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1951 US Open

 

The 1951 U.S. Open was the 51st time the tournament was played.

Winner: Ben Hogan, 287

Where it was played: Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Tournament dates: June 14-16, 1951

Leader after first round: Sam Snead, 71

Leader after second round: Bobby Locke, 144

Leader after third round: Bobby Locke and Jimmy Demaret, 218

Notable Notes: Ben Hogan shot the best round of the tournament, a 67, in the final round, including a birdie on the last hole. He won by two strokes over Clayton Heafner, whose own closing 69 combined with Hogan's 67 as the only two sub-70 rounds of the tournament. Third-round co-leader Bobby Locke slide to third, while the other Round 3 co-leader, Jimmy Demaret, struggled with a final-round 78.

Final Scores
Ben Hogan 76-73-71-67--287
Clayton Heafner 72-75-73-69--289
Bobby Locke 73-71-74-73--291
Julius Boros 74-74-71-74--293
Lloyd Mangrum 75-74-74-70--293
Al Besselink 72-77-72-73--294
Dave Douglas 75-70-75-74--294
Fred Hawkins 76-72-75-71--294
Paul Runyan 73-74-72-75--294
Al Brosch 73-74-76-72--295
Smiley Quick 73-76-74-72--295
Skee Riegel 75-76-71-73--295
Sam Snead 71-78-72-74--295
Jimmy Demaret 74-74-70-78--296
Lew Worsham 76-71-76-73--296
a-Charles Kocsis 75-74-76-72--297
Henry Ransom 74-74-76-73--297
Buck White 76-75-74-72--297
Raymond Gafford 76-74-74-74--298
Johnny Revolta 78-72-72-76--298
Charles Bassler 79-71-74-75--299
Joe Kirkwood Jr. 74-78-73-74--299
Marty Furgol 78-72-74-76--300
Cary Middlecoff 76-73-79-73--301
Ed "Porky" Oliver 81-71-77-72--301
Johnny Palmer 73-78-76-74--301
Henry Picard 78-73-78-72--301
Earl Stewart Jr. 74-74-78-75--301
Tommy Bolt 77-72-75-78--302
Roberto De Vicenzo 75-76-74-77--302
Fred Haas 77-75-77-73--302
George Kinsman 75-73-75-79--302
a-Sam Urzetta 78-71-78-75--302
a-Bo Wininger 75-71-77-79--302
Clarence Doser 74-76-77-76--303
Charles Klein 73-74-81-75--303
Gene Sarazen 74-76-76-77--303
Al Watrous 77-75-77-74--303
Sam Bernardi 73-76-77-78--304
a-Harvie Ward 74-76-78-76--304
Doug Ford 76-76-78-75--305
Bob Hamilton 74-77-79-76--306
Jack Harden 75-75-80-76--306
Gene Kunes 77-75-77-77--306
a-Dale Morey 76-75-75-80--306
a-Frank Stranahan 74-77-78-77--306
Dutch Harrison 73-78-78-78--307
Craig Wood 76-72-82-77--307
Sam Byrd 73-79-76-80--308
Bill Nary 77-75-77-79--308
Gene Webb 76-74-76-82--308
Johnny Bulla 80-70-82-77--309
a-James Funston 76-75-84-75--310
John Barnum 79-73-79-80--311
Claude Harmon 74-75-79-83--311

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

 

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