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1972 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
1972 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 15–18, 1972
Location Pebble Beach, California
36°34′05″N 121°57′00″W / 36.568°N 121.950°W / 36.568; -121.950Coordinates: 36°34′05″N 121°57′00″W / 36.568°N 121.950°W / 36.568; -121.950
Course(s) Pebble Beach Golf Links
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,812 yards (6,229 m)
Field 150 players, 70 after cut
Cut 154 (+10)
Prize fund $194,600
Winner’s share $30,000
Champion
Jack Nicklaus
290 (+2)
Location Map
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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 385 504 368 325 180 515 120 425 450 3,272 436 380 205 400 555 406 400 218 540 3,540 6,812
Par 4 5 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 5 36 72

Past champions in the field

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967 71 73 72 74 290 +2 1
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 77 68 73 76 294 +6 3
Lee Trevino United States 1968, 1971 74 72 71 78 295 +7 T4
Billy Casper United States 1959, 1966 74 73 79 74 300 +12 T11
Orville Moody United States 1969 71 77 79 74 301 +13 T15
Gary Player South Africa 1965 72 74 75 80 301 +13 T15
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 77 77 74 77 305 +17 T29
Tony Jacklin England 1970 75 78 71 83 307 +19 T40

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Jack Nicklaus United States 71 −1
Orville Moody United States
Chi-Chi Rodríguez United States
Mason Rudolph United States
Tom Shaw United States
Kermit Zarley United States
T7 Bobby Cole South Africa 72 E
Don Massengale United States
Gary Player South Africa
Cesar Sanudo Mexico

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Jack Nicklaus United States 71-73=144 E
Bruce Crampton Australia 74-70=144
Kermit Zarley United States 71-73=144
Lanny Wadkins United States 76-68=144
Homero Blancas United States 74-70=144
Cesar Sanudo Mexico 72-72=144
7 Arnold Palmer United States 77-68=145 +1
T8 Lee Trevino United States 74-72=146 +2
Lee Elder United States 75-71=146
Ralph Johnston United States 74-72=146
Rod Funseth United States 73-73=146
Gary Player South Africa 72-74=146
Chi-Chi Rodríguez United States 71-75=146

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Jack Nicklaus United States 71-73-72=216 E
T2 Bruce Crampton Australia 74-70-73=217 +1
Kermit Zarley United States 71-73-73=217
Lee Trevino United States 74-72-71=217
T5 Arnold Palmer United States 77-68-73=218 +2
Johnny Miller United States 74-73-71=218
T7 Homero Blancas United States 74-70-76=220 +4
Tom Weiskopf United States 73-74-73=220
T9 Don January United States 76-71-74=221 +5
Gary Player South Africa 72-74-75=221

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Jack Nicklaus United States 71-73-72-74=290 +2 30,000
2 Bruce Crampton Australia 74-70-73-76=293 +5 15,000
3 Arnold Palmer United States 77-68-73-76=294 +6 10,000
T4 Homero Blancas United States 74-70-76-75=295 +7 7,500
Lee Trevino United States 74-72-71-78=295
6 Kermit Zarley United States 71-73-73-79=296 +8 6,000
7 Johnny Miller United States 74-73-71-79=297 +9 5,000
8 Tom Weiskopf United States 73-74-73-78=298 +10 4,000
T9 Chi-Chi Rodríguez United States 71-75-78-75=299 +11 3,250
Cesar Sanudo Mexico 72-72-78-77=299

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 5
Nicklaus E −1 −1 E +1 +1 E E E +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +1 +2
Crampton +1 E +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +4 +5 +5 +5 +6 +5 +5 +5 +5
Palmer +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +3 +3 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +5 +6 +6 +6
Blancas +4 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 +5 +5 +5 +5 +6 +6 +7
Trevino +1 +2 +3 +3 +3 +4 +4 +4 +4 +5 +6 +6 +7 +6 +6 +6 +7 +7
Zarley +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +4 +5 +5 +6 +6 +9 +9 +9 +8 +8
Miller +1 +1 +1 +3 +3 +3 +4 +6 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +8 +9 +9 +9 +9
Weiskopf +5 +4 +4 +6 +5 +5 +5 +6 +6 +8 +8 +8 +8 +9 +8 +7 +8 +10
Rodriguez +8 +8 +9 +8 +8 +9 +9 +9 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +11 +12 +11
Sanudo +12 +11 +11 +12 +12 +12 +11 +10 +11 +11 +10 +10 +10 +10 +11 +11 +11 +11
Birdie Bogey Double bogey Triple bogey+