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1969 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
1969 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 12–15, 1969
Location Houston, Texas
Course(s) Champions Golf Club
Cypress Creek Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,967 yards (6,371 m)
Field 149 players, 68 after cut
Cut 148 (+8)
Prize fund $205,300
Winner’s share $30,000
Champion
Orville Moody
281 (+1)
1968 1970

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 435 444 379 193 451 418 417 180 505 3,422 448 450 213 544 430 418 175 436 431 3,545 6,967
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 35 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 4 35 70

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 70 73 69 72 284 +4 T6
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 71 73 70 73 287 +7 T13
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967 74 67 75 73 289 +9 T25
Billy Casper United States 1959, 1966 74 73 72 74 293 +13 T40
Gary Player South Africa 1965 71 75 72 77 295 +15 T48

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Lee Trevino United States 1968 74 75 149 +9
Gene Littler United States 1961 72 80 152 +12
Ken Venturi United States 1964 76 77 153 +13

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Bob Murphy United States 66 –4
2 Miller Barber United States 67 –3
T3 Deane Beman United States 68 –2
Al Geiberger United States
T5 George Archer United States 69 –1
Dean Refram United States
Tom Weiskopf United States
T8 Richard Crawford United States 70 E
Jack Ewing United States
Bunky Henry United States
George Knudson Canada
Arnold Palmer United States
Bob Rosburg United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Deane Beman United States 68-69=137 –3
T2 Miller Barber United States 67-71=138 –2
Bob Murphy United States 66-72=138
4 Bob Rosburg United States 70-69=139 –1
T5 Charles Coody United States 72-68=140 E
Al Geiberger United States 68-72=140
George Knudson Canada 70-70=140
T8 Tony Jacklin England 71-70=141 +1
Johnny Miller United States 71-70=141
Orville Moody United States 71-70=141
Jack Nicklaus United States 74-67=141

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Miller Barber United States 67-71-68=206 –4
2 Orville Moody United States 71-70-68=209 –1
T3 Deane Beman United States 68-69-73=210 E
Bunky Henry United States 70-72-68=210
5 Bob Rosburg United States 70-69-72=211 +1
T6 Charles Coody United States 72-68-72=212 +2
Al Geiberger United States 68-72-72=212
Bobby Mitchell United States 72-74-66=212
Bob Murphy United States 66-72-74=212
Arnold Palmer United States 70-73-69=212

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Orville Moody United States 71-70-68-72=281 +1 30,000
T2 Deane Beman United States 68-69-73-72=282 +2 11,000
Al Geiberger United States 68-72-72-70=282
Bob Rosburg United States 70-69-72-71=282
5 Bob Murphy United States 66-72-74-71=283 +3 7,000
T6 Miller Barber United States 67-71-68-78=284 +4 5,000
Bruce Crampton Australia 73-72-68-71=284
Arnold Palmer United States 70-73-69-72=284
9 Bunky Henry United States 70-72-68-75=285 +5 3,500
T10 George Archer United States 69-74-73-70=286 +6 2,800
Bruce Devlin Australia 73-74-70-69=286
Dave Marr United States 75-69-71-71=286

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 4
Moody –1 –1 –1 E E E E E –1 E E E E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1
Beman +1 +2 +1 +2 +4 +4 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2
Geiberger +3 +4 +4 +4 +6 +6 +6 +5 +4 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +1 +2 +2 +2
Rosburg +1 E E E E E E +1 E E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2
Murphy +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +3 +2 +3 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3
Barber −4 −3 −2 −2 −1 E E +1 E E E +2 +3 +3 +4 +3 +3 +4
Birdie Bogey Double bogey