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1983 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
1983 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 16–20, 1983
Location Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Course(s) Oakmont Country Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 6,972 yards (6,375 m)
Field 155 players, 71 after cut
Cut 151 (+9)
Prize fund $500,000
Winner’s share $72,000
Champion
Larry Nelson
280 (−4)
1982 1984

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 469 343 425 561 379 201 434 240 480 3,532 462 371 603 185 360 453 228 322 456 3,440 6,972
Par 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 5 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 35 71
  • 6,989 yards (6,391 m), par 71 – 1978 PGA Championship
  • 6,921 yards (6,329 m), par 71 – 1973 U.S. Open
  • 6,894 yards (6,304 m), par 71 – 1962 U.S. Open
  • 6,916 yards (6,324 m), par 72 – 1953 U.S. Open
  • 6,882 yards (6,293 m), par 72 – 1951 PGA Championship
  • 6,981 yards (6,383 m), par 72 – 1935 U.S. Open
  • 6,965 yards (6,369 m), par 72 – 1927 U.S. Open
  • 6,707 yards (6,133 m), par 74 – 1922 PGA Championship

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Tom Watson United States 1982 72 70 70 69 281 −3 2
David Graham Australia 1981 74 75 73 69 291 +7 T8
Andy North United States 1978 73 71 72 76 292 +8 T10
Gary Player South Africa 1965 73 74 76 71 294 +10 T20
Hale Irwin United States 1974, 1979 72 76 75 76 299 +15 T39
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967,
1972, 1980
73 74 77 76 300 +16 T43
Lou Graham United States 1975 71 77 78 76 302 +18 T50
Arnold Palmer United States 1960 74 75 78 76 303 +19 T60
Hubert Green United States 1977 74 74 76 79 303 +19 T60

Missed the cut

Player Country Year won R1 R2 Total To par
Jerry Pate United States 1976 78 74 152 +10
Johnny Miller United States 1973 78 76 154 +12

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Seve Ballesteros Spain 69 −2
John Mahaffey United States
Bob Murphy United States
4 Bruce Devlin Australia 70 −1
T5 Lou Graham United States 71 E
Bobby Wadkins United States
D. A. Weibring United States
T8 Jim Booros United States 72 +1
Frank Conner United States
Raymond Floyd United States
Hale Irwin United States
Jim Nelford Canada
Nick Price Zimbabwe
Joey Rassett United States
Lanny Wadkins United States
Tom Watson United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 John Mahaffey United States 69-72=141 −1
Joey Rassett United States 72-69=141
T3 Raymond Floyd United States 72-70=142 E
Tom Watson United States 72-70=142
T5 Seve Ballesteros Spain 69-74=143 +1
Calvin Peete United States 75-68=143
Hal Sutton United States 73-70=143
T8 Andy North United States 73-71=144 +2
David Ogrin United States 75-69=144
Scott Simpson United States 73-71=144

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Seve Ballesteros Spain 69-74-69=212 −1
Tom Watson United States 72-70-70=212
T3 Larry Nelson United States 75-73-65=213 E
Calvin Peete United States 75-68-70=213
5 Raymond Floyd United States 72-70-72=214 +1
6 Gil Morgan United States 73-72-70=215 +2
T7 Andy North United States 73-71-72=216 +3
Hal Sutton United States 73-70-73=216
T9 Ralph Landrum United States 75-73-69=217 +4
Roger Maltbie United States 76-72-69=217
Scott Simpson United States 73-71-73=217

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Larry Nelson United States 75-73-65-67=280 −4 72,000
2 Tom Watson United States 72-70-70-69=281 −3 44,000
3 Gil Morgan United States 73-72-70-68=283 −1 29,000
T4 Seve Ballesteros Spain 69-74-69-74=286 +2 17,968
Calvin Peete United States 75-68-70-73=286
6 Hal Sutton United States 73-70-73-71=287 +3 13,254
7 Lanny Wadkins United States 72-73-74-69=288 +4 12,088
T8 David Graham Australia 74-75-73-69=291 +7 10,711
Ralph Landrum United States 75-73-69-74=291
T10 Chip Beck United States 73-74-74-71=292 +8 8,976
Andy North United States 73-71-72-76=292
Craig Stadler United States 76-74-73-69=292

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 5 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4
Nelson E E −1 −1 −1 −2 −3 −2 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −5 −5 −4
Watson −1 −2 −3 −4 −4 −5 −4 −5 −6 −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −3
Morgan +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +2 +1 E E E E −1 −1 −1
Ballesteros −1 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −1 −1 −1 E E +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +3 +2
Peete +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 E E E +1 +2 +2 +2
Sutton +3 +3 +4 +3 +2 +2 +1 +2 +1 +3 +3 +4 +3 +2 +1 +2 +2 +3
Birdie Bogey Double bogey