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1997 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
1997 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 12–15, 1997
Location Bethesda, Maryland
Course(s) Congressional Country Club
Blue Course
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,213 yards (6,596 m)
Field 156 players, 84 after cut
Cut 147 (+7)
Prize fund $2,600,000
Winner’s share $465,000
Champion
Ernie Els
276 (−4)
1996 1998

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 402 235 455 434 407 475 174 362 607 3,551 466 415 187 461 439 583 441 480 190 3,662 7,213
Par 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 35 4 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 35 70

Past champions in the field

Made the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Ernie Els South Africa 1994 71 67 69 69 276 −4 1
Payne Stewart United States 1991 71 73 73 71 288 +8 T28
Fuzzy Zoeller United States 1984 72 73 69 74 288 +8 T28
Lee Janzen United States 1993 72 73 75 73 293 +13 T52
Jack Nicklaus United States 1962, 1967,
1972, 1980
73 71 75 74 293 +13 T52
Hale Irwin United States 1974, 1979, 1990 70 73 76 74 293 +13 T52
Steve Jones United States 1996 72 75 69 79 295 +15 T60
Tom Watson United States 1982 72 74 72 78 296 +16 64
Tom Kite United States 1992 75 69 82 72 298 +18 T68

Missed the cut

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Corey Pavin United States 1995 74 74 148 +8
Scott Simpson United States 1987 76 73 149 +9
Larry Nelson United States 1983 74 75 149 +9
Curtis Strange United States 1988, 1989 79 71 150 +10

Round summaries

First round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Colin Montgomerie Scotland 65 −5
T2 Steve Stricker United States 66 −4
Hal Sutton United States
T4 Tom Lehman United States 67 −3
Mark McNulty Zimbabwe
T6 Hideki Kase Japan 68 −2
Dave Schreyer United States
T8 Justin Leonard United States 69 −1
Jeff Sluman United States
T10 Mike Brisky United States 70 E
Hale Irwin United States
Joel Kribel (a) United States
Larry Mize United States
David Ogrin United States
Craig Parry Australia
Chris Perry United States
David White United States

Second round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Tom Lehman United States 67-70=137 −3
T2 Stewart Cink United States 71-67=138 −2
Ernie Els South Africa 71-67=138
T4 Scott Hoch United States 71-68=139 −1
Jeff Maggert United States 73-66=139
David Ogrin United States 70-69=139
Hal Sutton United States 66-73=139
8 Mark McNulty Zimbabwe 67-73=140 E
T9 Scott Dunlap United States 75-66=141 +1
Kelly Gibson United States 72-69=141
Hideki Kase Japan 68-73=141
Justin Leonard United States 69-72=141
Colin Montgomerie Scotland 65-76=141
Loren Roberts United States 72-69=141
Dave Schreyer United States 68-73=141
Jeff Sluman United States 69-72=141
Tommy Tolles United States 74-67=141
Tiger Woods United States 74-67=141

Third round

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Tom Lehman United States 67-70-68=205 −5
T2 Ernie Els South Africa 71-67-69=207 −3
Jeff Maggert United States 73-66-68=207
4 Colin Montgomerie Scotland 65-76-67=208 −2
T5 Jay Haas United States 73-69-68=210 E
David Ogrin United States 70-69-71=210
Tommy Tolles United States 74-67-69=210
T8 Billy Andrade United States 75-67-69=211 +1
Olin Browne United States 71-71-69=211
Jim Furyk United States 74-68-69=211
Scott Hoch United States 71-68-72=211

Final round

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Ernie Els South Africa 71-67-69-69=276 −4 465,000
2 Colin Montgomerie Scotland 65-76-67-69=277 −3 275,000
3 Tom Lehman United States 67-70-68-73=278 −2 172,828
4 Jeff Maggert United States 73-66-68-74=281 +1 120,454
T5 Olin Browne United States 71-71-69-71=282 +2 79,875
Jim Furyk United States 74-68-69-71=282
Jay Haas United States 73-69-68-72=282
Tommy Tolles United States 74-67-69-72=282
Bob Tway United States 71-71-70-70=282
T10 Scott Hoch United States 71-68-72-72=283 +3 56,949
Scott McCarron United States 73-71-69-70=283
David Ogrin United States 70-69-71-73=283

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 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3
Els −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −2 −3 −4 −3 −4 −4 −5 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4
Montgomerie −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −2 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −3
Lehman −5 −5 −4 −3 −4 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −4 −3 −2 −2
Maggert −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −2 E +1
Browne +1 +1 +2 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 E E +1 +2 +2
Furyk +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +2
Haas −1 −1 −2 −2 E E E E −1 −1 −1 −1 −1 E E E +2 +2
Tolles −1 −1 E E E −1 −1 −1 −1 E E E E +1 E +1 +2 +2
Tway +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2
Birdie Bogey Double bogey