U.S. Open is the most popular annual open national championship of golf in The United States. The United States Open Championship is also known as the U.S. Open. It is one of the world’s major golf tournaments, open to both amateur and professional golfers.

2022 U.S. open golf championship

The 2022 U.S. open championship will be 122nd national open golf championship of the Unites States. And This event is going to scheduled from June 16 to June 19th at the country club in Brookline, Massachusetts, a suburb west of Boston. It will have a 72-hole stroke play tournament.

When U.S. open golf championship started?

The first U.S. open was played on October 4, 1895 on a nine hole course at the Newport country Club, Rhode Island . It was a 36 hole competition and was played in a single day.

Since 1895, this championship has been held annually under supervision of the United States Golf Association (USGA).

Who won the first U.S. open golf?

English professional “Horse Rawlins” was the first winner of U.S open golf in 1895. At that time he was 21 years old. He received $150 cash out of a prize fund of  $335, plus a $50 gold medal and his club received the open championship cup trophy, presented by the United States Golf Association(USGA).   In the early years U.S. open contestants were mostly American amateurs and British professionals.

The U.S open is the second of the four major championships on the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) tour each year. 

Winners List of the U.S. Open  Championship

YearCountryChampionCourseLocationTotal score
1895 EnglandHorace Rawlins[b]Newport Country ClubNewport, Rhode Island173
1896 ScotlandJames Foulis[b]Shinnecock HillsShinnecock Hills, New York152
1897 EnglandJoe Lloyd[b]Chicago Golf ClubWheaton, Illinois162
1898 ScotlandFred HerdMyopia Hunt ClubSouth Hamilton, Massachusetts328
1899 ScotlandWillie SmithBaltimore Country ClubLutherville, Maryland315
1900 JerseyHarry VardonChicago Golf ClubWheaton, Illinois313
1901 ScotlandWillie AndersonTournament won in a playoff[c]Myopia Hunt ClubSouth Hamilton, Massachusetts331
1902 ScotlandLaurie AuchterlonieGarden City Golf ClubGarden City, New York307
1903 ScotlandWillie AndersonTournament won in a playoff[d]Baltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey307
1904 ScotlandWillie AndersonGlen View ClubGolf, Illinois303
1905 ScotlandWillie AndersonMyopia Hunt ClubSouth Hamilton, Massachusetts314
1906 ScotlandAlex SmithOnwentsia ClubLake Forest, Illinois295
1907 ScotlandAlec RossPhiladelphia Cricket ClubPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania302
1908 ScotlandFred McLeodTournament won in a playoff[e]Myopia Hunt ClubSouth Hamilton, Massachusetts322
1909 EnglandGeorge SargentEnglewood Golf ClubEnglewood, New Jersey290
1910 ScotlandAlex SmithTournament won in a playoff[f]Philadelphia Cricket ClubPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania298
1911 United StatesJohn McDermottTournament won in a playoff[g]Chicago Golf ClubWheaton, Illinois307
1912 United StatesJohn McDermottCountry Club of BuffaloBuffalo, New York294
1913 United StatesFrancis Ouimetdouble-dagger[h]The Country ClubBrookline, Massachusetts304
1914 United StatesWalter HagenMidlothian Country ClubMidlothian, Illinois290
1915 United StatesJerome Travers*Baltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey297
1916 United StatesChick Evans*The Minikahda ClubMinneapolis, Minnesota286
1919 United StatesWalter HagenTournament won in a playoff[j]Brae Burn Country ClubWest Newton, Massachusetts301
1920 JerseyTed RayInverness ClubToledo, Ohio295
1921 EnglandJim BarnesColumbia Country ClubChevy Chase, Maryland289
1922 United StatesGene SarazenSkokie Country ClubGlencoe, Illinois288
1923 United StatesBobby Jonesdouble-dagger[n][k]Inwood Country ClubInwood, New York296
1924 EnglandCyril WalkerOakland HillsBloomfield Hills, Michigan297
1925 ScotlandWillie MacfarlaneTournament won in a playoff[l]Worcester Country ClubWorcester, Massachusetts291
1926 United StatesBobby Jones*Scioto Country ClubColumbus, Ohio293
1927 United StatesTommy ArmourTournament won in a playoff[m]Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania301
1928 United StatesJohnny FarrellTournament won in a playoff[n]Olympia FieldsOlympia Fields, Illinois294
1929 United StatesBobby Jonesdouble-dagger[n][o]Winged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, New York294
1930 United StatesBobby Jones*Interlachen Country ClubEdina, Minnesota287
1931 United StatesBilly BurkeTournament won in a playoff[p]Inverness ClubToledo, Ohio292
1932 United StatesGene SarazenFresh Meadow Country ClubGreat Neck, New York286
1933 United StatesJohnny Goodman*North Shore Country ClubGlenview, Illinois287
1934 United StatesOlin DutraMerion Golf ClubArdmore, Pennsylvania293
1935 United StatesSam Parks, Jr.Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania299
1936 United StatesTony ManeroBaltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey282
1937 United StatesRalph GuldahlOakland HillsBloomfield Hills, Michigan281
1938 United StatesRalph GuldahlCherry HillsCherry Hills Village, Colorado284
1939 United StatesByron NelsonTournament won in a playoff[q]Philadelphia Country ClubPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania284
1940 United StatesLawson LittleTournament won in a playoff[r]Canterbury Golf ClubBeachwood, Ohio287
1941 United StatesCraig WoodColonial Country ClubFort Worth, Texas284
1946 United StatesLloyd MangrumTournament won in a playoff[t]Canterbury Golf ClubBeachwood, Ohio284
1947 United StatesLew WorshamTournament won in a playoff[u]St. Louis Country ClubSt. Louis, Missouri282
1948 United StatesBen HoganRiviera Country ClubPacific Palisades, California276
1949 United StatesCary MiddlecoffMedinah Country ClubMedinah, Illinois286
1950 United StatesBen HoganTournament won in a playoff[v]Merion Golf ClubArdmore, Pennsylvania287
1951 United StatesBen HoganOakland HillsBloomfield Hills, Michigan287
1952 United StatesJulius BorosNorthwood ClubDallas, Texas281
1953 United StatesBen HoganOakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania283
1954 United StatesEd FurgolBaltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey284
1955 United StatesJack FleckTournament won in a playoff[w]Olympic ClubSan Francisco, California287
1956 United StatesCary MiddlecoffOak Hill Country ClubRochester, New York281
1957 United StatesDick MayerTournament won in a playoff[x]Inverness ClubToledo, Ohio282
1958 United StatesTommy BoltSouthern HillsTulsa, Oklahoma283
1959 United StatesBilly CasperWinged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, New York282
1960 United StatesArnold PalmerCherry HillsCherry Hills Village, Colorado280
1961 United StatesGene LittlerOakland HillsBloomfield Hills, Michigan281
1962 United StatesJack NicklausTournament won in a playoff[y]Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania283
1963 United StatesJulius BorosTournament won in a playoff[z]The Country ClubBrookline, Massachusetts293
1964 United StatesKen VenturiCongressional Country ClubBethesda, Maryland278
1965 South AfricaGary PlayerTournament won in a playoff[aa]Bellerive Country ClubSt. Louis, Missouri282
1966 United StatesBilly CasperTournament won in a playoff[bb]Olympic ClubSan Francisco, California278
1967 United StatesJack NicklausBaltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey275
1968 United StatesLee TrevinoOak Hill Country ClubRochester, New York275
1969 United StatesOrville MoodyChampions Golf ClubHouston, Texas281
1970 EnglandTony JacklinHazeltine National Golf ClubChaska, Minnesota281
1971 United StatesLee TrevinoTournament won in a playoff[cc]Merion Golf ClubArdmore, Pennsylvania
1972 United StatesJack NicklausPebble BeachPebble Beach, California
1973 United StatesJohnny MillerOakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania
1974 United StatesHale IrwinWinged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, New York
1975 United StatesLou GrahamTournament won in a playoff[dd]Medinah Country ClubMedinah, Illinois
1976 United StatesJerry PateAtlanta Athletic ClubDuluth, Georgia
1977 United StatesHubert GreenSouthern HillsTulsa, Oklahoma
1978 United StatesAndy NorthCherry HillsCherry Hills Village, Colorado
1979 United StatesHale IrwinInverness ClubToledo, Ohio
1980 United StatesJack NicklausBaltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey
1981 AustraliaDavid GrahamMerion Golf ClubArdmore, Pennsylvania
1982 United StatesTom WatsonPebble BeachPebble Beach, California
1983 United StatesLarry NelsonOakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania
1984 United StatesFuzzy ZoellerTournament won in a playoff[ee]Winged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, New York
1985 United StatesAndy NorthOakland HillsBloomfield Hills, Michigan
1986 United StatesRaymond FloydShinnecock HillsShinnecock Hills, New York
1987 United StatesScott SimpsonOlympic ClubSan Francisco, California
1988 United StatesCurtis StrangeTournament won in a playoff[ff]The Country ClubBrookline, Massachusetts
1989 United StatesCurtis StrangeOak Hill Country ClubRochester, New York
1990 United StatesHale IrwinTournament won in a playoff[gg]Medinah Country ClubMedinah, Illinois
1991 United StatesPayne StewartTournament won in a playoff[hh]Hazeltine National Golf ClubChaska, Minnesota
1992 United StatesTom KitePebble BeachPebble Beach, California
1993 United StatesLee JanzenBaltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, New Jersey
1994 South AfricaErnie ElsTournament won in a playoff[ii]Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania
1995 United StatesCorey PavinShinnecock HillsShinnecock Hills, New York
1996 United StatesSteve JonesOakland HillsBloomfield Hills, Michigan
1997 South AfricaErnie ElsCongressional Country ClubBethesda, Maryland
1998 United StatesLee JanzenOlympic ClubSan Francisco, California
1999 United StatesPayne StewartPinehurst ResortPinehurst, North Carolina
2000 United StatesTiger WoodsPebble BeachPebble Beach, California
2001 South AfricaRetief GoosenTournament won in a playoff[jj]Southern HillsTulsa, Oklahoma
2002 United StatesTiger WoodsBethpage BlackFarmingdale, New York
2003 United StatesJim FurykOlympia FieldsOlympia Fields, Illinois
2004 South AfricaRetief GoosenShinnecock HillsShinnecock Hills, New York
2005 New ZealandMichael CampbellPinehurst ResortPinehurst, North Carolina
2006 AustraliaGeoff OgilvyWinged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, New York
2007 ArgentinaÁngel CabreraOakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania
2008 United StatesTiger WoodsTournament won in a playoff[kk]Torrey PinesSan Diego, California
2009 United StatesLucas GloverBethpage BlackFarmingdale, New York
2010 Northern IrelandGraeme McDowellPebble Beach Golf LinksPebble Beach, California
2011 Northern IrelandRory McIlroyCongressional Country ClubBethesda, Maryland
2012 United StatesWebb SimpsonOlympic ClubSan Francisco, California
2013 EnglandJustin RoseMerion Golf ClubArdmore, Pennsylvania
2014 GermanyMartin KaymerPinehurst ResortPinehurst, North Carolina
2015 United StatesJordan SpiethChambers BayUniversity Place, Washington
2016 United StatesDustin JohnsonOakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pennsylvania
2017 United StatesBrooks KoepkaErin HillsErin, Wisconsin
2018 United StatesBrooks KoepkaShinnecock HillsShinnecock Hills, New York
2019 United StatesGary WoodlandPebble Beach Golf LinksPebble Beach, California
2020 United StatesBryson DeChambeauWinged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, New York
2021 SpainJon RahmTorrey PinesSan Diego, California

Players, Qualifying Criteria Numbers

Abraham Ancer, 11, 20
Adam Scott, 20
Alex Noren, 20
Andrew Novak, Final qualifying
Ardi Arnaus, 20
Austin Greaser (a), 5
Ben Silverman, Final qualifying
Blily Horschel, 10, 11, 20
Branden Grace, 2
Brian Harman, 20
Brooks Koepka, 1, 2, 7, 11, 20
Bryson DeChambeau, 1, 11, 20
Cameron Smith, 9, 11, 12, 20
Cameron Tringale, 20
Cameron Young, 20
Collin Morikawa, 2, 7, 8, 11, 20
Corey Conners, 11, 20
Daijiro Izumida, Japan, Final qualifying
Daniel Berger, 2, 20
Davis Shore, Final qualifying
Dustin Johnson, 1, 6, 11, 20
Erik van Rooyen, 11
Francesco Molinari, 7
Gary Woodland, 1
Guido Migliozzi, 2
Harold Varner III, 20
Harris English, 2, 11, 20
Hideki Matsuyama, 6, 11, 12, 20
James Piot (a), 4
Jason Kokrak, 11, 20
Jed Morgan, 18
Jim Furyk, 3
Jinichiro Kozuma, Final qualifying
Joaquin Niemann, 11, 20
Jon Rahm, 1, 2, 11, 20
Joohyung Kim, 17
Jordan Spieth, 1, 8, 11, 20
Justin Rose, 1
Justin Thomas, 7, 9, 11, 20
K.H. Lee, 20
Keegan Bradley, 20
Keita Nakajima (a), 14
Kevin Kisner, 20
Kevin Na, 11, 20
Kurt Kitayama, Final qualifying
Laird Shepherd (a), 13
Louis Oosthuizen, 2, 11, 20
Lucas Herbert, 20
Mackenzie Hughes, Final qualifying
Marc Leishman, 20
Martin Kaymer, 1
Matt Fitzpatrick, 20
Matthew Nesmith, Final qualifying
Max Homa, 12, 20
Min Woo Lee, 20
Mito Pereira, 20
Nicholas Dunlap (a), 5
Nick Taylor, Final qualifying
Patrick Cantlay, 11, 12, 20
Patrick Reed, 6, 11, 20
Paul Casey, 2, 20
Phil Mickelson, 7, 20
Richard Bland, 20
Rikuya Hoshino, Final qualifying
Roger Sloan, Final qualifying
Rory McIlroy, 2, 11, 20
Russell Henley, 20
Sam Burns, 11, 20
Scott Stallings, Final qualifying
Scottie Scheffler, 2, 6, 11, 12, 20
Seamus Power, 20
Sean Crocker, Final qualifying
Sebastian Munoz, 20
Sepp Straka, 20
Sergio Garcia, 11, 20
Shane Lowry, 8, 20
Shaun Norris, 19
So Woo Kim, 20
Stewart Cink, 11
Stewart Hagestad (a), 5
Sungjae Im, 11, 20
Talor Gooch, 20
Thomas Pieters, 20
Tiger Woods, 6
Todd Sinnott, Final qualifying
Tom Hoge, 20
Tommy Fleetwood, 20
Tomoyasu Sugiyama, Final qualifying
Tony Finau, 11, 20
Travis Vick (a), Final qualifying
Tyrrell Hatton, 20
Viktor Hovland, 11, 20
Webb Simpson, 1, 20
Will Zalatoris, 20
Xander Schauffele, 2, 11, 15, 20

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