US Open History and Records

US Open History and Records

Established: 1895

Most wins: 4 – Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus

Most times hosted: Oakmont Country Club – 9 (2016, 2007,1994,1983,1973,1962,1953,1935,1927)

Lowest aggregate score: 268 (Rory McIlroy 2011, Congressional Country Club)

Lowest score to par: -16 (Rory McIlroy, 2011, Congressional Country Club)

Oldest winner: Hale Irwin – 45 years and 15 days, 1990

Youngest winner: John McDermott – 19 years, 10 months and 14 days, 1911

Largest margin of victory: Tiger Woods – 15 shots, 2000 Pebble Beach

Most runner-up finishes: Phil Mickelson, 6

Most consecutive US Opens played: Jack Nicklaus, 44 between 1957 – 2000

Most consecutive victories: 3 – Willie Anderson, 1903 – 1905

Tiger Woods is going for his fourth US Open victory at Shinnecock Hills. Check out his record in the tournament here.

US Open Trophy

There have been two official US Open trophies - and neither of them will be presented to the winner at Shinnecock Hills.

US Open Low Amateurs

In this article we take a trip down memory lane to look at who has been the low amateur of the US Open and where they are now.

most us open wins

Four men top the lost with four wins apiece - but should one of them be considered to have won a fifth 'US Open'?

US Open records

We take a look back at some US Open records ahead of the start of the 2016 US Open at Oakmont

A look at some of the key dates in the history of the US Open ahead of the 114th US Open at Pinehurst

US Open by the numbers

2016 US Open by the numbers +5 – Angel Cabrera’s winning total in 2007. Of all the players who made the cut, only eight were able to compile sub-par rounds…

With the US Open at Pinehurst just around the corner, Golf Monthly takes a look at some facts and figures surrounding the tournament

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A list of all the past Us Open champions since the tournament's inauguration at Newport Golf Club in 1895

Get the A-Z of the 2009 US Open golf championship at Bethpage Black from Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Torrey Pines to USPGA, Padraig Harrington and Phil Mickelson.

US Open: Recent years

The US Open golf tournament has been a regular event in the American golfing calendar since 1895, and has always provided a stern test to even the finest players. Multiple…

The US Open golf tournament has been a regular event in the American golfing calendar since 1895, and has always provided a stern test to even the finest players. Multiple…