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1975 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
1975 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 19–23, 1975
Location Medinah, Illinois
Course(s) Medinah Country Club,
Course No. 3
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 7,032 yards (6,430 m)
Field 150, 67 after cut
Cut 149 (+7)
Prize fund $235,700
Winner’s share $40,000
Champion
Lou Graham
287 (+3), playoff
1974 1976

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 390 187 421 446 527 442 594 205 435 3,647 583 402 384 453 167 318 452 220 406 3,385 7,032
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 36 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 35 71

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Hale Irwin United States 1974 74 71 73 70 288 +4 T3
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967, 1972 72 70 75 72 289 +5 T7
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 69 75 73 73 290 +6 T9
Lee Trevino United States 1968, 1971 72 69 75 79 295 +11 T29
Julius Boros United States 1952, 1963 72 77 72 75 296 +12 T38
Johnny Miller United States 1973 75 72 76 73 296 +12 T38
Gary Player South Africa 1965 75 73 72 77 297 +13 T43
Gene Littler United States 1961 74 73 73 79 299 +15 T49

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Tony Jacklin United States 1970 76 74 150 +8
Orville Moody United States 1969 76 73 152 +10

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Pat Fitzsimons United States 67 −4
Tom Watson United States
3 Jim Wiechers United States 68 −3
T4 Grier Jones United States 69 −2
Peter Oosterhuis England
Arnold Palmer United States
Lanny Wadkins United States
8 Ben Crenshaw United States 70 −1
T9 Jim Colbert United States 71 E
Dale Douglass United States
Marty Fleckman United States
David Graham Australia
Lynn Janson United States
Rik Massengale United States
Lance Ten Broeck (a) United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Tom Watson United States 67-68=135 −7
2 Ben Crenshaw United States 70-68=138 −4
3 Pat Fitzsimons United States 67-73=140 −2
T4 Terry Dill United States 72-69=141 −1
Lee Trevino United States 72-69=141
Jim Wiechers United States 68-73=141
T7 Grier Jones United States 69-73=142 E
Jack Nicklaus United States 72-70=142
Peter Oosterhuis England 69-73=142
T10 Frank Beard United States 74-69=143 +1
Jay Haas (a) United States 74-69=143

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Frank Beard United States 74-69-67=210 −3
T2 Pat Fitzsimons United States 67-73-73=213 E
Tom Watson United States 67-68-78=213
T4 Ben Crenshaw United States 70-68-76=214 +1
Lou Graham United States 74-72-68=214
Peter Oosterhuis England 69-73-72=214
T7 Hubert Green United States 74-69-72=215 +2
Jay Haas (a) United States 74-69-72=215
Joe Inman United States 72-72-71=215
T10 Miller Barber United States 74-71-71=216 +3
John Mahaffey United States 73-71-72=216
Rik Massengale United States 71-74-71=216
Eddie Pearce United States 75-71-70=216
Lee Trevino United States 72-69-75=216

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Lou Graham United States 74-72-68-73=287 +3 Playoff
John Mahaffey United States 73-71-72-71=287
T3 Frank Beard United States 74-69-67-78=288 +4 10,875
Ben Crenshaw United States 70-68-76-74=288
Hale Irwin United States 74-71-73-70=288
Bob Murphy United States 74-73-72-69=288
T7 Jack Nicklaus United States 72-70-75-72=289 +5 7,500
Peter Oosterhuis England 69-73-72-75=289
T9 Pat Fitzsimons United States 67-73-73-77=290 +6 5,000
Arnold Palmer United States 69-75-73-73=290
Tom Watson United States 67-68-78-77=290

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4
Graham E +1 +1 E E E E +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3
Mahaffey +3 +4 +4 +4 +3 +4 +4 +4 +4 +3 +3 +3 +4 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3
Beard −3 −2 −2 −2 −2 −1 E +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3 +4 +4
Crenshaw +1 +1 +1 +1 E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +4 +4
Irwin +4 +4 +4 +4 +3 +2 +2 +2 +3 +4 +4 +4 +4 +3 +3 +4 +4 +4
Murphy +6 +6 +6 +6 +5 +6 +6 +5 +5 +4 +4 +4 +5 +5 +4 +3 +3 +4
Nicklaus +3 +4 +4 +4 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3 +4 +5
Oosterhuis +1 +1 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +4 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5
Birdie Bogey Double bogey

Playoff

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Lou Graham United States 71 E 40,000
2 John Mahaffey United States 73 +2 20,000

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4
Graham E E +1 E −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −2 −1 −1 −1 E E
Mahaffey E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2