US Open Winners: All the Golfers Who've Lifted the Trophy

Year-by-year champions, plus playoff results at the US Open Golf Tournament

Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus (pictured in 1990) was a four-time U.S. Open winner. Stephen Munday/Getty Images Sport/Getty Images

Below is the full list of winners of the U.S. Open, dating back to the tournament's beginning in 1895. The U.S. Open is the USGA's national championship and the second-oldest of golf's four professional major championships.

Winners of Multiple US Opens

Before we see the full list, here are all the golfers who've won the tournament two or more times:

  • 4 - Willie Anderson, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905
  • 4 - Bobby Jones, 1923, 1926, 1929, 1930
  • 4 - Ben Hogan, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953
  • 4 - Jack Nicklaus, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980
  • 3 - Hale Irwin, 1974, 1979, 1990
  • 3 - Tiger Woods, 2000, 2002, 2008
  • 2- Alex Smith, John McDermott, Walter Hagen, Gene Sarazen, Ralph Guldahl, Cary Middlecoff, Julius Boros, Billy Casper, Lee Trevino, Andy North, Curtis Strange, Ernie Els, Lee Janzen, Payne Stewart, Retief Goosen

The Full List of US Open Winners

Here is the roster of champions, year by year (a-amateur; p-won in playoff, playoff scores appear below the list of winners):

YearWinnerScore
2017Brooks Koepka272
2016Dustin Johnson276
2015Jordan Spieth275
2014Martin Kaymer271
2013Justin Rose281
2012Webb Simpson281
2011Rory McIlroy268
2010Graeme McDowell284
2009Lucas Glover276
2008Tiger Woods-p283
2007Angel Cabrera285
2006Geoff Ogilvy285
2005Michael Campbell280
2004Retief Goosen276
2003Jim Furyk272
2002Tiger Woods277
2001Retief Goosen-p276
2000Tiger Woods272
1999Payne Stewart279
1998Lee Janzen280
1997Ernie Els276
1996Steve Jones278
1995Corey Pavin280
1994Ernie Els279
1993Lee Janzen272
1992Tom Kite285
1991Payne Stewart-p282
1990Hale Irwin-p280
1989Curtis Strange278
1988Curtis Strange-p278
1987Scott Simpson277
1986Ray Floyd279
1985Andy North279
1984Fuzzy Zoeller-p276
1983Larry Nelson280
1982Tom Watson282
1981David Graham273
1980Jack Nicklaus272
1979Hale Irwin284
1978Andy North285
1977Hubert Green278
1976Jerry Pate277
1975Lou Graham-p287
1974Hale Irwin287
1973Johnny Miller279
1972Jack Nicklaus290
1971Lee Trevino-p280
1970Tony Jacklin281
1969Orville Moody281
1968Lee Trevino275
1967Jack Nicklaus275
1966Billy Casper-p278
1965Gary Player-p282
1964Ken Venturi278
1963Julius Boros-p293
1962Jack Nicklaus-p283
1961Gene Littler281
1960Arnold Palmer280
1959Billy Casper282
1958Tommy Bolt283
1957Dick Mayer-p282
1956Cary Middlecoff281
1955Jack Fleck-p287
1954Ed Furgol284
1953Ben Hogan283
1952Julius Boros281
1951Ben Hogan287
1950Ben Hogan-p287
1949Cary Middlecoff286
1948Ben Hogan276
1947Lew Worsham-p282
1946Lloyd Mangrum-p284
1945No tournament 
1944No tournament 
1943No tournament 
1942No tournament 
1941Craig Wood284
1940Lawson Little-p287
1939Byron Nelson-p284
1938Ralph Guldahl284
1937Ralph Guldahl281
1936Tony Manero282
1935Sam Parks Jr.299
1934Olin Dutra293
1933a-Johnny Goodman287
1932Gene Sarazen286
1931Billy Burke-p292
1930a-Bobby Jones287
1929a-Bobby Jones-p294
1928Johnny Farrell-p294
1927Tommy Armour-p301
1926a-Bobby Jones294
1925Willie MacFarlane-p291
1924Cyril Walker297
1923a-Bobby Jones-p296
1922Gene Sarazen288
1921Jim Barnes289
1920Ted Ray295
1919Walter Hagen-p301
1918No tournament 
1918No tournament 
1916a-Chick Evans286
1915a-Jerome Travers297
1914Walter Hagen290
1913a-Francis Ouimet-p304
1912John McDermott294
1911John McDermott-p307
1910Alex Smith-p298
1909George Sargent290
1908Fred McLeod-p322
1907Alec Ross302
1906Alex Smith295
1905Willie Anderson314
1904Willie Anderson303
1903Willie Anderson-p307
1902Laurie Auchterlonie307
1901Willie Anderson-p331
1900Harry Vardon313
1899Willie Smith315
1898Fred Herd328
1897Joe Lloyd162
1896James Foulis152
1895Horace Rawlins173

(Note: To view all the places where the tournament was played, see List of US Open Golf Courses.)

US Open Playoff Scores

  • 2008: Tiger Woods 71, Rocco Mediate 71, Woods won on first sudden-death hole.
  • 2001: Retief Goosen 70, Mark Brooks 72
  • 1994: Ernie Els 74, Loren Roberts 74, Colin Montgomerie 78; Els won on second sudden-death hole.
  • 1991: Payne Stewart 75, Scott Simpson 77
  • 1990: Hale Irwin 74, Mike Donald 74; Irwin won on the first sudden-death hole.
  • 1988: Curtis Strange 71, Nick Faldo 75
  • 1984: Fuzzy Zoeller 67, Greg Norman 75
  • 1975: Lou Graham 71, John Mahaffey 73
  • 1971: Lee Trevino 68, Jack Nicklaus 71
  • 1966: Billy Casper 69, Arnold Palmer 73
  • 1965: Gary Player 71, Kel Nagle 74
  • 1963: Julius Boros 70, Jacky Cupit 73, Arnold Palmer 76
  • 1962: Jack Nicklaus 71, Arnold Palmer 74
  • 1957: Dick Mayer 72, Cary Middlecoff 79
  • 1955: Jack Fleck 69, Ben Hogan 72
  • 1950: Ben Hogan 69, Lloyd Mangrum 73, George Fazio 75
  • 1947: Lew Worsham 69, Sam Snead 72
  • 1946: Lloyd Mangrum 144, Vic Ghezzi 145, Byron Nelson 145
  • 1940: Lawson Little 70, Gene Sarazen 73
  • 1939: Byron Nelson 138, Craig Wood 141, Denny Shute 76 (Nelson and Wood played another 18 after tying with 68s).
  • 1931: Billy Burke 297, George Von Elm 298 (tied after the scheduled 36 holes, so they played another 36).
  • 1929: Bobby Jones 141, Al Espinosa 164
  • 1928: Johnny Farrell 143, Bobby Jones 144
  • 1927: Tommy Armour 76, Harry Cooper 79
  • 1925: Willie Macfarlane 147, Bobby Jones 148
  • 1923: Bobby Jones 76, Bobby Cruickshank 78
  • 1919: Walter Hagen 77, Mike Brady 78
  • 1913: Francis Ouimet 72, Harry Vardon 77, Ted Ray 78
  • 1911: Johnny McDermott 80, Mike Brady 82, George Simpson 85
  • 1910: Alex Smith 71, Johnny McDermott 75, Macdonald Smith 77
  • 1908: Fred McLeod 77, Willie Smith 83
  • 1903: Willie Anderson 82, David Brown 84
  • 1901: Willie Anderson 85, Alex Smith 86
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