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1928 US Open

 

The 1928 U.S. Open was the 32nd time the tournament was played. Johnny Farrell beat Bobby Jones in a 36-hole playoff.

Winner: Johnny Farrell, 294

Where it was played: Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Illinois

Tournament dates: June 21-24, 1928

Leader after first round: Henry Cuici and Frank Ball, 70

Leader after second round: Bobby Jones, 144

Leader after third round: Bobby Jones, 217

Notable Notes: Johnny Farrell made up a 5-shot deficit in the final round, catching Bobby Jones by shooting 72 to Jones' 77. That sent the two of them into a 36-hole playoff for the championship. Farrell led by three strokes after the first 18, and while Jones rallied in the second 18 he couldn't catch Farrell. Farrell won the playoff by one shot, 143 to 144.

Final Scores
Johnny Farrell 77-74-71-72--294
a-Bobby Jones 73-71-73-77--294
Roland Hancock 74-77-72-72--295
Walter Hagen 75-72-73-76--296
a-George Von Elm 74-72-76-74--296
Henry Ciuci 70-77-72-80--299
Waldo Crowder 74-74-76-75--299
Ed Dudley 77-79-68-75--299
Bill Leach 72-74-73-80--299
Gene Sarazen 78-76-73-72--299
Denny Shute 75-73-79-72--299
Macdonald Smith 75-77-75-72--299
Joe Turnesa 74-77-74-74--299
Al Espinosa 74-74-77-75--300
Willie Macfarlane 73-74-73-80--300
Tommy Armour 76-75-77-73--301
Jack Forrester 77-76-75-74--302
Billy Burke 74-79-73-77--303
Neil Christian 80-78-74-71--303
Leo Diegel 72-79-75-77--303
Charles Hilgendorf 76-77-79-71--303
Frank Ball 70-81-78-75--304
Archie Compston 76-81-75-72--304
a-Jimmy Johnston 77-75-79-73--304
Harry Hampton 77-76-72-80--305
Leonard Schmutte 71-81-75-78--305
Frank Walsh 74-74-80-78--306
Willie Hunter Jr. 73-83-73-78--307
Felix Serafin 75-76-77-79--307
Horton Smith 72-79-76-80--307
Jack Burke Sr. 77-73-75-83--308
Emmett French 81-73-80-74--308
a-Rudolph Knepper 81-74-77-76--308
Irwin Ottman 75-81-78-74--308
Johnny Golden 72-78-75-84--309
James Barnes 73-80-78-79--310
Aubrey Boomer 75-77-80-78--310
George Christ 78-75-82-75--310
Eddie Loos 80-77-76-77--310
Sonny Rouse 78-79-78-75--310
Jock Hutchison 76-81-75-79--311
Joe Kirkwood 80-78-77-76--311
Tony Manero 80-77-81-73--311
Fred McLeod 73-76-84-78--311
Al Watrous 77-75-78-81--311
Willie Klein 79-77-77-79--312
Jack Tarrant 76-79-84-73--312
Craig Wood 79-70-82-81--312
Al Ciuci 76-78-79-80--313
Bill Mehlhorn 80-77-86-70--313
Charles Guest 80-75-79-80--314
a-Rial Rolfe 82-74-79-79--314
Francis Gallett 78-77-78-82--315
Johnny Jones 73-79-82-81--315
Ralph Kingsrud 77-78-80-80--315
Jack Gordon 79-78-77-82--316
P.O. Hart 76-80-79-81--316
Walter Kossman 77-81-78-80--316
a-Clarence Wolff 75-78-79-85--317
Fred Morrison 73-82-77-86--318
Chick Trout 79-79-83-78--319
Chet Beer 76-82-77-90--325
Paul Runyan 78-80-88-81--327

Related pages:
List of all winners of U.S. Open

 

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