We take a look back at some of the US Open records ahead of the start of the 2020 tournament at Winged Foot.

US Open Records

We look at some US Open records ahead of the 2020 tournament at Winged Foot.

MOST VICTORIES

4 = Willie Anderson, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905

4= Bobby Jones, 1923, 1926, 1929, 1930

4 = Ben Hogan, 1948, 1950, 1951, 19534

4= Jack Nicklaus, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980

3 = Hale Irwin, 1974, 1979, 1990

3 = Tiger Woods, 2000, 2002, 2008

2 = Alex Smith, 1906, 1910

2 = John J. McDermott, 1911, 1912

2 = Walter Hagen, 1914, 1919

2 = Gene Sarazen, 1922, 1932

2 = Ralph Guldahl, 1937, 1938

2 = Cary Middlecoff, 1949, 1956

2 = Julius Boros, 1952, 1963

2 = Billy Casper, 1959, 1966

2 = Lee Trevino, 1969, 1971

2 = Andy North, 1978, 1985

2 = Curtis Strange, 1988, 1989

2 = Ernie Els, 1994, 1997

2 = Lee Janzen, 1993, 1998

2 = Payne Stewart, 1991, 1999

2 = Retief Goosen, 2001, 2004

2 = Brooks Koepka, 2017, 2018

CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES

3 = Willie Anderson, 1903, 1904, 1905

2 = John J. McDermott, 1911, 1912

2 = Bobby Jones, 1929, 1930

2 = Ralph Guldahl, 1937, 1938

2 = Ben Hogan, 1950, 1951

2 = Curtis Strange, 1988, 1989

2 = Brooks Koepka, 2017, 2018

Koepka celebrating the defence of his US Open title in 2018 (Getty Images)

MOST TIMES RUNNER-UP

6 = Phil Mickelson (1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2013)

4 = Bobby Jones (1922, 1924, 1925, 1928)

4 = Sam Snead (1937, 1947, 1949, 1953)

4 = Jack Nicklaus (1960, 1968, 1971, 1982)

4 = Arnold Palmer (1962, 1963, 1966, 1967)

MOST TOP-TEN FINISHES

18 = Jack Nicklaus

16 = Walter Hagen

15 = Ben Hogan

14 = Gene Sarazen

13 = Arnold Palmer

12 = Sam Snead

11 = Willie Anderson

11 = Tom Watson

11 = Alex Smith

11 = Julius Boros

10 = Bobby Jones

MOST CONSECUTIVE TOP-10 FINISHES

7 = Stewart Gardner (1900-06)

7 = Bobby Jones (1920-26)

7 = Ben Hogan (1950-56)

MOST CONSECUTIVE TOP-5 FINISHES

6 = Bobby Jones (1921-26)

6 = Willie Anderson (1901-1906)

5 = Alex Smith (1905-1910)

5 = Willie Smith (1898-1902)

US Open records

Rory McIlroy poses with his trophy on a green at Holywood Golf Club on June 22, 2011. Credit: Getty Images

LOWEST SCORE THROUGH 72 HOLES

268 = Rory McIlroy (65-66-68-69), 2011

271 = Martin Kaymer (65-65-72-69), 2014

272 = Jack Nicklaus (63-71-70-68), 1980

272 = Lee Janzen (67-67-69-69), 1993

272 = Tiger Woods (65-69-71-67), 2000

272 = Jim Furyk (67-66-67-72), 2003

272 = Brooks Koepka (67-70-68-67), 2017

MOST STROKES UNDER PAR

16 = Rory McIlroy, 2011

16 = Brooks Koepka, 2017

12 = Tiger Woods, 2000

9 = Martin Kaymer, 2014

MOST STROKES UNDER PAR AT ANT STAGE OF A TOURNAMENT

17 = Rory McIlroy (fourth round), 2011

12 = Tiger Woods (fourth round), 2000

12 = Gil Morgan (third round), 1992

LOWEST ROUNDS

63 (8 under) = Johnny Miller, final round, 1973

63 (7 under) = Jack Nicklaus, first round, 1980

63 (7 under) = Tom Weiskopf, first round, 1980

63 (7 under) = Vijay Singh, second round, 2003

63 (9 under) = Justin Thomas, third round, 2017

63 (7 under) = Tommy Fleetwood, final round, 2017

HIGHEST WINNING SCORE

331 = Willie Anderson, 1901 (won in play-off)

OLDEST CHAMPION

Hale Irwin, 45 years, 15 days (1990)

YOUNGEST CHAMPION

John McDermott, 19 years, 315 days (1911)

OLDEST PLAYER TO MAKE CUT

Sam Snead, 61 (1973)

MOST CONSECUTIVE OPENS STARTED

Jack Nicklaus, 44 (1957 – 2000)

LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY

Tiger Woods, 15 strokes (2000) an all-time Major record

MOST FREQUENT HOST VENUES

Oakmont Country Club, 9 Opens (1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016)

Baltusrol Golf Club, 7 Opens (1903, 1915, 1936, 1954, 1967, 1980, 1993)

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