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1938 US Open

 

The 1938 U.S. Open was the 42nd time the tournament was played.

Winner: Ralph Guldahl, 284

Where it was played: Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado

Tournament dates: June 9-11, 1938

Leader after first round: Henry Picard and Jimmy Hines, 70

Leader after second round: Henry Picard, 140

Leader after third round: Dick Metz, 211

Notable Notes: Ralph Guldahl won his second consecutive U.S. Open title, beating Dick Metz by six shots. Metz was the third-round leader by four over Guldahl, but Guldahl shot 69 in the final round while Metz struggled to a 79. This U.S. Open is also notable as the one were a golfer named Ray Ainsley scored a 19 on one hole, the tournament record for highest one-hole score.

Final Scores
Ralph Guldahl 74-70-71-69--284
Dick Metz 73-68-70-79--290
Harry Cooper 76-69-76-71--292
Toney Penna 78-72-74-68--292
Byron Nelson 77-71-74-72--294
Emery Zimmerman 72-71-73-78--294
Frank Moore 79-73-72-71--295
Henry Picard 70-70-77-78--295
Paul Runyan 78-71-72-74--295
Gene Sarazen 74-74-75-73--296
Vic Ghezzi 79-71-75-72--297
Jimmy Hines 70-75-69-83--297
Denny Shute 77-71-72-77--297
George Von Elm 78-72-71-76--297
Willie Hunter Jr. 73-72-78-75--298
Olin Dutra 74-71-77-77--299
Jug McSpaden 76-67-74-82--299
Johnny Revolta 74-72-77-76--299
Jim Foulis 74-74-75-77--300
Horton Smith 80-73-73-74--300
Al Zimmerman 76-77-75-72--300
Charles Lacey 77-75-75-75--302
Tommy Armour 78-70-75-80--303
Al Huske 76-79-76-73--304
Johnny Rogers 71-76-73-84--304
Charles Sheppard 79-73-74-79--305
Joe Belfore 75-73-80-78--306
Stanley Kertes 77-72-82-75--306
Alvin Krueger 79-69-79-79--306
Ray Mangrum 77-77-73-79--306
Mike Turnesa 75-79-75-78--307
Vernon Allen 81-74-75-78--308
Art Bell 78-77-78-75--308
Neil Christian 75-80-79-74--308
Willie Macfarlane 79-73-78-78--308
Jimmy Thomson 82-70-77-79--308
Frank Walsh 75-77-80-76--308
Lawson Little 78-77-78-76--309
Levi Lynch 74-74-81-80--309
Sam Snead 77-76-76-80--309
Al Brosch 76-77-77-80--310
a-Art Doering 75-77-80-78--310
Willie Goggin 79-75-78-78--310
Bob Stupple 78-74-81-77--310
a-Wilford Wehrle 74-76-81-80--311
Bobby Cruickshank 83-71-73-85--312
Alex Follmer 74-76-81-81--312
Tony Manero 74-80-81-78--313
Mortie Dutra 78-74-85-77--314
a-Dick Chapman 74-77-83-81--315
Ed Dudley 77-77-78-83--315
Mike Murra 81-71-78-85--315
Herb Bowers 77-74-80-87--318
a-Ted Adams 74-80-86-81--321
a-Bob Babbish 78-75-86-83--322

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

 

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