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1971 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
1971 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 17–21, 1971
Location Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Course(s) Merion Golf Club,
East Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,544 yards (5,984 m)
Field 150 players, 64 after cut
Cut 148 (+8)
Prize fund $192,200
Winner’s share $30,000
Champion
Lee Trevino
280 (E), playoff
1970 1972

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 355 535 183 600 426 420 350 360 195 3,424 312 370 405 129 414 378 430 224 458 3,120 6,544
Par 4 5 3 5 4 4 4 4 3 36 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 34 70

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Lee Trevino United States 1968 70 72 69 69 280 E 1
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967 69 72 68 71 280 E 2
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 73 68 73 74 288 +8 T24
Orville Moody United States 1969 71 71 76 71 289 +9 T27
Gary Player South Africa 1965 76 71 72 70 289 +9 T27
Gene Littler United States 1961 74 74 71 71 290 +10 T37
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 74 71 73 74 292 +12 T42

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Billy Casper United States 1959, 1966 74 77 151 +11
Tony Jacklin England 1970 75 77 152 +12

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Labron Harris Jr. United States 67 −3
T2 Bob Goalby United States 68 −2
Doug Sanders United States
Lanny Wadkins (a) United States
T5 Jim Colbert United States 69 −1
Jack Nicklaus United States
Bobby Nichols United States
T8 Gay Brewer United States 70 E
Charles Coody United States
Dale Douglass United States
Ralph Johnston United States
Johnny Miller United States
Chi-Chi Rodríguez United States
John Schlee United States
Leonard Thompson United States
Lee Trevino United States
Tom Weiskopf United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Jim Colbert United States 69-69=138 −2
Bob Erickson United States 71-67=138
3 Jerry McGee United States 72-67=139 −1
4 Gay Brewer United States 70-70=140 E
T5 Arnold Palmer United States 73-68=141 +1
Bruce Devlin Australia 72-69=141
George Archer United States 71-70=141
Chi-Chi Rodríguez United States 70-71=141
Bobby Nichols United States 69-72=141
Jack Nicklaus United States 69-72=141

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Jim Simons (a) United States 71-71-65=207 −3
2 Jack Nicklaus United States 69-72-68=209 −1
3 Bobby Nichols United States 69-72-69=210 E
T4 Lee Trevino United States 70-72-69=211 +1
George Archer United States 71-70-70=211
Jim Colbert United States 69-69-73=211
Bob Erickson United States 71-67-73=211
T8 Ken Still United States 71-72-69=212 +2
Larry Hinson United States 71-71-70=212
Bruce Devlin Australia 72-69-71=212

Scorecard

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

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Lee Trevino United States 70-72-69-69=280 E Playoff
Jack Nicklaus United States 69-72-68-71=280
T3 Jim Colbert United States 69-69-73-71=282 +2 9,000
Bob Rosburg United States 71-72-70-69=282
T5 George Archer United States 71-70-70-72=283 +3 6,500
Johnny Miller United States 70-73-70-70=283
Jim Simons (a) United States 71-71-65-76=283 0
8 Raymond Floyd United States 71-75-67-71=284 +4 5,000
T9 Gay Brewer United States 70-70-73-72=285 +5 3,325
Larry Hinson United States 71-71-70-73=285
Bobby Nichols United States 69-72-69-75=285
Bert Yancey United States 75-69-69-72=285

Scorecard

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

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Lee Trevino United States 68 −2 30,000
2 Jack Nicklaus United States 71 +1 15,000

Scorecard

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