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1968 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
1968 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 13–16, 1968
Location Rochester, New York
Course(s) Oak Hill Country Club
East Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,962 yards (6,366 m)
Field 149 players, 64 after cut
Cut 148 (+8)
Prize fund $188,800
Winner’s share $30,000
Champion
Lee Trevino
275 (−5)
1967 1969

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967 72 70 70 67 279 −1 2
Billy Casper United States 1959, 1966 75 68 71 72 286 +6 T9
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 71 71 71 75 288 +8 T16
Gary Player South Africa 1965 76 69 70 73 288 +8 T16
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 73 74 79 75 301 +21 59

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Ken Venturi United States 1964 79 74 153 +13

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bert Yancey United States 67 −3
T2 Charles Coody United States 69 −1
Lee Trevino United States
T4 Al Balding Canada 70 E
Don Bies United States
Billy Farrell United States
John Felus United States
Labron Harris Jr. United States
Dave Marr United States
T10 Julius Boros United States 71 +1
Gay Brewer United States
Bill Collins United States
Bruce Devlin Australia
Gardner Dickinson United States
Don January United States
Dick Siderowf (a) United States
Dan Sikes United States
Larry Ziegler United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bert Yancey United States 67-68=135 −5
2 Lee Trevino United States 69-68=137 −3
T3 Don Bies United States 70-70=140 E
Charles Coody United States 69-71=140
Bruce Devlin Australia 71-69=140
Jerry Pittman United States 73-67=140
T7 Miller Barber United States 74-68=142 +2
Julius Boros United States 71-71=142
Gay Brewer United States 71-71=142
Bob Charles New Zealand 73-69=142
Billy Farrell United States 70-72=142
Labron Harris Jr. United States 70-72=142
Dave Hill United States 74-68=142
Dave Marr United States 70-72=142
Jack Nicklaus United States 72-70=142
Dan Sikes United States 71-71=142
Larry Ziegler United States 71-71=142

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bert Yancey United States 67-68-70=205 −5
2 Lee Trevino United States 69-68-69=206 −4
T3 Charles Coody United States 69-71-72=212 +2
Jack Nicklaus United States 72-70-70=212
T5 Julius Boros United States 71-71-71=213 +3
Bobby Nichols United States 74-71-68=213
T7 Billy Casper United States 75-68-71=214 +4
Bob Charles New Zealand 73-69-72=214
Al Geiberger United States 72-74-68=214
Jerry Pittman United States 73-67-74=214
Dave Stockton United States 72-73-69=214

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Lee Trevino United States 69-68-69-69=275 −5 30,000
2 Jack Nicklaus United States 72-70-70-67=279 −1 15,000
3 Bert Yancey United States 67-68-70-76=281 +1 10,000
4 Bobby Nichols United States 74-71-68-69=282 +2 7,500
T5 Don Bies United States 70-70-75-69=284 +4 5,500
Steve Spray United States 73-75-71-65=284
T7 Bob Charles New Zealand 73-69-72-71=285 +5 3,750
Jerry Pittman United States 73-67-74-71=285
T9 Gay Brewer United States 71-71-75-69=286 +6 2,516
Billy Casper United States 75-68-71-72=286
Bruce Devlin Australia 71-69-75-71=286
Al Geiberger United States 72-74-68-72=286
Sam Snead United States 73-71-74-68=286
Dave Stockton United States 72-73-69-72=286

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 4
Trevino −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5
Nicklaus +2 +2 +1 E E E E E E E E E E −1 −1 −1 −1 −1
Yancey −4 −4 −3 −3 −2 −3 −3 −3 −2 −1 −1 −1 E −1 −1 E E +1
Nichols +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +1 +1 +2
Bies +5 +6 +6 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5 +4 +4 +4 +4 +5 +4 +4 +4 +4
Spray +9 +10 +9 +8 +8 +7 +8 +9 +9 +8 +8 +7 +7 +6 +5 +4 +4 +4
Birdie Bogey