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1996 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
1996 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 13–16, 1996
Location Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Course(s) Oakland Hills Country Club
South Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,974 yards (6,377 m)
Field 156 players, 108 after cut
Cut 148 (+8)
Prize fund $2.4 million
Winner’s share $425,000
Champion
Steve Jones
278 (−2)
1995 1997

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 433 523 194 430 455 356 405 440 220 3,456 450 399 560 170 471 400 403 200 465 3,518 6,974
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 35 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 35 70
  • 6,996 yards (6,397 m), par 70 – 1985 U.S. Open
  • 7,014 yards (6,414 m), par 70 – 1979 PGA Championship
  • 7,054 yards (6,450 m), par 70 – 1972 PGA Championship
  • 6,907 yards (6,316 m), par 70 – 1961 U.S. Open
  • 6,927 yards (6,334 m), par 70 – 1951 U.S. Open
  • 7,037 yards (6,435 m), par 72 – 1937 U.S. Open
  • 6,880 yards (6,291 m), par 72 – 1924 U.S. Open

Past champions in the field

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Ernie Els South Africa 1994 72 67 72 70 281 +1 T5
Lee Janzen United States 1993 68 75 71 69 283 +3 T10
Tom Watson United States 1982 70 71 71 72 284 +4 T13
Curtis Strange United States 1988, 1989 74 73 71 69 287 +7 T27
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967,
1972, 1980
72 74 69 72 287 +7 T27
Payne Stewart United States 1991 67 71 76 73 287 +7 T27
Scott Simpson United States 1987 70 71 76 72 289 +9 T40
Corey Pavin United States 1995 73 70 72 74 289 +9 T40
Hale Irwin United States 1974, 1979, 1990 72 71 73 74 290 +10 T50
Tom Kite United States 1992 76 71 72 75 294 +14 T82

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Woody Austin United States 67 −3
Payne Stewart United States
T3 Lee Janzen United States 68 −2
John Morse United States
T5 Paul Azinger United States 69 −1
David Berganio Jr. United States
Stewart Cink United States
Bob Ford United States
Frank Nobilo New Zealand
Masashi Ozaki Japan
Philip Walton Ireland
Gary Trivisonno United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Payne Stewart United States 67-71=138 −2
T2 Woody Austin United States 67-72=139 −1
Ernie Els South Africa 72-67=139
Greg Norman Australia 73-66=139
T5 Ken Green United States 73-67=140 E
Steve Jones United States 74-66=140
Davis Love III United States 71-69=140
Frank Nobilo New Zealand 69-71=140
Sam Torrance Scotland 71-69=140
T10 Billy Andrade United States 72-69=141 +1
David Berganio Jr. United States 69-72=141
John Cook United States 70-71=141
John Daly United States 72-69=141
Jim Furyk United States 72-69=141
Neal Lancaster United States 74-67=141
Masashi Ozaki Japan 69-72=141
Scott Simpson United States 70-71=141
Tom Watson United States 70-71=141

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Tom Lehman United States 71-72-65=208 −2
2 Steve Jones United States 74-66-69=209 −1
T3 Davis Love III United States 71-69-70=210 E
John Morse United States 68-74-68=210
Frank Nobilo New Zealand 69-71-70=210
T6 Woody Austin United States 67-72-72=211 +1
Ernie Els South Africa 72-67-72=211
Jim Furyk United States 72-69-70=211
Colin Montgomerie Scotland 70-72-69=211
Sam Torrance Scotland 71-69-71=211

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Steve Jones United States 74-66-69-69=278 −2 425,000
T2 Tom Lehman United States 71-72-65-71=279 −1 204,801
Davis Love III United States 71-69-70-69=279
4 John Morse United States 68-74-68-70=280 E 111,235
T5 Ernie Els South Africa 72-67-72-70=281 +1 84,965
Jim Furyk United States 72-69-70-70=281
T7 Ken Green United States 73-67-72-70=282 +2 66,295
Scott Hoch United States 73-71-71-67=282
Vijay Singh Fiji 71-72-70-69=282
T10 Lee Janzen United States 68-75-71-69=283 +3 52,591
Colin Montgomerie Scotland 70-72-69-72=283
Greg Norman Australia 73-66-74-70=283

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4
Jones −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −2 −3 −3 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −2 −2
Lehman −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −4 −4 −4 −3 −3 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −1
Love E −1 −1 E E E E −1 −1 E −1 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −2 −1
Morse E E E E E −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −2 −1 −1 −2 −1 −1 E
Els +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +1 E +1 +2 +2 +3 +2 +2 +3 +2 +2 +1 +1
Furyk +1 E E E E E +1 +2 +2 +2 +1 E E E E −1 E +1
Nobilo −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −1 −1 −1 E +2 +3 +3 +4
Birdie Bogey Double Bogey