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1968 US Open

 

The 1968 U.S. Open was the 68th time the tournament was played, and it was the site of Lee Trevino's first major championship victory.

Winner: Lee Trevino, 275

Where it was played: Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York

Tournament dates: June 13-16, 1968

Leader after first round: Bert Yancey, 67

Leader after second round: Bert Yancey, 140

Leader after third round: Bert Yancey, 205

Notable Notes: Bert Yancey led the first three rounds, and set a then-tournament record of 205 for three rounds. Only problem: Lee Trevino was still only a stroke behind. In the final round, Trevino held his nerve with a 69, while Yancey lost his with a 76. Trevino's first win in a major championship was by four strokes.

Final Scores
Lee Trevino 69-68-69-69--275
Jack Nicklaus 72-70-70-67--279
Bert Yancey 67-68-70-76--281
Bobby Nichols 74-71-68-69--282
Don Bies 70-70-75-69--284
Steve Spray 73-75-71-65--284
Bob Charles 73-69-72-71--285
Jerry Pittman 73-67-74-71--285
Gay Brewer 71-71-75-69--286
Billy Casper 75-68-71-72--286
Bruce Devlin 71-69-75-71--286
Al Geiberger 72-74-68-72--286
Sam Snead 73-71-74-68--286
Dave Stockton 72-73-69-72--286
Dan Sikes 71-71-73-72--287
George Archer 74-72-73-69--288
Julius Boros 71-71-71-75--288
Charles Coody 69-71-72-76--288
Rod Funseth 74-72-69-73--288
Dave Hill 74-68-74-72--288
Gary Player 76-69-70-73--288
Mac McLendon 72-76-70-71--289
Hugh Royer Jr. 75-72-73-69--289
Miller Barber 74-68-78-70--290
Roberto De Vicenzo 72-76-72-70--290
Bob Erickson 75-68-72-75--290
Don January 71-75-71-73--290
Bob Lunn 74-73-73-70--290
Pat Schwab 76-70-75-69--290
Tom Weiskopf 75-72-70-73--290
Larry Ziegler 71-71-74-74--290
Bill Collins 71-72-76-72--291
Terry Dill 74-71-73-73--291
Dave Marr 70-72-74-75--291
Bob Murphy 76-71-70-74--291
Charles Sifford 75-69-75-72--291
Harold Henning 75-68-76-73--292
Doug Sanders 73-72-73-74--292
Billy Farrell 70-72-74-77--293
Gibby Gilbert 73-72-76-72--293
Bob Goalby 76-71-73-73--293
Mac Hunter 75-73-74-71--293
Al Balding 70-76-71-77--294
Dave Eichelberger 74-73-76-71--294
Labron Harris Jr. 70-72-77-75--294
Bruce Crampton 75-72-75-73--295
Bob Dickson 76-70-75-74--295
Ronnie Reif 72-74-74-76--296
Robert Stone 75-72-75-74--296
Monty Kaser 73-72-75-77--297
Art Wall 74-74-75-74--297
Frank Beard 76-72-73-77--298
Homero Blancas 72-75-74-77--298
Billy Maxwell 72-74-78-74--298
Kel Nagle 72-75-76-75--298
Gene Borek 73-74-76-76--299
Paul Harney 74-73-78-75--300
a-Dick Siderowf 71-76-76-77--300
Arnold Palmer 73-74-79-75--301
Al Chandler 74-72-78-78--302
a-Jack Lewis 73-75-80-74--302
Johnny Pott 76-72-76-79--303
a-Jim Simons 75-73-81-81--310

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

 

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