 76 152 +12
Ed Furgol United States 1954 80 75 155 +15
Ken Venturi United States 1964 81 79 160 +20

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Kel Nagle Australia 68 −2
T2 Deane Beman (a) United States 69 −1
Mason Rudolph United States
T4 Rex Baxter United States 70 E
Lou Graham United States
Gary Player South Africa
7 Gordon Jones United States 71 +1
T8 Miller Barber United States 72 +2
Julius Boros United States
Gay Brewer United States
Bruce Devlin Australia
Raymond Floyd United States
Ron Howell United States
Steve Opperman United States
Dudley Wysong United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gary Player South Africa 70-70=140 E
T2 Kel Nagle Australia 68-73=141 +1
Mason Rudolph United States 69-72=141
4 Deane Beman (a) United States 69-73=142 +2
5 Frank Beard United States 74-69=143 +3
T6 Raymond Floyd United States 72-72=144 +3
Gene Littler United States 73-71=144
T8 Rex Baxter United States 70-75=145 +5
Bruce Devlin Australia 72-73=145
Gordon Jones United States 71-74=145

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gary Player South Africa 70-70-71=211 +1
T2 Frank Beard United States 74-69-70=213 +3
Kel Nagle Australia 68-73-72=213
4 Mason Rudolph United States 69-72-73=214 +4
5 Al Geiberger United States 70-76-70=216 +6
T6 Julius Boros United States 72-75-70=217 +7
Gay Brewer United States 72-74-71=217
Bruce Devlin Australia 72-73-72=217
Gene Littler United States 73-71-73=217
Dudley Wysong United States 72-75-70=217

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Gary Player South Africa 70-70-71-71=282 +2 Playoff
Kel Nagle Australia 68-73-72-69=282
3 Frank Beard United States 74-69-70-71=284 +4 9,000
T4 Julius Boros United States 72-75-70-70=287 +7 6,500
Al Geiberger United States 70-76-70-71=287
T6 Bruce Devlin Australia 72-73-72-71=288 +8 4,500
Raymond Floyd United States 72-72-76-68=288
T8 Tony Lema United States 72-74-73-70=289 +9 2,500
Gene Littler United States 73-71-73-72=289
Dudley Wysong United States 72-75-70-72=289

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4
Player +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 E E E +1 +1 E E E E +2 +2 +2
Nagle +3 +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +3 +3 +2 +2
Birdie Bogey Double bogey

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Gary Player South Africa 33-38=71 +1 26,000
2 Kel Nagle Australia 38-36=74 +4 13,500

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4
Player E −1 −2 −1 −1 −1 −1 −2 −2 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 E +1
Nagle +1 E E E +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4
Birdie Bogey Double bogey