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1980 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
1980 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 12–15, 1980
Location Springfield, New Jersey
Course(s) Baltusrol Golf Club,
Lower Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,076 yards (6,470 m)
Field 156 players, 63 after cut
Cut 146 (+6)
Prize fund $356,700
Winner’s share $55,000
Champion
Jack Nicklaus
272 (−8)
1979 1981

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 465 377 438 194 388 470 470 374 205 3,381 454 428 193 393 409 430 216 630 542 3,695 7,076
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 34 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 5 36 70
  • 7,015 yards (6,415 m), par 70 – 1967 U.S. Open
  • 7,027 yards (6,425 m), par 70 – 1954 U.S. Open
  • 6,866 yards (6,278 m), par 72 – 1936 U.S. Open (Upper Course)

  • 6,212 yards (5,680 m), par 74 – 1915 U.S. Open (Old Course)
  • 6,003 yards (5,489 m), par – 1903 U.S. Open (Old Course)
    The Old Course was plowed under in 1918

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967, 1972 63 71 70 68 272 −8 1
Hale Irwin United States 1974, 1979 70 70 73 69 282 +2 T8
Andy North United States 1978 68 75 72 67 282 +2 T8
Lee Trevino United States 1968, 1971 68 73 69 74 284 +4 T12
Hubert Green United States 1977 73 73 65 77 288 +8 T32
Gene Littler United States 1961 72 68 75 75 290 +10 T38
Lou Graham United States 1975 73 71 72 77 293 +13 T51
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 73 73 77 78 301 +21 63

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Johnny Miller United States 1973 72 75 147 +7
Gary Player South Africa 1965 77 72 149 +9
Jerry Pate United States 1976 77 73 150 +10

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Jack Nicklaus United States 63 −7
Tom Weiskopf United States
T3 Keith Fergus United States 66 −4
Mark Hayes United States
Lon Hinkle United States
T6 Raymond Floyd United States 67 −3
Jay Haas United States
Calvin Peete United States
T9 Isao Aoki Japan 68 −2
Mark Lye United States
Andy North United States
Lee Trevino United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Jack Nicklaus United States 63-71=134 −6
T2 Isao Aoki Japan 68-68=136 −4
Keith Fergus United States 66-70=136
Lon Hinkle United States 66-70=136
Mike Reid United States 69-67=136
6 Mark Hayes United States 66-71=137 −3
T7 Pat McGowan United States 69-69=138 −2
Tom Weiskopf United States 63-75=138
T9 Peter Jacobsen United States 70-69=139 −1
Tom Watson United States 71-68=139

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Isao Aoki Japan 68-68-68=204 −6
Jack Nicklaus United States 63-71-70=204
3 Lon Hinkle United States 66-70-69=205 −5
T4 Keith Fergus United States 66-70-70=206 −4
Mark Hayes United States 66-71-69=206
Tom Watson United States 71-68-67=206
7 Craig Stadler United States 73-67-69=209 −1
T8 Mike Morley United States 73-68-69=210 E
Lee Trevino United States 68-73-69=210
T10 Bruce Devlin Australia 71-70-70=211 +1
Hubert Green United States 73-73-65=211
Jay Haas United States 67-74-70=211
Peter Jacobsen United States 70-69-72=211
Pat McGowan United States 69-69-73=211
Mike Reid United States 69-67-75=211
Bill Rogers United States 69-72-70=211

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Jack Nicklaus United States 63-71-70-68=272 −8 55,000
2 Isao Aoki Japan 68-68-68-70=274 −6 29,500
T3 Keith Fergus United States 66-70-70-70=276 −4 17,400
Lon Hinkle United States 66-70-69-71=276
Tom Watson United States 71-68-67-70=276
T6 Mark Hayes United States 66-71-69-74=280 E 11,950
Mike Reid United States 69-67-75-69=280
T8 Hale Irwin United States 70-70-73-69=282 +2 8,050
Mike Morley United States 73-68-69-72=282
Andy North United States 68-75-72-67=282
Ed Sneed United States 72-70-70-70=282

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 5
Nicklaus −6 −6 −7 −6 −6 −6 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −7 −8
Aoki −6 −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −3 −4 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −5 −6
Fergus −4 −4 −3 −4 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −4
Hinkle −5 −5 −5 −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4
Watson −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −4
Hayes −3 −3 −3 −2 −2 −2 −1 −1 E −1 E E E E E E E E
Reid +1 +2 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 E E
Birdie Bogey