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1949 US Open

 

The 1949 U.S. Open was the 49th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Cary Middlecoff, 286

Where it was played: Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois

Tournament dates: June 9-11, 1949

Leader after first round: Les Kennedy, 69

Leader after second round: Al Brosch, 141

Leader after third round: Cary Middlecoff, 211

Notable Notes: Despite shooting 75 in the final round, Cary Middlecoff won by one stroke over Clayton Heafner (73) and Sam Snead (70). It was the first of two wins at the U.S. Open for Middlecoff.

Final Scores
Cary Middlecoff 75-67-69-75--286
Clayton Heafner 72-71-71-73--287
Sam Snead 73-73-71-70--287
Bobby Locke 74-71-73-71--289
Jim Turnesa 78-69-70-72--289
Dave Douglas 74-73-70-73--290
Buck White 74-68-70-78--290
Pete Cooper 71-73-74-73--291
Claude Harmon 71-72-74-74--291
Johnny Palmer 71-75-72-73--291
Eric Monti 75-72-70-75--292
Herschel Spears 76-71-71-74--292
Al Brosch 70-71-73-79--293
Johnny Bulla 73-75-72-74--294
Lloyd Mangrum 74-74-70-76--294
a-Skee Riegel 72-75-73-74--294
Harry Todd 76-72-73-73--294
Ellsworth Vines 73-72-71-78--294
Fred Haas 74-73-73-75--295
Les Kennedy 69-74-79-73--295
Gene Webb 73-77-70-75--295
Ralph Guldahl 71-75-73-77--296
Jim Ferrier 74-75-74-74--297
Chick Harbert 70-78-75-74--297
Jack Isaacs 73-73-74-77--297
Horton Smith 72-75-74-76--297
Skip Alexander 76-72-77-73--298
Herman Barron 70-78-76-74--298
Sam Bernardi 80-69-76-73--298
Jack Burke Jr. 74-74-75-75--298
Charles Farlow 70-77-76-75--298
a-James McHale Jr. 72-76-74-76--298
Craig Wood 76-73-76-73--298
Lew Worsham 71-76-71-80--298
George Fazio 73-77-70-79--299
Leland Gibson 75-72-73-79--299
Sam Byrd 75-73-74-78--300
Vic Ghezzi 78-72-75-75--300
Mike Pavella 75-75-76-74--300
Jimmy Thomson 75-72-76-77--300
a-James Frisina 76-74-72-79--301
Bobby Cruickshank 71-75-79-77--302
Raymond Gafford 76-73-78-75--302
"Bus" Peele 71-79-75-77--302
a-John Wagner 72-77-79-76--304
Ray Hill 75-74-78-78--305
Otto Greiner 74-74-76-82--306

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

 

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