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1965 US Open

 

The 1965 U.S. Open was the 65th time the tournament was played. It was decided in an 18-hole playoff.

Winner: Gary Player, 282

Where it was played: Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri

Tournament dates: June 17-21, 1965

Leader after first round: Kel Nagle, 68

Leader after second round: Gary Player, 140

Leader after third round: Gary Player, 201

Notable Notes: South African Gary Player and Australian Kel Nagle tied at 282 and played an 18-hole playoff. Player dominated the playoff, taking a 5-stroke lead after just eight holes before winning 71 to 74. Afterward, Player donated his entire winner's check to cancer research and junior golf programs.

Final Scores
Gary Player 70-70-71-71--282
Kel Nagle 68-73-72-69--282
Frank Beard 74-69-70-71--284
Julius Boros 72-75-70-70--287
Al Geiberger 70-76-70-71--287
Bruce Devlin 72-73-72-71--288
Raymond Floyd 72-72-76-68--288
Tony Lema 72-74-73-70--289
Gene Littler 73-71-73-72--289
Dudley Wysong 72-75-70-72--289
a-Deane Beman 69-73-76-72--290
Mason Rudolph 69-72-73-76--290
Doug Sanders 77-73-69-71--290
Billy Maxwell 76-73-71-71--291
Steve Oppermann 72-77-73-70--292
Gay Brewer 72-74-71-76--293
Billy Casper 73-73-76-72--294
Charles Huckaby 73-74-73-74--294
George Knudson 80-69-73-72--294
Bob Verwey 73-74-75-72--294
Gardner Dickinson 77-73-71-74--295
Eric Monti 76-71-75-73--295
Lou Graham 70-77-76-73--296
Wes Ellis 73-76-77-71--297
Labron Harris Jr. 74-76-74-73--297
Ted Kroll 76-74-72-75--297
Sam Snead 75-71-77-74--297
Dutch Harrison 78-72-72-76--298
Tommy Jacobs 76-71-74-77--298
Dean Refram 71-79-72-76--298
Terry Wilcox 74-73-73-78--298
Miller Barber 72-76-74-77--299
Bruce Crampton 74-76-72-77--299
Gordon Jones 71-74-75-79--299
Jack Nicklaus 78-72-73-76--299
Duff Lawrence 73-73-75-79--300
Dan Sikes 72-78-75-75--300
Bob Rosburg 73-75-75-78--301
a-Ed Tutwiler 77-73-76-75--301
Rex Baxter 70-75-79-78--302
Chi Chi Rodriguez 78-72-77-75--302
Dick Hendrickson 74-76-72-80--302
Tom Weiskopf 76-72-77-77--302
Dick Hart 74-75-80-74--303
Jack Lumpkin 74-74-74-81--303
Bill Ogden 75-73-79-76--303
Sam Carmichael 76-74-76-78--304
Paul Kelly 75-74-78-78--305
Robert Reith 73-76-73-83--305
Franklin Keller 77-73-79-78--307

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

 

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