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1974 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
1974 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 13–16, 1974
Location Mamaroneck, New York
Course(s) Winged Foot Golf Club
West Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,961 yards (6,365 m)
Field 150 players, 66 after cut
Cut 153 (+13)
Prize fund $227,700
Winner’s share $35,000
Champion
Hale Irwin
287 (+7)
1973 1975

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 446 411 216 460 515 324 166 442 466 3,446 190 382 535 212 435 417 452 444 448 3,515 6,961
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 35 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 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 73 70 73 76 292 +12 T5
Gary Player South Africa 1965 70 73 77 73 293 +13 T8
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967, 1972 75 74 76 69 294 +14 T10
Johnny Miller United States 1973 76 75 74 77 302 +22 T35

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Tony Jacklin England 1970 78 76 154 +14
Gene Littler United States 1961 80 75 155 +15
Billy Casper United States 1959, 1966 80 76 156 +16
Lee Trevino United States 1968, 1971 78 78 156 +16
Ken Venturi United States 1964 84 81 165 +25
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 78 WD

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gary Player South Africa 70 E
T2 Lou Graham United States 71 +1
Mike Reasor United States
T4 Jim Colbert United States 72 +2
Bruce Crampton Australia
Raymond Floyd United States
Bobby Nichols United States
Barney Thompson United States
T9 Arnold Palmer United States 73 +3
Tom Watson United States
Hale Irwin United States
Rod Funseth United States
Jerry Heard United States
David Graham Australia
Mark Hayes United States
John Buczek United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Arnold Palmer United States 73-70=143 +3
Hale Irwin United States 73-70=143
Raymond Floyd United States 72-71=143
Gary Player South Africa 70-73=143
T5 Tom Kite United States 74-70=144 +4
Tom Watson United States 73-71=144
T7 Bert Yancey United States 76-69=145 +5
Forrest Fezler United States 75-70=145
T9 Larry Ziegler United States 78-68=146 +6
Frank Beard United States 77-69=146
Eddie Pearce United States 75-71=146
John Buczek United States 73-73=146
Lou Graham United States 71-75=146

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Tom Watson United States 73-71-69=213 +3
2 Hale Irwin United States 73-70-71=214 +4
3 Arnold Palmer United States 73-70-73=216 +6
T4 Frank Beard United States 77-69-72=218 +8
Bert Yancey United States 76-69-73=218
Jim Colbert United States 72-77-69=218
7 Forrest Fezler United States 75-70-74=219 +9
T8 Lou Graham United States 71-75-74=220 +10
Gary Player South Africa 70-73-77=220
T10 Raymond Floyd United States 72-71-78=221 +11
Buddy Allin United States 76-71-74=221
Tom Kite United States 74-70-77=221
Dale Douglass United States 77-72-72=221
Tom Weiskopf United States 76-73-72=221

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Hale Irwin United States 73-70-71-73=287 +7 35,000
2 Forrest Fezler United States 75-70-74-70=289 +9 18,000
T3 Lou Graham United States 71-75-74-70=290 +10 11,500
Bert Yancey United States 76-69-73-72=290
T5 Jim Colbert United States 72-77-69-74=292 +12 8,000
Arnold Palmer United States 73-70-73-76=292
Tom Watson United States 73-71-69-79=292
T8 Tom Kite United States 74-70-77-72=293 +13 5,500
Gary Player South Africa 70-73-77-73=293
T10 Buddy Allin United States 76-71-74-73=294 +14 3,750
Jack Nicklaus United States 75-74-76-69=294

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 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 4
Irwin +4 +4 +4 +5 +5 +5 +5 +6 +5 +6 +5 +5 +6 +5 +6 +7 +7 +7
Fezler +9 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +9 +9 +9 +9 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8 +9
Graham +10 +10 +11 +11 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +11 +12 +11 +11 +10 +10 +10
Yancey +8 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +8 +8 +8 +9 +8 +8 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +10
Watson +3 +3 +3 +4 +5 +5 +5 +6 +6 +7 +7 +8 +9 +9 +10 +10 +11 +12
Birdie Bogey Double bogey