100 Years of the U.S. Open
Read about the rich and varied history of the tournament, and observe the evolution of both the sport itself and its premier event. Follow the triumphs of Bobby Jones and Ben Hogan, be witness to both the Open and Arnold Palmer achieving national prominence with the advent of televised golf, relive Payne Stewart's glorious putt in 1999 that secured his second Open title, and watch Ernie Els and Lee Janzen assert their supremacy in the 1990s, as between them they win four of the last seven Opens.
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Arnold Palmer back nine Baltusrol Golf Club beat began Ben Hogan birdie putt Bobby Jones Boros British Open Casper clubhouse course Curtis Strange eighteen eighteenth hole fairway favorite feet fifteenth final round finished five Fleck four strokes fourth round front nine Gene Sarazen golf ball golf history golfers green Hale Irwin HILLS COUNTRY CLUB Hogan Jack Nicklaus Janzen leaderboard lost McDermott Merion Middlecoff Miller national championship Nelson nine holes Oakland Hills OAKMONT COUNTRY CLUB Open champion Open title Ouimet par-five par-four Pebble Beach Player playoff professional golf putter Ralph Guldahl rough score second round second shot seventeenth hole shooting Simpson sixteenth hole Snead strokes back swing t/ie tee shot tenth hole third round three strokes tour Travers Trevino trophy twelfth hole U.S. Amateur U.S. Open USGA Vardon Venturi victory Walter Hagen Watson Willie Anderson win the Open winner won the U.S. yards