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1978 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
1978 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 15–18, 1978
Location Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
Course(s) Cherry Hills Country Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 7,083 yards (6,477 m)
Field 153 players, 63 after cut
Cut 150 (+8)
Winner’s share $45,000
Champion
Andy North
285 (+1)
1977 1979

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 399 419 323 429 543 166 384 229 432 3,324 437 594 203 382 486 208 419 550 480 3,759 7,083
Par 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 4 35 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 36 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 69 74 75 70 288 +4 T4
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967, 1972 73 69 74 73 289 +5 T6
Gary Player South Africa 1965 71 71 70 77 289 +5 T6
Johnny Miller United States 1973 78 69 68 74 289 +5 T6
Lee Trevino United States 1968, 1971 72 71 75 73 291 +7 T12
Jerry Pate United States 1976 73 72 74 73 292 +8 T16
Billy Casper United States 1959, 1966 71 76 73 77 297 +13 T30
Lou Graham United States 1975 78 72 74 74 298 +14 T35
Gene Littler United States 1961 73 75 77 73 298 +14 T35

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 76 75 151 +9
Hubert Green United States 1977 76 76 152 +10

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Hale Irwin United States 69 −2
T2 Bobby Clampett (a) United States 70 −1
Andy North United States
J. C. Snead United States
T5 Bill Brask United States 71 E
Billy Casper United States
Al Geiberger United States
Phil Hancock United States
Gary Player South Africa
Dave Stockton United States
Bobby Wadkins United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Andy North United States 70-70=140 −2
T2 Jack Nicklaus United States 73-69=142 E
Gary Player South Africa 71-71=142
J. C. Snead United States 70-72=142
T5 Bobby Clampett (a) United States 70-73=143 +1
Mark Hayes United States 73-70=143
Hale Irwin United States 69-74=143
Lee Trevino United States 72-71=143
T9 Seve Ballesteros Spain 75-69=144 +2
Andy Bean United States 72-72=144
Phil Hancock United States 71-73=144
Joe Inman United States 72-72=144
Peter Oosterhuis England 72-72=144
Dave Stockton United States 71-73=144

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Andy North United States 70-70-71=211 −2
2 Gary Player South Africa 71-71-70=212 −1
T3 J. C. Snead United States 70-72-72=214 +1
Dave Stockton United States 71-73-70=214
T5 Seve Ballesteros Spain 75-69-71=215 +2
Andy Bean United States 72-72-71=215
Johnny Miller United States 78-69-68=215
T8 Tom Kite United States 73-73-70=216 +3
Billy Kratzert United States 72-74-70=216
Jack Nicklaus United States 73-69-74=216

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Andy North United States 70-70-71-74=285 +1 45,000
T2 J. C. Snead United States 70-72-72-72=286 +2 19,750
Dave Stockton United States 71-73-70-72=286
T4 Hale Irwin United States 69-74-75-70=288 +4 13,000
Tom Weiskopf United States 77-73-70-68=288
T6 Andy Bean United States 72-72-71-74=289 +5 7,548
Billy Kratzert United States 72-74-70-73=289
Johnny Miller United States 78-69-68-74=289
Jack Nicklaus United States 73-69-74-73=289
Gary Player South Africa 71-71-70-77=289
Tom Watson United States 74-75-70-70=289

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 4
North −2 −2 −2 −3 −4 −4 −4 −3 −2 −1 −2 −2 −3 −2 E E E +1
Snead +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 E E +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2
Stockton +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +2 +1 +1 +1 +2
Irwin +6 +6 +6 +6 +5 +4 +4 +5 +4 +5 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +4 +3 +4
Weiskopf +7 +7 +7 +7 +6 +6 +6 +6 +7 +6 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5 +4 +4
Player −1 E +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +3 +3 +4 +4 +4 +5 +5 +4 +5
Birdie Bogey Double bogey