Past US Open Champions

A list of all the past Us Open champions since the tournament's inauguration at Newport Golf Club in 1895

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1964 US Open winner Ken Venturiposes with Rory McIlroy after his eight-stroke victory during the 111th US Open at Congressional Country Club in 2011. Photography: Andrew Redington/Getty Images
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We take a look at all the winners of the US Open Tournament since its inauguration at Newport Golf Club in 1895

Horace Rawlins took the first US Open winners title on a nine hole course at Newport Golf Club in Rhode Island. The competition was a 36 hole tournament and was played in a single day.

Below is a complete list of all the past US Open champions:

1895- Horace Rawlins, 173 1896- James Foulis, 152 1897- Joe Lloyd, 162 1898- Fred Herd, 328 1899- Willie Smith, 315 1900- Harry Vardon, 313 1901- Willie Anderson, 331 1902- Laurence Auchterlonie, 307 1903- Willie Anderson, 307 1904- Willie Anderson, 303 1905- William Anderson, 314 1906- Alex Smith, 295 1907- Alex Ross, 302 1908- Fred McLeod, 322 1909- George Sargent, 290 1910- Alex Smith, 298 1911- John J. McDermott, 307 1912- John J. McDermott, 294 1913- a-Francis Oulmet, 304 1914- Walter Hagen, 290 1915- a-Jerome D. Travers, 297 1916- a-Charles Evans Jr., 286 1917, 1918- No championships due to World War One 1919- Walter Hagen, 301 1920- Edward Nay, 295 1921- James M. Barnes, 289 1922- Gene Sarazen, 288 1923- a-Robert T. Jones Jr.,296 1924- Cyril Walker, 297 1925- William Macfarlane, 291 1926- a-Robert T. Jones Jr., 293 1927- Tommy Armour, 301 1928- Johnny Farrell, 294 1929- a-Robert T. Jones Jr., 294 1930- a-Robert T. Jones Jr., 287 1931- Billy Burke, 292 1932- Gene Sarazen, 286 1933- a-John Goodman, 287 1934- Olin Dutra, 293 1935- Sam Parks Jr., 299 1936- Tom Manero, 282 1937- Ralph Guldahl, 281 1938- Ralph Guldahl, 284 1939- Byron Nelson, 284 1940- Lawson Little, 287 1941- Craig Wood, 284 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945- No championships due to World War Two 1946- Lloyd Mangrum, 284 1947- Lew Worsham, 282 1948- Ben Hogan, 276 1949- Cary Middlecoff, 286 1950- Ben Hogan, 287 1951- Ben Hogan, 287 1952- Julius Boros, 281 1953- Ben Hogan, 283 1954- Ed Furgol, 284 1955- Jack Fleck, 287 1956- Cary Middlecoff, 281 1957- Dick Mayer, 282 1958- Tommy Bolt, 283 1959- Bill Casper Jr., 278 1960- Arnold  Palmer, 280 1961- Gene Littler, 281 1962- Jack Nicklaus, 283 1963- Julius Boros, 293 1964- Ken Venturi, 278 1965- Gary Player, 282 1966- Bill Casper Jr., 278 1967- Jack Nicklaus, 275 1968- Lee Trevino, 275 1969- Orville Moody, 281 1970- Tony Jacklin, 281 1971- Lee Trevino, 280 1972- Jack Nicklaus, 290 1973- John Miller, 279 1974- Hale Irwin, 287 1975- Lou Graham, 287 1976- Jerry Pate, 277 1977- Hubert Green, 278 1978- Andy North, 285 1979- Hale Irwin, 284 1980- Jack Nicklaus, 272 1981- David Graham, 273 1982- Tom Watson, 282 1983- Larry Nelson, 280 1984- Fuzzy Zoeller, 276 1985- Andy North, 279 1986- Raymond Floyd, 279 1987- Scott Simpson, 277 1988- Curtis Strange, 278 1989- Curtis Strange, 278 1990- Hale Irwin, 280 1991- Payne Stewart, 282 1992- Tom Kite, 285 1993- Lee Janzen, 272 1994- Ernie Els, 279 1995- Corey Pavin, 280 1996- Steve Jones, 278 1997- Ernie Els, 276 1998- Lee Janzen, 280 1999- Payne Stewart, 279 2000- Tiger Woods, 272 2001- Retief Goosen, 276 2002- Tiger Woods, 277 2003- Jim Furyk, 272 2004- Retief Goosen, 276 2005- Michael Campbell, 280 2006- Geoff Ogilvy, 285 2007- Angel Cabrera, 285 (opens in new tab) 2008- Tiger Woods, 283 (opens in new tab) 2009- Lucas Glover, 276 (opens in new tab) 2010- Graeme McDowell, 284 (opens in new tab) 2011- Rory McIlroy, 268 (opens in new tab) 2012- Webb Simpson, 281 (opens in new tab) 2013- Justin Rose, 281 (opens in new tab) 2014 - Martin Kaymer, 271  (opens in new tab)

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