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1976 US Open

 

The 1976 U.S. Open was the 76th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Jerry Pate, 277

Where it was played: Atlanta Athletics Club in Duluth, Georgia

Tournament dates: June 17-20, 1976

Leader after first round: Mike Reid, 67

Leader after second round: John Mahaffey, 138

Leader after third round: John Mahaffey, 207

Notable Notes: Jerry Pate's first win as a pro was a big one: this U.S. Open. He earned it by coming from two strokes off the lead entering the final round. John Mahaffey was the second- and third-round leader, but Mahaffey shot 73 in the final round while Pate carded a 68 to surge to the title.

Final Scores
Jerry Pate 71-69-69-68--277
Al Geiberger 70-69-71-69--279
Tom Weiskopf 73-70-68-68--279
Butch Baird 71-71-71-67--280
John Mahaffey 70-68-69-73--280
Hubert Green 72-70-71-69--282
Tom Watson 74-72-68-70--284
Lyn Lott 71-71-70-73--285
Ben Crenshaw 72-68-72-73--285
Johnny Miller 74-72-69-71--286
Rod Funseth 70-70-72-75--287
Jack Nicklaus 74-70-75-68--287
Raymond Floyd 70-75-71-72--288
Andy North 74-72-69-74--289
Mark Hayes 74-74-70-71--289
Don January 71-74-69-75--289
J.C. Snead 73-69-71-76--289
Mike Morley 71-71-70-77--289
Danny Edwards 73-75-70-72--290
Randy Glover 72-74-76-68--290
Dave Eichelberger 73-70-74-74--291
Larry Nelson 75-74-70-72--291
Joe Inman 75-73-74-70--292
Calvin Peete 76-69-74-73--292
Gary Player 72-77-73-70--292
Tom Jenkins 72-74-75-72--293
Hale Irwin 75-72-75-71--293
Wayne Levi 74-73-74-73--294
Bob E. Smith 72-75-74-73--294
Lou Graham 75-74-72-73--294
Barry Jaeckel 74-77-69-74--294
Grier Jones 76-69-71-78--294
Terry Diehl 71-72-76-76--295
Rik Massengale 70-78-70-77--295
Victor Regalado 75-76-71-74--296
Bobby Wadkins 76-72-72-76--296
Lee Elder 72-75-78-71--296
Charles Coody 75-76-70-76--297
Fuzzy Zoeller 72-75-73-77--297
John Gentile 77-74-73-73--297
Lon Hinkle 75-74-70-78--297
Miller Barber 76-72-79-70--297
Mike Shea 72-73-72-80--297
Kermit Zarley 75-73-75-75--298
Tom Purtzer 73-75-73-77--298
Tim Collins 73-76-72-77--298
Tommy Aaron 75-73-76-75--299
Bruce Lietzke 76-73-77-73--299
Eddie Pearce 80-71-76-72--299
Arnold Palmer 75-75-75-75--300
Carlton White 75-75-75-75--300
Gene Littler 76-75-71-78--300
a-John Fought 79-72-72-77--300
a-Mike Reid 67-81-80-72--300
Joey Dills 77-73-74-77--301
Jim Colbert 74-76-73-78--301
Peter Oosterhuis 73-75-74-79--301
Bob Gilder 75-74-75-78--302
John Jacobs 75-75-74-78--302
George Cadle 79-71-77-76--303
Bruce Devlin 75-73-81-74--303
a-Martin West 73-73-80-79--305
a-Bruce Douglass 73-76-75-81--305
Bobby Stroble 77-70-82-76--305
Gene Borek 74-74-76-83--307
Jim Ferree 76-73-80-82--311

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

 

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